The best restaurants in the Caribbean are part of a creative food scene that welcomes innovation, ingenuity, unique flavours, and exciting techniques.
The culinary business in the Caribbean is one of the most diverse in the world. This is because our food is influenced by many different cultures throughout the world. As a result, you will find different places to eat in the Caribbean each serving classic meals or non-traditional interpretations of historic favourites.
Types of Restaurants
There are many types of restaurants in the Caribbean. The list includes fine dining restaurants; fast food restaurants; casual dining restaurants; cafes or coffee shops; food vans and food trucks; rum shops; pop up restaurants; bistros and beach bars.
They serve a variety of Caribbean cuisine which is influenced by pre-slavery and post-slavery traditions. Some of the more popular influences are African, Amerindian, European, Indian, and Chinese. Caribbean food is very flavourful and uses natural herbs and spices such as garlic, onion, thyme, parsley, marjoram and green onions.
Best Restaurants in the Caribbean
Self-confessed foodies and lovers of good food and beverages have sampled the best fares from the Caribbean’s most loved restaurants. When looking for places to eat, search for reviews which provide detailed accounts of the restaurants, their meals and the service provided. Many of the top food publications assign ratings to restaurants, based on pre-determined categories.
Here are a few reviews and suggestions to start with:
Bermuda: Bermuda Restaurants Guide
Travel Channel: Top 5 Places to Eat in the Dominican Republic
Visit Haiti: Where to Eat in Cap-Haïtien
Carib Journal: 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean
Getting Stamped: The Best Restaurants in Anguilla
Open Table: 14 Must-Visit Restaurants to Hit While in the Caribbean
Travel Noire: 50 Of The Best Caribbean Restaurants You Must Try
Vicky Flip Flop: 11 Best Restaurants in Barbados You NEED to Eat At
Culture Trip: The Best Restaurants in the Bahamas
Visit TCI: Providenciales Restaurants & Dining
Yachting Lifestyle 365: Top 5 Restaurants in British Virgin Islands
Image Credit: The Bermuda Tourism Authority