Caribbean Cuisine on Dominica

The vast genre of Caribbean cuisine is beloved by people from all over the world, and renowned for imparting savory and sweet combos, incredible fruits and vegetables, and incredibly fresh catches. You won't have trouble finding a place either, since there's an over-abundance of dining options just within this category.


From the informal destination known as Sugar Apple Cafe to the intoxicating breakfast, dinner and lunch at Palisades Restaurant, there is a choice for every type of traveler and even for that special night you're planning.

Below, you can read up on this full list of places serving Caribbean cuisine awaiting Dominica's guests. For each option that interests you, click the name to view the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Sugar Apple Cafe

Giraudel | (767) 448-8839

Set in Giraudel, near downtown Roseau, Sugar Apple Cafe is a part of Exotica. In case you're wondering, Roseau is to the west-northwest. Don't overlook Giraudel when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of coffee.

Palisades Restaurant

Downtown Roseau | (767) 448-5000

Palisades Restaurant

Located near the center of downtown Roseau, Palisades Restaurant is on the premises of Fort Young Hotel, and is a logical selection worth considering if you're going to be visiting this neighborhood. Seeking much-loved local cuisine in a fun and completely informal setting? Then start strolling towards the informal ambiance and service at this grill. <p>The only air conditioned restaurant in Roseau, this eatery features a view of the Caribbean Sea and enjoys a relaxed ambiance.</p>

Ponderosa Tavern

(767) 245-6177

Located near Colihaut, Ponderosa Tavern is a logical selection for you to consider if you're thinking about staying near this side of the island. From the restaurant, Salisbury is approximately four and a half miles (approximately seven kilometers) to the south-southeast. Fresh seafood and Caribbean flair make a nice pair at this friendly restaurant. <p>Ponderosa Tavern is an open air restaurant with patio service. The laid back atmosphere makes it perfect for catching up with friends, enjoying a relaxed meal, or hosting a party.</p>

Lobster Palace

Coulibistrie | (767) 446-6522

Lobster Palace

Lobster Palace is on the same premises as Sunset Bay Club Hotel. Salisbury is less than a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the southeast. Looking to enjoy much-loved local cuisine in an informal, unpretentious environment? Then start strolling towards the laid-back bites and backdrop at this grill. <p>For a diverse menu of unique mixtures, this restaurant is where the traditional European-Caribbean food goes a little further by introducing a Belgian twist.</p>

Peanut Farm Bar & Grille

(916) 705-6887

Peanut Farm Bar & Grille, a part of Barb Wire Bungalows, is a logical choice for people exploring this part of the island; it's 1.7 miles to the south of Portsmouth. Don't overlook this eatery when you just can't help your cravings for tapas.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bamboo Restaurant 0.3 mi. East of Central Calibishie Caribbean, International (767) 445-8537
Banana Tree Bar & Grill Downtown Roseau Caribbean (767) 448-5433
Beau Rive Restaurant 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Castle Bruce Caribbean (767) 445-8992
Breadnut Restaurant and Bar 1.4 mi. Northeast of Central Grand Fond Caribbean, Eclectic (767) 446-1886
Cartwheel Cafe Downtown Roseau Caribbean (767) 448-5353
Coral Reef Restaurant Calibishie, Northern part of Dominica Caribbean (767) 445-7432
Domcan's Cafe 0.7 mi. South West of Central Calibishie American, Caribbean, International (767) 445-7794
Guiyave Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Creole (767) 448-2930
Hibiscus Valley Restaurant 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Waraka Caribbean (767) 445-8195
Jungle Pavilion Restaurant 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Delices Caribbean, Contemporary, Vegan (767) 446-1789
La Flambeau Restaurant & Bar 1.7 mi. South of Central Portsmouth Caribbean, International (767) 445-5142
Lobster Palace 0.5 mi. South of Central Coulibistrie Belgian, Caribbean, Creole (767) 446-6522
Old Stone Grill & Bar Downtown Roseau Caribbean, International (767) 440-7549
Orchard Restaurant Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Creole (767) 448-3051
Pagua Bay Bar & Grill 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot American, Caribbean, Fusion (767) 445-8888
Palisades Restaurant Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Creole, Eclectic (767) 448-5000
Peanut Farm Bar & Grille 1.7 mi. South of Central Portsmouth Caribbean (916) 705-6887
Pearl's Cuisine Downtown Roseau Caribbean (767) 448-8707
Ponderosa Tavern 1.0 mi. North of Central Colihaut Caribbean, International (767) 245-6177
Purple Turtle Beach Club 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Portsmouth Caribbean, International (767) 445-5296
Randy's Restaurant 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Calibishie Caribbean (767) 315-7474
Riverside Cafe 0.3 mi. West of Central La Plaine Caribbean, French (767) 446-1234
Riverstone Bar and Grill Central Dominica Caribbean (767) 449-3713
Rodney's Wellness Restaurant 1.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Scotts Head Village Caribbean, International (767) 245-4725
Sea Surge Restaurant & Bar 1.1 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Contemporary (767) 448-3288
Sisters Beach Bar & Restaurant 1.3 mi. South of Central Portsmouth Caribbean (767) 445-5211
Sugar Apple Cafe 2.8 mi. East of Central downtown Roseau Caribbean (767) 448-8839
The Banana Leaf Restaurant 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Canefield American, Cajun, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Latin American (767) 225-1038
Tickles 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Marigot Caribbean --
Zandoli Dining Room 1.9 mi. East of Central Berekua Caribbean, Fusion (767) 446-3161

Similar Food

Cocorico Cafe

For something different in the same ballpark, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Kalinago Village Cafe (767) 445-7979 Creole 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Waraka
Roxy's Restaurant (767) 448-4845 Creole 3.7 mi. East of Central Canefield
Chef Fontaine Grill (767) 225-1105 Jamaican 1.4 mi. South of Central Portsmouth
L&O Restaurant (767) 449-1357 Creole Mahaut, Central Dominica
Italia Restaurant (767) 440-4837 Creole Downtown Roseau
Ocean Terrace (767) 448-2638 Creole 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Blue Bay Restaurant (767) 445-4985 Creole 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Portsmouth
Zamaan Restaurant (767) 446-1010 Creole 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grand Fond
Chez La Doudou Cafe (767) 449-6575 Creole 0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Salisbury
River Rock Cafe -- Creole 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Roseau

Visitors often find that the best Caribbean restaurants on Dominica are those that you find suddenly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, jotting down the important details of a few different restaurants in your daily itinerary, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To read much more about the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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