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The Cabernet Bar and Grill

218 Waterfront Drive | 218 Waterfront Drive, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
+1 284-494-8660
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Pub, International, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
218 Waterfront Drive | 218 Waterfront Drive, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

A must while in Tortola. Very understated location, but don't let the appearance fool you. However, be warned, wait staff is terrible - you will learn quickly, bad service is the norm' in Tortola. Good luck and happy eating!

Thank AllThings0777
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I can not get enough of this place ,its my 2nd visit to Tortola and when you walk into Cabernet you feel like your home and never have to leave. Amazing food, great staff, drinks are a plenty but the draw is the Atmosphere and...More

1  Thank Fred C
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food. Clearly a local spot...multiple business meetings around us. Chicken/mushroom pie was awesome. The Roti Shrimp wrap was good as well, but beware if not a curry fan (wasn't included in description). Overall a great find with an awesome local vibe...

Thank Edistobound
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here July 2017. Friendly staff, good food. Teenage kids enjoyed the food. No real beach or water view.

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

The power was out island wide & while walking from place to place with my young son I had not a concern about cost, I stopped in at pussers and was told they could not serve food due to the power being out ( you'd...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

My family and I just returned from 2 week sailing trip to the British Virgin Islands. This was our second trip in 2 years. We have eaten at just about every restaurant and the Cabernet tops the list for both food and service. We ate...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This place is just off the road and Paul the chef cooks steak pies in the BBQ, they are fantastic, must try! Drinks were strong but hey i'm on holiday!

Thank ladysluck2017
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Very popular with the ex-pat community as well as tourists. Had lunch, dinner and drinks here on different occasions. Casual, spit & sawdust type place, but relaxed and friendly. Close to the ferry terminal, on the opposite side of the road. Good service. Quiche and...More

Thank Bermuda1Cheltenham
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Had the conch fritters to start -- average my friend thought they were good. Had the brisket special. Not good. It came with gravy? Isn't brisket supposed to have barbecue sauce. Average at best. It was more like a roast beef. Friend had steak and...More

Thank rkaemp
Reviewed April 15, 2017

We popped in here to escape the downpour. It was like the heavens had literally opened up and what a welcome we got. We sat at the bar because we were soaking and were made to feel very welcome. The bar was full however the...More

Thank Jacqui B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $35
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, International, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Waterfront Drive | 218 Waterfront Drive, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola  >  Road Town
  • Phone Number: +1 284-494-8660
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The Cabernet Bar and Grill, previously know as The Grand Cafe and La Cabanon now under new ownership since Jan 2014. Great food prepared nightly on our outside Grill. Fresh Fish, Butchers Cut meats, Daily Specials. The best service Island wide, superb atmosphere, Al Fresco dining, great Bar Scene, Cool Sounds . Wide selection of Craft Beers, Rums and liqueurs.
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