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Mr Vic Bar

Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
+1 246-432-5616
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“kingfish” (5 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and attentive staff, fabulous live music on a Wednesday evening and the most delicious coconut shrimps..we had a really lovely impromptu evening ...highly recommend

Thank Rosie G
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Visited tonight and ordered starters and main courses. The main course came before the starters! apologies were made and we accepted them. Then the starters came, the calamari was acceptable but the crab fish cakes were frozen in the middle and had to be sent...More

2  Thank marie60brown
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2017

No excuses, simply unacceptable! I was not working last night and therefore not able to do anything to remedy such a poor experience. Please accept my sincere apologies. I would be very happy to offer you a complimentary dinner and hope you give us the...More

Reviewed March 6, 2017

just popped in to see what it was like . It was a weds and regae night . Very good duo singers and the food was great . Very casual and friendly

Thank kennyBoy190726
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Mr Vic and his partner are the nicest people you could hope to meet. We just happened upon raggae night our first night in the area. The food was good and reasonably priced; the flying fish appie was a must try. We went back again,...More

Thank Maggie_K50
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Walked to Vic's for dinner. Was greeted by Vic and the owner. Very friendly. Had coconut shrimp for appie which was delicious. I had the fish of the day which was a local kingfish. Had in blackened and it was really good. Prices were reasonable...More

Thank mikesV787CZ
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We visit this bar for a late night drink or a sundowner. Vic is excellent with the cocktails. Probably the best in the area. This year we ate there on 2 occasions, during our 10 day stay. The food was excellent and compared very well...More

Thank Jane736
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Mr Vic bar and restaurant is a must, food is reasonable on price and excellent, best coconut shrimp on the island by far. They have music nights, steel pan Monday and reggae on a Wednesday. Can't wait to be back.

1  Thank krhSouthYorkshire
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Friendly local bar with authentic cocktails and food. Entertainment several evenings each week. Mr Vic has many years experience and can advise on all subjects local

Thank Tony C
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Totally solid meal and friendly service, nothing special but still very good. Worth a visit for dinner if you're in the area rather than eating at the hotels across the street.

Thank Nidal F
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We went here as it seemed like a nice local place with good reviews. It was awful, overpriced and terrible food. Do not go here, it ruined our nightMore

Thank Suzie S
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

I was not working last night but I have investigated your complaint. My manager tells me that you complained that the starters portions were not large enough. Complimentary extra portions were offered and accepted!!!!! Upon presentation of the bill, you complained that you had not...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $27
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint James Parish  >  Paynes Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 246-432-5616
Mr Vic is a roadside bar situated in Payne's bay a mile south of Holetown.Though not fine dining, Mr Vic has over the last 4 yrs established a reputation for serving excellent food at affordable prices, with a choice of both Carribbean & British fare. Mr Vic caters for groups as well as couples, families and singles. A large variety of local and international cocktails are mixed by Mr Vic himself ( arguably the best barman on the West coast)Live music is also played. Steel pan on a Thursday & Fab Jazz on a Sunday
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