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Caribbean Kitchen at Castara Retreats

Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
+1 868-687-7711
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Northside Road, Castara, Tobago
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Castara Retreats Oct. 2018 - Nov. 2. We ate at Carribean Kitchen just about every day, but usually for dinner and gorgeous sunsets. The food is deliciously prepared and so fresh. Wonderful cooks and service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hilda F
Reviewed 26 September 2018

went there one day for a snack and ended up having the best seasoned wedge fries ever, along with great drinks. the view from restaurant area are breathtaking

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank guzzelguts
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for dinner and watched the sun disappear into the sea as hummingbirds created amazing silhouettes in the view. We had coconut shrimp and shark and bake. Then we had chocolate mousse for dessert. Everything was exceptional. I do not...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Mikey_Likes_It_LA
Reviewed 16 July 2018

After a steep walk up the hill to the restaurant you are overlooking both bays of Castara in a spectacular view. The fresh ocean breeze makes it nice and cooler here. The whole place and the short and informative menu create a classy atmosphere. However,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Dr. Andreas K
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Can anything be more enjoyable than a tree-top view of the bay, with friendly Kareem and Keisha (and Yakob with a 'y') cooking and mixing drinks? We had loved our meals so much last year, we made a beeline to CK on the night we...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank RubyH384
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food in a beautiful place. It’s on the pricey side but my partner and I had the best experience here. The griddled prawns in that curry are to die for. The passion fruit cheesecake is out of this world. Thank you for taking care...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank stephannc2016
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Read all the reviews and decided to visit. The layout of Castara Retreats is very interesting, the bungalows look really good. The view is amazing and the restaurant is quite nice, the food is not bad. It’s definitely worth a visit to have a bite...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Trinigabe
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We ate at Caribbean kitchen 3 times and always had a very tasty meal. We particularly enjoyed the jerk chicken and fish of the day, the potato wedges, and had barracuda for the first time. The view is stunning and the cocktails delicious, both non...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank IngeMitch
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Situated in Castara Retreats, its a no brainer that you have to eat here at least once during your stay. You may need to book as it gets busy (busy for Tobago, that is!) Spot on food and a constant supply of cold beers and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank easyutan
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

First time.... everything was fresh! Fresh passion fruit juice, freshly caught fish... everything was cooked with love. The view is breath taking! Definitely recommend reserving a table for around 5:30 in time to catch the amazing sunset ! Also really recommend the catch of the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank 438krysm
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3 October 2018|
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Response from easyutan | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, its a good 40 mins plus as its a winding road, but its more than worth it! if in doubt call Castara and contact the man Porridge, he will help you out if you get stuck :) enjoy
10 October 2017|
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Response from CirencesterBear | Reviewed this property |
There was no lobster when we were there in May last year. But we did have lobster in the restaurant in The little bay. Not brilliant though. The food at The Carribean Kitchen is gorgeous and you couldn't have a more amazing... More
23 March 2017|
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Response from grace1381 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not sure if they accept the credit cards at the Castara Retreats. It is safer just to have cash (just in case that they didn't accept the card). We paid cash in all the restaurants in Castara. As far as prices, the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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: +1 868-687-7711
  • E-mail
Open daily from 11am-10pm. For reservations call 687-7711. 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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