A popular destinations for those who consider themselves to be "foodies," fortunately Boucan opens its doors to both guests of the resort and those who are not. They consider themselves to be the pioneer in cacao cuisine, and most can't wait to view a menu in which every offering consists of chocolate.


The bountiful and rare type of cocoa harvest from the resort's property inspires the menu. You'll find the subtle spice in almost every dish, sometimes as a delicate infusion, as the kitchen staff plays around with its use in both sweet, savory, and spicy dishes but always in a natural, healthy, and exciting harmony. You can bet that every meal is made to order, with the freshest ingredients available, and always local when possible.

Boucan is a grill where they proudly serve their take on International cuisine. The style of dining and service here is considered to be informal. This location is open for both dinner and lunch, so give it a try. You might discover some dishes that you fall in love with.


Due to the elegant appeal of this establishment, you might expect it to be for adults only. In reality, it is chic but casual and families are more than welcome to dine here, but parents should be warned that the high elevation and rocky surroundings mean monitoring your children at all time is necessary for their safety. There are 50 tables, but more can be added when the restaurant has been notified in advance.


This restaurant is a part of Hotel Chocolat, which is located within the northern part of Cocoa Juvenate Spa, a neighborhood in the vicinity of downtown Soufriere; it is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of Soufrière.

This part of Saint Lucia has a spread of popular attractions, making it quite a vivacious destination. Two of the closest visitor favorites from this particular dining option include Sulphur Springs Park and Tanzanite Heights Waterfall, both of which are within a quick trip of the restaurant.

One reason tourists are spotted roaming the area near this restaurant is Jalouise, where tired travelers can recharge on the warm sand.

Nearby Restaurants

If you are trying to find another restaurant in the area with some similar menu items or a similar price range, there are several nearby places to consider, including Dasheene Restaurant and Bar. It is located a few hundred yards from Boucan.

On the other hand, if you're in the mood for a change of pace, this region of Saint Lucia provides an impressive range of dining establishments that will be sure to satisfy almost every type of diner. For example, you might also consider trying Caribbean cuisine at The Great Room, which is located right on the beach.

Hours and Other Info

To dine in this fine establishment, be prepared to spend between $30 and $45(USD) for the main course alone.

Start your day with breakfast between 7:00 and 10:00 a.m. Lunch is served between noon and 2:30, and dinner is from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dinner reservations are recommended.

Contact Info

Location: Rabot Estate, Cocoa Juvenate Spa, Saint Lucia

Phone: (758) 572-9600




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