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Dining on Virgin Gorda is a culinary adventure. Fresh island flavors are expertly perused, used, fused, and consumed. The quantity and quality of dining options can make choosing a task, but here are just a few of our top picks.

Top of The Baths

Local/American, Casual, B/L, Shopping & Salon services

Located next to the entrance to the Baths National Park the Top of The Baths is a great breakfast spot with beautiful view overlooking the Baths. The food and service is consistently good. Lunches are usually very busy as this is a popular destination with cruise ship tourists. topofthebaths.com

The Rock Cafe

Italian/American, Casual to Dressy, Dinner Only

Located halfway to the marina to the right of the only roundabout on the island The Rock has a beautiful outdoor terraced dining area that is nestled among the boulders. The lighting, running water and music make this a great place for a romantic dinner or for a special occasion to dine as a group. The bar has a more casual menu and is a popular night spot to listen to live music on a nightly basis. The cuisine has Italian influences with a nice selection of pasta and pizza. Fresh Anegada lobster is also usually available along with steaks and other entrees. Decent wine list with temperature controlled bottle storage. Reservations recommended.

Coco Maya

Asian Fusion, Casual to Dressy, Dinner Only, Closed Sundays

Located just past The Rock Cafe on a small beach across from Mermaids Dockside, Coco Maya is the trendiest of all the dining options on the island. Known for Asian influenced small plates and sushi style dishes the food and service are excellent. The bar and restaurant is open air and very attractively designed and decorated. Very good wine list and a nice selection of specialty cocktails. Reservations Recommended. www.cocomayarestaurant.com

The Bath and Turtle Pub Restaurant

Local/american, Very Casual, Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Currently rebuilding due to the hurricane. Located in the marina shopping plaza just south of the ferry dock the Bath and Turtle is a local meeting spot for breakfast and lunch. Nice breakfast selections with daily specials. Local dishes, pizza, sandwiches and salads round out their offerings for lunch and dinner. www.bathandturtle.com

Sugarcane Restaurant

Caribbean Flair, Casual, Lunch & Dinner Daily

Located within the Nail Bay Estates and Resort, this restaurant has a tropical romantic setting and serves Caribbean fare including conch fritters, jerk ribs and Anegada lobster. www.nailbay.com

Hog Heaven

BBQ, Very Casual, Lunch & Dinner

The local spot is known for their BBQ and open air setting with breathtaking views of North Sound.

Jumbies Beach Bar

American, Very Casual, Lunch & Dinner

Located in the Leverick Bay Resort & Marina this laid back beach bar serves pizza, wings, burgers and more. Nightly entertainment and famous Jumbies party on Friday nights. Great spot for an afternoon cocktail. Free taxi service available and Friday night shuttle from the Valley.

The Restaurant at Leverick Bay

American/Continental, Casual to Dressy, Dinner Only

Located on the second floor terrace at the Leverick Bay Resort & Marina, this restaurant offers loocal seafood specialties, Anegada lobster & steaks. Good wine seletions. Reservations recommended. www.leverickrestaurant.com