Creole Cuisine on Dominica

While staying on Dominica, you'll be overwhelmed by the diverse set of places to dine. But guests who seek Creole cuisine in particular won't want to miss the various establishments specializing in this cuisine. When it comes to availability, there's more than enough restaurants for this type of food alone.


With lots to try, from the very casual destination known as Cocoatown Cafe to the scrumptious dinner and lunch at Roger's Bar and Restaurant, there is something to suit each and every person in your party and any desired budget.

Take time to browse the wide selection of Creole establishments available. For each option that interests you, click the name to get further details about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Kalinago Village Cafe

(767) 445-7979

Located near the heart of the island of Dominica, near Waraka, Kalinago Village Cafe is a part of Kalinago Cultural Village, and is a viable choice worth considering if you are going to be spending time seeing this part of the island. Marigot is approximately three miles (approximately five kilometers) to the northwest. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit this eatery when you have a strong hankering for salads.

Tamarind Tree Restaurant

Salisbury | (767) 449-7395

Tamarind Tree Restaurant is located near the center of the island of Dominica, close to St. Joseph; it's 1.1 miles to the northwest of Mero. On top of Creole fare, this eatery serves up International food, so it's a excellent option for vacationers who want the best of both worlds.

The open air dining room seats 30 guests, and 20 more can dine out on the terrace. The decor is bright and whimsical with pink hues throughout.

Palisades Restaurant

Downtown Roseau | (767) 448-5000

Palisades Restaurant

Palisades Restaurant, which is part of Fort Young Hotel, is located in downtown Roseau, in the southern outskirts of Roseau. Definitely deemed an informal place to dine, it's often reserved for lazy days outdoors.

Many of the dishes on the menu are sourced locally, such as the pumpkin and ginger soup and most seafood items. Local and international fusion cuisine is their specialty, the epitome of this being their take on Dominica's Provision Pie, and the menu is extensive enough that everyone will be able to find something to suite their tastes.

Lobster Palace

Coulibistrie | (767) 446-6522

Lobster Palace

Lobster Palace, a part of Sunset Bay Club Hotel, is found in Coulibistrie, a village on Dominica; 0.9 miles to the northwest of Salisbury. Are you in the mood for much-loved local cuisine in a friendly, informal setting? Don't miss the laid-back ambiance at this grill.

This open air restaurant offers breath-taking views of the water and faces the sunset. Enjoy the fresh air with their porch or casibo seats. There is also seating for 50 people in side the restaurant.

Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

Roseau | (767) 448-2287

Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

Located near Wotten Waven, Papillote Rainforest Restaurant is on the same premises as Papillote Wilderness Retreat, and is a smart choice worth considering if you are going to check out this side of the island. From the restaurant, Roseau is approximately three miles (approximately five kilometers) to the west-southwest. The general vibe and formality of this establishment is about as casual as they come, which is important because travelers won't need more than comfortable clothes and a healthy appetite to try one of tasty offerings here.

Papillote Rainforest Restaurant serves a selection of Creole-style offerings, locally caught fish, and fresh produce from the island. Wash your hearty meal down with the locally brewed Kubuli beer, the special "Papillote" rum punch, or a fruit juice.

Creole Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
All Nations Bar and Restaurant 0.5 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau Creole, International --
Atlantic View Restaurant 0.5 mi. West of Central Calibishie Creole (767) 277-0893
Balisier Downtown Roseau Creole, Indian, International (767) 449-8800
Blue Bay Restaurant 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Portsmouth Creole, French, Swiss (767) 445-4985
Cafe Mon Plezi 3.7 mi. East of Central Canefield Creole --
Chez La Doudou Cafe 0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Salisbury Creole, French (767) 449-6575
Chez Wen 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scotts Head Village Creole (767) 448-6668
Cocoatown Cafe 0.2 mi. South of Central Portsmouth Creole --
Cocorico Cafe Downtown Roseau Creole, French (767) 449-8686
Guiyave Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Creole (767) 448-2930
Islet View Restaurant 0.4 mi. North of Central Castle Bruce Creole (767) 446-0370
Italia Restaurant Downtown Roseau Creole, International (767) 440-4837
Kalinago Village Cafe 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Waraka Creole (767) 445-7979
L&O Restaurant Mahaut, Central Dominica Creole (767) 449-1357
Lionstone Creole Downtown Roseau Creole, Vegan --
Lobster Palace 0.5 mi. South of Central Coulibistrie Belgian, Caribbean, Creole (767) 446-6522
Ocean Terrace 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau Creole, International (767) 448-2638
Orchard Restaurant Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Creole (767) 448-3051
Palisades Restaurant Downtown Roseau Caribbean, Creole, Eclectic (767) 448-5000
Papillote Rainforest Restaurant 0.5 mi. North of Central Wotten Waven Creole (767) 448-2287
Pumpkins Downtown Roseau Creole, Vegan, Vegetarian (767) 613-3645
River Rock Cafe 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Roseau Creole --
Roger's Bar and Restaurant 0.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Scotts Head Village Creole (767) 448-7851
Roxy's Restaurant 3.7 mi. East of Central Canefield Creole (767) 448-4845
Tamarind Tree Restaurant 1.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. Joseph Creole, International (767) 449-7395
The Banana Leaf Restaurant 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Canefield American, Cajun, Caribbean, Creole, Cuban, Latin American (767) 225-1038
Tia's Bamboo Restaurant 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Roseau Creole (767) 448-1998
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant 0.2 mi. West of Central Calibishie Creole, Vegetarian (767) 285-7100
Zamaan Restaurant 1.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grand Fond Creole (767) 446-1010

Similar Food

Pagua Bay Bar & Grill

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Hibiscus Valley Restaurant (767) 445-8195 Caribbean 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Waraka
Pagua Bay Bar & Grill (767) 445-8888 American 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot
Randy's Restaurant (767) 315-7474 Caribbean 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Calibishie
Purple Turtle Beach Club (767) 445-5296 Caribbean 0.6 mi. Northwest of Central Portsmouth
Sea Surge Restaurant & Bar (767) 448-3288 Caribbean 1.1 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Jungle Pavilion Restaurant (767) 446-1789 Caribbean 1.2 mi. South-Southeast of Central Delices
Bamboo Restaurant (767) 445-8537 Caribbean 0.3 mi. East of Central Calibishie
Zandoli Dining Room (767) 446-3161 Caribbean 1.9 mi. East of Central Berekua
La Flambeau Restaurant & Bar (767) 445-5142 Caribbean 1.7 mi. South of Central Portsmouth
Sisters Beach Bar & Restaurant (767) 445-5211 Caribbean 1.3 mi. South of Central Portsmouth

Visitors often find that the best food and drink options on Dominica are those you catch sight of - or scent of - while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. However, jotting down a handful of intriguing establishments in your plans, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To discover more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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