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“Good food and service, option for take-out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tapas

Tapas
Hastings Main Road | Highway 7, Hastings, Barbados
(246) 228-0704
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Ranked #1 of 33 Restaurants in Hastings
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Toronto, Canada
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“Good food and service, option for take-out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Whilst on our trip, we ate here twice, once for lunch and on the other occasion,dinner.
Favorites on the menu for me, were their white tiramisu, their seafood salad which has scallops, cuttlefish and lobster.
This restaurant is located on the seafront. Both times, we were seated upstairs, for which I was grateful, as the high humidity is uncomfortable and dining upstairs ,where it is cooler and breezier, is more pleasant. The view is unimpeded wherever your seating may be.
Service is efficient. Our turnover time from starters to dessert was less than 90 minutes with no long waits between courses.
We ordered takeout for lunch before they officially opened for their lunch crowd.
We had a look at their menu board for lunch, whilst walking along the Boardwalk and the lamb shank caught my eye.
They open for lunch at 11.30am and we were there at 11am whilst they were setting up.
My spouse enquired of the manager/ proprietor(?)re: logistics of takeout. This individual was incredibly helpful, gave us his card, and advised we call in with the order at 11.30, that they would have it ready by noon for the latest.
The lamb was divine, falling off the bone!!! I had enough leftover for dinner. I'd had the white tiramisu before, which is a lovely white chocolate dessert. I also ordered that to take away.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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“Top notch food, quality service and nice setting!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We had a nice corner table on the upper level overlooking the ocean. I had the rack of lamb and my wife had a few different tapas and the crab cake. We sampled a bit of everything and both loved what we got! In addition, we had a couple drinks down at the bar afterwards and the Strawberry Cheesecake drink was phenomenal. Overall a very nice meal, we'd be back if we ever make it back to Barbados!!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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West Milford, New Jersey
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“Not what I expected.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It is called Tapas, yet tapas menu is a bit disappointing and actual dishes even more. We were seated outside restaurant along the parking lot. You still can enjoy the sea but in the dark it is more sound than the view, so parking lot takes the first place. We got food before we were served drinks. (?) Stuff was very polite and everybody was saying "please and thank you" many, many times. It was three of us yet we could not share our tapas since most of them had only two pieces on the plate. It is I am sure nice restaurant and atmosphere is very pleasant, but as far as TAPAS in Barbados I recommend a taxi to Holetown and a table at Café Bar Carizma for best tapas on the island.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Still an excellent Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Located in a terrific position on the Hastings Boardwalk this is a relatively new Restaurant offering excellent cuisine and wines. Staff have very good knowledge of the food & drink on offer and are attentive and helpful.
Not cheap but excellent value.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“A tight squeeze”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The problem with Tapas it not the food nor the service; the problem is they have tried to fit in too many tables so that it's slightly uncomfortable.

For dinner last week, three of us, the service and food was excellent (if you order a pasta main dish you'll have enough for lunch the following day).

If they got rid of a few tables, inside, it would make a more pleasurable dining experience.

Slightly disappointed.


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  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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