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't Vat Sidewalk Cafe

) #27 of 93 Restaurants in Paramaribo $$ - $$$ , , Cafe
Kleine Waterstraat, Paramaribo 1, Paramaribo, Suriname
+597 424-631
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good40%
  • Average36%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
8:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
Dutch, Bar, Cafe, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Kleine Waterstraat, Paramaribo 1, Paramaribo, Suriname
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Very well known with locals and tourist. It is a nice place to eat and have drinks an chill. At night it is not suitable for children, because it has a cafe concept where you can get nice cocktails, beers, rums and whiskeys.

Reviewed April 4, 2016

Very slow service with rude servers. A burger takes more than 30min to cook in the afternoon and there were only few persons in the restaurant. Very lazy service in the Surinamese style! Disappointing

1  Thank alexvd2016
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy it occasionally with some friends and yes the atmosphere is amazing during the day and at night. It a popular tourist hangout venue apecially before hitting a club. It's fun for all age groups!!!👍👍👍👍

Thank Yigie
Reviewed March 7, 2016

The restaurant is situated across from the Royal Torarica hotel. It is a simple place, no airconditioning, but very popular. The menu has enough choice. We shared a portion of Bami Goring, the taste was OK, a little greasy. Price/quality is average. So is the...More

Thank argonfroes
Reviewed February 16, 2016

A nice central sidewalk bistro, very pleasant setting and a great crowd. Lots of friends and Dutch tourists enjoying the evening. My glass of white wine was adequate and the prices are fantastically low. But one of my chicken sate sticks was leaking bloody juices,...More

Thank GDE W
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Took a seat...waited for 15 minutes...grabbed my own menu...waited for an other 15 minutes...no one attended me, left the place. Popular place but thats it i guess...

Thank Rico2513
Reviewed February 4, 2016

Tried several restaurants downtown Paramaribo during my two-week stay. Kept coming back to this one for great food and good value. Enjoyed three-course, fixed price (SD 35 = Cdn $ 14) lunches and dinners. Fabulous soups, especially the home-made mushroom. Other great deal is their...More

Thank paul m
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

they forgot our food twice. But it is really cheap. ( 8 dollar for food and drink) and the atmosfeer is great !

Thank Merel L
Reviewed January 14, 2016

I visited tVat Sidewalk café on the 11th January, 2016 and ordered the Pom special, after an hour I did not get my order, I enquired as to the status of my food from the person I placed the order with, he asked me with...More

Thank Nyron2015
Reviewed January 14, 2016

The atmosphere is quite relaxing. Please be prepared to wait a bit on a busy night. My wife, friends and I just stopped to have a drink and relax

Thank sghisyawang
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kleine Waterstraat, Paramaribo 1, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Location: South America  >  Suriname  >  Paramaribo District  >  Paramaribo
  • Phone Number: +597 424-631
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