Top Choice Caribbean in Basseterre

El Fredo's

At lunchtime this locals' haunt does brisk business with delectable Kittitian favorites such as creole-style snapper, conch stew or curried goat, all paired with a potpourri of provisions (starchy sides). The settin…
Seafood in Basseterre

Fisherman’s Wharf

With its plank floors, sprawling tables and ocean views, this casual restaurant has a fun vibe and practically gets mobbed during the regular Friday Fish Fry, which has live entertainment. Any night, dinners are coo…
International in Basseterre


A dependable nosh spot any time of day, Ballahoo has great people-watching from terrace tables overlooking the Circus roundabout. The menu hopscotches around the world, with lobster sandwiches, Caesar salad, beef cu…
Fast Food in Basseterre

Redi-Fried Chicken

Finger-lickin’ fried chicken. Tell that to the Colonel.
Supermarket in Basseterre

Ram’s Supermarket

Ram’s is one of the island’s best food stores. Get here by following Bay Rd east to the end and then turning left. There’s a smaller branch near Port Zante in town.
Market in Basseterre

Public Market

Saturday morning is the best time for a spin around Basseterre’s tin-roofed market.
Caribbean in Frigate Bay

Patsy's Beach Bar & Grill

Beach gourmets flock to Patsy's for her famous barbecued ribs and mouthwatering shrimp pasta served in her cheerfully painted outpost towards the northern end of the Strip.
International in Frigate Bay


Views from this elegant hilltop villa compete with the creative Caribbean-style continental fare, at least if you come by sunset. The menu here has few false notes and features such standouts as conch chowder, grill…
Caribbean in Frigate Bay

Mr X’s Shiggidy Shack Bar & Grill

Lanterns on battered picnic tables on the sand put you in instant party mood at this high-energy joint popular with expats and tourists. On some nights, bands hook up to the generator and jam; on others, karaoke dri…
Seafood in Frigate Bay

Rock Lobster

Like the clam shells, you’ll be clappin’ for the Mediterranean-style seafood and tapas dishes at this relaxed open-sided patio and bar. Start with a plate of crispy calamari, follow up with the silky lobster bisque …