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Restaurant Prices

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Restaurant Prices

What is the average cost for dinner prices, for example fresh fish dinner. I read Driftwood was expensive but what does that mean. What is the cost of a glass of wine. Is it worth buying a meal package at Utopia? Trying to decide on a rental home or hotel.

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1. Re: Restaurant Prices

food is cheap on utila, dinner is generally $7-10, driftwood has a few dinner items (brisket, steak etc.) that are much more. drinks are also cheap at bars, $2 for a beer, $3 cocktail & sometimes less at happy hour. prices on the cays are even cheaper.

although there are some ok restaurants on utila (driftwood, skidrows, indian wok, picante etc), to be frank the overall standard isn't too high. imho utopia has the best restaurant on the island -also most expensive for non guests to eat at ($25 for three courses) and their beach bar is also very nice (although drink prices are higher than the typical bar in town).

i live near the cays so eating out is even cheaper there but i still like to walk to utopia for a dinner splurge once a week.

Edited: 24 October 2011, 17:16
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2. Re: Restaurant Prices

We ate at a place called RJ's in Utila. We had lobster tail and barracuda and received a plate with salad, potatoes, rice and beans plus 4 adult beverages...bill was $22.00!! It was great!!

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3. Re: Restaurant Prices

If fish is what you are after when you are on Utila, please make sure you refer to the Bay Island Resposible Seafood guide (available in most restaurants on the island) to see what fish is sustainable to eat around Utila. For example, please avoid eating reef fish (Snapper and Grouper) and choose deep water fish like Barracuda, Wahoo and King fish which are sustainable (they grow faster and mature younger). Lobster has size restrictions (the tail must be 5.5 inches before it is caught) and also closed seasons (March- June by law).

Ultimately. the more wisely that tourists choose the fish they eat, the more support they give the (overfished) reef by allowing the reef fish a chance to grow and breed.

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utila
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4. Re: Restaurant Prices

Driftwood prices range from $4 for chicken fingers, fish fingers, nachos, buffalo wings with french fries or coleslaw to an average of dinner prices with 12 items on menu $7-10, we have 8 items on the menu that range from $10-12 and 2 items that range from $15-26 being our imported meats from the states. Baby Ribs and Rib Eye Steak . We put hugh portions on a plate and can be spit between 2 people for dinner.

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5. Re: Restaurant Prices

Driftwood brisket plate is $10 a plate ..Brisket is imported from the states

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