Where to Eat: Top 5 Caribbean Restaurants


From Aruba and Barbados to St. Martin and Jamaica, the Caribbean is known for its unique dining and restaurants. These restaurants are known for their great food, impeccable service, and ambiance; and include everything from outdoor eateries, jerk centers, and romantic restaurants to beach restaurants and grills. We have searched and compiled a list of the best restaurants in the Caribbean for you to enjoy on your next trip.

#5 Chichigua, Dominican Republic

Located directly on the beach, Chichigua is a family run restaurant in the Dominican Republic. Offering an interesting atmosphere and good drinks, the restaurant’s menu is good overall. Dining at this establishment means that you will get to enjoy some of the restaurant’s renown dishes including Mahi Mahi, the coconut flan, pork tenderloin, Mexican beef like taco, chicken, cheese, conch, and homemade dessert all of which are tasty delicious foods.
chichigua restaurant

#4 Le Tastevin, St. Martin

Settled in one of the oldest houses in the heart of Grand Case, St. Martin and overlooking the spectacular bay and the Caribbean Sea, Le Tastevin restaurant is the number 4 restaurant on our list. This Caribbean restaurant is ideal for romantic, business and special occasion dining. Le Tastevin boasts a beautifully decorated dining area that has bright Caribbean colors and the cuisine is French which is ingeniously blended with traditional flavors of the islands. The restaurant’s menu features items such as lobster bisque, tuna tartare, land pork tenderloin, which are absolutely amazing!
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#3 2 Fools and a Bull, Aruba

Coming in at number 3 on the list is Aruba’s 2 Fools and a Bull. This restaurant offers a unique dining experience and is one of the Caribbean’s best places to eat. 2 Fools and a Bull Restaurant features a soothing gray and green decor that is complimented by a fully restored French firewall, the only one of its kind in the Caribbean! The restaurant is a great place to enjoy great Aruban meals plus it offers wine pairing with each menu. In addition to this you will find a fine selection of other beverages including beers to complement your dining experience.
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#2 The Cliff, Barbados

At number 2 is Chef Paul Owens’ The Cliff in Barbados, which is an upscale restaurant that is famous for its impressive setting, creative food, and superb service. Perched on a cliff top, overlooking the tranquil blue of the Caribbean Sea this restaurant features a variety of innovative and creative cuisines and dishes including mouthwatering smoked salmon ravioli with garlic sauce, char-grilled swordfish, Cajun salmon with pesto cream sauce, and grilled portobello mushroom on greens. The Cliff also serves up some sinfully delicious dessert and the impeccable open-air setting is unbeatable.

The Cliff Restaurant, Barbados © by orkneysports

#1 Boston Jerk Centre, Jamaica

At the number 1 spot is the Boston Jerk Centre. Jamaica’s Boston Jerk Centre in Portland is not your typical restaurant instead it is a series of open-air stalls where you can enjoy a variety of mouthwatering meals. Jerking is a centuries-old method of preserving meat and Boston Jerk Center offers the best jerked foods in the Caribbean. At this Caribbean restaurant you can enjoy just about any jerk meal including chicken, pork, spare ribs, sausages, fish and even lobster which is normally served with ‘festivals,’ roast breadfruit or sweet potato. A word of CAUTION: If you cannot tolerate hot and spicy food, Jerk is not for you.

Jerk chicken@The Jamaican Grill © by jetalone

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