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Mr Vic Bar

Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
+1 246-432-5616
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
2 weeks ago
“Great food and fun!”
2 weeks ago
“A lovely local find that we should have tried earlier!”
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr. Vic is a fantastic casual spot where Karen, the owner, and Vic, the bartender, will take very good care of you! The food is delicious - my favourite is the coconut shrimp, best on the island! Karen is a lovely host and Vic is...More

2  Thank LoveTheBeachToronto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, drink and music at Mr Vic Bar was all great but it was meeting Karen, that made our dinner here really memorable. She was very cheerful, friendly and helpful in every way. Great drinks and the fish and shrimp were all excellent!

Thank Guy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had passed this place many times and finally decided to go for dinner after reviews said how tasty and cosy it was. It didn't disappoint. The crab cakes were so deliciously moist... The best on the island? Maybe! Vic was olive and welcoming and it...More

Thank charlottetrotman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner last night at Mr Vic's at Paynes Bay. A small restaurant off the main highway, you'd be forgiven for missing it, however Vic's is brilliant so keep an eye out for it. Had been looking for some good traditional bajan food and chose...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Mr Vics for our 1st meal on arriving in Barbados, and it was worth it. Food was excellent & service. Vic & Karen are the best hosts. Nothing was too much trouble & very good value for the money paid. Highly recommend place...More

Thank Honda600rr1
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been coming to Paynes Bay for a number of years. We like to try new places. But we also like to return to a restaurant that offers excellent food and drinks, as well as the kind of warm reception that owner/managers Karen and...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

food is terrible vine is terrible service is terrible be careful when pay! PLEASE, do not go there. It is situated ner the road. Food was extremely salty. They had only 1 type of vine but tried to cheat when we choose vine and when...More

Thank 326julia
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you have seen fit to leave a review that is offensive and untrue ..... Whilst your husband was jovial and charming and in fact left a very generous tip.....It was obvious from start to finish that there was no pleasing...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We had our first evening meal of the holiday there and came back for two Reggae nights, when the tables are all booked, and also one other night when we joined in the post Gold Cup evening fun. There is a good cocktail menu and...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The music was good reggae. Dinner was okay, service left a bit to be desired. If you are looking for music and drinks, may be an option.

Thank Rosedr25
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Fun evening listening to a Reggae band (singer / keyboard / backing tracks!!) Shame it wasn't a full band! Good atmosphere, friendly staff and customers, cheap drinks!!

Thank Tim C
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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