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Swinging Doors

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Corner of Windwardside | opposite Big Rock Market - Saba, Windwardside, Saba
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Salem
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine going to a family barbecue only without the annoying relatives and you don't have to bring a dish. Your favorite Aunt and Uncle are cooking up either steaks,chicken or ribs depending on the 3 nights available. The plates are made up as soon as you site down with potato salad, BBQ bean. , bake potatoes and a salad. All... More 

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Thank Andrew W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff and fun decor. Convenient place to grab dinner on a budget. $20 BBQ chicken and ribs plus beans and potato salad. Finger lickin' good!

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Thank Colleen K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are on Saba you have to visit Swinging Doors at least once. 3 times a week a Bbq style dinner is served. Choise: chicken, ribs or combo served with salad , Rice and some beans. Sunday steaks only. The ribs were very good! Go!

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Thank Rien A
Rochester, New York
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360 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The guy that runs the bbq grill is a true master. The night for ribs and chicken is really really good. I used to eat here every week when I went to medical school here and it never failed to disappoint.

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Thank TheTravelPirate
Cold Lake, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Eddie the owner is a very friendly guy that makes you feel right at home. He also barbecues a delicious steak if you are fortunate enough to be there for his steak night! The bar is a very cute little place with a wonderful fun and relaxed vibe. Would definitely go back.

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Thank LA_1515
Chicago area
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Eddie is the owner and runs the bar and the smoker. Patricia his wife is onhand in the dining room. We went 2 times during our week vacation for BBQ night. Ribs, chicken or a mixed plate. You need to order your food in advance. It is all smoked on premise in Eddies killer smoker. Lots of homemade side dishes... More 

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Thank Lolafin
Kingston, Jamaica
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

No choice on menu but thats known beforehand. On steak nite its just ribeye steak with baked potato and some mundane salad. The steaks were decent size but in terms of taste were not terrible, not exceptional. Just average. The steaks for all of us were cooked as ordered in terms of doneness. But there was no creativity to the... More 

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Thank James C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant only serves food three nights a week. Chicken/Ribs on Tues and Fri; Steaks on Sun. The owners and their family (who help in getting the meals together) make you feel right at home. The portions are very large and it is good comfort bbq food. The hospitality, the generous portions, the atmosphere... definitely try to get there.

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Thank travelbuddy22
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went on Sunday which is "Steak night". Very simple and very good. You tell them how you want it cook and they cook it perfectly with yummy sides. Tuesday was bbq night. Your choice of all ribs or all chicken or combo. Again, very simple and very delicious. Very nice husband and wife team. Bartender and server were exceptional.

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Thank Ginger M
Gray, Georgia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great grilled chicken or ribs (2 nights a week) with a steak night (on a different night) meaning they are only open 3 nights a week (at least when I was there) with a very limited bar. Reservations are highly recommended (maybe even required)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Windwardside | opposite Big Rock Market - Saba, Windwardside, Saba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Saba  >  Windwardside

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?