The Caribbean is known for its beauty and what could be better than a great meal while looking at a fantastic view. There are plenty of beachside eateries throughout the Caribbean but here are a few of our top picks for the best oceanside restaurants in the Caribbean for all different budgets.
Located right on the water, this restaurant requires reservations up to several weeks in advance for the best tables. Meals here cost about $125 per person for the two course meal and an additional $25 for a three course meal. The staff is friendly, the food is great, and the view is perfect. Those on a budget might prefer to enjoy adult beverages in the lounge (starting around $15) and watch the sunset from the terrace instead of eating an entire meal here. Come around 7 p.m. to watch the daily tarpon feedings.
Le Ti Provencal
This friendly local eating establishment focuses on French and Mediterranean cuisine and also specializes in seafood. The fish used are both local and fresh. This restaurant is located directly on the beach and received a 2013 Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. The food can be a bit on the expensive side but is delicious nonetheless. Lemon Meringue tart and queen trigger fish are among the recommended house specialties.
This beachside restaurant features French food made from scratch. The wait staff is friendly and the food is fresh. Prices at this establishment range from around $35-52 for meals. Advance reservations are recommended if your party would like a table overlooking the lagoon.
Cuz’s Fish Shack
Despite their limited selection, this place on Pebbles Beach is highly popular with both locals and tourists alike. It offers sandwiches in the parking lot off the beach and is well worth the wait in the sometimes long line. The house specialty is the only menu option. Marlin fish cutters or sandwiches are sold here at a price of about $4.50, so this makes an affordable meal or snack for beach goers. Beer costs an additional $1.50. Eggs, cheese, and/or salad can be added to the sandwiches without any additional charges. Even if you might not be able to see the ocean from the business, you can always take the cutters down to the shore and eat them there.
Blanchard’s Beach Shack
A good ending to a long day at the beach, this causal eating establishment is one of the top-rated spots on the island. The pulled pork, jerk chicken, and Greek salads are all highly recommended. After picking up your food from the counter, have a seat at the umbrella covered tables and enjoy. Rental lounge chairs are also available for $3 each. While the laid-back informal style of dining may not suit everyone, this restaurant is nonetheless a good value at around $5 per person.
Waterlot Inn Restaurant
This charming yet elegant eatery is perfect for a fancy night out. Among the oldest restaurants in Bermuda, this place features knowledgeable bartenders and splendid ocean views. Come hungry as tenderloin medallions, crab cakes, and steak fillets are all among the suggested entrees. Business casual attire is best, but dressing up won’t come amiss either. Reservations are recommended as the restaurant can be crowded at times. In the cooler months of the year, it is best to bring a sweater with you as breezes off the water can be cause the temperatures to drop. Prices tend to be on the upscale side, so plan accordingly.
Blue Mahoe Restaurant
Located right on the beach this midrange place is secluded and peaceful. It features excellent cuisine and a highly attentive wait staff. The jerk chicken Alfredo, lobster pot, and jerk fish tacos are all suggested entrées, though the lobster is naturally one of the more expensive menu items. Vegetarians are catered for here as well.
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