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Jacala Beach Restaurant

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The Valley Rd | Long Bay Village, Meads Bay Pond, West End Village 2640, Anguilla
+1 264-498-5888
10:00 - 22:15
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 22:15
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Weatherford, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While service was slow the burger was well worth the wait. The restaurant was busy even late in the afternoon so be prepared for slower service. Also, the bathrooms were out of commission on the day we were there. Seems to be a common issue on Anguilla. I would definitely place this restaurant on a redo list and plan to... More 

Thank paula_mower
Mooresville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in Anguilla for a week and dined at many restaurants, Jacala definitely the best! We had heard about it last minute and did not have reservation but fortunately since we were on the early side, 5:45ish, the owner made room for us. They only have one seating per night and only 10 or so tables so we felt... More 

Thank Krpdiver
new york, ny
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252 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When looking for alternate to blanchards beach shack we loved coming here. Great views and fun vibe . Felt like St. Tropez. The ribs are amazing as well as lobster club.

Thank travelnut2009
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch and dinner at this lovely restaurant.They have some very different items on their menu and the best French bread at lunch and rolls at dinner For lunch I had a Spanish lobster tortilla which was more like a quiche.I loved it my husband had a pasta dish and he really enjoyed his also.At dinner... More 

Thank cricket23chicago
Glen Cove, NY
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best restaurant on the island. You need a reservation. Jacque and Alain the owners get to know you. I never order. They know what to bring. Very hard to get in and I am considered family and they let me starve. Prices are moderate but food always a 10

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Atlanta, Georgia
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As per some of the other reviews, the owner is unacceptably rude and clearly does not appreciate your American patronage. We had a 1pm lunch reservation and were seated before 3-4 other tables. The owner was insulting from the start when I asked if the soup was a large or small portion. Instead of simply answering my question, he arrogantly... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Anguilla many times and this was my first Jacala experience. WOW!!!! Absolutely incredible meal. We will definitely go back to Jacala. Two in my party had the snapper. prepared two different ways, we couldn't decide which one we liked better. The lobster is spectacular as well. Dreaming of my next meal there!

Thank Sarah K
weston, ct
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anguilla is my favorite Caribbean Island for restaurants. I give many of these restaurants 5 stars (which I am usually stingy with). Of all of these wonderful places Jacala is my favorite, without question. It really is about as good as it gets. The owner takes all of the orders and does a great job recommending and explaining the dishes.... More 

Thank mitch w
West Orange, New Jersey
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A handful of people raved about Jacala to us so we couldn't wait to try it out for ourselves. They were spot on - the food here is absolutely delicious. The quality of the food is a 10. We shared pasta for appetizer, my boyfriend had the filet mignon which was cooked perfectly and I had mahi mahi with bok... More 

Thank Alyssa S
boston, ma
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is simply and expertly prepared. The view is incredible. The service is extraordinary. I have nothing but glowing things to say except that it's impossible to get a reservation. We went for lunch and spent the day on the beach chairs in front of the restaurant. They don't charge for chairs if you're eating at the restaurant. It's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 22:15
10:00 - 22:15
10:00 - 22:15
10:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Valley Rd | Long Bay Village, Meads Bay Pond, West End Village 2640, Anguilla
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Anguilla  >  West End Village
  • Phone Number: +1 264-498-5888
Relatively new; gorgeous small beach front restaurant; great food and wine. Chef was previously at mallihouna.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?