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“Fresh, delicious local fare- A true diamond in the rough”
Review of Harbor House Restaurant - CLOSED

Harbor House Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Description: Harbor House is the most amazing building. There are three floors that go from an eye catching pirate themed cafe, to an elegant dinner/bar Yacht Club all in one building. Not to mention an, Internet Center and studio apartment, tour office, tourist shop and star gazing rooftop as part of it all. The stunning view from the third floor Yacht Club balcony has to be seen to be truly appreciated.
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Description: Harbor House is the most amazing building. There are three floors that go from an eye catching pirate themed cafe, to an elegant dinner/bar Yacht Club all in one building. Not to mention an, Internet Center and studio apartment, tour office, tourist shop and star gazing rooftop as part of it all. The stunning view from the third floor Yacht Club balcony has to be seen to be truly appreciated.
Reviewed July 8, 2011

What an unexpected exquisite dining experience. Having traveled several times to Utila and enjoying the local fare, the Harbor House was a refreshing unique experience. Owners Henry and Victoria have really gone the extra mile, including hiring wonderful locals like Loretta that make this one of the must do's every time we are in Utila. From the moment you walk in you have the feeling of adventure and are greeted by the life size pirate that sets the atmosphere of being at sea. You are welcomed by the local jovial staff who will gladly whip up something quick in the cafe (including soft serve ice cream). Or you can choose to head upstairs to the restaurant and order the best food on the cay. The menu ranges from juicy hamburgers and veggie nachos to delicious fresh caught fish prepared with a local flare. While your food is being prepared you can wait on the balcony overlooking the sea where you can view the many fish swimming below including the beautiful spotted eagle rays. Do yourself a favor, while visiting Utila next time, take a little boat ride to Pigeon Cay and let Loretta and the girls show you this little diamond in the rough is truly a worth the trip.

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Thank Micfish
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Reviewed June 17, 2011

henry and victoria are the warmest hosts you're likely to find in honduras. spectacular sunset/moon rise views from the balcony and after dark see the eagle rays and tarpon swimming below.
dinners are nice and you'll probably be treated to henry' lively take on all things utila.
the best food on the cays.

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1  Thank divenuts
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Reviewed June 13, 2011

Approaching the public dock on Pigeon Cay (also referred to as Utila Cays), your first impression is of an imposing 3-story structure right at water's edge. After disembarking, take a stroll around the Cays, check out the park, the school, a handful of stores and quite a few churches, and return to Harbor House. Up the stairs and you're greeted by a life-size pirate, a huge map of the world, and a lovely little cafe bar that serves burgers, fries, ice cream and other standard cafe fare. Go up another flight (watch out for that second pirate!)and you're treated to a spectacular view of the quiet harbor and the west end of Utila. Beer, wine rum and other concoctions are available, as well as a dinner menu that is unsurpassed on the Cays. Try the Pescado Sudado...a fish filet with veggies, wrapped in foil and steamed with beer and a delicious local sauce. On the balcony are stools along a harbor-view bar that gives the best views for sunset on all of Utila. The owners are always willing to engage, the service is alright, and the food is always good. Find yourself in the Bay Islands, and you need to get to Harbor House!

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Thank ppotpan
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Reviewed June 9, 2011

First off, the view is spectacular! Harbor House was like my home away from home. The food was great, the atmosphere was warm and inviting and the people were welcoming.

Henry and Victoria, owners of Harbor House, felt like family. I could of stayed and talked with them all night. Loretta, head cook, made some delious meals both American and authentic cayon cuisine. I will definitely be returning to Harbor House.

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Thank cbenton22
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