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The Coffee Shop

Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (110 reviews)
“salted fish” (22 reviews)
“toast” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Have just returned from a week in Castara and Chino's was definitely the place to go for breakfast. I had salt fish and coconut bake which were clearly homemade and delicious. Chino is a great host and always made us feel very welcome. We returned...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MID3347
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

If you are in Castara or passing through this is worth a visit. Their coconut bake is out of this world (if you like coconut!!!).

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Sueseee
Reviewed 27 March 2018

As people describe Great for breakfast. The bacon was delicious and the service brilliant. There aren't really pastries - usually a choice of 3 or 4 cakes.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jackie w
Reviewed 16 March 2018

My husband and I were touring Tobago and we came upon this unique little café with exceptional food and ambiance. Wow a must to see when in Tobago. The service is impeccable and the birds are so fun to look at while enjoying a great...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Asha M
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Chenos twice during our holiday. We went on the Saturday evening both times. They have a BBQ and steel drum evening. It is very popular and fills up very quickly so get there early. The food is very simple but...More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank NeilandChrisHartigan
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed breakfast and the steel pan barbeque night at Cheno's. Lovely food, great service with a smile and a clean area. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank dukieboy
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Chenos was one of the first places to tried in Castara, our first time in Tobago. What a find, the breakfast here as others have said was gorgeous, particularly the coconut bake. Cheno was so welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Love the steel...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Missmuffett28
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Cheno’s is great for breakfast as well as lunch. They have the best Americano’s and serve nice sandwiches. They also have a nice patio seating and has a good following.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank asarangi
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We stayed for 10 nights in the smaller of the two apartments owned by Cheno, on the grounds of the Coffee Shop. He and his family live above. The apartment is perfectly adequate for a long stay. It has a very good shower, essential, as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank lindarathome
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Went for the Saturday night barbecue (choice of chicken or fish, and sometimes pork) with lots of sides (rice, peas, potato salad, etc.). Really good deal ($100 TT per person, plus drinks) - fish was perfectly prepared and delicious. Beer, wine and soft drinks available....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Rorinho
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8 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
No, just go along and there's plenty of seating/tables. They are so helpful anyway they'll make sure that you are okay.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Castara
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