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Swinging Doors

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$$ - $$$
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Corner of Windwardside | opposite Big Rock Market - Saba, Windwardside, Saba
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Falls Village, Connecticut
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place, friendly people who go out of their way to be sure you have everything you want! The BEST barbecue chicken and ribs. We are regulars and are always sure to bring all of our visitors there for a great meal. Not fancy but really good food and nice atmosphere! Don't miss it when visiting Saba!

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Thank Wakerobinspring12
Claverack, New York, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends live on Saba and they took me here the second night of my stay and I had some of the best Bar-b-q chicken this side of paradise. It was fun and funky, laid back and full of life. A place to go if you're on Saba, just for chance.

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Thank Mathew T
Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure if it's because we recently ate at a BBQ place in Toronto that was just unbelievable, we found the food here to be okay. Service was good we were advised to make a reservation or else we may not get the food as they do a lot of takeouts. They have the BBQ chicken and ribs on Tuesdays... More 

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Salem
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine going to a family barbecue only without the annoying relatives and you don't have to bring a dish. Your favorite Aunt and Uncle are cooking up either steaks,chicken or ribs depending on the 3 nights available. The plates are made up as soon as you site down with potato salad, BBQ bean. , bake potatoes and a salad. All... More 

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Thank Andrew W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff and fun decor. Convenient place to grab dinner on a budget. $20 BBQ chicken and ribs plus beans and potato salad. Finger lickin' good!

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Thank Colleen K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

If you are on Saba you have to visit Swinging Doors at least once. 3 times a week a Bbq style dinner is served. Choise: chicken, ribs or combo served with salad , Rice and some beans. Sunday steaks only. The ribs were very good! Go!

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Thank Rien A
Rochester, New York
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434 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The guy that runs the bbq grill is a true master. The night for ribs and chicken is really really good. I used to eat here every week when I went to medical school here and it never failed to disappoint.

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Thank TheTravelPirate
Cold Lake, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Eddie the owner is a very friendly guy that makes you feel right at home. He also barbecues a delicious steak if you are fortunate enough to be there for his steak night! The bar is a very cute little place with a wonderful fun and relaxed vibe. Would definitely go back.

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Thank LA_1515
Chicago area
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Eddie is the owner and runs the bar and the smoker. Patricia his wife is onhand in the dining room. We went 2 times during our week vacation for BBQ night. Ribs, chicken or a mixed plate. You need to order your food in advance. It is all smoked on premise in Eddies killer smoker. Lots of homemade side dishes... More 

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Thank Lolafin
Kingston, Jamaica
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

No choice on menu but thats known beforehand. On steak nite its just ribeye steak with baked potato and some mundane salad. The steaks were decent size but in terms of taste were not terrible, not exceptional. Just average. The steaks for all of us were cooked as ordered in terms of doneness. But there was no creativity to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Windwardside | opposite Big Rock Market - Saba, Windwardside, Saba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Saba  >  Windwardside

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?