Creole Cuisine in Port of Spain

If you're a big fan of Creole cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a few restaurants on Trinidad and Tobago where you can try some.

With plenty of variety, from the informal setting of The Marquis Restaurant to the simple cafes where drinks are just as important to dinner as the chef-prepared favorites, you're sure to locate a menu item you'll return for again and again.

Use the list below to scan and read details about the small set of popular Creole places that you may come across during your vacation. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see the full article about its location, ambiance, and more.

Veni Mange

Woodbrook, Trinidad | (868) 624-4597

Veni Mange

Veni Mange is located within Woodbrook, near the center of Port of Spain. For those visitors seeking a really excellent Creole meal without a big to-do, this casual, breezy restaurant is a safe bet.

As a Cordon Bleu-trained chef, Allyson Hennessy outlined a creative Creole menu with an unusually scrumptious vegetarian choice of banquet. The authentic dish, callaloo soup, curried crab, oxtail and dumpling stew, West Indian hot pot with a variety of meat cooked in Creole style and vegetable lentil loaf with fruit punch form the main course. To top it with something sweet, pineapple upside-down cake is also prepared to make it a complete meal.

The Marquis Restaurant

Downtown Port of Spain, Trinidad | (868) 628-9000

The Marquis Restaurant, on the premises of Ambassador Hotel, can be found in downtown Port of Spain, in the eastern outskirts of Port of Spain. When you're thinking about an inviting place serving Creole food in a relaxed atmosphere, this informal restaurant fits the bill.

Similar Food

If you seek even more options in this same genre, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Bootleggers (868) 640-8448 Tex-Mex 12.5 mi. East of Central Port of Spain
Monix Grill And Lounge (868) 221-2672 Caribbean 1.1 mi. Northwest of Downtown Port of Spain
Pizza Hut Roxy -- American 1.6 mi. Northwest of Downtown Port of Spain
KFC Columbus Boulevard -- American 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central Port of Spain
D' Bocas Restaurant (868) 627-3474 Caribbean 1.1 mi. Northwest of Downtown Port of Spain
Relish (868) 621-5000 Caribbean 1.4 mi. North of Downtown Port of Spain
KFC Fourth Street -- American San Juan, 4.6 mi. East of Central Port of Spain
Subway Port of Spain (868) 622-7827 American Port of Spain
Battimamzelle Restaurant (868) 621-0591 Caribbean 1.7 mi. North of Downtown Port of Spain
Kam-Po Chinese Restaurant & Lounge (868) 665-4558 American Chaguanas, 12.2 mi. Southeast of Central Port of Spain

Oftentimes, the best cuisines on Trinidad and Tobago are those you stumble upon during your exploration of different cities. But, having the contact info for at least two delicious-sounding restaurants in your daily agenda, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To discover much more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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