Caribbean Cuisine in the Cayman Islands

Restaurant-style Caribbean food is beloved by visitors from all walks of life, perhaps because chefs use tried-and-true spice blends, produce from the land, and gorgeous seafood. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an incredible amount of choices for this type of food alone.

With everything from the very casual atmosphere at Ortanique to the intoxicating breakfast, dinner and lunch at Mimi’s Dock Bar & Restaurant, you could encounter a dish with all the right flavors.

Before your trip begins, you can read more about the large collection of Caribbean establishments awaiting the Cayman Islands' guests. For each option that interests you, click the name to find out more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Kaibo Beach Bar & Grill

Cayman Kai | (345) 947-9975

Kaibo Beach Bar & Grill is situated in Cayman Kai, on Grand Cayman; five and a half miles (eight and a half kilometers) to the north of Bodden Town. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Caribbean cuisine and barbecue, but wouldn't you know they're also known for putting out great hamburgers. <p>A contemporary Caribbean beach bar and grill, Kaibo serves up your favorite comforting bar foods. This includes not only fresh fish, meats, and burgers on the grill, but pizza heated in the outdoor pizza oven. Fresh salads are also available as a side dish or when you're in the mood for something crisp and lite.</p>

Cracked Conch

West Bay | (345) 945-5217

Cracked Conch

Cracked Conch is found toward the western outskirts of West Bay. Seafood and Caribbean flavors both share the spotlight at this noteworthy place. <p>The Cracked Conch makes great use of the local resources for their ingredients from the freshly caught seafood to the spices, island rum and local fruits. An extensive wine and delicious desert menu are also worth your consideration.</p>

South Coast Bar & Grill

Breakers | (345) 947-2517

South Coast Bar & Grill

South Coast Bar & Grill is a good option for people thinking about staying near this neighborhood. From the restaurant, Bodden Town is to the west-southwest. Fresh fish and Caribbean cuisine are an outstanding combo at this completely casual restaurant atmosphere. <p>Seafood definitely rules here, but other offerings such as steak, lamb chops, and pasta are available. Thursday nights the restaurant hosts all you can eat lobster. If you don't find something on the menu that you like, let your server know, and he will likely create a custom meal just for you. The specials change on a daily basis, but the most popular seems to be the lobster fiesta.</p>

Guy Harvey's Island Grill

Downtown Georgetown | (345) 946-9000

Located in downtown Georgetown, Guy Harvey's Island Grill is on the premises of Aquaworld Duty Free Mall. Seafood and Caribbean fare are made for each other at this enjoyable dining option. <p>Locally caught seafood prepared fresh seafood is what shines at Guy Harvey's, from wahoo and butterfish to tuna and snapper. Each day brings a new daily special for the set price of $9.99.</p> <p>Monday: Chicken curry</p> <p>Tuesday: Crab cakes and fries</p> <p>Wednesday: Seafood pasta lobster sauce</p> <p>Thursday and Friday: New York steak and fries,</p> <p>Saturday: Fish and chips</p> <p>Sunday: Penne pasta with lobster</p>

Sol Bar & Grill

Seven Mile Beach | (345) 949-0088 ext. 6201

Sol Bar & Grill, on the premises of Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, is located near downtown Georgetown; it is 2.1 miles to the north of Georgetown. It's worth noting that within the genre of Caribbean-inspired cuisine, this local spot is especially proud of their barbecue and seafood. <p>In addition to sandwiches and soups, Sol Bar & Grill also sells a selection of signature offerings such as Traditional Fish and Chips, a Jerk Pork Wrap, and a Truffle Chicken Sandwich.</p>

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Abacus Restaurant & Lounge 1.9 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Contemporary (345) 623-8282
Alfresco Restaurant 6.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 947-2525
Arbutus Galley 1.0 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman American, Caribbean (345) 943-1100
Beach House 3.5 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 945-3800 ext. 6017
Breadfruit Tree Restaurant Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 928-8990
Breezes Bistro Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Cayman (345) 943-8439
Bus-Side Buffet 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 945-7965
Captain's Table Restaurant 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central West End Cayman Brac Caribbean, Continental, European (345) 948-1418
Champion House Restaurant II 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Cayman, International (345) 949-7882
Chicken! Chicken! 1.7 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman American, Caribbean (345) 945-2290
Cimboco Caribbean Cafe 1.6 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 947-2782
Cobalt Coast Restaurant 6.6 mi. North of Central downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 946-5656
Coconut Joe's 1.5 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 943-5637
Country and Western Restaurant 0.3 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 945-4079
Cracked Conch 7.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Eclectic, International (345) 945-5217
Duke's Seafood & Rib Shack 3.5 mi. North of Central downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 640-0000
Edoardo's 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International, Italian (345) 945-4408
Ferdinand's Caribbean Cafe 3.5 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman American, Caribbean, International (345) 945-3800
Golden Jerk 0.3 mi. West of Central West End Cayman Brac Caribbean --
Guy Harvey's Island Grill Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 946-9000
Hemingways 2.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 949-1234
Hungry Iguana 0.6 mi. South West of Central Blossom Village Little Cayman Caribbean (345) 948-0007
Kaibo Beach Bar & Grill 0.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cayman Kai Grand Cayman American, Caribbean (345) 947-9975
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli 1.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Cayman Brac Cayman Brac Caribbean, International (345) 948-2252
La Esperanza 1.8 mi. West-Southwest of Central Cayman Brac Cayman Brac Caribbean, Cayman, International (345) 948-0591
Liberty's 5.8 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 949-3226
MacDonald's Restaurant 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 945-5212
Mango Tree Restaurant & Lounge 1.0 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Cayman (345) 949-0732
Mimi’s Dock Bar & Restaurant 3.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central East End Grand Cayman Caribbean, Fusion (345) 947-7449
Myrtle's Restaurant 1.1 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Cayman (345) 949-7868
Old Gaol Cafe 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 946-2482
Ortanique Grand Cayman Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 640-7710
Osetra Bay Restaurant 6.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 325-5000
Over The Edge 0.6 mi. West of Central Old Man Bay Grand Cayman Caribbean, French (345) 947-9568
Paradise Restaurant by the Sea 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Asian, Caribbean, Italian (345) 945-1444
Pirate's Point 1.9 mi. West of Central Blossom Village Little Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 948-1010
Rackam's Waterfront Bar and Grill Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Eclectic (345) 949-4373
Rum Point Restaurant 0.7 mi. North of Central Cayman Kai Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 947-9412
SeaHarvest Restaurant 0.8 mi. South West of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 945-1383
Singh's Roti Shop & Bar 0.3 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 946-7684
Sol Bar & Grill 1.5 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean (345) 949-0088 ext. 6201
South Coast Bar & Grill 6.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Bodden Town Grand Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 947-2517
Sunshine Grill 3.5 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman American, Caribbean, International (345) 946-5848
The Bird of Paradise Restaurant 0.1 mi. South West of Central Blossom Village Little Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 948-1033
The Brasserie 0.4 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, Continental, International (345) 945-1815
The Lobster Pot Restaurant Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 949-2736
The Palms Restaurant The Cayman Islands None American, Caribbean (800) 948-1323
The Wharf 0.8 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International (345) 949-2231
Tropical Delight Restaurant 4.7 mi. Northeast of Central West End Cayman Brac Caribbean (345) 948-1272
Tukka East End, Western part of the Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Australian, Caribbean, Fusion (345) 947-2700
Vivine's Kitchen 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central East End Grand Cayman Caribbean, Cayman (345) 947-7435
Wine Down And Gourmet Market 3.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman Caribbean, International, Italian (345) 949-9463

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If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are other categories to tackle, including establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Welly's Cool Spot (345) 949-2541 Cayman 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown
Season to the Bone (345) 326-6094 Jamaican 0.8 mi. South of Downtown Georgetown
Luz's Restaurant (345) 949-4898 Cayman 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
Craft Market Cafe (345) 945-7109 Cayman Downtown Georgetown
Amelia's Kitchen (345) 949-5522 Cayman 0.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Georgetown
The Heritage Cafe (345) 945-6565 Cayman 5.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Cayman Cabana Restaurant (345) 949-3080 Cayman Downtown Georgetown
Blue by Eric Ripert (345) 943-9000 Cayman 3.3 mi. North of Central Georgetown
Rankin's Jerk Pit (345) 947-3155 Jamaican 4.4 mi. East of Central Georgetown
Chester's 939- Cayman Bodden Town, Western part of the Cayman Islands

Or if need even more options for your long visit, find one of the specialties, like the conch fritters offered at Pelican's Reef Restaurant.

Some of the most memorable Caribbean restaurants in the Cayman Islands are those you decide upon spontaneously while trekking the town of your choice. But, writing down the names of some intriguing establishments in your plans, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To learn more details about the dining options available to you, check out this page.

 

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