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Oistin's Friday Night Fish Fry

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Address: Oistins Fish Market, Oistins, Barbados
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A Barbados must do

Fantastic food, live music and entertainment and a fun atmosphere. An authentic Barbados experience. Can get very crowded but feels mostly safe.

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Brighton, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Fantastic food, live music and entertainment and a fun atmosphere. An authentic Barbados experience. Can get very crowded but feels mostly safe.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I happened to be in Barbados during the fish festival and it was amazing! From the music to the food to the locals it was awesome!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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Bit hectic. Husband loved it I wasn't so enamoured. Was expecting more stalls with local crafts but was disappointed.

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Windermere, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Literally a made-to-order food market. Countless street ventures all grilling local food. The atmosphere is friendly, all outdoors and very crowded. Very family friendly but again very congested. Live music, DJ and dancing in an outdoor pavilion/stage. We ate grilled lobsters from 'Chillin and Grillin' vendor. It was tasty but the serve was slow... lots to take in while you... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great way to experience some local culture. Grab a rum punch, grab a banks, and start dancing. The performers' routines were funny and well executed. Truly inviting experience.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would suggest that you make your own way there by inexpensive buses and choose a restaurant that you fancy. The organised trips do not seem to be good value. We had really nice food and stayed quite late to ensure the dancing and rum cocktails.

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Thank DSRLondon
Shediac, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited fish fry on a Friday. Vendors are nice but push hard to get you to their "restaurant"...The meal was good - try the macaroni pie, it was excellent. Jerk chicken was also good, but not the same as in Jamaica. Service was ok, if somewhat slow. But worth the visit...music was good, ambiance also interesting. And saw an interesting... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

attended on good friday surrounded by friendly local people with lots of reasonable food and drink on offer ,would recommend watching the sunset on the pier and watch the turtles being fed,then try flying fish

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone I spoke to before I went to Barbados said I had to visit the fish market at Oistins on a Friday night. Undoubtedly the place is popular and far for me to suggest others will not like it, however, having visited during the day beforehand, I would probably not eat here based on a lack of hygiene standards. Again,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this Fish Fry on Good Friday. It was quite crowded, but still possible to get places at some tablea without too long a wait. The food was good but not amazing. Especially for the price. They were out of several things on the menu -- flying fish, shrimp -- and yet we were relatively early in the evening.... More 

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