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Bistro del Mare - CLOSED

Shearwater Resort, Windwardside 10001, Saba
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
18 Feb 2015
“too bad it is not there anmore”
17 Feb 2014
“Restaurant Review”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Caribbean
€€ - €€€
Shearwater Resort, Windwardside 10001, Saba
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11 - 20 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2013

We visited Bistro del Mare twice during our recent visit to Saba. Between the jaw dropping vistas, the inspired menu, the oh so delicious meals (just writing this has me salivating like Pavlov’s dog) and the extensive wine/spirit selection it’s a dining experience you will...More

Thank VeronicaDiver
Reviewed 8 May 2013

We had a wonderful Private Dining experience while at the resort. While I am sure it would have been more cost efficient for the resort if there were other diners, we really enjoyed our private experience. Being off season, does have a few benefits. I...More

Thank djrenna
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Every Monday is their special Thai night. My husband and I gorged ourselves on multiple "small plates" including shrimp satay, ahi tuna (ordered a second plate because it was so tasty!), spring rolls, Tom Ka Gai soup and a huge bowl of edamame. Their Shearwater...More

Thank stork90
Reviewed 7 March 2013

As part of a group of 22 people who had res' for dinner on a Saturday night(Feb 23rd). We were forced to change our plans (on Thursday) due to weather including dinner reservations as we were now scheduled for a late dive on Sat. Sea...More

1  Thank A W
sabashearwater, Owner at Bistro del Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2013

It is never a pleasure to read such a review. Our goal is to meet or exceed customers’ expectations and it is clear we did not with you. I have responded to some of the statements you made in an effort to clarify the issues....More

Reviewed 23 January 2013

High up on the hill, up a steep drive hides a really great hotel restaurant that you might miss if you don't ask. Inside the Shearwater Resort, with one of the best views in the Caribbean, you'll dine on absolutely delicious meals like you'd find...More

Thank Vegasdiveguy
Reviewed 9 December 2012

A necessary element of dinner at Bistro del Ma is the "before" event, magnificent sunsets, a cocktail bar that sets the standard for selection/variety, and the camaraderie of locals, other guests, and the staff. Be sure to ask Taras, Marleni, or the owner Paul to...More

Thank sabadavies
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Bistro del Mar is one of the great restaurants on Saba, with the added benefit of being located on one of the most beautiful spots on the island. Perched 1800 feet directly above the Caribbean next to a grand pool, this in an absolutely amazing...More

Thank Fairbanks07
Reviewed 8 September 2012

Monday night is thai night. Food was delicious. Views were amazing. This restaurant was recommended for this once weekly special dinner. It was definitely an excellent choice. They take credit cards also.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We love Bistro del Mare, one of our favorite restaurants on the island! I highly recommend taking a taxi to the restauarnt as it is on top of one the steepest roads i have ever been on...the taxi ride is an adventure in itself! We...More

1  Thank Shawn W
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Very nice menu. Full bar. A wine list that goes way beyond what you would expect on a small rock in the middle of nowhere. The chef is very talented, and also a nice guy. Apparently, most of the fish is frozen, which seems odd...More

Thank onekbear
sabashearwater, Owner at Bistro del Mare, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2012

Thank you so much for taking time to write your kind review. We are often asked the question regarding where our fish and seafood comes from and of course the perception is being surrounded by water why would in not come from the our waters....More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shearwater Resort, Windwardside 10001, Saba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Saba  >  Windwardside
  • Phone Number: 599-416-2498
  • E-mail
Imagine breathtaking panoramic views, picture perfect sunsets and cool breezes complimented only the by the sounds of surf, soft jazz and exceptional Northern Italian cuisine with a Caribbean flair. We utilize locally grown produce, a wide variety of fresh fish and seafood and work with a network of purveyors who provide us with only the finest foods in the world. Reasonably priced & notable selection of international wines, Join us for A Taste of Thai every Monday and be sure to inquire about other specialty nights. Bistro del Mare has the most extensive bar on Saba and without question the best view. Best known for our martinis and specialty drinks. You won't want to miss sipping a cocktail while watching the sun slip into the Caribbean. Lunch is served daily (except Sunday) from 11:30-3.
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