Virtuoso’s senior vice president of marketing, Terrie Hansen, fell for the food scene in Barbados during a recent getaway. Here, her top picks for island dining:

1) Hugo’s serves fresh Caribbean cuisine in a gorgeous alfresco setting on Speightstown’s beachfront. Some standout items: mustard-crusted sea bass, roasted pork tenderloin, and vegetable Thai curry.

2) For a more casual beachfront experience, we loved The Lone Star for salads and wood-fired pizzas.

3) Rihanna named Daphne’s, another open-air beach spot, one of her favorite restaurants, and it’s easy to see why – great service and an Italian-meets-island menu. Their linguine with lobster is phenomenal.

4) My absolute favorite was The Cliff, set on a series of terraces cascading to the ocean. The menu, plus the extensive wine list and craft cocktails, is fantastic; the service is warm and personable.

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