American Cuisine in the BVI

While staying in the Virgin Islands, you'll be impressed by the tempting spread of choices with regards to dining. But guests who seek American cuisine in particular should take note of the restaurants where this style of cooking is king. You and your hungry sidekicks will find plenty of restaurants serving this style.

With many options, from the very casual destination known as Captain Mulligans to the fantastic breakfast and lunch at Ginny's, there's something special waiting for each traveler and for that special evening you're planning too.

Take a moment to get more details about the several restaurants specializing in American food available in the Virgin Islands. For each option that interests you, click the name to see more important info about its location, ambiance, and more.

Pusser's Marina Cay

Marina Cay | (284) 495-4554

Pusser's Marina Cay, a part of Marina Cay Beach, can be found 3.2 miles east-northeast of Parham Town; it is 6.1 miles to the west of Spanish Town. Sure to please everyone, Pusser's Marina Cay isn't just American delights and particularly seafood, but it's also good at steak. Visit Pusser’s Marina Cay once and you would never want to leave this tiny flower-filled island. This is one place where food is not all. Splash around in the shallow, calm and warm waters of Marina Cay, an island nuzzling in an emerald green lagoon. As you walk down the soft, white sand beach, watch people snorkelling. You can join in the fun and watch fish that inhabit the coral reef and the lagoon- not a single kind but a riot of colours!

Long Bay, Tortola | (284) 495-4252

Set 3.8 miles north-northeast of Coral Bay, 1748 is on the same premises as Long Bay Beach Resort. It's 5.0 miles west-southwest of Road Town. Seeking a satisfying meal in an easy-going environment? Perhaps you'll like the informal atmosphere over at 1748. Breakfast at 1748 is served buffet style, while lunch and dinner have a la carte offerings.

Dockside Bar & Grille

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

Set near the middle of downtown Road Town, Dockside Bar & Grille is on the premises of Village Cay Resort & Marina. Salty, fresh seafood and American fare make for an exciting meal at this super casual restaurant. 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.

Captain Mulligans

Nanny Cay, Tortola | (284) 494-0602

Captain Mulligans can be found near downtown Road Town; it is 1.9 miles to the south west of Road Town. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its American creations and one favorite, hamburgers, but they're also quite the favorite 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.


Road Town, Tortola | (284) 494-2333

Situated northeast of downtown Road Town, Ginny's is on the same premises as Mooring-Mariner Inn. Although some delight in the general selection of American-inspired cuisine, this potential favorite boasts about their coffee and sandwiches. Set in an outdoor courtyard, guests will enjoy the natural Caribbean scenery while they dine.

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

Similar Food

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like Corsairs Beach Bar & Restaurant, which serves Tex-Mex specialties and Chez Bamboo, where they have delicious Cajun dishes.

Plus, you might also be interested in the signature dishes prepared at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
William Thornton Floating Bar and Restaurant (284) 340-8603 Hamburgers 6.9 mi. East of Central Coral Bay
Wendell's World (284) 495-9259 Hamburgers 0.0 mi. East of Central Great Harbour
Ivan's Stress Free Bar Restaurant (340) 513-1095 Barbecue 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Great Harbour
Winston's Bakery (284) 494-2746 Comfort Food 2.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Santu Patia
The Cove (284) 340-3005 Hamburgers 0.6 mi. North of Central Santu Patia
Elm Beach Bar -- Barbecue 0.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Cane Garden Bay
One Love Bar and Grill (284) 495-9829 Barbecue 0.6 mi. West of Central Great Harbour
Mine Shaft Cafe (284) 495-5480 Barbecue 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Spanish Town
The Crawl Pub (800) 872-2392 Comfort Food 2.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Santu Patia
Cool Breeze Bar & Restaurant (284) 440-0302 Barbecue Jost Van Dyke

Some of the most memorable places to try any cuisine in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you find unexpectedly while trekking the town of your choice. However, keeping the contact info for at least two viable options in your agenda, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To discover more details regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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