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Cruzin Bar & Grill

££ - £££
Caribbean, Grill, Pub, Healthy
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Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
+1 284-4437724
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Cruizin was a fantastic experience. I was given their name by my Airbnb host up the road. When I arrived I was greeted with a smile by owners Keisha and her husband Andre, who showed me to a seat. Keisha let me know that most of their food is local, and then showed me an area behind the restaurant where... More 

Thank Brian G
Management response:

We thank you for coming and enjoying everything about Cruzin. More 

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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I live on Tortola, and there are lots of restaurants that due to their location or taxi driver/hotel referrals, seem to get most of tourist business. There are actually not too many good ones. Many times the best offered is no more than a frozen fish/chicken/burger-usually tasteless and an indifferent wait staff. (Think of the bland options at Cane Garden... More 

Thank BigDan133
Management response:

We thank you very much😊 More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner plans elsewhere but change of mind at the last minute with a guest craving local BVI food. One of the dinner guest suggested this place, ooohhh my what a night, had the jerk fish, mashed breadfruit and sautee papaya😙😙😙 i fell in love with that dish. I ate everything, only the fish head and bones remained. Would highly... More 

Thank Cindy F
Management response:

Thank you..it was nice having you😆 More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem. We really wanted to find jerk chicken and this place did not disappoint. The husband and wife that run it were so welcoming. Chicken was delicious! She even ran in the back and cut a big piece if aloe for my husband who had itchy legs due to bug bites. Talk about service!

Thank LinnyTee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

In 1995 we visited the Shell Museum on our honeymoon and wanted to come back to visit. We found Egberth, owner and musician who we had met all those years ago. He took us over to the Cruzin Bar & Grill where his son and daughter-in-law treated us to the best jerk chicken we've ever had. But while we waited... More 

Thank Tracy S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had stopped to see the 'Shell Museum' (meh) and spotted this place. We had been looking for somewhere to eat with local flavor. This was it! We were in BVI during the slow season and weren't even sure they were open, but the owner came out and invited us in. We had an amazing meal! Bread fruit fries started... More 

Thank Rose G
Management response:

We enjoyed having you. Thank you for stopping by hope to see you soon again. More 

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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We saw a Fish Fry sign and pulled in for an early dinner on a recent Friday. The owner/hostess/waitress was a delight. Kind, informative and generous. As we waited for our meals to be prepared she walked us around the property and explained the various plants, fruits, vegtables, etc. She prepared breadfruit fries just so we "could try them" 3/6... More 

Thank lilly89
Haverhill, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

The new owners of Cruzin' have made it a point to use local ingredients prepared with their own special touches. Everything is done from scratch and use native ingredients such as papaya, coconut, and soursop that grow on property as well as local fish fresh from the fishing landing across the street. On a recent trip we had the pleasure... More 

Thank 985Devo
Saugerties, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

My wife and I have visited Tortola more times than I can remember. Our dinner the other night at Cruzin' in Carrot Bay was probably one of our best restaurant experiences. Recently reopened by local couple, Andre and Kesha Donovan, the menu consisted of local fare wonderfully prepared. Well worth the visit to the North Shore.

Thank Mike P
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby and wanted a change from the usual tourist restaurants. We enjoyed a delicious meal with local homegrown produce and were made really welcome. I think the current proprietors have just taken over the cafe / restaurant. We enjoyed the jerk chicken with passion fruit and papaya and the red velvet cheesecake. Reasonably priced too.

Thank Maddy68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$45
Caribbean, Grill, Pub, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola
  • Phone Number: +1 284-4437724
Welcome to the new Cruzins Bar and Grill. Under new management since Spring 2016, Owner Chefs Andre, the Grillmaster and Kiesha Donovan offer local fresh foods island style prepared and cooked for your delight. Our fish is selected fresh off the local fishing boats each day including Bull-Hind, much like trout, Yellowtail, much like snapper, Hard-nosed fish from the family of blue runner fish and of course lobster, fresh caught the day you enjoy it. Out fish dinners are grilled in foil with onions, garlic, peppers and butter and our own jerk seasoning. Try our BBQ Chicken and Ribs are in a league of their own. Finger licking good with savory meats that fall off the bones served with French Frys that never tasted so good. Cruzins Bar and Grill; local food never tasted so good.

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