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The Coffee Shop

Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (108 reviews)
“salted fish” (21 reviews)
“toast” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 27 March 2018

As people describe Great for breakfast. The bacon was delicious and the service brilliant. There aren't really pastries - usually a choice of 3 or 4 cakes.

Thank jackie w
Reviewed 16 March 2018

My husband and I were touring Tobago and we came upon this unique little café with exceptional food and ambiance. Wow a must to see when in Tobago. The service is impeccable and the birds are so fun to look at while enjoying a great...More

Thank Asha M
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Chenos twice during our holiday. We went on the Saturday evening both times. They have a BBQ and steel drum evening. It is very popular and fills up very quickly so get there early. The food is very simple but...More

1  Thank NeilandChrisHartigan
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed breakfast and the steel pan barbeque night at Cheno's. Lovely food, great service with a smile and a clean area. Would definitely recommend.

Thank dukieboy
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Chenos was one of the first places to tried in Castara, our first time in Tobago. What a find, the breakfast here as others have said was gorgeous, particularly the coconut bake. Cheno was so welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Love the steel...More

Thank Missmuffett28
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Cheno’s is great for breakfast as well as lunch. They have the best Americano’s and serve nice sandwiches. They also have a nice patio seating and has a good following.

Thank asarangi
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We stayed for 10 nights in the smaller of the two apartments owned by Cheno, on the grounds of the Coffee Shop. He and his family live above. The apartment is perfectly adequate for a long stay. It has a very good shower, essential, as...More

1  Thank lindarathome
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Went for the Saturday night barbecue (choice of chicken or fish, and sometimes pork) with lots of sides (rice, peas, potato salad, etc.). Really good deal ($100 TT per person, plus drinks) - fish was perfectly prepared and delicious. Beer, wine and soft drinks available....More

Thank Rorinho
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast sandwich, heathy fresh food cooked to perfection. The banana and melon were a great touch. Lovely guy and best breakfast sandwich in Tobago!

Thank AlisonR63
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Everybody comes here to give Cheno's breakfasts excellent write-ups, which are well deserved. Our Cheno's highlight was the Friday(?) night bbq however, which we cannot recommend enough. Generous portions of delicious food for a very reasonable price, with cold beers and an excellent steel drummer...More

Thank mbarrett381
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8 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
No, just go along and there's plenty of seating/tables. They are so helpful anyway they'll make sure that you are okay.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
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