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El Fredos Restaurant and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Sandown Road | Newtown, Basseterre, St. Kitts
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at El Fredos a few times during our visit, at leaat 5 times! The chicken and ribs combo was excellent with a variety of options for sides. We also ate off the specials board. The fry fish was beautiful and the Garlic Shrimp included the best garlic sauce I've ever tasted. Again there is a selection of sides.... More 

1 Thank Mya P
Charlottetown, Canada
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I asked the folks at the tourism authority in St. Kitts to recommend a restaurant that featured local food. "El Fredo's," they said. I ordered the national dish of saltfish, dumplings and provision. My wife had the ribs. The saltfish was the best I've eaten on our Caribbean trip!

Thank Jean-Paul A
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Friendly restaurant, serving good local food and fantastic Rum Punch. We had a great time and Jasmine is a great host. Over looks the Bay and not too far from the Harbour.

1 Thank Mark F
Brampton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I frequent this very pleasant medium scale restaurant. The staff especially the owners are extremely accommodating. They are more than happy to fix any errors and orders and will bend over backwards to make their clientele happy. My disappointment is that they're not open on a Monday for lunch..

Thank Samuel N
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We heard about El Fredo's from a local while on our honeymoon in the Caribbean. It turned out to be the best meal we had the entire trip. The staff was very friendly, and the food was great. I chose to go with the BBQ ribs and a side of cornmeal and my wife went with the garlic conch with... More 

1 Thank Jared L. Y
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The goat water literally my best memory of my time in St Kitts. It was superb! Rich, filled with pieces of ground provision, big juicy well seasoned mounts of goat and the portion was generous. The kitchen is separated from the restaurant area, and much of the cooking is done outside in the traditional Caribbean way using a coal pot... More 

Thank wanderlustdebs
Basseterre, St. Kitts
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was happy when El Fedos reopened. Eating their is like going back in times. Nowadays it's difficult to find a place where you aren't rushed or feel rushed to enjoy not just a meal, but a local meal. Eating at El Fredos is like having a home cooked meal by a friend.

Thank Loraine C
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My wife and I have had lunch here a couple of times during our holiday on the recommendation of a dear friend that lives on the island. Good home cooked food, lots of choice and great value for money. Very polite staff and nice grounded surroundings. You must try their home made drinks, very refreshing and a great compliment to... More 

Thank Rob S
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We went for lunch once on the recommendation of our car rental guide. It was so good we went again. The food was all fresh and came with a real assortment of local vegetables, some we had never had before. Dumpling with provisions, breadfuit, dasheen, mashed green bananas as well plantain, yams and sweet potatos.

Thank Alf B
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Blink and you'll miss it! And if you miss it, you have missed out. El Fredos serves freshly made, West Indian dishes to dine in or take out. The only downside, is there are too many things you'll want and only so much you can eat! I normally go for the conch dishes, no matter the preparation that day, but... More 

Thank conchfritter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandown Road | Newtown, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: 18697649228
A bit off the beaten path, but only 1/4 miles from the cruise ship port. Good local cuisine and authentic Caribbean food. Very casual, screened-porch setting. This establishment is a local Hotspot for lunch and is totally worth checking out.

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