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“off the boat and onto the beach to eat”
Review of Da'Vida

Da'Vida
Ranked #3 of 51 Restaurants in The Valley
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $49
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Celebrate Life! That's what da'Vida is all about. Whether you're in Anguilla for business or for pleasure, this internationally acclaimed beachside restaurant is a must experience for locals and guests alike. From our award winning Restaurant, to our Bayside Grill, at da'Vida we're all about Celebrating Life!A magical experience awaits you as the warm trade winds of the Caribbean gently caress your soul, while you indulge in a culinary explosion of taste & flavor that is like no other in Anguilla. This is the celebration of life that awaits you at the da'Vida Restaurant & Spa nestled along the powder white sands of Crocus Bay, Anguilla.
Reviewed July 9, 2017

What a beautiful little gem. We popped onto the beach straight from snorkeling off Junior's glassbottom boat to this quintessential beach restaurant. Amazing service and fresh from the ocean food.

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

My wife and I had dinner at the da'Vida Restaurant for the first time during a recent visit to Anguilla. Overall, the experience was very good and we're glad we finally tried it.

The restaurant has a nice decor with a great view of scenic Crocus Bay, one of the nicest restaurants settings in Anguilla. Although we've been to Anguilla many times, we've never actually been to Crocus Bay, so it was nice to experience both a new dining experience and something new to see. The restaurant was pretty empty throughout our meal; there were only two other parties there, at different times.

For starters, we shared the Bay Garden Lobster Spring Rolls, which tasted very good, but were too thick for finger food and fell apart when we tried using utensils; they would be easier to eat if they were thinner or had a less flaky crust. The complimentary dinner rolls were good but very ordinary, like store bought rolls. For dinner, my wife had the Little Bay Oriental Snapper, and I had the Seared Chinese Spiced Chicken; the snapper was excellent, and the chicken was very good but not as flavorful as it could have been. We didn't have room for dessert, but we enjoyed a bottle of Simi Sauvignon Blanc during and after dinner. Our server Decia provided excellent service throughout the meal. Prices were typical for an upscale Anguilla restaurant.

Although some of the food wasn't quite as good as it was for some of our other dinners, it was pretty good overall, and the lovely setting was a big bonus. We'll definitely go back to da'Vida at some point.

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Vida L, Owner at Da'Vida, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for choosing da'Vida and for your detailed review. Our chef is thrilled that you had a great dining experience. Continue to celebrate life until we see you again.

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

We ate here on the day before we left Anguilla. Wished we had known about the place. This place is close to Crocus bay so if you want to go to Little bay and do cliff jumping just park here and take the small boat for $15 roundtrip. If we knew our family would not have paid $400 to do this thru another boat. Anyway, Davida has awesome pizzas. We had gone to the grocery store and bought frozen pizzas but they were not good so by the end of the week, our kids craved pizza for lunch and while we sat on the lounge chairs we decided to order our pizzas. It was very economical! Also, you can rent paddle boats for $10/hour whereas on other beaches, they were going to charge $20 for 1/2 an hour. Very reasonable and tons of local people eat here so I highly recommend trying this place. Btw, the beach area in front of this restaurant is very small but it there are no waves so we saw lots of small kids. Great place to snorket as well along the rocks closer to Little bay.

1  Thank trixgirl
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Vida L, Owner at Da'Vida, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your detailed review. We are thrilled that your family enjoyed our pizzas and had a wonderful time. We certainly look forward to serving you again on your next trip to Anguilla.

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Reviewed June 24, 2017

Whilst on business in Anguilla, popped down to Da'Vida for lunch before our next meeting. What a great spot! The little beach bar/lunch place has a great view over Crocus Bay. Service was a bit slow to start, but in the end well worth the wait. I had a shrimp wrap and was probably best one of best lunches I had that week.
Well worth a visit.

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1  Thank Droesje
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Vida L, Owner at Da'Vida, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for choosing da'Vida Bayside for lunch. It was great that you found our shrimp wrap delightful. We've noted your comment on the wait period. Our aim is to constantly improve our products and services. It is always our pleasure to serve at da'Vida.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Anguilla is an island with many beautiful views and beaches. Crocus Bay is one of the best and Da'Vida is right on the beach. A great place for lunch to look out and see a flat blue ocean and white sandy beach.

The food is good and lunch was reasonably priced. Good salads and burgers. But the real attraction here is the location. They also have a great drink selection and the glasses are good sized.

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Vida L, Owner at Da'Vida, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate and value your kind and thoughtful review. We are happy that you enjoyed our food and drinks. We certainly do look forward to serving you on your next trip to Anguilla.

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