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Driftwood Cafe

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Sandy Bay, Utila IB3103, Honduras
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Extreme S. Il
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

I have been to Utila but not to The Driftwood because I didn't have very much time in town. HOWEVER, my friends just came back from a 2 week trip there and could not say enough AWESOME things about the place and the owners! They said the food,(Loved the burgers) the atmosphere, the owners (really high praises to you guys!)... More 

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Thank hilla92
North Conway
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

Well actually most of the seating area is over the water. Have had lunch there many times over the years and am very pleased with all their food. The best beer batter and hamburgers I have ever tasted. I am not a fried food junkie but their batter they use on their fish and shrimp is light and tasty. Nor... More 

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Thank Mia922
Seoul, South Korea
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2013

Their chicken kebab is a must try! Their price though is a little higher than other restaurants however still very affordable!

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Thank hayati_c
Kawana, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

Best Service Best Atmosphere Best Ribs Best Fish Soup Best Dock what more could you ask for, love this place and will definitely be eating there any time I make it back to Utila

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Thank JacAttack88
driftwoodcafe, Owner at Driftwood Cafe, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay in Utila and with The Driftwood Cafe..Thank you for such a wonderful reveiw. We do strive everyday to bring our customers great food and great service. Without a doubt the outside and upstairs dock is awesome over looking the sea for watching sunrises, sunsets and moon nights...During the day you can swim,... More 

traveljr
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

I have been in Driftwood several times during my visit to Utila. They have a very good food. The flavor it's delicious. The size of pork-shop is big and you need to people to eat one. The seafood soup they serve it's the best Caribbean soup I ever tried. They have good selection of USDA Ribs and huge burgers. Great... More 

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Thank Traveljr867
driftwoodcafe, Owner at Driftwood Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We take great pride at providing great food and service and work closely with our staff and customers to make sure we do. The Driftwood Cafe is on the sea ..you can sit on the dock and stick your feet in the water. We invite everyone to come and swim, snokel and sunbathe on... More 

Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

i have been going down to honduras for a few years now and each year i always manage to spend a few days on utila. we always try to stay at the cabins located right beside the driftwood. we have nothing but good to say about the driftwood and the managment there. we have spent many of hours just sitting... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

We had heard good things and intended to eat there...the first night we stayed near there, and went over hoping for breakfast...the owner was very hungover (or still drunk) and could barely form a sentence to tell us they were closed that day. We went back another night for the steak dinner bbq, but again decided against it as the... More 

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driftwoodcafe, Owner at Driftwood Cafe, responded to this review

Our gate is chained with a chair in front of it unitl 11 am everyday and our signs clearly say the hours we are open. We do not service breakfast . You have to hop over the chain to come in. The Driftwood had a sign up clearing saying closed for New Years Day. What a remark to make and... More 

New York City, New York
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012

Had dinner here our last night in Utila. Started with the fish soup about which I can't rave enough! The Driftwood is a great place to watch the sunset and then stay for dinner. Burger was good as was the beer battered fish. Rice with both the soup and burger (so good I substituted for the fries). You can pay... More 

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1 Thank pbdfender
driftwoodcafe, Owner at Driftwood Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome food review..Our cooks will appreciate your wonderful comments about how good the food was. The Driftwood strives to serve great food , provide great service and love having a place our guest can enjoy being over the Caribbean Sea. My name is Sharon and I am one of the owners..I do love the Janga Fleetwood... More 

Utila, Honduras
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

I'm a lover for baby back ribs and every time I go to driftwood the waiters already know what I want to order. It never fails, the atmosphere is awesome also, you can go for a walk to the beach(2 minutes away) or take a swim off then dock.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

Driftwood is a really nice restaurant for both lunch and dinner. The owners and staff are really nice and service minded and the food is excellent. Best place on the island to go for a nice dinner with friends and family. On sunny days you can sit on the sun deck and enjoy a beautiful view over the bay and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandy Bay, Utila IB3103, Honduras
  • Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Bay Islands  >  Utila
Description
Driftwood Cafe Bar and Grill sits over the Caribbean Sea. The East Wind is usually always blowing. There is an outside Dock and Open Veranda to enjoy. We seat up to 75 people. A Great place to watch a sunset, swim, snokel or dive.The Food is Awesome and we have a great staff..Come enjoy the day with us, or dinner or hang out at the Bar.

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