At a Glance:
VacaBar is a bright, colorful, and cheerful little spot right on kite beach. The menu is meticulously written out by hand on a chalkboard and bright pink sarongs hang from the backs of the bar stools. The wind Cabarete is so well known for flows right through this open dining room. It’s breezy.
Plus you gotta love all the details… The bills come on kitchen utensils… the wind-up toys on the counter… the fries in mason jars… this place is full of little giggly touches.
Vacabar’s specialties are breakfast and burgers. You do pay a bit for the beach location, but let me tell you, it’s well worth the extra.
We came for the eggs Benedict. It had been 2 years since I’d had eggs Benedict, and I don’t know that there’s anywhere else to get them in town. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves and won’t have to tell you I was not disappointed. (above you’ll see the avocado and below the Ham)
We’ve also had their burgers, which are melt-in-your-mouth awesome, including the veggie burger. That’s right, even those meat devourers out there will like this veggie burger.
If you really want to treat yourself, go for the teriyaki chicken plate. I didn’t try it, but the table next to me did and called out the chef to compliment him. Not even lying. (I did take a picture though)
They also do all kinds of yummy and healthy snacks, like veggies and dip.
Camille is the founder, owner, and main tender of Vacabar. She is as bright and colorful as the bar she runs and even as you’re longing for your morning coffee to open your eyes, she is already sporting a bright smile.
Indeed most of her clientele are locals who love her; it’s a bit out of the way for normal tourist traffic, and the aparta/hotel it’s attached to boasts a kitchen in most the rooms. But that hasn’t stopped her from cultivating a loyal following.
So if you’re in town, don’t miss out!
If you’re feeling playful or need a bottomless coffee, if you’ve just finished kiting and your muscles need a refill, if your mood needs a little pep, come say hi to Cami. :)