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“Most Excellent !”
Review of Dinghy Dock Bar OP

Dinghy Dock Bar OP
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Oyster Pond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Dinghy Dock Bar is a true Caribbean dive bar. Situated on a historic marina in Oyster Pond, the bar straddles the Dutch and French line sitting over the water. It's a place where high and low, locals and tourists, rub elbows and party the night away. It was originally a place to get the rowdy drunken sailor's out of the finer establishments in the area. Sit at the bar and to hear stories told, some true and many not, from around the island and around the world. The "mix your own" happy hour is the best around. That's right, you get the bottle, glass, mixer, and make you own drink. This is also one of the best-stocked bars on the island, with the usual suspects, as well some unusual ones - even a selection of craft beers from the US for those missing a taste of home. The kitchen makes some of the best casual bar food around, lunch and dinner. You won't find better fish and chips, ribs, burgers, wings, or anything else on the menu. Daily specials vary from goat stew to jerk pork chops to blackened grouper. We open at 8am for coffee and fresh baked croissants. The kitchen opens around 11am and runs until you're stuffed. All are welcome - kids, dogs, iguanas, random dock critters, old and young people - provided, of course, they're up for a good time. Family friendly most of the day and night, late night is definitely more suited for the "big kids". You never know what will happen at this place. There is also live music every Sunday night and usually 2-3 other nights of the week. Sports fan? The game is always on at the Dinghy Dock. Whether it's NFL, NHL, NBA, Soccer, College, Pro, Olympics, you name it and we will like be watching. Stop by and yell at the tvs(that's right, more than one) with us. You are guaranteed to have a good time no matter what night you go, and once you've been there, you will be back. Maybe because you got so drunk you forgot your shoes, or maybe to do it all over again. Dinghy Dock Bar "The Peril of Oyster Pond"
Reviewed July 9, 2014

I used the dingy dock bar as my base camp for a few day's while getting ready to depart SMX for Florida on delivery, the food was excellent the staff very friendly, free wifi very useful. I can highly recommend the Dingy Dock Bar in Oyster Pond.

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Reviewed July 8, 2014

If you are searching for the old Carribean, where sailors, locals and tourists co mingle in an idylic sailboat marina.....this is your place. Very good quality pub grub; ribs, chicken, fish, etc....even a decent pizza steak (although no Amoroso rolls..... yet....). Seth is an awesome host and will make you feel welcome

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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Not super gourmet or anything, but it doesn’t try to be. Tasty daily fresh seafood specials, accommodating staff, and a great value. People from the states will really like this place.

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Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had a group of 12 people down in SXM for the week and the Dinghy Dock was our home base....as it has been for the last few years. The food is awesome. Kendall and Seth keep the drinks coming. You can't go wrong with a stopover at the DD.

Hint - try the grouper. Surprisingly it's the best thing on the menu. Then move over to the ribs, which are can't miss.

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Reviewed July 7, 2014

During Happy Hour you can pour your own drinks. And the drinks are only $3.00. Had a decent menu and can eat dinner right on the marina. Also near the dock for the ferry to other islands. Follow the signs from the road to the inside of the marina.

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