Barracuda Grill has become the first Bermuda restaurant to join a list of the “most celebrated restaurants across North America”.
It has been given the Distinguished Restaurants of North America Award, which recognises fine dining establishments.
Scott Breard, executive director of the US organisation, said: “DiRoNA is very proud to announce that the Barracuda Grill is Bermuda’s first and only DiRoNA awarded restaurant.”
He said the Hamilton restaurant had “surpassed our criteria of distinguished dining with its exciting menu and extensive wine list. The restaurants relaxed yet contemporary setting is perfectly matched with professional staff and warm hospitality”.
DiRoNA lists more than 650 award-winning fine dining establishments.
In its description of Barracuda Grill, it stated: “This is the place for outstanding seafood and chops prepared with expertise in a contemporary style.
“Proudly winning over ten Best of Bermuda Awards, classically stylish Barracuda features warm mahogany woods, plush banquettes and a sumptuous but comfortable dining room, suitable for power lunches or a romantic tête-à-tête. Join guests at the cozy bar and enjoy cocktails mixed by our award-winning bartender, or one of many wines served by the glass.
“Barracuda Grill has been under the careful guidance of executive chef Derek Myers for 14 years; he is a James Beard House Dinner Awardee. The Barracuda Grill’s lavish and inviting interior hints at a time of luxurious passenger ships, popping champagne corks, and refined dining, all with a fresh passion.”