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Makara Restaurant

55 Auchenskeoch Road, Buccoo Bay 49, Buccoo, Tobago
+1 868-340-9547
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab” (9 reviews)
“dumplings” (10 reviews)
“risotto” (6 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
55 Auchenskeoch Road, Buccoo Bay 49, Buccoo, Tobago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice friendly staff lovely seafront location this is a modern air-conditioned restaurant with a lot of style but little atmosphere. We ate early evening and were surprised to find we were the only customers - at least we got a good table! Food was good...More

Thank PLewis_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at Makara during our recent trip to Tobago. What a beautiful meal, view, and experience. One flat note, the curried crab and dumplings appetizer at Cafe Bistro Mesoreen was superior to the one at Makara. All else about the experience...More

Thank Sarah_the_F00die
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Nice enough staff, terrible food. Looks nice, nice setting. Empty restaurant says it all. Ordered 5 different cocktails - Pina colada was nice, but full of whipped cream - looked more like a pudding / the rest were disgusting - full of sugar, my wife's...More

1  Thank JamesPopesEye
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We held a private event (rehearsal dinner for our wedding) at Makara for 60 people. The general manager and chef were both available and eager to work out a menu with us that fit our needs. I stopped by the day of and the chef...More

Thank jatw00d
Reviewed 21 December 2017

A pleasant surprise awaited my wife and I when we ate at this restaurant. Food was good, place was well kept, toilets were clean and although it was more expensive than most I would recommend although the crab and dumpling starter was all dumpling and...More

Thank 716penge64
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Some friends and I lunched in Makara last Friday and we were all very pleased with our meal, customer service, decor and ambience. I had the catch of the day in batter which was very good, light and tasty. It was served with salad and...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 29 November 2017

The food here is fantastic. A fusion of European and West Indian cusine. The dining area over looks the Bay where there are fishing boats to be seen while you hear the crashing of waves.

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 23 November 2017

My wife and I dined there recently. The service was attentive and the food exceptionally good for the Island. I dined locally on crab and dumplings followed by goat curry, both local dishes,and my wife on goat's cheese and beetroot salad followed by the grilled...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

To begin...party of 4 including my sleeping 4yr old..they were so kind to let him sleep on the sofas...the food from the chef is one of the n Best I have tasted on the twin island of trinidad and tobago..chef has his own twist in...More

Thank Aleem A
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I don't often say this but if the the dinner experience received is the standard and can be sustained this restaurant is soon going to be one of the best places is have ever been to. Because it was so good i will start with...More

Thank Islandwong
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Auchenskeoch Road, Buccoo Bay 49, Buccoo, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Buccoo
  • Phone Number: +1 868-340-9547
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Influenced by his worldly exposure to restaurants in Europe, Asia and North American Chef Curtis Duke offers a fresh and edgy take on modern, local and Caribbean cuisine. His dishes not only delights the taste buds of his customers but shows creativity, imagination and attention to detail to each dish presented.
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