By Coastal Living
June 11, 2008

The Round House, Carriacou, Grenadines; 1-473/443-7841 or't miss dinner at this restaurant for award-winning cuisine.(May 2008)

Dragonfly, 364 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico;787/977-3886. Worth the first-come, first-served wait, thisrestaurant is aflutter with the most creative food and atmosphereon the island. (November-December 2001)

El Picoteo, at the Hotel El Convento, 100 Calle Cristo, SanJuan, Puerto Rico; 787/723-9200 or cosmopolitan open-aired retreat offers both beautifully simpleand creative tapas that go hand in hand with pitchers of sweet,cooling sangria. (November-December 2001)

La Querencia, 320 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico;787/723-0357. Located on one of the quieter streets, this is asoothing New Wave Latin dining retreat that's also a gallery.(November-December 2001)

Smilin' Joe's at the Lazy Parrot, Rincón, Puerto Rico;800/294-1752 or (March2004)

The Parrot Club, 363 Calle Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico;787/725-7370 or This bustling,tropical-themed spot is the first place a visitor to Old San Juanis sent for a taste of new San Juan. (November-December 2001)

Foxy's, Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands; 284/495-9258or An open-air beachbar at Great Harbor, serving flying-fish sandwiches, grilledlobster, and other local delicacies, plus oceans of rum drinks andbeers created from the owner's own microbrewery. (December2006)

Blanchard's Restaurant, Anguilla, British West Indies;264/497-6100 or Melinda and Bob Blanchard built their restaurant themselves,and opened its doors in 1994. No burger hut, it entices visitorswith fresh seafood. (September 2003)

Double Deuce, Nevis, West Indies; 869/469-2222. Restaurantand bar. (September 2006)

The Mill, Montpelier, Nevis, West Indies; 869/469-3462 or dining. (September 2006)

The Terrace, Montpelier, Nevis, West Indies; 869/469-3462 Finedining. (September 2006)