American Cuisine in the BVI

During your visit to the Virgin Islands, expect to be overwhelmed by the wide range of options when it comes to dining. American food lovers should take note of the places where it's always on the menu. Expect to encounter several restaurants within this culinary category.

With options including everything from the very casual destination known as Captain Mulligans to the amazing lunch service at Pusser's Marina Cay, you're sure to locate a menu item with all the right flavors.

The list below allows you to peek at the several restaurants serving American cuisine to be enjoyed. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to see more important info about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Pusser's Marina Cay

Marina Cay | (284) 495-4554

Pusser's Marina Cay, a part of Marina Cay Beach, is situated 3.2 miles east-northeast of Parham Town; it's six miles (ten kilometers) to the west of Spanish Town. It's worth noting that within the genre of American cuisine, this local spot will recommend their best: seafood and steak.

Though the Pusser's name began to become known through their rum, the restaurant, which serves Caribbean grill favorites, is just as important in the culinary world.

Long Bay, Tortola | (284) 495-4252

1748, on the premises of Long Bay Beach Resort, is found in the general vicinity of Coral Bay; it is five miles (eight kilometers) to the west-southwest of Road Town. Craving hot, shareable plates of food in a friendly, informal environment? Then go enjoy the informal set-up and menu at dining options such as 1748.

Dining at 1748 occurs on deck right on the sand, or at balcony level. Tables and chairs are reminiscent of beach lounge chairs, and tables have green umbrellas to provide protection from the sun during the day.

Pusser's Landing

Frenchman's Cay | (284) 495-4554

Situated 2.8 miles north-northeast of Coral Bay, Pusser's Landing is a logical selection worth considering if you are going to check out the island. It's 6.1 miles west-southwest of Road Town. As part of a menu decked with American cuisine, this possible dining pick is particularly known for its seafood and steak.

Diners always enjoy the fizzle and crackle of exotic drinks either in the elegantly done up bar in gleaming mahogany or in the open sea side on any waterside table. Dinner can be relished from the cozy dining hall upstairs, which, promises you an eagle’s view of the enchanting harbor.

Captain Mulligans

Nanny Cay, Tortola | (284) 494-0602

Captain Mulligans is located close to downtown Road Town; it is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the south west of Road Town. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just American creations and one favorite, hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also known for salads.

Between bites, guests can spend their time at Mulligans playing various games. This hopping spot is filled with games, kids play areas, a driving range, and multiple flat screen televisions showing sports.

Dockside Bar & Grille

Downtown Road Town, Tortola | (284) 494-2771

Dockside Bar & Grille, which is on the premises of Village Cay Resort & Marina, is located in downtown Road Town, near the heart of Road Town. Seafood and American style eats share the same plate at this laid-back restaurant atmosphere.

Seafood and steaks on the grill make for the perfect partner for the full bar offerings available at Dockside Bar & Grill. Lobster, caught fresh from local waters, may be the shining star here. Buffet lunches occur sporadically, and on Fridays you can get sushi.

American Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
1748 3.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay Tortola American, Caribbean, International (284) 495-4252
Callwood's Restaurant & Bar 0.2 mi. West of Central Cane Garden Bay Tortola American, Caribbean --
Captain Mulligans 1.9 mi. South West of Downtown Road Town Tortola American (284) 494-0602
Dockside Bar & Grille Downtown Road Town Tortola American (284) 494-2771
Gertrudes Beach Bar Jost Van Dyke Jost Van Dyke American, Caribbean (284) 495-9104
Ginny's 0.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown Road Town Tortola American, Asian (284) 494-2333
Islands The British Virgin Islands None American, Caribbean (284) 494-7752
Jewel's Snack Shop 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Great Harbour Jost Van Dyke American (284) 495-9286
Pusser's Landing 2.8 mi. North-Northeast of Central Coral Bay Frenchman's Cay American (284) 495-4554
Pusser's Marina Cay 3.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Parham Town Marina Cay American (284) 495-4554
Rita's Restaurant Downtown Road Town Tortola American, Caribbean (284) 494-6165
Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill 0.7 mi. North of Central Spanish Town Virgin Gorda American, Caribbean (284) 495-5555

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like Corsairs Beach Bar & Restaurant, which is offering up Tex-Mex treats and Chez Bamboo, where they tempt diners with tasty Cajun fare.

Or taste more of the same with the signature items found at the following restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
The Cove (284) 340-3005 Hamburgers 0.6 mi. North of Central Santu Patia
Mine Shaft Cafe (284) 495-5480 Barbecue 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Spanish Town
The Pub (284) 494-2608 Hamburgers 0.7 mi. South of Downtown Road Town
One Love Bar and Grill (284) 495-9829 Barbecue 0.6 mi. West of Central Great Harbour
Wendell's World (284) 495-9259 Hamburgers 0.0 mi. East of Central Great Harbour
Cool Breeze Bar & Restaurant (284) 440-0302 Barbecue Jost Van Dyke
Ivan's Stress Free Bar Restaurant (340) 513-1095 Barbecue 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Great Harbour
Sugarcane Restaurant (284) 543-9494 Hamburgers 1.7 mi. West of Central Santu Patia
William Thornton Floating Bar and Restaurant (284) 340-8603 Hamburgers 6.9 mi. East of Central Coral Bay
Sand Box Restaurant (284) 495-9122 Barbecue 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Santu Patia

Sometimes, the most exciting restaurants in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you casually come across during your daytime travels. Although, it's still a good idea to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To discover more information about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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