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Caribbean Kitchen at Castara Retreats

Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
+1 868-687-7711
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish cakes” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Retreats and this restaurant on site was one of our favourites at Castara. The views are amazing and perfect for sipping cocktails and watching the sun go down. Staff were friendly and the food was consistently good - we particularly enjoyed...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rachelagourakis
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The location's wonderful, right up in the trees with lovely views. There are no fewer than five main course options for vegetarians. We tried three between us and all were really good - home-made pasta, home-made veggie burgers and potato wedges, and an aubergine dish....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank 656wendyl
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Eating here is a wonderful experience, superb food emerges from the open kitchen when you can see the staff chopping fresh ingredients in a beautiful and serene atmosphere. Im not a very adventurous eater but pushed my boundaries eating here (about 5 times) and each...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jillley
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Our best meal so far on the island, and we’ve had some great food! We came across it by chance as we passed through for lunch. The creole prawns were amazing!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Basil-bobs
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the sundowner with that amazing view! The dinner was realy good, immense selection - also veggie dishes.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 947tinh
Reviewed March 12, 2018

As family of 6, we were living in Castara Retreats and had the chance to enjoy lunches and dinners in this restaurant. The staff is very friendly and food is really good! Cocktails during the happy hour are delicious (and when it's not happy hour...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SantaS145
Reviewed March 8, 2018

The food here topped expectations in taste and presentation! I will always visit here anytime we head to tobago

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Demi S
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We arrived at Castara Retreats without a booking towards the end of a tiring island tour but luckily the restaurant was still providing lunch. Enjoying the spectacular views over a chilled beer, our food was quickly prepared by the delightful young staff. A fresh grilled...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Sheila R
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Found the spot while taking in a massage. Found it to be very relaxing laid back like a breath of fresh air. Food was fresh from the garden, staff pleasant and accommodating. Definaetly be back!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Paulpospisil
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on the evening of my wife’s birthday. We arrived during happy hour (17.00-18.00) and indulged in a couple of rum punches each. The food is a little more expensive than the other restaurants in Castara however the view is exceptional. This is...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank NeilandChrisHartigan
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Response from easyutan | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, its a good 40 mins plus as its a winding road, but its more than worth it! if in doubt call Castara and contact the man Porridge, he will help you out if you get stuck :) enjoy
October 9, 2017|
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Response from CirencesterBear | Reviewed this property |
There was no lobster when we were there in May last year. But we did have lobster in the restaurant in The little bay. Not brilliant though. The food at The Carribean Kitchen is gorgeous and you couldn't have a more amazing... More
March 23, 2017|
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Response from grace1381 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure if they accept the credit cards at the Castara Retreats. It is safer just to have cash (just in case that they didn't accept the card). We paid cash in all the restaurants in Castara. As far as prices, the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
  • Phone Number: +1 868-687-7711
  • E-mail
Open daily from 11am-10pm. For reservations call 687-7711. Castara Retreats Scenic Restaurant with spectacular views of the beach and ocean, on our terraced pavilion deck. We offer a range of home-made foods from fresh fish and quality steak to hand-made ravioli and interesting vegetarian options. We offer a choice of inventive starters including fishcakes, salads and chilled soups, and popular desserts such as chocolate mousse and passionfruit cheesecake. We have a range of cocktails, cold beers, fine wines, Italian coffees, and home-made juices. Our restaurant is rapidly gaining a reputation for good food and a warm welcome where guests can take a break, eat and drink, take in the spectacular views and sunsets and observe the wonderful hummingbirds as they display on our feeders.
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