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Gertrudes Beach BAr

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Caribbean, Bar
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White bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This place is situated on one of the world's most beautiful beaches. I stopped in and ordered a drink, and was given a cup of ice along with liquor and juices, and told to pour it myself! I immediately knew I love with this place. Gertrude is a sweet woman, and my wife and I enjoyed spending time with her.... More 

Thank Mike B
Gordon, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Saccarine Sweet and Blossom Soft with Rapture Eyes and Soothing Voice. Colorful and joyful. Dreamy. Sit with Gertrude for an afternoon. Enjoy her rum as strong as you like you will pour it yourself. Good conversation with a stiff drink. It's heaven on earth. Simple and beautiful.

1 Thank John H
Bend, Oregon
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563 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Gertrudes was highly recommended to us by a long time Jost Van Dyke Traveler and it didn't disappoint. They make great drinks including an ahmazing Painkiller and have less crowds than other places on the beach. Worth a stop to compare and enjoy great service and lovely people.

Thank Chowa-Rides-Again
Houston, Texas
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135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to stop in for a Bushwacker and a gorgeous view of the ocean. Great drinks served with a smile. It is neat, clean and has free wifi. Can't beat that

Thank Bill F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I ordered the Shrimp Roti by mistake, but SO glad I did. It was by far the best dish of our vacation. The juicy, plentiful shrimp accompanied by a nice curry sauce and whatever goodness they baked in there. It was incredible! I was also pleasantly surprised when I was told to make my own "painkiller" drink. Don't know why,... More 

Thank Bo L
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

My son and I spent 3 days on JVD and enjoyed lunch at Gertrude's each day. We liked the roti and fish burgers in particular. If you are lucky, Toya will be there and will provide you with excellent service. She is also very helpful with questions.

Thank John B
Denton, Texas
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

To be fair.. we did't eat or drink at Gertrudes We typically have 15-20 people on our vacations and many of them, including me, have special diet choices. Always we find chefs or cooks willing to make pasta with garlic and olive oil. Always. Each one of us will accept this and be happy. Most of the time the kitchen... More 

Thank Brendan1969
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Walked past soggy dollar bar as it was manic - pleased we did as food here was first rate - chicken burger was tasty and well cooked and partners shrimp roti was packed full of shrimps - excellent value quick lunch! Not sure about the sign advertising magic mushrooms though?

Thank John H
Stockport, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Let's face it the venue is utterly stunning. A beautiful island bathed in sun, a fabulous beach with clear, warm water. Idyllic. There were a few cafe/ shacks to choose from and we decided on Gertrude's. There is a friendly easy going atmosphere made more so by the invitation to make your own drinks the most popular being a Pain... More 

Thank elaine d
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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199 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the beach shacks in the beautiful cove that you swim to. Nothing outstanding, but it's all about the friendly experience and the beautiful beach.

Thank stephanie m

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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
Caribbean, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Jost Van Dyke
  • Phone Number: 12844959104

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?