Caribbean Cuisine in the Turks and Caicos

The cuisine of the Caribbean is a delight to tourists and locals, particularly for including local spice blends, produce from the land, and beautiful seafood. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an over-abundance of dining options for food prepared in this style.

With plenty of variety, from the fine dining backdrop at Grace's Cottage to the wonderful lunch service at Danny's Express, there's something for every type of traveler and every mood.

The following list allows you to scan and read details about this full list of places serving Caribbean cuisine to be enjoyed. For each of the options, click to discover the details about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Da Conch Shack

Blue Hills | (649) 946-8877

Da Conch Shack

Da Conch Shack is located in the vicinity of The Bight. Salty, fresh seafood and Caribbean flair both describe the best dishes at this relaxed favorite.

While the specialty item at the Conch Shack is of course conch, it should be noted that all of the seafood is served fresh daily.

Mango Reef Restaurant

| (649) 946-8200

Fabulously fresh fish and Caribbean style eats go well together at this place.

Outdoor seating occurs under bright orange umbrellas that mimic the flaming sun, while inside is a spacious banquet room that provides a much more formal atmosphere.

Jack's Shack

Grand Turk | (649) 232-0099

Jack's Shack

Jack's Shack is a logical selection worth considering if you are going to spend some time exploring the island; it is 1.7 miles to the south of Cockburn Town. As part of their panel of food with Caribbean flair, the kitchen at Jack's Shack is especially proud of their chicken and seafood.

Jack's Shack has a great Jamaican chef and seafood chef who serve up fabulous jerk chicken, local specials and seafood including conch, filleted fish, and shrimp. They have lobster in season and whole fish when available from the local fishermen. Chef Leroy is known as the singing chef and is somewhat of a local celebrity.

The Sand Bar

Cockburn Town | (649) 243-2666

The Sand Bar

The Sand Bar is found in just outside the heart of Cockburn Town. Lovely, mild seafood and Caribbean flavors are made for each other at this colorful restaurant atmosphere.

Local seafood is their specialty. They generally have wahoo, grouper, and mahi mahi on hand in addition to quesadillas burgers, chicken, and rubs. The fish and chips, whole lobster tail, lobster salad, and cracked conch are favored among guests, and they are also known for their homemade Sandbar Burgers. Don't forget to wash it down with their own rum punch.

Coyaba Restaurant

Grace Bay | (649) 946-5186

Coyaba Restaurant, a part of Caribbean Paradise Inn, is located toward the heart of Grace Bay. At this restaurant standards and expectations are high, which means diners who want to indulge, celebrate, or simply experience Caribbean fare will want to check it out.

Coyaba provides its diners a healthy blend of flavorful local dishes as well as some traditional American favorites with a special spin on the recipe of course. Main entrees are known to change daily and include fresh seafood like shrimp or fish. What makes this restaurant so special is the cuisine that is mostly Caribbean with a contemporary take on some island favorites. Some of the spices like saffron are what set Coyaba restaurant apart from the rest.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Anacaona Restaurant 0.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, Vegetarian (649) 946-5050
Asú on the Beach 1.1 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 941-8888
Barbie's Bar Cockburn Town, Eastern part of the Turks and Caicos Grand Turk Caribbean (649) 946-2981
Barefoot Cabana 0.9 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town Grand Turk Caribbean (649) 946-1966
Barefoot by the Sea 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-8000
Barracuda Beach Bar 2.6 mi. Northwest of Central Boton North Caicos Caribbean --
Bay Bistro Restaurant 0.9 mi. West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-5396
Beach House Restaurant 3.2 mi. West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, French (649) 946-5800
Bugaloo's 3.6 mi. South of Central Blue Hills Providenciales Caribbean --
Cactus Bar & Grill 0.9 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 941-8391
Chinson Grill Shack 2.6 mi. Southeast of Central Blue Hills Providenciales Caribbean, Chinese (649) 941-3533
Coyaba Restaurant 0.4 mi. East of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-5186
Crackpot Kitchen 0.9 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 231-3336
Da Conch Shack 5.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central The Bight Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-8877
Danny Buoy's 0.4 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-5921
Danny's Express Providenciales Providenciales Caribbean --
Dolphin Grill 42.8 mi. Southeast of Central Maria Mai South Caicos Caribbean (649) 946-3810
Fairways Bar & Grill 0.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-5833
Fire & Ice 2.3 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, Cuban (649) 946-9900
Flamingo Cafe 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean --
Fresh Catch Local Bites Providenciales Providenciales American, Caribbean (649) 243-3167
Gilley's Cafe 2.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills Providenciales American, Caribbean (649) 946-4472
Grace's Cottage 0.6 mi. West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Asian, Caribbean (649) 946-5096
Guanahani Restaurant and Bar 1.7 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town Grand Turk Caribbean, International (649) 231-3572
Hole In The Wall Restaurant 2.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills None Caribbean (649) 941-4136
Hutchings Restaurant 0.6 mi. West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, Fusion (649) 946-5096
Infiniti Bar Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, Spanish, Vegetarian (649) 946-5050
Jack's Shack 1.7 mi. South of Central Cockburn Town Grand Turk Caribbean, Jamaican (649) 232-0099
John's Restaurant 0.1 mi. South West of Central Cockburn Town Grand Turk Caribbean --
Las Brisas 4.4 mi. South of Central Blue Hills Providenciales Caribbean, Mediterranean (649) 946-5306
Lunasea 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-5900
Macky's Cafe 2.3 mi. Southeast of Central Blue Hills Providenciales Caribbean (649) 941-3640
Mango Reef Restaurant 2.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills None Caribbean (649) 946-8200
Meridian Club Restaurant Western part of the Turks and Caicos Pine Cay Caribbean, International (649) 946-7758
Middle Caicos Cafe 2.9 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills None Caribbean (649) 245-5905
Miss Moonies Providenciales Providenciales Caribbean --
Mr. Grouper Providenciales Providenciales Caribbean (649) 242-6780
Mudjin Bar & Grill 1.1 mi. West of Central Conch Bar Middle Caicos Caribbean (649) 946-6141
My Dee's Restaurant North Caicos North Caicos Caribbean (649) 946-7101
Noodle Bar and Kitchen 2.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Asian, Caribbean (649) 946-8550
Ocean Club Cabana Bar 0.8 mi. Northeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, Eclectic (649) 946-5880
Parallel23 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-8666
Pavilion 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, French (649) 432-1510
Pelican Bay Restaurant and Bar 0.5 mi. East of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 941-2365
Poop Deck Grand Turk Grand Turk Caribbean --
Seaside Cafe 0.1 mi. East of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 946-5254
Secret Garden Restaurant 0.3 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town Grand Turk Caribbean, Continental (649) 946-2260
Sky Lounge 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, International, Italian (649) 946-8000
Smokey's On The Bay 0.9 mi. South West of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 247-2935
Stix 2.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean, Contemporary (649) 946-8550
Sunset Café & Bar 0.6 mi. South West of Central Cockburn Harbor South Caicos Caribbean (649) 242-7109
Sunshines Restaurant and Lounge Grand Turk Grand Turk Caribbean --
Sweet T's 2.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills Providenciales Caribbean --
The Garden 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales American, Caribbean (649) 946-8666
The Pork Shack 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean --
The Sand Bar 0.2 mi. North of Central Cockburn Town Grand Turk Caribbean (649) 243-2666
Three Queens Bar and Restaurant 0.3 mi. South-Southeast of Central Blue Hills Providenciales Caribbean (649) 941-5984
Vix Bar and Grill 0.3 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay Providenciales Caribbean (649) 941-4144
Wallis Fried Chicken Grand Turk Grand Turk Caribbean (649) 946-2087

Similar Food

For something different in the same ballpark, there are similar flavors to be experienced at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Jerkey's -- Jamaican Providenciales
The Patty Place (649) 339-9001 Jamaican 0.2 mi. South of Central Grace Bay
Cricketer's Pub (649) 946-8000 British 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Grace Bay

Oftentimes, the best places to have Caribbean cuisine in Turks and Caicos are the ones you decide upon spontaneously while journeying to and from your hotel. Then again, it's still a good idea to make a list of specific places to try. To find out more details concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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