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“Fish and chips and beer!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of RipTide Bar Restaurant - CLOSED

RipTide Bar Restaurant
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: American, Bar, International, Grill, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: A cool and clean bar & grill located in the heart of downtown Bocas. We serve classic American bar food along with a full menu including both classic and modern twists on seafood. A great place to come mingle with the expats and the locals.
Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fish and chips and beer!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Riptide has the best cool breezes on those hot days, the best fish and chips and cold beer all at a surprisingly economical price. Could not get enough of this place and the ultra colourful bar patrons that frequent the place. Lots of water action to watch too!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Beavis14
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  • English first
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English first
Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Different but great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2014

Very delicious fish and chips on the boat, great people, great service, quiet location away from main street but still easy to find.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Olessa_T
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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Cheap, strong cocktails”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Cool spot on an old boat. Has a great breeze on a hot day and very few bugs (chitre). Make sure to check out the roof top. Cheapest drinks we enjoyed in Bocas! We didn't eat but the food looked really good. Good service too.

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1 Thank MaggieLHarrington
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Cool spot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Situation on a large, docked boat, Rip Tide is a cool place with cheap drinks and good food. Cathy the owner is super interesting and most evening can me spent talking to expat 'locals' or jumping from the back of the boat into the pristine waters below.

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Thank Eric G
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Winnipeg, Canada
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102 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“You are here!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2014

A bit difficult to find - but if you know the wonderful owner - easy peasy! Great atmosphere being right on the water in an old boat... Lots of room for your friends to eat and drink... we had a table of about 12 of us and the service was very good. My meal was good, and the selection was quite good as well. It's difficult with all the food and restaurants in Bocas to give Riptide a super high rating - but I know Cathy is working hard on making it one of "the" places to be! more power to her!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank suzieqGRENADA
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