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Keepin'It Real

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Portsmouth, Dominica
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Private Eco Tour Including Kayaking, Paddleboarding and Snorkeling
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Hurricane Maria Update, March 2018: We are open!!! Located directly on the beach in Toucari. Keepin'It Real offers Water sports rentals, Eco tours, fishing, and local Dominican food & drinks in an informal atmosphere. It's the best spot on the island to watch the sunset! Daily lunch/dinner menu: grilled catch of the day (fish/lobster). RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED. Rentals: Stand Up Paddle Boards Kayaks Snorkel Gear Kits Fishing rods Payment options: Visa/Mastercard, Cash. EcoTours: Discover Toucari bay and the untouched northwest coastline of Dominica that is accessible only by water. Paddle board/snorkel tour from Toucari to Capuchin. Visit the Toucarie cave, snorkel the reef & shipwreck, discover the local sea life in a low-impact way. 3 hours. Local guide. Lunch on request (catch of the day).
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“lobster” (12 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Portsmouth, Dominica
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"lobster"
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"salad"
in 6 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 5 reviews
"great food"
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"plantains"
in 3 reviews
"great guy"
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"freshly caught fish"
in 3 reviews
"catch of the day"
in 2 reviews
"juice"
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"peaceful atmosphere"
in 2 reviews
"fresh coconut"
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"mahi mahi"
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"authentic dominican cuisine"
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"the owner"
in 4 reviews
"marine life"
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"fantastic experience"
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"our honeymoon"
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

On the beach is the just renovated restaurant on the beach. The fish is fresh from the sea and excellent cooked.

Thank Klaas G
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Authentic Dominican cuisine, relaxed and peaceful atmosphere, friendly, professional host. Loved paddle boarding. Derrick, you're the best! Thanks, bro.

Thank Margaret W
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chocomoto, Public Relations Manager at Keepin'It Real, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your review Margaret! Derrick enjoyed your visit and looks forward to seeing you next time.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The best restaurant in Dominica and Derrick, the owner, a wonderful cooker. We tried the mahi mahi with tomate salad, crab, loster and other delicatessen. We spent all nights in the restaurant hsving dinner and a very good conversation with him. We'll come back for...More

Thank Yolanda C
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

If you're on the island, go here. This place is perfect. We spent New Years Eve here and I couldn't have spent it better. The beach is beautiful, and the service was fantastic. I wasn't feeling well, and Derek was nice enough to make me...More

Thank Stephanie C
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chocomoto, Guest Relations Manager at Keepin'It Real, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Stephanie thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for Derrick. He was really happy to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. See you next time!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A beautifully built natural setup near the sea water makes this a perfect ambience. Derrick, the owner of this place is very accommodating. He makes your experience a lovely one and the staff is friendly. The fish and salad topped with fresh herbs and natural...More

Thank 310carlynr
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We brought some lionfish here and convinced Derrick and Jenny to cook these for us. Jenny grilled these for us using Derrick's secret spice mix that cannot be divulged (it's so good I respect this). This was the best meal we had during the week...More

1  Thank Scott319
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Located directly on the water in Toucari, Keepin' It Real is definitely a "must go" restaurant and bar. Derrick is the proprietor, and a pleasure to deal with regarding food, kayaking and snorkling. I ate the absolute best lobster of my life there!

Thank Robb1701
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Seriously one of the best Caribbean lobster dinners ever. Toucari is a quaint fishing village and Keepin it Real is a gem, It may take a while for your food to arrive because there is a boat out in the bay looking for your lobster,...More

1  Thank mary p
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Fantastic experience, we arrived at this tiny quiet beach after a hike through the rainforest, went snorkelling and then had freshly caught lobster and lots of rum punch watching the waves what more could you want!

1  Thank JKandMS
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I study here at Dominica and this place by far has been the most I have enjoyed in ambiance and food. Like honestly I did not expect the food to be so delicious, would recommend 100%

1  Thank Juan R
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