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Waterfront Cafe

The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-427-0093
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato wedges” (9 reviews)
“fish cakes” (27 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We nipped in here recently while we were exploring Bridgetown for a drink and cool down. It definitely has a pleasant atmosphere and the staff are relatively friendly. The views though are what you want from here, you can look out over the waterfront or...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a flying fish sandwich. Watch out for the “Bajan Gravy,” a hot sauce available as a condiment! Is is hot! The fish was excellent, lightly breaded served in a very good bun. The staff was friendly, fun and good. I wish I could...More

Thank eroxie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, and the patio dining was fun for lunch. Was a little surprised by the prices. Drinks are $15-20BBD Entrees were $40-70 BBD. The pepper pot was delicious, tender, with perfect seasoning. The salad dressing was a fruity vinaigrette, that was a good compliment...More

Thank Bronchomom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our regular haunts, the lady owners have been here for over 30 years and they run a great place. Lunch is always good here with plenty of fish choices on the menu. The food in the evening is also great, with plenty of...More

Thank canoninvest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and location. The salad was great and can't beat sitting right outside with all the boats. The service was quick and very friendly

Thank donleblond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only intended to have a drink but the food being delivered to others looked so appetising we decided to have lunch. The food was absolutely delicious, I had the curried chicken salad, which contained lots of different fresh ingredients. The service was excellent with...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We stopped by early on a Friday evening, greeted by a wonderful calypso band and the owner! My husband and I selected their grilled dolphin special while our friend had the flying fish. All was excellent. The atmosphere was quaint, as we sat in the...More

Thank DiveCuda59
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

What a blast we had. A great fun evening, by the water, great New Orleans’ jazz and great food. Thursday evening is the night to go.

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed March 6, 2018

great food - great services and a very good menu. do try their pepper pot and the flying fish and cou cou. the jerk wings are excellent the only item I was a bit disappointed in is this samosas - 3 small ones for $24.00bds....More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

I rely on all of the reviews from TripAdvisor when I am booking a hotel or restaurant so I absolutely wanted to write a review of this wonderful place! Not only is the food amazing, the staff is outstanding. It feels very islandy....and the views...More

Thank Gaynia R
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David Y
January 15, 2016|
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Response from Edison W | Reviewed this property |
Your question seems to have been adequately answered by others. But I would recommend you walk there and take a taxi back to your ship. The walk, provided you are up to it, will permit you to stop in at Pelican Craft Village... More
July 19, 2015|
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Response from Nigel E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to poor cold water on things but Susan Walcott, the owner of Waterfront has indeed closed it down and will not be reopening it. She hopes to find a buyer who might reopen, but nothing on the horizon as yet. Perhaps you... More
March 8, 2015|
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Response from allison b | Reviewed this property |
well its not that far if you like to walk its about 20mins walk in the nice hot sun and with a bottle of water and sun block and would be able to see a lot more that you would in a cab but if you want to take it should be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Careenage, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 246-427-0093
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