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USD 25 - USD 100
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American, Bar, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian, International, Fusion
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service bad food not good at all it was my favorite restaurant before but now no no no the quality drops down every thing change the atmosphere the environment people over there not educate

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 September 2021 via mobile

Sadly, the food has gone downhill. Trader’s was always consistent, for the past decade plus, but somehow some way, the food has changed, I asked if there’s a new chef but was told no. Strange. Maybe just a bad day for the chef.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 8 August 2021 via mobile

I have a dairy allergy. I asked for “reef and beef” to be dairy-free but the waitress came back and said the chef can’t do it because “the lobster won’t taste good.” Meanwhile, the chefs at the Ritz Carlton go out of their way to...make my orders dairy-free. Often they come out and ask me how’s the food. Not Trader Vic though. Trader Vic’s attaches itself to the Ritz Carlton but its food and service are miles away from the Ritz. Lazy chefs who can’t or won’t go a tiny extra step to satisfy a customer with an allergy.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

If you are looking for a cozy place to eat chill or hang-out with friends, this is the place to be. Superb!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 22 January 2021 via mobile

There are just too many great dining options in Bahrain to consider returning after our last visit. For over 15 years, Trader Vic’s has been a sentimental favourite, but sadly our first visit since the pandemic started has left us disappointed. The menu selection has...been greatly reduced and the quality of what remains is poor. It is still a great place for drinks, especially our preferred Mai Tai. The outdoor terrace is best. We’re hopeful it might return to its former standards, but meanwhile there are other places managing the situation betterMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 10 August 2020 via mobile

Amar,helpful in selecting drinks etc. Very polite. Surroundings a delight. Atmosphere very welcoming.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020 via mobile

Trader Vic's It’s best place for mix drinks with professional services and relaxing on sea view if I don’t pass to Trader Vic's when I am In bahrain that mean I am not in bahrain, I love it long time it’s my home in bahrain...always be there also there is special bar tinder like NAVNEET he is out standing with drink services thank you all Trader Vic’sMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

Food here is really good and the atmosphere is nice, talking about Ritz Carlton. Staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

Food and service are excellent the spanish band specially Thursday evening is great but can be very crowded

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 17 January 2020 via mobile

So nice good food and service from the staff and bartenders but the security in the gate bad altitudes

Date of visit: January 2020
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Alan M
5 June 2019|
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Response from Hussain R | Reviewed this property |
No dress is quite casual
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Sasomin
19 October 2018|
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Response from FoodFanManama | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's called Kahlo not Kahli
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Lucy M
2 October 2018|
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Response from Said I | Reviewed this property |
Yes no problem, both (skirts & dresses) are ok.
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Trader Vic's Restaurant & Lounge is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5