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Caribbean Kitchen at Castara Retreats

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Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
+1 868-766-1010
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in for lunch, and was not disappointed. Decided to take a drive after reading the reviews. The view is breath taking, even in the rain. Service was great. Best pina colada ever.. we tried a few of the starters, potato wedges are the best, prawns were amazing, fish cakes were fab.. aubergine was just wow.. would definitely recommend this... More 

Thank Whalie14
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate there three times during our week stay at Castara Retreats and the food was very good on each occasion. I particularly enjoyed the fresh fish, the caribbean meatballs and Keisha's delicious chocolate mousse. All the cocktails we tried were great, especially the Banana Daiquiri. The staff are all very friendly and welcoming. The view is spectacular and it... More 

Thank cathyd792015
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an incredible experience. Our waitress was very nice, the food is reasonably priced for this kind of view. Go there before sunset. You will love what you see.

Thank Manuel H
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kitchen is about 100 feet above sea level,but the scenery at day and night time is amazing.the crystal clear waters and clear blue skies is a sight to behold. the food is prepared on site and is very tasty.the portions is ample enough for a hungry adult. the drive to this restaurant is worth it.

Thank baby p
Vienna Region, Austria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to have an excellent dining out6 at Tobago you must book there. The view is very miraculous and Keisha is an amazing cook!

Thank iltatfe
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Keisha and Kareem provided an excellent service in the Restaurant! The food was very tasty, reasonably priced and served with a smile! I love cooking, and I enjoyed preparing my own meals in the Lodges I stayed in (Tamarind & Firefly) most of the time consisting of the fresh fish I’d bought from the fishermen who gathered at the beach.... More 

Thank DEnisETG16
Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty dishes and friendly service (Keisha, Shneice and Kareem) were the norm at the Caribbean Kitchen restaurant at Castara Retreats. I absolutely loved the chocolate mousse made from Tobago Plantation chocolate - you taste the cocoa yet it's not bitter. The fish disges; made from fish caught in Tobago, and the prawns in a coconut cream sauce were also yummy.... More 

Thank Sasha H
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lovely, friendly service and very good food. We didn't wait too long, the views are superb and being so high up from the beach, the breeze cooled us fine. It might not be the best food in the world, but it was good, in a great location, great service and a great experience.

Thank EnglandJohnb
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We arrived late for dinner having had an unexpected detour via the hospital the other side of the island for our son to have some stitches in his head and this was just the perfect way to relax, unwind and end our holiday. The drinks arrived promptly and were thoroughly enjoyed whilst watching the hummingbirds at the feeding stations. As... More 

Thank embaker2016
Cape Town
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I admit, the rum punch was to die for, very special. But once our drinks had been served and food orders taken, we were never spoken to again. The English owner of the place came and waxed lyrical about his desserts at some point, but no one EVER asked us whether we'd like a drink (after the aperitifs were quickly... More 

Thank HappyCapeTown
KennyCastara, Manager at Caribbean Kitchen at Castara Retreats, responded to this review

We are surprised that this review compares the cost of food they received to what is available elsewhere locally as there is no comparison in style or setting. We have discussed their feedback on poor service, and our small local team have taken this on board and apologise. As other reviews indicate our service is normally very friendly. At the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, International
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
  • Phone Number: +1 868-766-1010
Open daily from 11am-10pm. For reservations call 766-1010. Castara Retreats Scenic Restaurant with spectacular views of the beach and ocean, on our terraced pavilion deck. We offer a range of home-made foods from fresh fish and quality steak to hand-made ravioli and interesting vegetarian options. We offer a choice of inventive starters including fishcakes, salads and chilled soups, and popular desserts such as chocolate mousse and passionfruit cheesecake. We have a range of cocktails, cold beers, fine wines, Italian coffees, and home-made juices. Our restaurant is rapidly gaining a reputation for good food and a warm welcome where guests can take a break, eat and drink, take in the spectacular views and sunsets and observe the wonderful hummingbirds as they display on our feeders.

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