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CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, loved the calamari and Red Snapper. Service was great. Cozy atmosphere that was only short walk from the resort.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed January 8, 2021 via mobile

I had the fried snapper It was amazing. I have zero complaints. The service was great. The staff was very friendly. Definitely would go there again.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed November 20, 2020

Yumm. If you want fresh and local then stop by and order anything on the menu and you won't be disappointed. Excellent value too.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 13, 2020

My wife and I dined here on a Tuesday night. We both had the Mahi Mahi. One was preparped with a garlic sauce the other blackened . Both were excellent it was accompanied with a backed potatoe and seasonal vegetables. Straight forward menue at a...old school restaurant. I would go back again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 18, 2020 via mobile

Horrible food and not worth your money there are a hundred better places on the island .it was tasteless and i felt sick afterwards

Date of visit: September 2020
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pieroantoniopimienta, Owner at The Old Fisherman, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2020

Your profile says your from The island and yet you put Very negative reviews on allll the local restaunts I bet you are really frustrated with life. Stay at home and cook for yourself

Reviewed September 15, 2020 via mobile

Wow! First I want to mention the service, Juan G our server was outstanding. We appreciate him so much for going above and beyond to make sure we know the size fish to buy, that I got my extra plantain, Very attentive, we went off...road in the daytime and the Jeep light was covered with mud, Juan bring us some water and before I could take it from him he said I’ll do it and he wash those lights off very quick, I was just amaze at his approach. Now can someone tell me what’s up with the cornbread? It must be the national bread because it is everywhere you go but I must tell you that the taste is consistent. The fish was also amazing. Thank you for been so hospitable. Five starMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 21, 2020 via mobile

When we are on vacation we try to find local places with local recipes. Our cab driver recommended this place and we weren’t dissatisfied at all. We started with friends cornbread (which I will try to do this when we’re back home) was delicious we...ordered a second one. Their fish ceviche was so fresh and also delicious. Our server Ginna helped us with our choices, we ordered a fish platter with fish cake and fried shrimp served with rice, plantains, fries and coleslaw and “today’s catch”. At the end we didn’t have any room for desert. Great people, amazing food.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 4, 2020

My kids loved this place so much, we had to order a second plate of grilled mahi-mahi. Just the BEST you'll ever have. The adults had the barracuda. I'm not an adventurous eater, but wow - it tasted like steak! Try it! Great service, clean,...friendly, won't break the bank.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed April 11, 2020

Two different people told us to go here, we met Nathan, the grandson, came out to talk to us as we were looking at the menu. Nice kid, very personable and polite. Food was good, had the special drink was great. Really enjoyed it, and...around the shop are pictures of the family.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed April 2, 2020

We had lunch,service was excellent. Enjoyed the fried shrimp and french fries. Daughter enjoyed the soup and coconut shrimp. We sat near the entrance, not sure how large how big it actually was as beyond the windows it appeared dark within. They did offer a...selection of mixed drinks fruity and sweet.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Kim D
January 18, 2020|
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Response from pieroantoniopimienta | Property representative |
Yes during lunch its advisable. At night its usualy more quite
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October 1, 2017|
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Response from pieroantoniopimienta | Property representative |
We are closed on Sundayz Thnk you
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