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BananaKeet Cafe

Windy Hill Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
+1 284-494-5842
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Windy Hill Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have eaten at Bananakeet many times and it has always been good. The rack of lamb in particular is excellent but tonight was a big disappointment. Ordered the Thai seafood plate and everything was cold. The seafood is served on a scallop shell - it...More

Thank RP989
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We truly apologize this was your experience. I spoke to the waitress and the chef. This should not have happened. Totally unacceptable. I have addressed this and promise it will not happen on my watch. Desiree D. HIll, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends guided us to Bananakeet, one of the few places reopened on the North Shore, and this is sure to be a go-to place once the season gets underway. We were one of only two dinner parties at 7:30 p.m. on a Saturday evening,...More

Thank Leslie W
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting. At the end of the day, we always want your experience to be a pleasant one. Don't know why your vegetables seemed frozen because all vegetables are fresh. We never use frozen vegetables. We'll bring your concerns to the chef. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard good things and tried this place during our visit. Fantastic dinner and drinks - plus a view that you can't even imagine - it's so beautiful overlooking Carrot Bay. It was lively and the service was good. Don't hesitate.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The food was decent but for a restaurant with only three tables of guests a single waitress should not have service problems... Even by BVI standards (after all it is a place to relax and enjoy) the service was poor - slow and erratic. By...More

Thank Richard P
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am sorry that had been your experience. I am very disappointed and not a happy camper that you were not served the way we expect our guests to be treated. We’re you at the restaurant on the 15th of Sept? We hope you give...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We had a large party (9) and were not disappointed. The food was amazing, the view was breathtaking and overall, we had a very enjoyable experience. Don't get in a big hurry, the service was somewhat slow when very crowded (there were multiple large parties...More

Thank Kevin P
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and your patience. We will strive to do better. You chose us and we’re grateful. See you next time.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Last year, our visit to Tortola was filled with BananaKeet fun. Starting with a friend's rehearsal dinner and then we could not stop going back. Excellent food. Best sunsets and unbeatable hospitality. We sat at the bar and had a great time with Ms. Desiree,...More

Thank Festival_Creative
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are late in responding. It was a long journey after the storm but we are back. Thanking for hanging tough with us. See you soon.

Reviewed 3 June 2018

Loved this place so much I returned the following year with more family. Great views, great food and great service.

Thank shannonpH1012KV
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We appreciate you. It’s been a journey after our Cat 4 hurricane but we’re back. Look forward to your visit again.

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Restaurant is open for business under a tent. Service wonderful. Food fantastic. Sunsets are out if this world.More

Thank Suzan M
deshill2016, Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you visiting us even as we are in reparation stage of the restaurant. The staff and I are very grateful that you took time out of your busy day to share your experience. We look forward to your return. We are pushing steadfastly in...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018

A small group of us ate dinner at this restaurant; which is still in the process of recovering from Hurricane Irma, however, despite the temporary large marquee to accommodate guests, the food offered and served to us - all 3 members of the party ordered...More

deshill2016, Owner at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

We thank you for sticking with us during this period of recovery. The hurricanes have presented much challenge for us, and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. You could have dined anywhere else but you chose us. We thank you from...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visited Feb 2017 for an anniversary dinner with friends. Food, drinks, and of course the view were all outstanding. They have reopened after Irma/Maria.

deshill2016, Owner at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for visiting after Irma and Maria. While we are still renovating the restaurant, we're glad you came at our temporary location. We appreciate your business.

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31 October 2016|
Response from Tocalosh | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure about this. A quick visit to their website may answer your question.
28 March 2016|
Response from deshill2016 | Property representative |
No, it is not. Will be serving brunch on Sundays once the high season kicks in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Windy Hill Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola
  • Phone Number: +1 284-494-5842
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Casual fine dining with exceptional foods, friendly service & spectacular sunset views!! Open daily for Sunset Happy Hour: 4-6pm $1 off all cocktails. FREE 'Sundowner' at Sunset! ALa carte poolside dining 5:30-9:30. Live legendary music Fridays from 6pm CAFE SEASONAL CLOSING: September 15- REOPENS October 15 Closed for ALL Public Holidays
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