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“Best food on Utila hands down!!!”
Review of RJ's Barbecue

RJ's Barbecue
Ranked #5 of 46 Restaurants in Utila
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue, Caribbean, Central American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 31, 2012

The portions are wonderful! The Food is very flavorful and delicious and the girls behind the counter are wonderful and the grill master is very pleasant and hard working. I ate there every chance I had during an almost 3 week trip in Utila and always had the same wonderful experience! The fish is fresh and delicious, the steak is amazing, the sides are flavorful and abundant and everything is high quality and wonderful and a very reasonable price! I can’t express how enjoyable this restaurant is and an absolute must when visiting Utila! Cheers!

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Reviewed August 28, 2012

cheap, delicious, fresh fish dinners!
only open a few nights a week, so check before you go, but certainly worth while to check out, the barracuda was delicious!

Thank dr3740
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

RJ's was recommended to us by a couple of people on the island. It's a loud, hot place and the service seems to be uninterested in the patrons. The grilled shrimp (unpeeled) was flavorless and greasy, and the fish, while fresh, was doused in barbeque sauce.

The side dishes were unmemorable.

Thank amusez
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Reviewed July 18, 2012

We ate here one night and they literally grill in the back yard behind the kitchen. Its just a typical BBQ/grill like you would use at home and the orders are cooked when you place them. The service was great and the staff were friendly. The owner even had her daughter take us for a "tour" of Uitla on their golf cart when we were unable to rent one across the street. The prices are very reasonable. The biggest and only drawback is there is no cooling what so every. Not even ceiling fans to stir the breeze. You literally sweat the entire time. We are from Louisiana and used to the humidity but know a fan makes a world of difference. The owners would be wise to invest in a few ceiling fans even if prices had to be raised a bit. Keep in mind this is Utila and there are no Wal-Marts or places that stock fans, etc. but they could be obtained.

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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Open Wed/ Fri/Sunday nights, arguably the best grill fish and chicken and burgers on the island. The ladies made the fixins' , Robby does the grill, the beer is cold and the drinks stiff! Go early, this place is busy and for good reason!

Thank ColibriSMA
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