The worldwide Zagat guide has just released their second survey results for Barbados. Barbados remains the only nation in the Caribbean to be featured by Zagat, who refers to the island "The Culinary Capital of the Caribbean".

2008/09 Top Honors

Top Food:
#1 Zen, The Cliff
#2 The Tides, Southsea, Champers
#3 Cafe Luna, Josefs, Sitar, The Country Club

Top Hotel Dining
#1 Zen (Crane)
#2 Cafe Luna (Little Arches)
#3 Bajan Blue (Sandy Lane), L'Acajou (Sandy Lane)

Top Decor
#1 The Cliff, Wispers
#2 Zen, Apsara
#3 L'Acajou, Champers, Cafe Luna, the Tides, Southsea, Josefs

Top Service
#1 Southsea
#2 The Tides
#3 Champers, The Cliff, Flying Fish

Top Mediterranean Food
#1 Cafe Luna
#2 Bajan Blue
#3 Lone Star, The Sandpiper

Top Eclectic Food
#1 The Cliff
#2 Southsea
#3 Cafe Luna

Top Bajan Food
#1 Fisherpond, Ragamuffins
#2 Scarlett
#3 Brown Sugar

Top Caribbean Food
#1 Champers
#2 Bajan Blue, Wispers, L'Azure

Top Italian Food
#1 Asiagos, Daphne's
#2 Bellini's
#3 Spago

Top Seafood
#1 Tides
#2 Pisces, L'Azure
#3 Lobster Alive

Best Buys
#1 Ackee Tree
#2 Shakers
#3 Bean n Bagel
#4 Flying Fish