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. When it comes to dress code and level of service, this restaurant's setting is informal. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy both dinner and lunch, so consider stopping by.
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.
Located in Cocoa Juvenate Spa, 1.6 miles south-southeast of downtown Soufriere, Boucan is a part of Hotel Chocolat. Vacationers who are checking out Soufrière might also consider dining here, since it's a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast of town.
This section of Saint Lucia has your choice of landmarks and attractions, making this a vivacious town. Some of the closest landmark sites from the restaurant include Tanzanite Heights Waterfall and Sulphur Springs Park, both of which are just a short drive from Boucan.
One reason tourists visit the area near this location is Jalouise, a nearby beach, where you might nod off after a good meal or a long day.
If you and your group are hoping to find another restaurant in the region with some similar menu items and/or a similar price range, there are quite a few nearby options to consider, including Dasheene Restaurant and Bar. Look for it a few hundred yards to the west of this restaurant.
Then again, if you're in the mood for something a little different, this part of Saint Lucia has an excellent range of dining possibilities that will suit the tastes of nearly every kind of diner. For example, you could also try Caribbean food at The Great Room, which is located right on the beach.
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.
Location: Rabot Estate, Cocoa Juvenate Spa, Saint Lucia
Phone: (758) 572-9600
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