Restaurants on Anguilla

While some Caribbean dining is a simply a perk of the trip, the gourmet scene on Anguilla is a reason in itself to visit. You’ll see local fare like red snapper and crayfish permeate menus (often prepared in original ways) as well as comforting classics. Our Anguilla specialists frequent the island regularly and get updates on clients’ favorite restaurants in Anguilla, so be sure to speak with them about must-trys before jetting off!

Blanchard's - (Meads Bay)

This is Anguilla's most famous restaurant, being one of the first high end restaurants on the island. They are located on Meads Bay, with the ocean a few steps away from your table. They offer flavors from the Caribbean, Asia, America and the Mediterranean. A gluten-free menu is proudly offered as well. Open for dinner Monday-Saturday from 6:30pm, and closed during the end of August and September. $$$ +1 (264) 497-6100

Cuisinart Resort and Spa - (Rendezvous Bay)

CuisinArt Resort & Spa Anguilla

Try the five different restaurants at this hotel, from casual to upscale. The resort boasts its own greenhouse, ensuring that just-picked vegetables and fruits add texture and color to every meal. $$$ +1 (264) 498-2000

Jacala - (Mead's Bay)

This is French food at it's finest, with a view that can't be beat. Chef Alain, who is named one of the top chefs in the Caribbean in 2014, and maitre d' Jacques have created a masterpiece of fine French food with detailed presentation.. The Steak Tartare is argued to be the best. Jacala is right on Meads Bay and serves lunch and dinner. $$$ +1 (264) 498-5888

Le Bon Pain - (Island Harbor)

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Enjoy delicious pastries and fresh bread in a tropical garden setting at this local wholesale bakery. $ +1 (264) 497-4090

Pump House - (Sandy Ground)

Named after the original pumps from the once thriving salt industry, the Pump house serves very simple fare (think burgers, pizzas, steaks and a variety of grilled fish). The restaurant features live music and DJs on a regular basis.< $$ +1 (264) 497-5154

Smokey's At the Cove - (Cove Bay)

Think lowkey at Smokey's, located directly on the beach. You'll find burgers, barbeque chicken and no shortage of Caribs, plus live music. $$ +1 (264) 497-6582

Straw Hat - (Meads Bay)

Straw Hat Restaurant Anguilla

Straw Hat originally opened their doors in Anguilla in 1996 in Forest Bay as a small structure standing over the water. Since then, Straw Hat has now made their home at the Frangipani Resort on beautiful Meads Bay! You cannot beat the view, which is coupled perfectly with unique and eclectic flavors from the head chef. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. $$$ +1 (264) 497-8300


Tasty's Café - (South Hill)

Tasty's is run by native chef Dale Carty, who's been featured in Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazines. The restaurant fuses relaxed Caribbean d├ęcor with local dishes (think whole roasted snapper and conch salads). Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Closed Thursdays, and featuring live music on Saturday nights.$$ +1 (264) 584-2737

The Restaurant at Malliouhana - (Meads Bay)

Malliouhana Restuarant Anguilla

This beautiful waterfront restaurant features classic fine dining, with a healthful approach (whipped chickpeas, local kale and snapper crudo dot the appetizer list). Their myriad cocktails, from martini spinoffs to rum cocktails make for a perfect pairing. Vegan and gluten free options available, too. Open daily. $$ +1 (877) 733-3611

Trattoria Tromonto - (Shoal Bay)

On Shoal Bay West there is an Italian restaurant right on the beach. During the day enjoy one of their lounge chairs and at night sit by candlelight with the sounds of the waves in the background. TT is a favorite of many of the celebrities that visit the island. Open daily. $$+1 (264) 497-8819

Veya - (Sandy Ground)

Veya offers inventive dishes fusing island and Asian influences. The setting makes you feel as you are perched in a tree house in a tropical rainforest. The jerk-spiced tuna explodes with flavor! Veya has live music several nights a week and has a lounge bar below called MEZZE where you can have cocktails and shared plates. Closed Sundays. $$$ +1 (264) 498-8392


Anguilla's own Taquiera! Picante offers a casual fun atmosphere and Mexican food with a bit of Caribbean flare. Don't miss the corn on the cob, and of course the Margaritas! $$ +1 (264) 498-1616


Located within the Cap Juluca resort this restaurant serves Caribbean classics in a romantic setting. The cool, stylish interiors and waterside setting provide the perfect stage. $$$$$+1 (264) 497-6666


Cobá restaurant sits at the convergence of Barnes Bay and Meads Bays, offering limitless sea vistas. Cobá's dramatic views from its blufftop location provide the perfect backdrop for this signature restaurant and vibrant seafood grill. $$$$ +1 (264) 497-7000

Dolce Vita

Here is another great Italian restaurant on the island. Dolce Vita offers traditional Italian food for affordable prices. It is located in Sandy Ground, right on the beach and open for lunch and dinner. $$$$ +1 (264) 497-8668


This is a fun casual tapas style restaurant located in Sandy Ground and open for dinner. They offer a range of delicious small plates to be shared between the table. Our advice: Tuna Poke! $$ +1 (264) 498-0171

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