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Shay Cafe & Lounge

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Shay Café & Lounge is open daily at 7:00a.m. and offers locally roasted Espresso, Coffee, Tea, Breakfast and Lunch items. Breakfast and Lunch served all day until 2pm. Shay Café & Lounge proudly serves Island-Roasted Organic Coffees (espresso, cappuccino, latte, iced or frozen coffee, etc.), Smoothies, Organic Teas, Pastries, Eggs, Omelettes, Breakfast Sandwiches, Crepes, Pancakes, French Toast, Smoked Salmon Bagels, Eggs Benedict, Oatmeal, Wraps, Paninis, Salads, Nachos, Quesadillas, Small Pizzas & Much More.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Quick review....had breakfast here 3 of 5 days in TCI. Fantastic food and coffee, great options, great service and staff. In and out quickly or hang out longer, your choice. Owner is awesome, welcomes you into his establishment like he is welcoming you into his...living room.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife were celebrating our honeymoon in Turks. We decided the last day of our trip to go in town and get some brunch and shop around. We decided to check out Shay Cafe. The food was great, we both enjoyed it. But...what really stood out was the owner and how personable and friendly he was with his guests and workers. His hospitality was so great that when he asked of our plans for the day and we told him we were going to call a taxi to go hangout at the Alexandra beach, he offered to drive us over there. It was a quick 10 min drive, but just the fact that offered and actually drove us over there was surprising and very nice. If you’ve never been to Turks before (like us), it can be confusing on how to get a taxi and who to call. Just another example of how kind and hospitable all of the people we’ve met in Turks are. Highly recommend Herb and his restaurant Shay.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here 6 days out of 9 days. The owner greets you every morning and his staff do a great job as well. Excellent food at the best price. Highly recommend Shays Cafe & Lounge.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here on our last day of vacay and I wish we'd have eaten here much sooner! The food was great! The staff was very friendly with great attitudes! They all seemed happy to work there & the owner stopped by our table...to say hi and ask if we enjoyed our meal. We rally enjoyed sitting at their outside tables eating breakfast in the AMMore

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed April 29, 2022

We went a few times for coffee here and the owner always greeted us by the door! It is a friendly bustling atmosphere and lots of room to sit inside or outside. It was my go-to place for grabbing a coffee to go.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 23, 2022

We love the vibe and the food at Shay’s. We also enjoy dining al fresco and visiting with other tourists.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 17, 2022 via mobile

This is a wonderful place for breakfast or lunch. Fresh food, bloody Mary’s and Mimosas. Owner is on hand to help with anything you need. We will definitely return. Fair prices and fabulous food.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 17, 2022

After seeing the reviews I was looking forward to checking the place out. First impressions were good, it was busy and the owner was super friendly. However the food let it down, the Mrs went for eggs Benedict which was very undercooked, she ended up...not eating it. Her crepes were too thick, almost like pancakes in the UK. I had a chicken panini which was average. The server noticed the plate of eggs Benedict left over and I said it was too sloppy. She nodded and said "OK" and walked off, that was the last we heard. I wouldn't go back.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed April 2, 2022

Greatest oatmeal with fruit ever…. We’ve been going there for years and it’s a great place to catch up with old friends

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 26, 2022

With, virtually, nowhere else to eat (no IHOP, Denny's, etc) Shay's became my everyday breakfast place. You order and they bring it to your table, so, sought of semi-service. Food okay, nothing outrageous.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed February 22, 2022

Great breakfast place with fantastic crepes and lots of other goodies! Cute outdoor seating with reasonable pricing!

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed February 2, 2022

My friend and I went here every morning during our short, 5 day stay. The food was great, we enjoyed breakfast sandwiches, omeletes, french toast and eggs benny. The food came out quickly and tasted very fresh. We also enjoyed mimosas and friendly conversation from...the staff. Shay cafe was a great start to our day every morning! Thanks againMore

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed January 6, 2022 via mobile

Very well run and ready restaurant. The owner is always present on busy morning keeping things moving and making sure everyone is happy. It is a great feeling knowing you are taken care of. This place is always hopping in the morning because the food...is so great. I would highly suggest their pancakes, absolutely delicious. This cafe is mostly tourists with no serious island feel. All in all, great place for families.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed January 6, 2022

The food is good. The coffee is good as well as the sandwiches and wraps. More importantly the friendliness of the owner. He is there all the time or at least when I was there and he remembers who you are.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed January 5, 2022 via mobile

Great lil breakfast with terrific customer service. We liked it so much we went back twice. We had the same server both days and she was delightful. It was funny to find out, when we complemented her, that we have the same last name, Benjamin....She was a delight. My daughter could not get enough of the pastries or the chocolate chip pancakes. Well done, Shay Cafe!More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Response from andipoirierhenn | Property representative |
The Gansevoort is a little out of Grace Bay, so it would be quite a long walk, 45 minutes to an hour. You could probably use the resort's bicycles (15-20 minute ride), or by car, it is an approximate 5-minute ride. Thank you... More
December 11, 2016|
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About 5 minutes walk
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March 16, 2016|
Response from 880tum | Reviewed this property |
Coffee, breakfast, sandwiches, ice cream, frappuccinos and lattes.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shay Cafe & Lounge

Yes, Shay Cafe & Lounge offers takeout services.

Yes, Shay Cafe & Lounge is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Shay Cafe & Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5