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Where to EAT: Best Restaurants in Trinidad & Tobago

Are you visiting Trinidad and Tobago and needs to know where to get some of the best local food on the Islands? Look no further, we have come up with a list of some of the best places to dine.

The Coffee Shop

This place is a little jewel in central Castara; known mostly for their delicious homemade ice cream, breakfast, and fantastic iced coffee. Make sure to try their coconut bakes and the BBQ on Saturday nights is a must!!

Where: Northside Roaf, Castara, Tobago

BUZO Osteria Italiana

Located in Port of Spain BUZO is known for its exceptional food and fine dining ambiance whether it’s indoors or outdoors. Looking for somewhere affordable to take someone special, then this is the place. Make sure to order a pizza.

Where: 6 Warner Street | Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Telephone:1 868 223 2896

The Fish Pot

In the mood for some of the best fish meals in town, this is the place to be. The meals are European with a Caribbean flavour. Crab cakes lovers’ paradise.

Where: Pleasant Prospect | Grafton Road, Black Rock, Tobago

Telephone:1868 635 1728

The Seahorse Inn

“Beautiful Setting and Great Food” that should the tagline for the Seahorse Inn. The Seahorse Restaurant is a high end restaurant overlooking the sea in Courland Bay offering a good selection of food.

Where: Old Grafton Beach Road, Tobago

Richard's Shark and Bake

This is restaurant is highly recommended by locals. The lines are always long but it’s worth the wait. The shark is always perfectly fried and their excellent variety of sauces, condiments and veggies to top off your bake & shark sandwich.

Where: N Coast Rd | Maracas Bay Village, Trinidad

Shirvan Watermill Restaurant

Their menu selections included vegetarian, chicken, lamb, fish, beef, and duck. Even though a little pricey, the food and service make up for the price.

Where: Shirvan Road | Mt Pleasant, 1, Tobago

El Pecos

This is a buffet restaurant with traditional Trinidadian foods. You build your own plate and pay by the pound. They have a covered eating area outside or you can take it to go. Definitely worth a try.

Where: Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad


The food at Aioli is truly delicious with amazing presentations. It is a little pricey, but for the quality, it’s worth it. Their Thai Shrimp is to die for!

Where: Ellerslie Plaza- Bossiere Village, Port of Spain, Trinidad


Excellent gourmet food with a Caribbean flavor. When you visit CHAUD you are always sure to be treated to a distinctive culinary experience. Don't know what to try, go for the seafood soups and seafood paella excellent!

Where: 6 Nook Avenue | St. Anns, Port of Spain, Trinidad

La Cantina

Pizza lovers, this is the place to be. Very tasty pizza made of fresh ingredients in an authentic wood fire oven. You can sit and enjoy the pizza making process as they cook the pizza right in front of you Everything is delicious..

Where: Milford Road, Crown Point, Tobago

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