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“A lot of food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Scilly Cay

Scilly Cay
Island Harbour, Anguilla
264-497-5123
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Owner description: An extremely small inlet in the middle of Island Harbour that is barely big enough for the restaurant that is located on it.
Pennsylvania
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“A lot of food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This small privately owned island was an experience. The shuttle boat is free. Either Brandon or Alexander will take you via boat from the dock and back. The family is very friendly. Eudoxie and Sandra are very nice. We had the crayfish and lobster , and it was very good. Lots of food, I am ashamed to say that I could not finish it. The lobster filled the whole plate. I also have to say that this was theeeee most expensive meal of our trip and this was only lunch. $500.00 for five of us. This includes only two alcoholic drinks the rest sprite. Be prepared to pay top $ for this experience. They also had a band that day with good music.

You can use the lounge chairs and swim and snorkel. My husband saw an eel and some fish.

Visited June 2014
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Washington, DC
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Lots of hype. Very expensive food.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

You will pay for the experience. There are many better meals on Anguilla for less money (see Veya). We ordered two lobsters. They were split in half and grilled, both were very generous sizes. They were topped with a delicious sauce made in house, and a small side of pasta salad. The location is charming. The live music and rum punches make the experience more festive. And the owner brings his own island charm. But at $200 for two people, we may not return next time. There are plenty of lobsters on Anguilla for $50 and under.

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Southlake, Texas
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Owner Runs Off Group of 8”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The owner (man) needs serious training on customer service! Sarcastic and rude. Free boat ride to the island was the only good part of this visit. Won't ever return.

Visited May 2014
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Centerville, Massachusetts
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“Wouldnt recommend !!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Definitely a serious lunch !! Way over priced !! Yes you get a free boat ride over but 90.00 for lobster !
The gentleman who runs it is not a nice person. Arrogant to say the least. Had the kids working there quote us 5 dollars for a rum punch. If they were 5 dollars how come our bill was 175.00 when we left ? And there were only 4 of us and we each had 4 ??????????? I think he added wrong. I think he was adding on other the locals drinks to our tab !!!!!!!!!! Probably mad because we didnt spend 90.00 on a lobster. Not liked around the island either. I would head to Shoal Bay and eat at Uncle Ernies !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited May 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“Scilly Cay is a Serious Lunch spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

No serious "foodie" should miss this fabulous Anguilla island landmark! We each year to our favorite lunch spot. Take the time and enjoy the day on this small off-shore island (a quick boat trip from land or while at sea). Eudoxie (aka "Gorgeous") and his wife Sandra (who retains her southern charm even after more than 20 years!) and their two sons, Brandon and Alexander, and their staff cater to their with an incredible feast of grilled fresh caught lobsters and crayfish (Sandra's special sauce is to die for!), and grilled chicken. Add to that Gorgeous's famed rum punch, a beautiful beach, sun and turquoise warm water surrounding their small island, and the day is complete. Well worth the distance and bit of trip to get there. Never disappointed!~

Visited March 2014
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