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The Backyard Cafe

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Milford Road, Crown Point, Tobago
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Tobago
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cannot visit Tobago without a visit to Backyard. One of the best seafood dinners in Crown Point. A tasty fusion of flavours all on one plate. (I skipped the carbs) but who would miss it with ....papaya salsa, fried plantain, melongene choka and a warm tomato feta salad.....yummmm.

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Thank Bananaquit A
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

This is a small cozy restaurant in Crown Point so reservations are a must if you want to get a table especially on a Friday night. The food is delicious especially the rum chili shrimp. The lobster is also quite delicious and the food is reasonably priced. The service can be a bit slow but it was not a problem... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

The restaurant is quite small, colourful and eclectic, with a chandelier in the kitchen. We sat in the courtyard, SOCA music blaring from a nearby bar. Well, it was Carnival. It was loud, but fun. We ordered a champagne cocktail and read the menu. No starters were on offer, but we chose one chilli rum shrimp and one surf and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Backyard Cafe/Dillons served really good food,very well presented and with attentive and very helpful service

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Thank Peter W
Couva, Trinidad
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Great staff and ambience. Good for a night out with your special person. Will come again. Price of food items was surprising well adjusted for that area.

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Thank Christine R
Sao Paulo, SP
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

it is a simple but cosy setting. Service is good and friendly and the food... Delicious!!!! We had the catch of the day with vegetables and baked potatoes and our only regret was to go on our last day in Tobago... We would have certainly gone again! Reservation for dinner is a must as it gets packed.

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Thank Bianca S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Our group tried different fish/strimp plates and all tasted a lot with an international touch even though the ground on the plate were Tobagian - very good! We started with a drink that also tasted very good. We strongly recommend a visit!

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Thank Mats H
Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This are is situated very close to our apartment so we visit quite often. The food is fabulous and the lobsters are perfection. The atmosphere is very friendly and relaxed and although you are on the roadside it is quite quiet and there is no disturbance from the traffic . We are visiting Tobago again in January and will booking... More 

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Scarborough, Tobago
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This quaint setting is very welcoming. It is family owned and operated and offers probably some of the best seafood u can ever have !! It really doesnt get more fresh than this.... the seafood platter is really value for money !! This is a MUST DO in Tobago

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Thank David M
Diego Martin, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

My wife, son and I had a delicious meal here. The menu is small but complete. The service friendly. Family owned and run. The setting is simple and relaxing in what is a very busy area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milford Road, Crown Point, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Crown Point

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?