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While most restaurants on this island serve up gourmet meals, the atmosphere is always friendly and relaxed. Be sure to signal the waitstaff when you are ready for your check, as it is sometimes considered rude for the waiter to drop it uninvited. While some things such as french fries are clearly frozen, you can't go wrong if you opt for local favorites or the chef's specials. Most desserts are homemade.

Sustainable Eating -- Due to the decline of local species, many restaurants have made a choice to stop serving Caribbean lobster and conch. In fact, conch is now protected in Lac Bay, and you can even adopt a conch at conchbonaire.org. It's also recommended that reef fish (such as grouper, snapper, and grunt) be avoided -- even if the server tells you it's okay. Tasty, fresh, and ecofriendly alternatives are pelagic species that live out in open water, such as dorado, wahoo, and barracuda. If seafood isn't your game, don't be afraid to try some local goat cheese or goat stew; while cute, the island's goats are quite abundant!

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.