11 Best Restaurants in Saba

Bottom Bean Café

$$ Fodor's choice

Saba's answer to Starbucks roasts its own coffee (15 varieties to be exact) and offers mochas, cappuccinos, lattes, and frozen drinks like chais and smoothies. It's more than just a spot to get your caffeine fix, though: salads, soup, sandwiches, ice cream, beer, and wine are also served.

Chez Bubba Bistro

$$$ Fodor's choice
Restaurant Eden, Saba
Restaurant Eden, Outside Deck

On a rooftop amid a lovely garden strung with fairy lights, this unpretentious bistro and wine bar specializes in creative tapas, artisanal pizzas, and hearty steak and lobster plates. On Thursdays it presents the "Different Taste Saba" program, during which students from the Saba Comprehensive School prepare prepare meals in order to gain hands-on experience.

Queen's Garden Restaurant

$$$ Fodor's choice

In a lovely garden with sweeping views, this dimly lit venue is perfect for cocktails at the outdoor bar overlooking the resort's pool and a romantic meal, especially in the Bird's Nest, a tree house with private dining. Wherever you sit, expect excellent service to go with the superb Saban lobster, which can select from their tank.

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Scout's Place

$$ Fodor's choice

The menu at this spacious, fun-loving restaurant and bar features an eclectic selection of Caribbean and international dishes, including a surprising number of Asian specialties. The happy hour with tapas and the frequently held culinary theme nights are very popular with both locals and international students from the island's medical school.

Tropics Café

$$ Fodor's choice

This popular indoor–outdoor clifftop and poolside eatery at Juliana’s Hotel draws as many locals as visitors for Saban lobster specials and hanging out in the rollicking Tipsy Goat Bar. Enjoy weekly chef’s specials and a regular menu of meat and seafood mains as well as burgers and other casual bites. 

  

Bizzy Bee Bakery

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Chat with the locals in the town center while you buy sandwiches or something sweet to have with your tea or coffee. The turkey panini and breads (corn, milk, multigrain, and sunflower or pumpkin seed) are also tasty, and there's free Wi-Fi. There's a sister location in The Bottom.

Brigadoon

$$$

The island's longest running restaurant is set in a restored traditional cottage. Enjoy a varied menu of Caribbean dishes, including local lobster and fresh fish and internationally influenced beef, duck, and chicken dishes. Go early to enjoy cocktails and local gossip.

Long Haul Grill

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The place for pizza on Saba has a friendly vibe, a great daily happy hour, a nautical theme, and a cool collection of vintage cameras. It's also favored by big groups of divers, who—like the other patrons—sit at big long tables to dine on pizza with offbeat toppings (try the Big Jim) as well as mac-and-cheese, steak and fries, and other comfort fare.

Lambert Hassell Rd. #8, Saba
599-416–2013
Known For
  • New York–style thin crust pizza
  • Build-your-own burgers
  • Watching sports on TV and playing board games
Restaurant Details
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. No lunch Fri.–Wed.

Pop's Place

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This itty-bitty, come-as-you-are, Caribbean-flavor shack—directly on the water, overlooking the pier in Fort Bay—is cozy and fun, with a bar that resembles a ship. Fast food and sandwiches are on offer (note, though, that Pop's sometimes closes on slow days).

Fort Bay, Saba
599-416–3640
Known For
  • Local hangout
  • Occasional Friday night and weekend music parties
  • Authentic vibe
Restaurant Details
Rate Includes: Closed Mon., No credit cards

Swinging Doors Bar

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A cross between an English pub and an Old West saloon (yes, there are swinging doors), this busy watering hole is famous for its Tuesday- and Friday-night barbecues. Expect plenty of conversation, as it's the spot of choice for local gossip.

Windwardside, Saba
599-416–2506
Known For
  • Massive portions of ribs and chicken
  • People-watching
  • Family-friendly ambience
Restaurant Details
Rate Includes: Closed Mon., Wed.–Thurs. and Sat. No lunch.

The Hideaway

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This popular indoor-outdoor eatery tucked away at the back of Windwardside's Breadline Plaza draws locals and visitors for lunch and dinner during the week. Service is friendly and efficient, and the vibe is casual, fun, and welcoming. Check their Facebook page for cool rotating surprise specials, like johnnycake sliders filled with barbecue pulled pork.