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Tapas On The Bay

Rodney Bay Waterfront | St Lucia, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia
+1 758-451-2433
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (273 reviews)
“flatbread” (27 reviews)
“paella” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Caribbean, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Rodney Bay Waterfront | St Lucia, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia
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1 - 10 of 654 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2018

This was our last meal before leaving St Lucia. The views are beautiful over looking the bay. When we went around 2pm the restaurant was pretty much empty. We sat outside facing the waterfront looking at yachts going past. We had brushetta and patatas bravas...More

Thank Vidya K
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Vidya, thanks so much for sharing. Such a shame that you found us on your last day! Hopefully you'll return to Saint Lucia another time so that you can experience our cocktails and desserts!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was my first time at Tapas on the Bay and the ambiance, service and food were exceptional! Our waiter was very efficient, patient and friendly. Despite the fact that we kept him after closing time did not affect the service he provided. Unfortunately I...More

Thank Carly K
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Carly, thanks so much for sharing your review, we're delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us, and will definitely pass on your comments to the team. Thanks again.

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had two lovely evenings at this restaurant enjoying good food and good music. The restaurant itself is stylishly decorated and sits on the waterfront overlooking the bay. The dinner menu offers a relatively small but interesting range of dishes all of which were cooked...More

Thank Polly08
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Polly, thanks so much for sharing your experience. It's always great to receive such a detailed review because it really allows us to pin down exactly what we should be doing differently. I'd like to address a couple of your points, as much for...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

We went here twice in 5 days. Once for lunch and once for dinner. We were a party of 8. Everyone-even picky teenagers found something they loved.More

Thank Liz P
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Liz, thanks so much for sharing, we always say that with so many options for dining in Rodney Bay a repeat visit, especially within such a short stay, is a real compliment. We appreciate your business, and hope to see you again on your...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Personally I was disappointed although others in the apart seemed happy enough. I found the ambiance somewhat disturbing with two local 'tramps' sitting in the corner opposite me while we were all eating and drinking copiously...I gather they are always there! The dishes varied in...More

Thank Penny G
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Penny, thanks for sharing your feedback. I'm sorry that your experience was somewhat marred by our neighbours. The gentlemen to whom you refer actually look after the dinghy dock for those customers that come over from the marina, so yes they are almost always...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This place is conveniently located by the mall. We ordered cocktails and dinner. I had the fish of the day and my husband ordered the ribs. The fish was great but the ribs were just ok. The night we went there was a beautiful full...More

Thank Mstheisen
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks so much for sharing your experience with us. We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, and the ambience, and sorry that the ribs did not wow your husband. We hope to see you again on your next visit.

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The food and service was exceptional. I highly recommend if visiting Rodney Bay. I visited on 2 separate nights and thoroughly enjoyed the food both times. I will definitely go again when next I visit St. Lucia.

Thank Karen C
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Karen, thanks so much for sharing, we're glad that you enjoyed both of your meals with us, and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful. Came for a recommendation from a friend. It was all I was looking for. Reaching the door you can already hear the Spanish music. When you reach inside you get this Spanish feeling from a sexy bartender telling you hello with his Spanish accent...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thanks so much for sharing, we're glad that you enjoyed your cocktails with us, and will certainly pass on your feedback to the team. Hopefully next time we can entice you to stay for dinner too!

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our dinner here. The tapas were tasty and fun. The shrimp past was one of my favorite meals in St. Lucia. The coconut milk gave it a uniquely Caribbean flavor. The service was attentive and the prices reasonable compared with other St. Lucia restaurants....More

1  Thank Jeff K
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Jeff, thanks so much for sharing. We're glad you enjoyed your Tapas experience, and look forward to seeing you again next time!

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Group of 11 ate and drank - a lot - for under 600US. We just ordered appetizers upon appetizers... I think we tried each app. We just ordered and they just kept bringing them. We shared and passed the food around which made for a...More

Thank cooldaddio
Rosemary J, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi there, thanks so much for taking the time to post a review. It sounds like you had a great time at Tapas, and we're delighted that you managed to try practically the whole menu! It sounds like you visited whilst Rob Zii Taylor and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 18:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rodney Bay Waterfront | St Lucia, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Gros Islet Quarter  >  Rodney Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 758-451-2433
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Description
With its Spanish-inspired decor and menu of 'little dishes from around the world', Tapas On The Bay is tucked into a breezy corner of Rodney Bay marina lagoon, where a steady breeze blows across the calm waters and cools its spacious covered deck. The long, Soufriere stone clad bar is perfect for enjoying a quick lunch or dinner, and the secluded location makes Tapas On The Bay a great place to relax and chill out. Taking traditional tapas as a base, Chef Rosie incorporates Caribbean and international influences, creating innovative new bite-sized dishes with local ingredients and flavours, serving them on sharing platters for a very social eating experience. There are also plenty of delicious entrees and yummy desserts to round out the menu. Throw in some excellent wines, three different types of sangria and boozy cocktails by the jug, and Tapas On The Bay could be your next favourite dining spot in Saint Lucia.
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