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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 good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“kingfish” (5 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Paynes Bay | St James Barbados, Paynes Bay 356688, Barbados
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Walked to Vic's for dinner. Was greeted by Vic and the owner. Very friendly. Had coconut shrimp for appie which was delicious. I had the fish of the day which was a local kingfish. Had in blackened and it was really good. Prices were reasonable...More

Thank mikesV787CZ
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We visit this bar for a late night drink or a sundowner. Vic is excellent with the cocktails. Probably the best in the area. This year we ate there on 2 occasions, during our 10 day stay. The food was excellent and compared very well...More

Thank Jane736
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly local bar with authentic cocktails and food. Entertainment several evenings each week. Mr Vic has many years experience and can advise on all subjects local

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Totally solid meal and friendly service, nothing special but still very good. Worth a visit for dinner if you're in the area rather than eating at the hotels across the street.

Thank Nidal F
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We went here as it seemed like a nice local place with good reviews. It was awful, overpriced and terrible food. Do not go here, it ruined our nightMore

Thank Suzie S
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

I was not working last night but I have investigated your complaint. My manager tells me that you complained that the starters portions were not large enough. Complimentary extra portions were offered and accepted!!!!! Upon presentation of the bill, you complained that you had not...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

lovey food. good service. reasonably priced. would go again. sat outside in the cool air. its situated on the main road but i didn't notice any traffic noise.

Thank sallyannemeadows
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Vic seemed like a nice guy but $7bds for a Banks in this busy road cafe is a bit much. We were offered no menu as the chef had gone home early!!?? The waitress offered to sort a shrimp dish as it was simple to...More

1  Thank Justine C
karenDavis59, Owner at Mr Vic Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

It is a disappointment and rare to receive a negative review, not least as on the evening in question, you were very complimentary about the food and service until you received the bill!!!! Barbados, as I am sure you discovered is an expensive destination. I...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went to join the reggae evening which was fab, two fantastic singers. Food was typically local and very enjoyable. Run cocktails were very good. Enjoyable evening.

Thank Jilllian
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good food and great atmosphere especially on Reggae Night Wednesdays !! Coconut shrimp is cooked to perfection and the catch of the day comes with a choice of fries, salad or mac pie. You just HAVE to have the mac pie - one of the...More

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Mr Vic Bar is a real nice place to eat and meet lovely people over a glass of your favourite juice Wednesday Reggae night is fab entertainment- quite stunning singing A must go to place if your in Barbados Well done Karen and team See...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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