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Fat Virgin's Cafe

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North Sound, Virgin Gorda, BVI's, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
+1 284-495-7052
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Esther was Great! She not only accepted our reservation for 16, she arranged the water taxi that got us there. Her food and island hospitality are unmatched Come with friends and make new ones while you're there What a great place

Thank Joshua L
Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family has travelled in this area many times. It is always a bit of a effort to find vegetarian and vegan food while sailing in the BVI. We've never been here before, but we absolutely loved it. They are vegan/vegetarian friendly, with three items even on the menu. The owner and the staff were friendly and warm. If you're... More 

Thank Brendan1969
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Went for dinner,Roti was a hit and Local fish cooked on the BBQ. Good relaxed atmosphere would recommend a visit.

Thank brianstravel
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The Fat Virgin was highly recommended to us but we were disappointed. The atmosphere was unique and fun. The service was pretty good except they forgot to put in our conch fritter order as an appetizer. .... then brought it just before dessert and didn't comp it. The food was so-so and the drinks were light. I'd go for the... More 

Thank Christi B
esther1954, Owner at Fat Virgin's Cafe, responded to this review

I do apologize for your disappointment, and it was definitely a mistake on our part for charging you for the conch fritters which should have been comped. The menu at the Fat Virgin is a very reasonable priced simple one where the focus is on the introduction of Caribbean flavors and quality of product. We support our local farmers and... More 

West Chester, OH
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Fat Virgin has been a favorite of mine since we started coming to Virgin Gorda. The roti is delish and there are tasty drinks and colorful water front tables to enjoy your meal from. There is now a bit of difficulty getting to the Fat Virgin for us land lubbers... The trail from Bitter End is now blocked off at... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Very relaxed with good food. Out of the main stream so it is not as crowded as other spots in north sound. The staff is on island time so don't be in a hurry.

Thank Tropical_sailor
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Diamond in the rough....Get the Roti-chicken!!! Absolutely delicious. Grouper sandwich was good! Great place to have lunch and a ice cold beer. The ladies working are very sweet. Don't expect frills....I would say Caribbean soul food! Must go

Thank Darcy M
mgarraus, Public Relations Manager at Fat Virgin's Cafe, responded to this review

We are very grateful for your visit and review. We do look forward to your next visit. Thank you! More 

South Wales
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the rental boat and had lunch. Wanted a t shirt but the shop wasn't open. Tried the conch fritters and burger. View is great. Food was average. Not bad at all, not outstanding.

Thank Tory M
Ventura, California
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Since Biras Creek Resort closed, there's not a free ferry. But if you have your own dinghy or if you go to Gun Creek Harbor and get someone to give you a ride - you must go!! Best Key Lime pie I've had in the BVI. And you must have their conch fritters and chicken rotti. It is worth your... More 

Thank juliebergman
mgarraus, Public Relations Manager at Fat Virgin's Cafe, responded to this review

We are very grateful for your visit and review. We do look forward to your next visit. Thank you! More 

Eden, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Bitter End many times but finally took the dinghy trip over. Laid back fun place and everyone enjoyed their food.

Thank Jori T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Caribbean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Sound, Virgin Gorda, BVI's, VG1150, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 284-495-7052
At Virgin Cafe's simple "Caribbean fusion" menu offers the best casual waterside dining in the BVI. Our delectable home style dishes include tender guava glazed baby back ribs, West Indian boneless chicken roti, grilled wahoo fish, gourmet sandwiches, fritters and homemade soups. We always use the best quality ingredients, including locally grown produce, freshly caught fish and Angus-grade beef. Homemade sauces and dressings such as sun-dried tomato aioli, lemon-poppy seed salad dressing, and mango chutney are house specialties. Gourmet magazine loves our Fat Virgin Hot Sauce.

You can relax on our front deck with a drink or a 3-course meal. Bring the whole family or make it a special occasion for two. As long as you're ready to slow down the pace and savor our culinary delights, it doesn't matter if you come in your high heels or your bare feet.

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