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“Never dissappoints” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tukka

Tukka
898 Austin Conolly Drive | Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, East End, Grand Cayman
1-345-947-2700
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Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in East End
Price range: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Steakhouse, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located just footsteps from one of the most gorgeous ocean views, looking out on the Wreck of the Ten Sails. Watch the playful seagulls wait for Chef Ron to throw them a surprise! Passenger’s rave about the friendly and fun atmosphere created by Chef Ron and his wife Lana. The lucky passengers staying on the quiet East end enjoy his Sunday Brunches and great breakfasts. Chef Ron Hargrave, who hails from “Down Under”, has created a mouth watering menu, combining the freshest local seafood with an authentic Australian flair to create an amazing dining experience for the whole family. So many passenger's love his Walk-About Wednesdays! Enjoy an Australian themed 4-Course dinner with culinary delights to tickle the taste buds! Includes in this $40 dinner is a complimentary glass of wine or beer of your choice, Ala-Carte menu also available! Return transfers can be arranged with our courtesy vehicle for the Morritts Tortuga & Reef Resort as well Compass Point Dive Lodge. Just ask your concierge or front desk for bookings.
Anaheim, California
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“Never dissappoints”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

What a very eclectic cool place in the EAst End, the variety is awesome. Food fantastic and service is great, warm and friendly. Always on my list of places to eat when I go to the Caymans and I go every year. I am so glad the opened up in the East End.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Roswell, GA
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“Yummy and amazing spot on the water!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We heard about this place from the couple sitting in the seats in front of us on the plane trip over. They are regulars on the East End and eat here frequently. So, we decided to give it a try, as it sounded so good! We had been out driving the East End of the island just to see what it was like and to check out a couple of recommended snorkeling sites. We were there for lunch and sat at a table on the deck overlooking the beach area and the water. Let me get the food review done before I totally forget to tell you about it, as our lunch was only part of the experience!! I had the Lion fish Tacos with the spicy salsa on the side and the yummy slaw. It was my first time to have the opportunity to try Lion Fish. It was quite good, with a light flavor and was very good prepared in the tacos! Gary had the Pulled Jerk Pork Quesadilla, which I tried a bite of as well and it was was yummy also! The service was great and very friendly and we were really glad that we went there. Besides being a great eatery, the place is in a terrific location!! Looking off at the barrier reef, you can see the wreckage of the Ten Sail sitting atop the reef. not to mention the incredibly gorgeous water! Right at the shoreline, just yards away, you can watch tarpon coming right up into the shallows to feed on small fish, while Frigate Birds wheel overhead! We even spotted a small Nurse Shark come right up to the shoreline to feed. Well, part way through our meal, a couple of the staff who work there went down to the beach area to feed the Frigates and fish the trimmings from the fresh fish from the kitchen!! What a treat!!! Frigates are ocean-going (pelagic) birds who are not normally seen this close up, but, these have learned where there is a free meal!! The guys would toss pieces of fish into the air and these magnificent birds would swoop down to catch it or scoop it out of the water if they missed. They also tossed some into the water, and the Tarpon and the Shark would come in to grab their lunch as well. It is a fun experience for kids of all ages!!
Be sure to go eat at Tukka for lunch at least once, it is truly a great experience!!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Tukka's great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We didn't know anything about Tukka, but are staying on the East End of Grand Cayman close to the restaurant and decided to try it. Great food, great friendly service and fantastic outdoor porch setting. Interesting menu selections makes it even more appealing.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ashville, Ohio
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“walkabout wednesday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

visited June 12. great dinner and great view on the east end. 4 course meal on Wednesday for $40 CI, which included appetizers with crocodile and main meal with kangaroo. for the money you spend on upscale dinners on the island, this was an awesome night while on our honeymoon. a drink and desert is also included in the price. super polite wait staff, very friendly. if your going to spend the cash for an upscale dinner, Tukka would certainly be at the top of the list in my book, especially if you are staying on the east end at Morritt's or something on that side of the island. next trip to Cayman, we will definitely come back to Tukka!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Fantastic Everytime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Me and my family went to Tukka's three times during our stay: it was that good! We started with Sunday Brunch with the unlimited champagne and it was out of this world. The fresh barbecue and carving station were great. Even the kangaroo sushi was good! Next we did lunch (the lion fish tacos are to die for) and finally Fresh Fish Friday for dinner. Worth every penny! The service was great and the bucket of beer is great too!

Special shout-out to Tido!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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