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Caribbean Kitchen at Castara Retreats

Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
+1 868-687-7711
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We just got back from a 5 night stay at Castara Retreats. It was really nice to have this restaurant open for lunch and dinner every day during our stay. We ate here almost daily. The food was too good to pass up and we...More

Thank KellySMerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nice to have an intimate restaurant right on premise. Small menu but items are thoughtfully prepared and packed with flavor. While you're waiting, enjoy some Ginger Carib beer...you can't go wrong!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small portions and a waiter that went a little "tired" when it arrived guests. However the view is nice and the food tasty.

Thank Malin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food topped only by the view of Castara Bay. Lunch was catch of the day, snapper, and jerk chicken. Sides of Caribbean cole slaw, potato wedges and salad. Everything was beyond good. Service was good and prices were reasonable. May have been the best...More

Thank BrightFlight
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rum & Raisen ice cream & real rum ! Food lovely View amazing & another picture opportunity for Castara bay & The Naturalist Beautiful Steep walk up to restaurant Service great as well Only restaurant with menu in village

Thank Roesmetravel E
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed a few meals here whilst staying at Castara Retreats. The fresh fish red snapper was great , nice sides but no other fresh fish option on offer during our two week stay which was a shame. White Pinot perfectly ok pricey at £25, but...More

Thank LillyWales
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the off chance while driving around Tobago. The views were amazing as was the setting on the side of a mountain. Friendly staff met us and explained that due to circumstances outside their control only a small part of the menu...More

Thank danj87877
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We ate here most nights during our stay at Castara Retreats and loved every meal. The service from the friendly and accommodating staff was always exceptional and watching the magnificent sunsets and the humming birds was idyllic.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

I stayed at the hotel for three nights and ate here for two of them. The lamb curry and Margarita's....you need nothing else...well maybe there fennel cabbage..hmmmmm If they had a cook book I'd be buying multiple copies!

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Castara. We arrived at the hotel after 4 and found the restaurant having happy hour (2 for 1 of the same kind) from 5-6. We enjoyed a few delicious rum concoctions made by Kareem. Followed drinks with a delicious...More

Thank TouristaDeTejas
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Natasha R
10 October 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
Jane H
24 March 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
31 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
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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