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“awesome experience”
Review of Dinghy Dock Bar OP

Dinghy Dock Bar OP
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Oyster Pond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Pub
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Dinghy Dock Bar is a true Caribbean dive bar. Situated on a historic marina in Oyster Pond, the bar straddles the Dutch and French line sitting over the water. It's a place where high and low, locals and tourists, rub elbows and party the night away. It was originally a place to get the rowdy drunken sailor's out of the finer establishments in the area. Sit at the bar and to hear stories told, some true and many not, from around the island and around the world. The "mix your own" happy hour is the best around. That's right, you get the bottle, glass, mixer, and make you own drink. This is also one of the best-stocked bars on the island, with the usual suspects, as well some unusual ones - even a selection of craft beers from the US for those missing a taste of home. The kitchen makes some of the best casual bar food around, lunch and dinner. You won't find better fish and chips, ribs, burgers, wings, or anything else on the menu. Daily specials vary from goat stew to jerk pork chops to blackened grouper. We open at 8am for coffee and fresh baked croissants. The kitchen opens around 11am and runs until you're stuffed. All are welcome - kids, dogs, iguanas, random dock critters, old and young people - provided, of course, they're up for a good time. Family friendly most of the day and night, late night is definitely more suited for the "big kids". You never know what will happen at this place. There is also live music every Sunday night and usually 2-3 other nights of the week. Sports fan? The game is always on at the Dinghy Dock. Whether it's NFL, NHL, NBA, Soccer, College, Pro, Olympics, you name it and we will like be watching. Stop by and yell at the tvs(that's right, more than one) with us. You are guaranteed to have a good time no matter what night you go, and once you've been there, you will be back. Maybe because you got so drunk you forgot your shoes, or maybe to do it all over again. Dinghy Dock Bar "The Peril of Oyster Pond"
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We stayed in the Coral Beach Club and met the owner by the beach. I took my family of 4 to Dinghy Dock for dinner one night. It was a great experience. The food was great and very reasonably priced. It was quite kids friendly as well.

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Reviewed 27 November 2013

My husband and I had been to Dinghy Docks two years ago and loved it. We had heard it had sold and wanted to see if it was still,as good. It was EVEN better! We met the owner, he is from the states, and had a great visit. The food was wonderful, I had fish and chips, Terry had ribs! Calamari is awesome! They were busy, the atmosphere was relaxed, but all wait staff was quite attentive! We're ready to go back again!!!

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Reviewed 24 November 2013

1) Generous drinks 2) great food 3) reasonable prices 4) hunky bartenders 5) attentive service 6) casual & convenient location 7) dog-friendly .... wait a minute: did I say just "5"?

There were LOTS of reasons the Dinghy Dock was our fave place to hang out and rendezvous when we were in Oyster Pond chartering a boat for a regatta. Tall frosty drinks. Friendly crowd. Did I mention the hot & attentive bartenders? The fresh & delicious food?

I guess you could say 'Go there for the mussels, stay for the muscles' :) We'll be back!

WINNING crew of The Rockstars

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1  Thank crazeemermaid
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

This place is awesome!

Dinghy Dock Bar was recommended by us by locals, so we decided to go!

The owner was extremely nice and accommodating - just like the locals said he would!

As for the review below, I was there when this went down. She was belligerent and drunk and most of all, a trouble maker.

They should have kicked her out hours before!

Service was great, drinks were strong and the atmosphere was AWESOME!

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Reviewed 24 November 2013

We had the pleasure of meeting the owner on the beach and decided to check out his "dive bar". Not a dive at all! Great service, food was delish, drinks were yummy! Thanks for the fun evening!

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1  Thank karir660
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