Top Choice Cuban in Trinidad

Vista Gourmet

The slickest of the town’s private restaurants is perched on a lovely terrace above Trinidad’s red-tiled rooftops and run by the charismatic sommelier Bolo. Among many novelties are the free cocktails on the 'Atarde…
Cafe in Trinidad


The former Begonias cafe has long been a daytime nexus for Trinidad's transient backpacker crowd, meaning it's a good place to swap tips, books and jinetero stories. Reborn as a bakery and cake shop, it retains its …
Fast Food in Trinidad

Mesón del Regidor

A cafe-cum-restaurant with a friendly ambience and a revolving lineup of local musicians, including the best trovadores (traditional singer/songwriter), who'll drop by during the day and serenade you with a song ove…
Market in Trinidad

Mercado Agropecuario

Trinidad's agropecuario (vegetable market) isn't London's Covent Garden, but you should still be able to get basic fruits and vegetables.
Caribbean in Trinidad

Restaurante Plaza Mayor

Trinidad's best government-run restaurant courtesy of its on-again/off-again lunchtime buffet, which ought to fill you up until dinnertime.
Cuban in Trinidad

Guitarra Mia

Drift a few blocks from the Centro Histórico and the prices magically get cheaper without any measurable drop in food quality. Music is the theme in this interesting nook that is never short of a quintet or passing …
International in Trinidad

Sol Ananda

Fine 18th-century china, grandfather clocks, even an antique bed: Sol Ananda in Trinidad’s Plaza Mayor is, on first impressions, more museum than restaurant. Situated in one of the town’s oldest houses (dating from…
Cuban in Trinidad

La Ceiba

Set in a back patio under the boughs of a giant ceiba tree, this fledgling paladar specializes in chicken in honey and lemon sauce, and serves up Trinidad’s favorite cocktail, the canchánchara (rum, honey, lemon and…
International in Trinidad

Cubita Restaurant

When great food and fine service conspire, it can be a highly pleasurable experience – and one which, until recently, had been hard to find in Trinidad. Fighting hard in a highly competitive field, La Cubita has set…
International in Trinidad

Restaurant El Dorado

An exquisite colonial house, meticulously polished period furniture, and highly courteous wait staff; Trinidad is full of such historic easy-on-the-eye eating establishments. But at El Dorado, the food effortlessly …