Caribbean Cuisine in Mayagüez

Caribbean culinary staples are favored by all types of travelers, perhaps because chefs use a myriad of spices, produce from the land, and incredibly fresh catches. There's an incredible amount of choices just within this category.

With many options, from the very casual favorite named Pollo Tropical Mayaguez Mall to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Red Flamboyan, there's something in store for each type of traveler and every mood.

Below, you can get more details about the rather large selection of Caribbean eateries available. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to discover the details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Tamboo Seaside Grill

(787) 823-8550

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Located on the island of Puerto Rico, Tamboo Seaside Grill is a good choice worth considering if you're thinking about going to this part of the island. If you're curious, Rincón is approximately two and a half miles (approximately four kilometers) to the south. Seafood (of course) and Caribbean flavors go well together at this fun eatery.

Puerto Rican and American culinary styles come together to create the menu at this relaxed restaurant. Seafood is their best offering, thanks to the fact that the menu is based around freshly caught seafood bought from locally fishermen.

Kahuna Burger Bar

Rincón | (787) 823-5600

Kahuna Burger Bar, on the premises of Casa Verde Hotel, is located on the western edge of the island of Puerto Rico; it is 2.6 miles to the north of Rincón. Don't overlook this restaurant in Rincón when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of hamburgers.

There are over a dozen different styles of burgers on the menu here, such as "The Jerk" which adds Jamaican jerk chicken as a topping, and the Fresh Catch, which features Mahi-Mahi. On the menu, are also salads, chicken wings, and sweet milk shakes.

Royal Palm Cafe

Rincón | (787) 823-7500

Set in the heart of Rincón, Royal Palm Cafe is a part of Rincón of the Seas - Grand Caribbean Hotel, and is a popular choice worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this town and nearby areas. When you and your hungry companions are looking forward to darn good Caribbean food in a welcoming setting, this breezy restaurant fits the bill.

Chef Josue Diaz runs the kitchen at the Royal Palm Cafe, where meals are typically served a la carte, but an occasional buffet pops up from time to time.

Red Flamboyan

Rincón | (787) 823-4508

Red Flamboyan

Red Flamboyan is a logical selection that's worth considering if you're going to be visiting the island. If you're curious, Rincón is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the south-southeast. Salty, fresh seafood and Caribbean cuisine go well together at this informal place.

The menu here features authentic local cuisine that really centers around locally-caught seafood. What sets this kitchen apart is their gourmet presentation.

Fogon de la Curva

Anasco | (787) 826-0096

Fogon de la Curva is located in the heart of Anasco, a town in Puerto Rico; approximately six miles (approximately nine and a half kilometers) to the north of Mayagüez. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Caribbean delights and particularly barbecue, but it's also fawned-over for another favorite, seafood.

With a black and white checked floor and simple wooden tables, Fogon is reminiscent of a 1950s American kitchen -- but the view makes it clear you are dining on a tropical island.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Brasas Restaurant 7.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Fusion (787) 589-9000
Brazo Gitano Franco 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez Caribbean (787) 832-0070
Calypso Cafe Rincón, 11.6 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 823-1626
Carta Buena Rincón, 12.7 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Vegan, Vegetarian (787) 679-2365
Costa Tio Mon 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez Caribbean (939) 272-9095
Dos Vistas 8.1 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez American, Caribbean (787) 868-7794
El Balcan De Dixon Cabo Rojo, 7.9 mi. South of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Creole (787) 254-1248
El Patio Familiar Rincón, 11.6 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Spanish (787) 431-8482
El Tesoro De La Jungla Aguada, 13.0 mi. North of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Latin American (787) 868-4224
Fogon de la Curva Anasco, 6.0 mi. North of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 826-0096
Francisco's 13.3 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Creole (787) 823-0101
Hollys' Cafe Restaurant 2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 833-1100
Kahuna Burger Bar 13.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez American, Caribbean (787) 823-5600
La Ana de Cofresi Rincón, 11.3 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Spanish (787) 823-2450
La Cambija Rincón, 12.0 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez American, Caribbean (787) 568-6702
Martin's BBQ Mayaguez 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez Caribbean (787) 997-5555
Martin's BBQ San Sebastian Potala Pastillo, 13.6 mi. Northeast of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 280-2300
Palermos Restaurante 10.8 mi. Southeast of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, International (787) 892-7107
Pijay's BBQ Rincón, 11.4 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez American, Caribbean (787) 363-2550
Pollo Tropical Mayaguez Mall 3.0 mi. South of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 832-0495
Pollo Tropical San German 10.8 mi. Southeast of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 892-3354
Pollo Tropical Western Plaza 3.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 265-6365
Red Flamboyan 13.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Spanish (787) 823-4508
Rincon Tropical Rincón, 11.6 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 823-2017
Royal Palm Cafe Rincón, 11.4 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 823-7500
Saltaire Restaurant 13.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 823-3756
Steps Quick Lunch 13.0 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean (787) 504-7877
Tamboo Seaside Grill 13.9 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez American, Caribbean (787) 823-8550
Volkanos Restaurante 12.3 mi. Northwest of Central Mayagüez Caribbean, Spanish (939) 242-8639

Similar Food

If seeking variety within the same genre, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Terramar Restaurant (787) 645-3996 Creole Boqueron, 12.1 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
Café Rústico (787) 834-5653 Creole 0.3 mi. East of Downtown Mayaguez
Siglo XX (787) 833-1370 Creole 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez
Buena Vibra Bar & Tapas (787) 718-0024 Creole Cabo Rojo, 7.9 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
Cafeteraa La Criolla (787) 832-6153 Creole 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez
Las Cascada Restaurant (787) 851-2158 Creole 9.1 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
Los Remos Restaurant and Beach Club (787) 357-7117 Creole Boqueron, 11.9 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
The Spot Sandwhiches (787) 254-1434 Creole Boqueron, 12.1 mi. South of Central Mayagüez
Sorongo -- Creole 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez
Jarama Seafood and Steakhouse (787) 834-7095 Creole 0.4 mi. West of Downtown Mayaguez

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to try Caribbean food in Puerto Rico are those that you find suddenly while walking around during the day. Although, that doesn't mean you can't make a list of specific places to try. To find out more information regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.

 

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