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“We were hoping for better”
Review of Tapas On The Bay

Tapas On The Bay
Ranked #9 of 84 Restaurants in Gros Islet
Price range: US$10 - US$50
Cuisines: Spanish, Wine Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 14 February 2014

The place is great, right on the water. The service was really fast and the waiter was nice. However, the food was not really good, a little bit too greasy and it was to expansive for what we eat.

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Thank filma400
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BigChefSteakHouse, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Thanks for taking time to post your comments and we are disappointed that your food was not to our usual high standard. Hope you will give Tapas on the Bay another try and please say hello so we can offer you a complimentary drink. Rosie & Marc Joinville

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Reviewed 14 February 2014 via mobile

From the moment we walked through the door the service was really attentive without being too much. The waiter showed us to a lovely table with a great view across the bay. He explained the menu and we ordered 10 separate dishes between 3 of us for 299ECD. The food was of a very good quality - our favourites being the pork, the chorizo, the prawns, the meatballs and the spinach. The food was served with a fresh loaf of bread and olives and was plenty for 3 of us. The service was friendly, helpful and pleasant throughout. The meal was good value for money and I would definitely recommend eating there.

Thank Mel_Tigger
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BigChefSteakHouse, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

We're so happy that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit to Tapas on the Bay, and it is always great encouragement to hear that the food, service and ambiance exceed guests' expectations. We hope to welcome you again to the deck when you are next in Rodney Bay! Thanks for taking time to post your recommendation. Rosie & Marc Joinville

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

Cute, quiet and very tasty food right on the water. Would definitely go back on future visits to St. Lucia.

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Thank nkiern
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BigChefSteakHouse, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Thanks for posting your short but sweet review, and we look forward to welcoming you again to Tapas on the Bay! Rosie & Marc Joinville

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

Narrow bar with eating area bay side - Great drinks menu and good meeting place before eating Tapas. Those interested in sport, TV at the end of the bar.

Thank clivey95
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BigChefSteakHouse, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Happy you enjoyed your visit to Tapas on the Bay and hope you'll join us for s drink again soon. Thanks for posting your recommendation! Rosie & Marc Joinville

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Reviewed 6 February 2014

After a 19 days at sea, all five of us wanted a nice restaurant to celebrate the successful crossing from Tenerife and Tapas seemed to fill the bill.

Beers for some and wine for others arrived quickly and were enjoyed even more quickly. The five of us agreed to order the larger tapas platter for sharing (12 items??) and had great fun selecting our personal favourites. For some reason, the three men each got two selections and the women each got three, but we ended with 11 great choices (doubled up on the prawns!).

Service was quick and friendly, food was great, and location was good.

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Thank CdnBondGuy
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BigChefSteakHouse, Owner at Tapas On The Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Tenerife to Tapas on the Bay is quite a trip! We're so happy you enjoyed your celebration with all your tapas favourites, and would like to thank you for the kind compliments and articulate review. Hope you'll be back in the bay soon! Rosie & Marc Joinville

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