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Mr Vic Bar

Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
+1 246-432-5616
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (9 reviews)
“kingfish” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
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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

2  Thank 326julia
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

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

1  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
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and attentive staff, fabulous live music on a Wednesday evening and the most delicious coconut shrimps..we had a really lovely impromptu evening ...highly recommend

Thank Rosie G
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Visited tonight and ordered starters and main courses. The main course came before the starters! apologies were made and we accepted them. Then the starters came, the calamari was acceptable but the crab fish cakes were frozen in the middle and had to be sent...More

2  Thank marie60brown
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2017

No excuses, simply unacceptable! I was not working last night and therefore not able to do anything to remedy such a poor experience. Please accept my sincere apologies. I would be very happy to offer you a complimentary dinner and hope you give us the...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

just popped in to see what it was like . It was a weds and regae night . Very good duo singers and the food was great . Very casual and friendly

Thank kennyBoy190726
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Mr Vic and his partner are the nicest people you could hope to meet. We just happened upon raggae night our first night in the area. The food was good and reasonably priced; the flying fish appie was a must try. We went back again,...More

Thank Maggie_K50
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  • 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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