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“Really nothing special”
Review of Roots

Roots
Cuisines: Salvadoran
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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is not really pretty although it could be. The food is average. I had fish in coconut sauce and I couldn't taste any coconut unfortunately. My boyfriend had fish in the peanut sauce and it wad average as well. It's a place that you go to to get full, not to enjoy really.

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

We tried the lobster tails and piña colada! THE HEAVEN! the order was taken/served really fast. It's a place in front of the beach easy to access. If you are in Bastimentos do not hesitate!

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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

On the waterfront in Basimentos, you can get a water taxi to drop you and collect you from their own dock.

The staff were friendly and cheerful and the Caribbean style food is decent but not amazing. Possibly a little over-priced - mains around 12 dollars - but the octopus ceviche was only 5 dollars. A bottle of beer is 2 dollars. Yes it's a little ramshackle but that is part of it's charm. And the setting, sitting out over the water watching the boats go by and soaking up the local ambience, is fantastic.

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Got a boat ride over to this little island. Had read previous reviews I thought why don't we give it a try. Easy to find walked nobody there knocked on kitchen door out popped Isidro lovely chap. Grabbed us a couple of beers told us the menu all homemade , then these guys came into the restaurant at this point we were a little bit tipsy. One guy with his machete a wee bit grumpy, but what's not to love when your merry. Isidro got as a water taxi and of we went on our merry way. Still alive and able to tell the tale

1  Thank Susan P
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

A local spot - saying its the best local restaurant on that point, isnt saying much. It was an experience nonetheless. The bartender was great - social, spoke English.

Make sure you order cocktails not month old wine (I asked before when it was opened before I ordered).

Our chicken came in a bunch of bone filled nuggets. Not sure if it was actually chicken or something else.

They have different prices for locals and tourists. Not very fair so be sure to check the cost.

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