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“Never for weekday lunch, only Sunday brunch”
Review of Beach Side Cafe

Beach Side Cafe
Ranked #5 of 34 Restaurants in Frederiksted
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Beach Side Café at Sand Castle on the Beach Hotel offers open-air, seaside dining with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. Our varied menu offers fresh-catch seafood specials along with American favorites and local flavor. Thursday through Monday, service begins for lunch and dinner at 11am and continues throughout the day until 8:30pm. On weekends, brunch is served 10am until 3pm, and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays our outdoor grill serves up burgers, dogs, chicken and Mahi sandwiches. Throughout the week, our bar and lounge serves classic cocktails, draft beer and mocktails made from fresh local juices. Sunny lunches and moonlit dinners topped off with house-made desserts await you at the Beach Side Café.
Reviewed 29 August 2009

Lunch yesterday, horrid. Service? It is exists somewhere, but not here for lunch during weekdays. I had Sunday brunch there a few months ago which is the reason we went back. Certainly, there must be a real chef there on Sunday, but not during weekday lunch service. Limited menu, but I go for the crab cakes. After waiting to order I'm told they are out of that, and oh, by the way, if you wanted fish tacos, well, they're out of that, too. Okay, Plan B. How about a grilled cheese sandwich? Not on the menu, sorry. Okay, daily special, Plan C. A sandwich, two thin slices of cheap, store-bought bread. A few ounces of store-bought "deli" turkey and two slices of cheese with an inordinate amount of store-prepared coleslaw stuffed inside. Of course that made the "toasted" bread soggy and the whole thing was inedible. Thought about taking out the alleged turkey to pack and give to the dogs, but it wasn't worth picking through all the coleslaw. This was served with the daily side, a pasta salad. Twenty-two bow-tie pieces of flavorless pasta does not constitute a salad. My companion had the flat bread pizza and enjoyed it immensely but suggested I try the crust (I was hungry). The crust tasted and appeared to be a frozen product that wasn't even dressed correctly, yuck.

All that said, I will go again for Sunday brunch, but never for lunch and probably won't try this for dinner. It was the least thoughtful menu I've seen and even less thought put into the actual preparation.

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Reviewed 23 August 2009

Enjoyed the grilled chicken sandwich on a wonderful piece of beach. They also had alot of chairs to enjoy the sunset and were very accomodating for day visitors. They brought our food to the beach. What service for a small restaurant.

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3  Thank Caribbeanjunkies
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Reviewed 2 January 2009

Absolutly amazing food set within the most beautiful scenery.

3  Thank AllanRNorth Las Vegas
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