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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)
“tuna” (7 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Top Bar, i use to reads my news paper outside in the morning, and go back in after tea, he's a top man vic, had good nights in he's bar, and a good laugh, see ya soon Vic, take care mate.

Thank Chloe L
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 28 July 2017

I thought I'd reviewed Vic's before, but seem to have not done what I intended. Karen was great fun and full of information and Vic was genuine and polite. The food is mostly fresh and tasty, simply cooked. I saw some reviewers had been a...More

Thank Emendyenne
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We took a walk from Mango Bay Hotel towards Bridgetown. Turned around and saw Mr Vic's - he was sweeping up. Asked him if he was open (12 o,clock wish) he said not open until 5 p.m. Asked if there was anywhere to grab a...More

Thank steve534
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Within walking distance of our hotel No need to dress for dinner Casual dinner with a local flavour reasonably priced

Thank chriscuthbertson
Reviewed 20 May 2017

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

4  Thank LoveTheBeachToronto
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review and such kind workd. We hope to welcome you again some time.

Reviewed 10 May 2017

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 8 May 2017

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

1  Thank charlottetrotman
Reviewed 5 May 2017 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
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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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