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Top Choice Creole in Cap-Haïtien

Lakay

One of the busiest restaurants in Cap-Haïtien, and it’s not hard to see why. There are tables facing the seafront where you can enjoy a drink, otherwise step inside to eat under bamboo thatch and load up on generous…
Deli in Cap-Haïtien

Cap Deli

Step off Cap-Haitien's sun-baked streets into this cool, tidy new eatery, the closest thing you'll get to new American food in Haiti. The menu, posted in bubbly handwriting on a giant chalkboard, includes gourmet bu…
Bar in Cap-Haïtien

Boukanye

This new, waterfront bar and restaurant is pirate-themed, with a spectacular view of Cap-Haïtien's bay. It's an ideal spot for a Haitian spaghetti breakfast or a burger (mains US$10 to US$25), but even better for th…
International in Cap-Haïtien

Kokiyaj

A self-styled sports bar above a supermarket sounds unimpressive, but this restaurant is actually a cut above. As well as Creole classics there are some good continental and American mains, pleasant service and a we…
Club in Cap-Haïtien

Akenssa Plaza

At this traditional Haitian nightclub in the town center, compas rhythms and Prestige fuel dance parties long into the night. If anybody gets hungry, all the Creole standards are here (mains US$5 to US$8), including…
Bakery in Cap-Haïtien

Croissant d’Or

This small bakery sells fresh baguettes, cakes and savory pastries. It always seems packed and one visit will explain why – it’s the best bakery in town. Fill up on sticky treats, or go for the quiche or pizza slice…
Market in Cap-Haïtien

Marché de Fer

The city's iron market sprawls over four city blocks and offers everything from vegetables and clothing to toiletries.
Cultural Centre in Cap-Haïtien

Alliance Français

Runs regular cultural events.