Caribbean Cuisine on Dominica

The cuisine of the Caribbean is lovingly savored by newcomers and locals, particularly for using flavor-enhancing spices, native produce, and some of the best seafood in the world. If you're wondering how common it is, there's dozens of restaurants for this style of food alone.

With options including everything from the very casual atmosphere at Riverstone Bar and Grill to the lovely dinner service at Banana Tree Bar & Grill, you could encounter a dish you'll return for again and again.

Below, you can read more about the wide selection of Caribbean eateries awaiting Dominica's guests. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Zandoli Dining Room

(767) 446-3161

Zandoli Dining Room

Zandoli Dining Room, on the premises of Zandoli Inn, is located on the island of Dominica, near Berekua; it is approximately seven and a half miles (12 kilometers) to the southeast of Roseau. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Caribbean food and chicken, but wouldn't you know they're also masters of seafood.

Guests can choose to dine out on the patio surrounded by the verdant tropical garden, while indoors the simple scenery allows you to pay all of your attention to the fabulous food.

Rodney's Wellness Restaurant

Soufriere | (767) 245-4725


Located toward the center of Soufriere, in the same area as Scotts Head Village, Rodney's Wellness Restaurant is on Carrod's Garden. If you're wondering, Roseau is to the north-northwest. Do you just have to have health food during your visit to Dominica? If you say yes, make this restaurant a permanent plan in your vacation agenda.

Riverside Cafe

La Plaine | (767) 446-1234

Riverside Cafe, part of Citrus Creek Plantation, is found near the middle of La Plaine, a village on Dominica; 8.9 miles to the east of Roseau. When you have a taste to mate Caribbean dishes with French panache, this dining establishment is dishing up both.

At Riverside Cafe, you may enjoy your meal under the open riverside veranda or at a wooden table in the garden. They do not use any chemicals and utilize their garden products. A variety of soups, salads, fish, chicken, beef, and desert items are offered along with French wine, Caribbean wine, espresso coffee, and free WiFi.

Jungle Pavilion Restaurant

(767) 446-1789

Jungle Pavilion Restaurant, which is part of Jungle Bay Resort & Spa, can be found 1.2 miles south-southeast of Delices; it's 8.7 miles to the east of Roseau. Seafood (of course) and Caribbean style eats are an outstanding combo at this unique dining option.

The Pavilion restaurant is immersed in the tropical island surroundings with a royal palm tree protruding through its roof, set in an octagon-shaped open dining room surrounded by a tropical forest and overlooking a stone pool and the ocean.

Pagua Bay Bar & Grill

Marigot | (767) 445-8888

Pagua Bay Bar & Grill

Pagua Bay Bar & Grill, which is part of Pagua Bay House, is a good choice that's worth considering if you're going to check out the island; it is 0.7 miles to the southeast of Marigot. Although some delight in the general selection of Caribbean-inspired cuisine, the kitchen at Pagua Bay Bar & Grill serves up an awful lot of seafood and tacos.

Inside Pagua Bay Bar & Grille is a cosmopolitan setting, while outside on the deck guests enjoy a true tropical setting, including wooden deck chairs and a view of the ocean. The restaurant is often described as barefoot chic. They have bar seating for eight, four tables that seas four, and four tables that seat six.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Banana Tree Bar & Grill Downtown Roseau Caribbean (767) 448-5433
Breadnut Restaurant and Bar 0.9 mi. North of Central Grand Fond Caribbean, Eclectic (767) 616-1886
Cartwheel Cafe Downtown Roseau Caribbean (767) 448-5353
Coral Reef Restaurant Calibishie, Northern part of Dominica Caribbean (767) 445-7432
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
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
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

Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

If seeking variety within the same genre, there are similar flavors to be experienced at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Zamaan Restaurant (767) 446-1010 Creole 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grand Fond
Italia Restaurant (767) 440-4837 Creole Downtown Roseau
Roxy's Restaurant (767) 448-4845 Creole 3.7 mi. East of Central Canefield
Roger's Bar and Restaurant (767) 448-7851 Creole 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scotts Head Village
Papillote Rainforest Restaurant (767) 448-2287 Creole 0.5 mi. North of Central Wotten Waven
Ocean Terrace (767) 448-2638 Creole 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
River Rock Cafe -- Creole 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Roseau
Chez Wen (767) 448-6668 Creole 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scotts Head Village
Kalinago Village Cafe (767) 445-7979 Creole 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Waraka
Balisier (767) 449-8800 Creole Downtown Roseau

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to have Caribbean cuisine on Dominica are those you catch sight of - or scent of - during your exploration of different cities. That being said, it doesn't hurt to have a handful of favorites in mind. To find out more information about the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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