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“charming and great food”

Straw Hat Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Straw Hat Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven-days-a-week, at our beautiful beachfront location on Meads Bay Anguilla. Straw Hat is open annually from November through August and is closed in September and October. Beach chairs are available on a limited, first-come, first-served basis for our breakfast and lunch guests. Reservations are strongly suggested for dinner and are helpful in securing our very best, beachfront tables. Straw Hat is also a very popular destination for special events including weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday celebrations and corporate functions. Please contact us for more information. We look forward to seeing you soon in Anguilla! Sunny regards!
NY, NY
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“charming and great food”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

went 2x during the wk vacation....very good.....varied menu and great beach setting....the last nite the service was very slow....but all in all very good

Visited May 2014
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New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Walk up from the beach for fresh food”
Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

First, if you are staying at the viceroy do not miss the opportunity to walk from the hotel on the beach to the restaurant. We walked in the evening -10 min walk for dinner at straw hat. So great to walk right up from the beach to dine sitting along the water (hotel concierge discourages walking on beach at night, but it was totally fine). There was nice musical entertainment which was nice but the food is the main attraction. The produce and fish was so fresh and prepared clean and simple. Many islands make there dishes saucy or heavy, everything was fresh, well prepared and simply prepared. I was amazed at the quality. Service was good and good energy at the restaurant. This was my husbands favorite fish meal on the island. Do not miss the opportunity to eat here, especially if you are staying at the viceroy.

Visited May 2014
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pleasant al fresco dining”
Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great fresh fish simply grilled. Good service. Pleasant outdoor dining atmosphere. Not too far from Cap Juluca.

Visited May 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Straw Hat will not disappoint”
Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is my third visit to Straw Hat. The first was many years ago when it was located in The Forest and then 5 years ago at it's location now at the Frangipani. Sitting out on the patio under the stars and just steps away from the white sand of Meads Bay, Straw Hat offers everything you would expect in a dining experience on a Caribbean Island - even the tiki torches at the entrance. Although I think any night would be lovely, we decided to go on a Wednesday because the Anguillan musician Sprocka was playing. The menu is eclectic with a wide range of choices from the Straw Hat spring roll to seafood and lobster tacos. We shared both of these appetizers and they were excellent while also enjoying their delicious bread, served in a straw hat; a fun touch. For an entree we both had snapper, but each prepared differently and for dessert we shared a piece of lime cheesecake; a perfect ending to our delicious meals. Beautiful setting, good food, friendly service along with Sprocka and his personable way of entertaining made our evening at Straw a Hat a memorable one. I just hope it's not another 5 years until I'm back.

  • Visited May 2014
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Philadelphia, PA
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Delicious...”
Reviewed May 16, 2014

Great meal at The Straw Hat. Excellent service and cool, hip surroundings. Meals are substantial, but just a little on the heavy side. Goat sliders are a highlight. Ditch the bread basket as it's "ok", but not worth touching. Tuna and chicken were yummy.

Visited May 2014
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