French Cuisine on Dominica

While staying on Dominica, expect to be overwhelmed by the variety of places to have a hot meal. Fans of French cuisine will definitely want to check out those restaurants specializing in this cuisine. You and your hungry sidekicks will find quite a broad selection of dining options that have it on the menu.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual setting of Blue Bay Restaurant to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Riverside Cafe, you're bound to find something worth sending a postcard about.

Before your trip begins, you can read more about the handful of Dominica restaurants where French food is dished out. For each of the options, click to view more information about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Cocorico Cafe

Downtown Roseau | (767) 449-8686

Cocorico Cafe

Located near the middle of downtown Roseau, Cocorico Cafe is on Kennedy Avenue and Bay Front. As part of their panel of French food, this local spot eagerly offers their crepes and sandwiches.

Caribbean dishes with a focus on its French influences is what Cocorico Cafe specializes in, and the use of fresh and organic products is their passion. Their top selling menu items are coconut curry chicken lunch, Cocorico style jerk chicken, beef stew made in the traditional one pot style. You can also order omelets, savory crepes, sandwiches, and salads -- the Cocorico Caesar Salad is so large it is a meal all on its own.

Blue Bay Restaurant

Portsmouth | (767) 445-4985

Blue Bay Restaurant is a smart choice for guests who are going to explore this side of the island. From the restaurant, Portsmouth is a short distance away to the southeast. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer French delights and particularly barbecue, but wouldn't you know they're also good at seafood.

Romance Cafe

Mero | (767) 449-7922


Romance Cafe is found close to St. Joseph; it's As part of their panel of French food, this visitor favorite boasts about their coffee and desserts.

You can't help but relax when you dine at the open air Romance Cafe, as the soothing sounds of the waves wash over you. Each table is decorated by a local artists, making the decor unique.

Riverside Cafe

La Plaine | (767) 446-1234

Riverside Cafe, which is on the premises of Citrus Creek Plantation, is situated in La Plaine, a village on Dominica; 8.9 miles to the east of Roseau. When you and your traveling companions have a desire to combine French food with Caribbean panache, this restaurant is serving 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.

Le Bistro Restaurant

Downtown Roseau | (767) 440-8117

Located near the center of downtown Roseau, Le Bistro Restaurant is at 19 Castle Street . When the whole group's thinking about a delectable French dish in a relaxed atmosphere, this mellow, informal restaurant is a great fit.

Although the bistro consistently changes its menu in order to account for seasonal fare, you'll find a few tried and true classics are always available such as marlin and mussels fricassee and duck in a wine and ginger reduction.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Blue Bay Restaurant 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central Portsmouth Creole, French, Swiss (767) 445-4985
Chez La Doudou Cafe 0.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Salisbury Creole, French (767) 449-6575
Cocorico Cafe Downtown Roseau Creole, French (767) 449-8686
Le Bistro Restaurant Downtown Roseau French (767) 440-8117
Le Petite Paradise 3.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Roseau French (767) 440-4352
Riverside Cafe 0.3 mi. West of Central La Plaine Caribbean, French (767) 446-1234
Romance Cafe 0.8 mi. North of Central St. Joseph French (767) 449-7922

Similar Food

Palisades Restaurant

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Italia Restaurant (767) 440-4837 Creole Downtown Roseau
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
Pizza Hut Roseau (767) 617-7777 Italian Downtown Roseau
Palisades Restaurant (767) 448-5000 Creole Downtown Roseau
The Banana Leaf Restaurant (767) 225-1038 Creole 6.7 mi. Northeast of Central Canefield
Islet View Restaurant (767) 446-0370 Creole 0.4 mi. North of Central Castle Bruce
Pizza Palace (767) 448-4598 Italian Downtown Roseau
Lobster Palace (767) 446-6522 Belgian 0.5 mi. South of Central Coulibistrie
Tamarind Tree Restaurant (767) 449-7395 Creole 1.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. Joseph

Some of the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms on Dominica are those you casually come across during your daytime travels. However, noting at least a few reliable-looking restaurants on a checklist, might save you in a pinch. To learn more about the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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