Creole Cuisine in Port of Spain

If you find yourself in the mood for Creole cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to indulge yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of restaurants on Trinidad and Tobago where you can sample some.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the fine dining setting of Botticelli's to the simple cafes whose signature menu items are worth returning for, there's something in store for each visitor and any desired budget.

Use the list below to read up on the small collection of Creole places you'll encounter while vacationing nearby. Click on one of the options to see more important info about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

The Marquis Restaurant

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

Set in downtown Port of Spain, The Marquis Restaurant is a part of Ambassador Hotel, and is a viable option for guests thinking about exploring this neighborhood. For those visitors looking forward to a really excellent Creole meal in a relaxed atmosphere, this mellow, informal restaurant is a great choice.

Veni Mange

Woodbrook, Trinidad | (868) 624-4597

Veni Mange is located in Woodbrook, near the middle of Port of Spain. Because this is a casual dining option, it's perfect for lazy days on the town. Painted in coral tones with louvered windows that help in the ventilation of the ample number of potted plants, Veni Mange is set in decors of a traditional West Indian house.


Valsayn, Trinidad | (868) 663-8733

Located in Valsayn, fairly close to St. Augustine, Botticelli's is a viable choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this neighborhood or the surrounding area. It is north of Chaguanas. This restaurant offers a fine setting with even finer dishes, so those who favor that type of dining as well as Creole prepared meals should definitely consider it. Botticelli's menu covers cuisine from around the world, with specialized Creole, Italian, Cajun, American, and International sections.

Similar Food

If your preferences are flexible, you might like distinctly different, but still related establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Royal Castle St. James (868) 622-1000 American Downtown Port of Spain
The Verandah (868) 622-6287 Caribbean Downtown Port of Spain
Bootleggers (868) 640-8448 Tex-Mex 12.5 mi. East of Central Port of Spain
TGI Friday's Port of Spain (868) 623-9284 American Port of Spain
Royal Castle Chaguanas (868) 671-1000 American Montrose, 13.9 mi. Southeast of Central Port of Spain
The Waterfall Restaurant & Bar (868) 623-0883 Caribbean 1.3 mi. Northeast of Downtown Port of Spain
KFC Arouca -- American 13.5 mi. East of Central Port of Spain
KFC Independence Square -- American Downtown Port of Spain
Chop Chops (868) 622-8989 Caribbean Central Port of Spain
Frankie's Restaurant (868) 622-6609 Caribbean Downtown Port of Spain

Some of the most unique culinary offerings on Trinidad and Tobago are the ones that you happen upon while trekking the town of your choice. Although, you can't go wrong when you learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To read more information about the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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