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All 6 Vieux Fort Restaurants

The Reef Beach Cafe

Sandy Beach, Vieux Fort, St. Lucia
+1 758 454 3418
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Ranked #1 of 6 Restaurants in Vieux Fort
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $17
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Reef Beach Cafe is open 7 days per week, from 8:00 am till 10:00 pm (Mondays until 6pm), and offers a simple but nicely varied menu of Creole and international (sea)food, a range of fast foods (including home made pizza), breakfast, fresh milkshakes, cappuccinos, cold beers and hot cocktails, at prices as low as we can keep them, making The Reef affordable to both locals and visitors. The Reef Kite + Surf is located right next to The Reef Beach Cafe, and there are tables inside as well as outside under the gum and sea grape trees on the beach.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

we have been here a few times and have always enjoyed our meals and friendliness here..as always in St Lucia..worth a visit and to spend time on the beach..always a lovely breeze we find here too

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Really good food right on the beach! Enjoyed the salt fish and bake and the seafood roti with a Carib.

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Red Bay, Cayman Islands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This restaurant serves good food but the best parts are the view and the people. The servers are friendly and the views of the Maria islands and Sandy beach (being right on the beach) is wonderful. Yes, there are stray dogs that roam the beach (welcome to St. Lucia) however these are the kindest, gentlest dogs you would ever meet.... More 

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Woodstock, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The food was good. A good selection of choices, burger was great and pizza was a good size for at least 2 people to share. Only negative thing was ordered some frozen drinks all different kinds but they all came out the same.They used papaya instead of pineapple and was told we dont waste anything here and took out papaya... More 

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Reef_StLucia, Manager at The Reef Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us, appreciate it. Just wanted to explain that we make our frozen fruit punches with frozen bananas, plus whatever other fruits are in season (which is probably what our bar tender tried to explain when she said 'we don't waste anything' ). I understand you'd had a fruit punch sometime earlier at The... More 

Sharon, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This restaurant was EXCELLENT! It had the feel of a restaurant back in the states. You could eat inside or outside, we ate outside. There were stray dogs that would lay next to you but they weren't threatening at all. They had pretty much everything to eat and the food was very good and very affordable!! This was definitely a... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

My wife and I were staying at Coconut Bay and we thought the food there was terrible so we were looking for a spot in the town to go eat at. We heard of this place from one of the hotel workers and it was close so we went to check it out. It was HORRIBLE! How do you people... More 

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Reef_StLucia, Manager at The Reef Beach Cafe, responded to this review

We were rather taken aback and actually contacted this reviewer, asking him to please verify that he did indeed visit The Reef (and not some other bar in the area) since we do not actually serve 'dorado fillet', nor 'mountains of rice', our portions are normal (but not super-sized) and, in all reason, US$10 (EC$29) cannot be described as 'very... More 

Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

This is a friendly bar with many locals and visitors popping in for a cool piton and lunch. The meue is not sophisticated, and some dishes could do with a bit of a revamp, but the staff are so friendly it is the best place to chilax and watch to kitesurfers fly.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

restaurant/bar just on the beach one of the nicest beaches in st lucia. you have to go there for a day very tasty food and great prices. for 10us$ you can gate a nice plate drinks are cheap too!!! and they are very strong:) friendly staff, they also rent beach chairs for some 2-3us$ as I remember I highly reccomend... More 

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Naples, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

If you want to relax, enjoy the sea breeze, with a beautiful view and good food, then The Reef is the place to go. You can sit outside under the trees and enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner with drinks. while gazing onto Maria Island. The prices are reasonable, it is very near the airport and having furry critters around lying... More 

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Hayden, Idaho
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

If you are looking for a no frills, casual setting, the Reef is a great choice. The pizzas are very good for lunch and dinner. They serve a good breakfast as well with a suprisingly good cappucino. Sit back and watch the kite boarders and listen to the surf.

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Address: Sandy Beach, Vieux Fort, St. Lucia
Phone Number: +1 758 454 3418
Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Vieux Fort Quarter  >  Vieux Fort
Average Prices: USD 3 - 17

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