American Cuisine in the BVI

While staying in the Virgin Islands, expect to be impressed by the tempting spread of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. But guests who seek American cuisine in particular should check out the places serving this favorite. Get an idea of the American offerings in the Virgin Islands with this handful of restaurants.

With lots to try, from the very casual destination known as Ginny's to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Callwood's Restaurant & Bar, there is something to suit each and every visitor and every style of vacation.

Before your trip begins, you can browse the selection of restaurants in the Virgin Islands that offer American fare. For each of the options, click to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill

Virgin Gorda | (284) 495-5555

Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill

Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill is a good option for guests who are going to be spending time seeing this part of the island. In case you're wondering, Spanish Town is about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) to the south. The overall vibe to expect from this awesome grill is pretty casual, and that means diners can be themselves and spend real quality time while they dig into the scrumptious menu items.

The menu is full of appetizing choices including salads, chilled soups, sandwiches, grilled burgers, and pizza. Each meal is prepared with fresh local ingredients. A wide array of intriguing cocktails are also available.

Dockside Bar & Grille

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

Dockside Bar & Grille, part of Village Cay Resort & Marina, is located in downtown Road Town, near the heart of Road Town. Fresh catches from and American flavors play nicely together at this chilled-out establishment.

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.


Road Town, Tortola | (284) 494-2333

Ginny's, on the premises of Mooring-Mariner Inn, is found just outside the heart of Road Town. While more generally known for food with American flair, this potential favorite eagerly offers their coffee and sandwiches.

Set in an outdoor courtyard, guests will enjoy the natural Caribbean scenery while they dine.

Captain Mulligans

Nanny Cay, Tortola | (284) 494-0602

Located 1.9 miles south west of downtown Road Town, Captain Mulligans is a viable option worth considering if you are thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood. It is 1.9 miles south west of Road Town. Though one might say the overall focus is American cuisine, this local spot likes to suggest its hamburgers and 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.

Callwood's Restaurant & Bar

Cane Garden Bay, Tortola

Callwood's Restaurant & Bar is found in the western part of Cane Garden Bay, on Tortola; to the west of Road Town. Sure to please everyone, Callwood's Restaurant & Bar isn't just American food and of course hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also masters of seafood.

Seafood and grill food are what you'll find on the menu at this spot. The hot wings and conversely the lobster are two of the most popular items on the menu.

American Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
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
Rosewood Little Dix Bay Beach Grill 0.7 mi. North of Central Spanish Town Virgin Gorda American, Caribbean (284) 495-5555

Similar Food

If seeking variety within the same genre, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like Corsairs Beach Bar & Restaurant, which offers Tex-Mex treats and Chez Bamboo, where they have wonderful Cajun eats.

Plus, it's always possible to go for the mainstay dishes served at one of these restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Wendell's World (284) 495-9259 Hamburgers 0.0 mi. East of Central Great Harbour
Abe's by the Sea (284) 495-9329 Barbecue 1.5 mi. East of Central Great Harbour
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
Hog Heaven -- Barbecue 0.7 mi. North of Central Santu Patia
Cool Breeze Bar & Restaurant (284) 440-0302 Barbecue Jost Van Dyke
Potter's by the Sea (284) 495-9182 Barbecue 0.1 mi. South-Southeast of Central Setting Point
Ivan's Stress Free Bar Restaurant (340) 513-1095 Barbecue 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Central Great Harbour
The Crawl Pub (800) 872-2392 Comfort Food 2.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Santu Patia
Sand Box Restaurant (284) 495-9122 Barbecue 1.8 mi. Northeast of Central Santu Patia

Oftentimes, the best restaurants in the Virgin Islands are the ones you find unexpectedly while walking around during the day. That being said, it's still a good idea to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To learn more information concerning the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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