French Cuisine on Dominica

Almost everywhere on Dominica, you'll be overwhelmed by the wide range of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. If you have a taste for French food in particular, then you should check out those restaurants specializing in this cuisine. Expect to encounter several dining options that have it on the menu.

With so much to try, from the informal setting of Le Bistro Restaurant to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Riverside Cafe, you may very well stumble upon something with just the right elements.

Below, pursue the enticing set of places at which to sample French eats. Click each option to get further details about its location, style, and more.

Cocorico Cafe

Downtown Roseau | (767) 449-8686

Cocorico Cafe

Cocorico Cafe is located in downtown Roseau, just beyond the the center of Roseau. As part of their panel of food with French flair, this visitor favorite likes to suggest its crepes and sandwiches. <p>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.</p>

Blue Bay Restaurant

Portsmouth | (767) 445-4985

Blue Bay Restaurant is a viable option for you to consider if you're going to spend time visiting this part of the island. From the restaurant, Portsmouth is a short distance away to the southeast. Though one might say the overall focus is French cuisine, this visitor favorite is particularly known for its barbecue and seafood.

Romance Cafe

Mero | (767) 449-7922


Positioned in the general vicinity of St. Joseph, Romance Cafe is a popular choice for travelers who are going to be visiting this part of the island. Speaking of delicious, specialty French food, the kitchen at Romance Cafe is known for its coffee and desserts. <p>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.</p>

Riverside Cafe

La Plaine | (767) 446-1234

Riverside Cafe, which is on the premises of Citrus Creek Plantation, is located in La Plaine, a village on Dominica; 8.9 miles to the east of Roseau. If the idea of Caribbean food combined with French makes you hungry, think about this restaurant at some point during your Dominica getaway. <p>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.</p>

Le Bistro Restaurant

Downtown Roseau | (767) 440-8117

Set near the center of downtown Roseau, Le Bistro Restaurant is a smart choice for you to consider if you're thinking about staying near this neighborhood or nearby. For those visitors hoping to find a delectable French dish in a setting that makes you comfortable, this informal restaurant hits the spot. <p>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.</p>

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

Papillote Rainforest Restaurant

If your preferences are flexible, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
L&O Restaurant (767) 449-1357 Creole Mahaut, Central Dominica
Tamarind Tree Restaurant (767) 449-7395 Creole 1.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. Joseph
Tao Restaurant & Lounge Bar (767) 316-6666 Italian Downtown Roseau
Iroc Subs & Pizza (767) 440-4768 Italian Downtown Roseau
Warrow's Seaside Restaurant (767) 285-7100 Creole 0.2 mi. West of Central Calibishie
Ocean Terrace (767) 448-2638 Creole 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Roseau
Balisier (767) 449-8800 Creole Downtown Roseau
Papillote Rainforest Restaurant (767) 448-2287 Creole 0.5 mi. North of Central Wotten Waven
River Rock Cafe -- Creole 2.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Roseau
Cocoatown Cafe -- Creole 0.2 mi. South of Central Portsmouth

Or if you're still looking for that special something, consider sampling a signature dish, such as the crepes drawing people to Stonedge Lodge Restaurant.

Sometimes, the most exciting food and drink options on Dominica are the ones you run into naturally during your daytime travels. However, it's still smart to plan on visiting specific venues. To find out more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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