If you find yourself in the mood for Creole food, you might find yourself with a chance to treat yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of locations on Trinidad and Tobago where you can sample this kind of food.
With so much to try, from the fine dining atmosphere at Botticelli's to the amazing dinner and lunch at Veni Mange, there is something to suit each and every visitor and even for a memorable date night.
Before your trip begins, you can preview the few Creole places you'll encounter during your getaway. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to get further details about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.
The Marquis Restaurant, a part of Ambassador Hotel, is located in downtown Port of Spain, in the eastern outskirts of Port of Spain. When your family is seeking great Creole cooking that's far from prim and proper, this easy going restaurant is a great fit.
Botticelli's is situated close to St. Augustine; it's to the north of Chaguanas. Guests should expect beautiful dishes served in a setting that sticks out in a destination normally ripe with street or bar food. Botticelli's menu covers cuisine from around the world, with specialized Creole, Italian, Cajun, American, and International sections.
Located near the center of downtown Port of Spain, Veni Mange is at 67A Ariapata Avenue. Are you in the mood for hot, shareable plates of food in a beautiful yet informal location? Perhaps you'll like the relaxing atmosphere at this grill. Cordon Bleu-trained chef and owner, Allyson Hennessy, outlines 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 fresh taste of fish and Creole panache are made for each other at this exceptional fine dining establishment. Overlooking the exquisite golf course, Le Beau Rivage Restaurant is the ultimate is casual elegance.
If you're willing to step just outside the box, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at restaurants like these:
|Bois Cano||(868) 622-5765||Caribbean||Downtown Port of Spain|
|The Metropolitan Restaurant||(868) 659-2271||Caribbean||Claxton Bay, Central Trinidad|
|(868) 645-8800||American||1.6 mi. West of Central St. Augustine|
|(868) 665-4558||American||Chaguanas, Central Trinidad|
|Royal Castle Coffee Street||(868) 657-5891||American||San Fernando|
|Royal Castle St. James||(868) 622-1000||American||Downtown Port of Spain|
|KFC Charlotte Street||--||American||Downtown Port of Spain|
|Church's Chicken Port of Spain||(868) 674-3663||American||The vicinity of Port of Spain|
|Royal Castle Chaguanas||(868) 671-1000||American||Montrose, Central Trinidad|
|D' Bocas Restaurant||(868) 627-3474||Caribbean||0.9 mi. East of Central Port of Spain|
Sometimes, the most exciting places to try any cuisine on Trinidad and Tobago are those you catch sight of - or scent of - during your daytime travels. However, jotting down at least a couple tasty-sounding cafes and bars in your daily agenda, will make life easier when no one can decide. To find out more information concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.
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