Caribbean Cuisine on Tobago

Restaurant-style Caribbean food is embraced by people from all over the world, perhaps because chefs use flavor-enhancing spices, produce from the land, and the freshest seafood fare. Expect to encounter a good bunch of places that feature it on their menus.

With everything from the very casual backdrop at Marcia's Diner to the lovely breakfast, dinner and lunch at Ocean View Restaurant, there's something special waiting for each traveler and all types of budgets.

The following list allows you to get more details about the numerous places serving Caribbean cuisine to be found. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to discover the details about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Kariwak Village (Restaurant)

Crown Point, Tobago | (868) 639-8442

Kariwak Village (Restaurant) can be found near Bon Accord; it's 7.2 miles to the west-southwest of Scarborough. Fresh seafood and Caribbean panache make a nice pair at this super casual restaurant atmosphere.

The food at Kariwak Village is always freshly made using organic ingredients. Breakfast is a selection of fresh fruits, homemade yogurts, whole grain breads, eggs made to order, and local breakfast offerings like breaded flying fish and smoked herring. The lunch and dinner menus change daily, but there is always a meat, seafood, and vegetarian offerings, and any dietary needs can be cared for if the kitchen is made aware in advance.

Green Moray

Tobago | (868) 660-5268

Located 0.3 miles north-northeast of Speyside, Green Moray is a part of Manta Lodge, and is a logical selection for guests thinking about going to this side of the island. It's 16.0 miles northeast of Scarborough. Speaking of delicious, specialty Caribbean culinary creations, this local spot is particularly known for its salads and sandwiches.

Local favorites including Pigeon Pea Soup, Pelau, and Roti are what you'll find on the menu at Green Moray Restaurant. Hot and spicy is they way they like their food on Tobago, but you can ask for something that won't make your mouth burn if you are so inclined. Their food consists of mostly fresh caught seafood and lobster which has been caught by their own staff!, grilled food such as steak, lamb and chicken with plentiful local side dishes including fried plantain, breadfruit, fresh garden salads made with vegetables that are grown on the estate. Lunches are local dishes such as curry chicken, stewed meats or fresh fish tacos, flying fish sandwiches, burgers and delicious sandwiches.

Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant

Tobago | (868) 660-0505

Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant

Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant, which is on the premises of Cuffie River Retreat, is situated near Moriah; it's five miles (eight kilometers) to the northeast of Scarborough. Considered an informal dining option, it's nice when you're not in the mood to get dolled up.

At the Cuffie River Restaurant, everything is prepared with fresh ingredients often harvested on Cuffie River grounds. Indeed, even the water is piped in from the on-site spring, making it some of the most pure water you will ever have the pleasure of tasting.

Calypso Reef Restaurant At Conrado’s

Tobago | (868) 639-0145 ext. 6

Calypso Reef Restaurant At Conrado’s, which is on the premises of Conrado Beach Resort, is situated 1.2 miles west-northwest of Bon Accord; it is seven miles (11 and a half kilometers) to the west of Scarborough. Seafood (of course) and Caribbean flair make for a bold combo at this completely casual eatery.

Miss Esmie's

Crown Point, Tobago | (868) 639-9516

Miss Esmie's is situated in the vicinity of Bon Accord; it is to the west-southwest of Scarborough. The fresh taste of fish and Caribbean style eats make for a bold combo at this well-liked dining option.

A few choice menu items at Miss Esmie's include Bake & Fish and Conch & Dumpling.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Calypso Reef Restaurant At Conrado’s 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Bon Accord Caribbean (868) 639-0145 ext. 6
Caribbean Bistro 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Mt. Irvine Caribbean (868) 639-9667
Chef's BBQ 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Bon Accord Caribbean (868) 631-3000
Cuffie River Nature Retreat Restaurant Central Tobago Caribbean, Creole (868) 660-0505
Green Moray 0.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Speyside Caribbean (868) 660-5268
Jemma’s Seaview Kitchen Treehouse 0.0 mi. Northeast of Central Speyside Caribbean (868) 660-4066
Kariwak Village (Restaurant) 0.9 mi. West-Southwest of Central Bon Accord Caribbean, Vegetarian (868) 639-8442
King’s Bay Café 0.4 mi. East of Central Marsh Harbour Caribbean, Eclectic, Vegetarian (868) 771-2716
Marcia's Diner Bon Accord, Western part of Tobago Caribbean (868) 639-0359
Miss Esmie's 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Bon Accord Cajun, Caribbean, Creole (868) 639-9516
Ocean View Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Mt. Irvine Caribbean, International (868) 639-0191
Old Donkey Cart 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Scarborough Caribbean (868) 639-3551
Tempo Restaurant & Pub 0.3 mi. Northwest of Central Bon Accord Caribbean (868) 631-8961
The Steak & Lobster Grill 1.4 mi. West of Central Bon Accord Caribbean (868) 639-8533 ext. 34

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Cafe Havana

If seeking variety within the same genre, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Cafe Havana (868) 639-2357 Cuban 1.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Scarborough
Sharon & Phebs -- Trinidadian 1.9 mi. Northwest of Central Speyside
Seahorse Inn (868) 639-0686 Creole 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Mt. Irvine

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to try Caribbean food on Trinidad and Tobago are those that you run into naturally while trekking the town of your choice. But, keeping a handful of viable options in your plans, may put everyone's minds at ease. To learn more about the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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