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Mermaid's Dockside Bar & Grill

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1/2 Mile south of the Ferry Docks on the Edge of Spanish Town, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
(284) 495-6663
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Tasty dinner with fresh fish and rum drinks. The setting sun was a nice bit of ambiance. The tarpon in the bay were amazing to watch.

Thank Rose G
Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in VG for a week eating at all the recommended great restaurants. Mermaid's Dockside was one of my favorites. In fact, we ate here twice. You can't beat the casual, waterside dining. They have a limited menu that offers a choice between 4 or 5 entrees. It is accompanied with your choice of two sides. The first night... More 

Thank lhhamill
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Usually this is just a drink stop, however my stomach wanted food. There were many specials in chalk on the board. The jerk chicken wrap was a good choice, hot hot hot as jerk should be. Thinking eating at mermaids should be on the list more often!

Thank Moxford
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Very, very pretty view. The place is more of a shack outside - but that would have been fine. They say their specialty is lobster. No lobster. They were also out of most of their wines on the list. We didn't eat there.

Thank bratzoe
St. Thomas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant and it is located on the water. Very cool setup and amazing fish that can be seen in the water. Free entertainment on some nights. Ask about it!

Thank jpspierce
Coral Bay, St. John
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a drink and to watch the tarpon. The cook came out with some scraps to get them eating for us. Really friendly staff. Great view. Drinks are good and prices usual for island prices. We didn't eat here. Maybe next time.

Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Food was a hit and miss and very pricey, waitress seem more interested in the men than doing their jobs. The view is great and as soon as the sun went down we asked for our check and left . Not worth the effort

Thank Emily S
Redmond, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

Can't beat this location to grab a beer and enjoy the cool breeze and beautiful blue water. Like most places on the island, food is a bit over-priced for what you get, but would definitely recommend the burger and sweet potato fries.

Thank Kristen S
Clyro, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and love the place. Good food from a small menu, huge tarpon swimming by your table and fun and friendly service. Plus the fish and lobster are fresh and delicious. But recently the prices have gone through the roof...Hopefully only a temporary surge..but unlikely.

Thank JustinTA25
Ventura, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for lobster, here's the place. $35 for a half lobster. Great dining right on the water. Very small menu besides the lobster.

Thank juliebergman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Mile south of the Ferry Docks on the Edge of Spanish Town, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda  >  Spanish Town
  • Phone Number: (284) 495-6663
MERMAID located on the water next to Andy’s Chateau is a great ISLAND/SEA view restaurant where you can find both fantastic food and impeccable service. Features a variety of cuisine be it Local, Spanish or International. We cater for your events; Birthdays, Weddings, etc.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?