Heralded as one of the best restaurants in the Caribbean, the staff at Blanchard's Beach Shack Restaurant have effortlessly managed to create an atmosphere of comfort and relaxation while still serving one of the best International menus around.
The secret to the restaurant's success is the close-knit bond the staff has formed over the years, with owners Bob and Melinda Blanchard leading the way. Stop in for a meal and you will be treated like an honored guest.
One bite of the food at Blanchards Beach Shack and you will be surprised to learn that Melinda Blanchard, owner and head chef, is self taught. What appears on the menu as a typical entree will arrive at the table in a bed of fresh shiitake mushrooms, completely transforming the meal into a work of art. The food is simple, but flavorful. Chef Melinda's specialities include lobster cakes with mixed greens and a tomato-flavoured tartar sauce, or the famous Anguilla lobster grilled with a honey glaze or a Cajun spicy sauce. Desserts such as cracked coconut with coconut ice cream accompanied by a rum-custard sauce in a chocolate-crusted shell are sure to leave you truly satisfied.
Blanchards Restaurant is a popular grill that happens to specialize in Fusion cuisine. When it comes to the level of formaility, the setting here is informal. When is this restaurant option on the table? They're open during dinner only, so plan ahead to catch their brief service.
Recognizable by their tall teal shutters, Blanchards Beach Shack invite guests to enjoy the tropical ambiance. Lush gardens and palm trees surround the dining room which is cooled by ceiling fans, and set just beyond is Malliouhana's beach.
Blanchards Restaurant is located in the northeastern part of Meads Bay, in Anguilla; it's three miles (four and a half kilometers) to the west of Blowing Point.
Those looking to soak up the sun will be able to find a couple outdoor activities in the area, for instance, CuisinArt Resort Golf Course and Meads Bay. Meads Bay is the closest place to enjoy the beach, and makes its home just a quick trip from the restaurant.
For those in the mood for another area restaurant that has similar types of food and/or a comparable price range, there is no lack of nearby options to pick from, including Ocean Echo. Look for it a half mile from Blanchards Restaurant.
Then of course, if you're in the mood for something different, this region of Anguilla provides a large selection of restaurants, where you'll find many different cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you could also consider Caribbean food at Sarjai’s, which is a short distance away.
The menu prices here can range from $30 to $50(USD). Blanchards Restaurant accepts these credit cards: American Express, Master Card, and Visa.
Location: Meads Bay Road, Meads Bay, Anguilla
Phone: (264) 497-6100
Secondary Phone: (561) 705-6082
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