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Meads Bay, West End Village, Anguilla
264-498-5888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Relatively new; gorgeous small beach front restaurant; great food and wine. Chef was previously at mallihouna.
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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cole Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The day before I did eat in Blanchard.... May be why.... But NO.... I had over all a bad experience, eating in a Resto for me is an experience, how you feel... I eat in Resto 7 days a weeks. I'm french... So I know what is good food and good wine. First... people where not smiling... I did find... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Dinner for 6 was excellent. Owner Jacques is quite attentive and extremely professional. Food was really excellent ranging from the fresh local fish to the more difficult imported steak. The wine selection was good. The decor was also very nice combing a touch of elegance with a beachfront Island feeling. The prices were reasonable and in keeping with other local... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

We felt rushed...waitstaff friendly however they never came back to check after they delivered our entrées... My pasta was so oversalted got my teeth ached and when I finally got someones attention my husband was done with his steak and I was left to wait and then nipple on the dinner that they replaced my original one with

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10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Probably the best meal I have ever had anywhere was the calamari risotto. Food was excellently prepared. The staff was wonderful and we enjoyed meeting both the owners. The dining room was beautifully decorated and the atmosphere was wonderful. Don't miss it.

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Los Gatos, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Jacala is one of our favorite restaurants on Anguilla. We spent Thanksgiving evening there this year. Shared the calamari risotto, which is still amazing. Then for main dish we had a wonderful lobster special (chunks of lobster in a delicious sauce, sitting on a bed of spinach in a puff pastry) and grilled crayfish. Both dishes were outstanding. Finished with... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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159 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Having been to Anguilla several times I have my favorite places. This is one of them. The owners are interesting and always there. The food is excellent and prepared perfectly. They have a nice wine section and the menu is diverse. One of my favorites is chilled cucumber soup. Not something I normally order but I really enjoy this soup.... More 

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United Kingdon
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Jacala is a real French restaurant owned and managed by a Frenchman with a French cook - and the pedigree shows. We went on a Sunday and had the BBQ ribs special which were very tasty and filling. There is an interesting wine list and service is attentive. Compared to nearby places it isn't expensive. It is easily accessed from... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Go to this place! Great service, yummy food, beautiful place. My top two in Anguilla. Barrel Stay other. If you are staying at Viceroy, you can walk right down the beach. I went for dinner, and it had a romantic feel. But you can do lunch too.

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Springtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

jacala is right on the beach at the glorious meads bay. my wife and i were walking on the beach one afternoon, and we decided to visit jackal to make a dinner reservation for the following evening. when we entered, we spoke to a hospitable young woman, and shortly after out came jacque. jacque is an owner of jackal, and... More 

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new jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Loved having a chance to speak with lovely owner and hear how he came to open the restaurant...food was beyond delicious!

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Additional Information about Jacala

Address: Meads Bay, West End Village, Anguilla
Phone Number: 264-498-5888
Location: Caribbean  >  Anguilla  >  West End Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisine: French

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