Restaurants

Top Choice Cuban in Trinidad

Vista Gourmet

A slick private option perched on a lovely terrace above Trinidad’s red-tiled rooftops. Run by the charismatic sommelier Bolo, its novelties include free rooftop sunset cocktails. Hungry diners will love the appetiz…
Top Choice International in Trinidad

La Redaccion Cuba

With bare-bones brickwork more Brooklyn than Cuba, this new French-run offering provides a dose of comfort for travelers with culinary homesickness. Think huge lamb burgers with yam chips, pasta tossed with lobster …
Cuban in Trinidad

Esquerra

With a prime location on the cobblestone plaza, this elegant restaurant serves well-prepared Cuban fare. It differs from the competition with specialty flavors – spicy criollo tomato sauce, meunière and Catalan sauc…
Cuban in Trinidad

Restaurante San José

Word is out on this handsome restaurant serving fresh grilled snapper, sweet-potato fries and frozen limeade. It's among the town's best. Servers weave between gleaming furniture and crowded tables. Come early if yo…
Cuban in Trinidad

Guitarra Mia

Drift a few blocks from the Centro Histórico and crowds disperse without any measurable drop in food quality. Music is the theme in this interesting nook, never short of a quintet or passing troubadour. From the men…
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 a giant ceiba tree, this upscale cafe specializes in pollo meloso, chicken in honey and lemon sauce. Order Trinidad’s favorite cocktail, the canchánchara (a lemony rum drink) in a ceramic c…
International in Trinidad

Cubita Restaurant

When good 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 inve…
Fast Food in Trinidad

Paraito

Here's a rarity for Trinidad: a no-frills eatery with stand-up tables filled by locals engaged in quick-fire Spanish gossip. The fried rice is good, or opt for a plate of shrimp and rice. You can order from either m…
International in Trinidad

Restaurant El Dorado

An exquisite colonial house, meticulously polished period furniture, and highly courteous wait staff. Food is not always consistent, but you can look forward to beef strips, well-seasoned fish and grilled turkey, ro…