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Mr Vic Bar

Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
+1 246-432-5616
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
“kingfish” (5 reviews)
“tuna” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went here early in our two week stay as it was local to where we were staying. I had the Chicken and chips - Chicken was Ok the chips were awful- they were covered in grease and hard in the middle. My wife had...More

Thank ada472
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Mr Vics establishment whilst staying nearby at the Beach View apartments. We had the pleasure of meeting Vic himself, who was a charming and attentive host. We had the shrimp (in the uk these would have been referred to as very large king...More

Thank Coachtripper001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous experience at the quaint Mr Vic’s last night -top quality blackened tuna for my wife and a delicious bajan curry for me- lovely local flavours Mr Vic is such a gent and adds so much to the occasion A must visit and quite reasonable...More

1  Thank Louis0
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went here in here a few nights ago in the absence of getting a table anywhere else in close proximity of where we were staying. I’m afraid it was a mistake. The guy who tended to us was really nice and friendly if a little...More

3  Thank Mrs M
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

You will see from other reviews that it is unusual to receive such a negative review, and I can only apologize for your experience. I will speak to staff in relation to your comments, to ascertain what went wrong on the evening of your visit....More

Reviewed 6 May 2018

We had read the good reviews of this little restaurant/bar and decided to try it out for ourselves. We were not disappointed - in fact we were very pleasantly surprised. The food was as excellent. it was fresh and very tasty and promptly served by...More

Thank OK2C
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in Payne’s Bay or close by, want something affordable with local flavours this is a good option. Basic decor, local flair food and good service. We plan on going back before our trip is done.

Thank Tobi M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went to Mr Vic's Bar twice this trip. We arrived on Monday 16th April at Shades and then went to Mr Vic's for food and a few of his wonderful rum punches. A great night so we decided to go back on our last...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We saw mr vice during daytime as tuna was catch of the day, so returned when open later that night. To be fair, you might think it looks a bit basic, plastic chairs and in need of a lick of paint but the food and...More

Thank trikiviki
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Came here two years ago and met Karen and Mr Vic. We had such a fabulous few nights that we decided to come again on this holiday. Both are brilliant hosts and can’t do enough for guests. The food is delicious and fairly priced and...More

Thank lucymags68
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Very good and inexpensive compared to a number of restaurants in Holetown. Food was excellent, service was good. Definitely recommend.

Thank Cambridge1018
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24 December 2017|
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Response from karenDavis59 | Property representative |
Hello. I am so sorry for the delay in answering, but only just seen this. We much prefer customers to book as it enables the kitchen to run more smoothly as we are only a small place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 27
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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