Top ChoiceCreole in Cayenne

La Petite Maison

Easily one of Cayenne's most charming spots for lunch or dinner, La Petite Maison really lives up to its name and is an old traditional Cayenne house, homely decorated with an elegant feel and serving an...

Top ChoiceFrench in Cayenne

Restaurant Paris Cayenne

Buzzing ambience meets white-tablecloth elegance at Cayenne's chicest dining spot. Ring the buzzer to enter, and don't be put off by the initial darkness in the horseshoe wooden bar – you'll soon be conducted...

Top ChoiceCreole in St Laurent du Maroni

La Goélette

The best restaurant in St Laurent, 'the Schooner' is indeed built boatlike over the river and offers a selection of breezy tables with great views toward Suriname. The food is excellent, with a range of seafood...

French in Cayenne

Les Palmistes

The best place to people-watch on the Place des Palmistes also serves up perfect Caribbean-French ambience. Sit on the wooden terrace with its wrought-iron balustrade to dine on pleasant salads, crepes, pizzas...

Market in Cacao

Sunday Market

This lively Hmong Sunday market serves up various Lao street-food dishes such as pho, and day-trippers from Cayenne often come to Cacao on a Sunday just to experience it. While it won't impress anyone who has...

Creole in Cayenne

Kaz Mimi

This quaint little house on a central Cayenne side street serves up an impressively elaborate menu of Creole cooking to tables both on its breezy patio and in its homely dining room. The dishes on offer,...

French in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo

Le Buffalo

Delicious French cuisine with a Guianese twist in the middle of Mana.

Crepes in Cayenne

Ti Krampouezh

This delightful artisanal crêperie offers just a handful of tables and fairly restrictive opening hours even by French standards, but the welcome is warm and, most importantly, the crepes and galettes are...

Fusion in Mana & Awala-Yalimopo


Home-cooked and generously proportioned French-Amerindian set meals are served here during the turtle-watching season. Call ahead to reserve if possible, as they will often not open without reservations. The...

Cafe in Cayenne

Nath Cafe

Air-conditioned bliss with espresso, chai, teas, smoothies and decadent pastries served against a background of ambient music and with a coffee house buzz that would be at home in a far more cosmopolitan city. It...

Ice Cream in Cayenne

Couleurs et Saveurs de Jo le Glacier

Choose from a huge assortment of delicious ice cream flavors, such as patawa (a palm fruit), citronella, moka and passion fruit. The menu changes seasonally. Take it away (which is cheaper) or enjoy at the retro...

Middle Eastern in Cayenne

Les Pyramides

This pleasant Middle-Eastern restaurant serves up hearty, heaped platters of couscous, hummus, tagines and other specialities of the region. It doesn't look like much inside or out, but service is friendly and...

Creole in Cacao

Restaurant Bellevue

Some way from Cacao itself, this gorgeously located restaurant on the winding road betweem Cacao and the N1 has sweeping views over the forest below and is a good place to stop for tasty meal of Creole cooking...

French in Kourou

Le P'tit Café

This classy place in the center of town is well known for its traditional French dishes such as magret de canard (duck breast) and escargots (snails), as well as its less obviously Gallic dishes, such as kangaroo...

Creole in St Laurent du Maroni

Tipic Kreol

Busy and central, with a choice of sidewalk seating for people-watching or more intimate inside tables in a plant-filled, polished-wood restaurant area. The food, including bush meat, fish, steaks and salads, is...

Market in St Laurent du Maroni

Marché de Saint Laurent

St Laurent's market has delicious and authentic pho (noodle soup), papaya salad, an assortment of Laotian pastries, fruit juices and more, alongside Hmong embroidered items and lots of other beautiful crafts on...

Fast Food in Cayenne

Food Stalls

For the best bang for your buck, browse the food stalls around the northern end of Pl des Palmistes after dark for delicious crepes, Indonesian fried rice or greasy hamburgers and sandwiches - all of them very...

Creole in St Laurent du Maroni

Chez Félicia

This local favorite has tasty Creole cuisine (including bush meat) enjoyed in a homey, checkered-tablecloth setting with friendly staff and happy regulars. Portions are huge and sharing is encouraged.

Peruvian in Kourou

Maison Peruvienne

This place on the seafront in Kourou is an enjoyable spot for a range of ceviches, fish and seafood dishes. There's breezy outdoor seating, as well as a cozy dining room inside.