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Swinging Doors

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Corner of Windwardside | opposite Big Rock Market - Saba, Windwardside, Saba
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Saba
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

BBQ dinner nights are the best in Saba, and you can smell it all over the island. Great service and great atmosphere!

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Thank Barb K
Marquette, Michigan
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They only cook Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday, but the food is great! Especially recommend the Sunday steak dinner -- great rib eye steak cooked to order. Friendly owners, friendly waitress!

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Thank snowyowl49855
Illinois
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended each day with a visit to the Swinging Doors. Its a great place to have a few drinks and meet other people. If planning to have dinner, be sure to reserve your plate earlier in the day.

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Thank ilmanrd
Warminster, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been recommended this place by several people, so maybe we just ate there on a bad day. It was a Tuesday evening there was no-one else eating and a few people at the bar although it was only 7.30.I ordered the chicken and my friend had the ribs, both were probably reheated and dry, quite disappointing. Christina who... More 

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Thank Libby1609
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Good old fashion barbecue .... the price was cheap and portions huge! The lady from the Philippines was such a gem! Loved it! Lots of locals and expats.

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Thank banderella
Port Colborne, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a must on any night but especially on Fri. Fantastic ribs & chicken with all the fixins. Everyone is there so make a reservation in advance for Fri and don't get left out.

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Thank innsbruck76
Burlington, Canada
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77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Quote simply the best steak I've ever enjoyed at an incredibly reasonable price, BBQ'ed to perfection by Eddie on hosting enormous charcoal grill. Reserve ahead ... steak night is only on Sundays.

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Duxbury, Massachusetts
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Eddie does a great job of preparing and serving tasty home made style meals; this time around we had the combination BBQ Ribs and Chicken over rice. It was filling and very good. Locals and tourists alike eat here, it's not fancy, but it's authentic and that makes it all the much better! Make reservations in advance and tell them... More 

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Thank SYTrustMe
space coast, florida
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A typical caribbean eating place - not fancy, and with a limited menu (sunday steaks, tuesday and thurs chicken and ribs) BUT the food is AWESOME! heaping portions of home made goodness! friendly staff and a super relaxed atmosphere. You know it's good when the locals eat here, and it's not geared towards the tourist trade. definitely check it out!

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Thank akeim1
Falls Village, Connecticut
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great place, friendly people who go out of their way to be sure you have everything you want! The BEST barbecue chicken and ribs. We are regulars and are always sure to bring all of our visitors there for a great meal. Not fancy but really good food and nice atmosphere! Don't miss it when visiting Saba!

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Thank Wakerobinspring12

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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?