Top ChoiceIndian in Port of Spain

Dopson's Roti Shop

This tiny place is a favorite locals' spot – many Trinis claim it makes the best rotis in Port of Spain. Fillings are fresh, succulent and generous (try the curried duck). There are lots of veggie choices and...

Top ChoiceCaribbean in Port of Spain

Breakfast Shed

Under an awning right on the water, this is the place to go for Trini tastes and great views over the Gulf, with stalls arranged around an open-air, picnic-benched eating area. The large servings of local fare...

Top ChoiceCaribbean in Port of Spain

Veni Mangé

West Indian flavor, art and enthusiasm infuse this vibrant restaurant. Serving classic Caribbean cuisine cooked with love, it’s one of the best spots for authentic Trini food in Port of Spain. Try the oxtail with...

Top ChoiceItalian in Port of Spain

Buzo Osteria Italiana

Set in a gorgeous old stone building, with a courtyard that's ideal for evening cocktails, this is one of Trinidad's best restaurants. The Italian chef cooks authentic antipasti and pasta (from crab-stuffed...

Top ChoiceDiner in Port of Spain

Lola's Food Company

Fabulous family-run place, with truly friendly servers and a fun, casual atmosphere. Breakfast runs from pancakes, eggs and waffles to sada roti and saltfish. For lunch, there's an excellent roasted beet salad,...

International in Port of Spain

Chaud

Set in secluded St Ann's, this is Trini fine-dining at its best. The gourmet creations of local superchef Khalid Mohammed might include pepper-jelly glazed pork with sweet potato hash, pineapple chow and tamarin...

Diner in Port of Spain

Adam's Bagels

Make a detour to Maraval for this favourite, either for baked goods and Lebanese/Trini snacks from the takeaway counter, or a sit-down meal. There's all-day breakfast, from pancakes and omelettes to saltfish...

Street Food in Port of Spain

Savannah Food Stalls

The paved section of the Savannah has taken off as a cool spot to enjoy some Trinbago street food. Hunkered under white tents, stalls sell everything from fresh fruit juices and smoothies to roti, pholouri...

Thai in Port of Spain

Tamnak Thai

The outside patio has lovely tropical wood tables and a lily-pad pond, while the inside is quiet and cool. Highlights include Tom Yum soup, red and green curries, and signature dishes like Thai-spiced baked lamb...

Caribbean in Port of Spain

Living Water

A perfect lunch-stop after exploring the National Museum or downtown sights, with all the profits channelled into charitable works. Canteen-style seating and a fresh, reliable roster of breakfast items (saltfish...

Brazilian in Port of Spain

Texas de Brazil

The best choice of the many restaurants surrounding MovieTowne's Fiesta Plaza courtyard, this Brazilian-style churrascaria is nirvana for meat-lovers, with waitstaff circling the tables dispensing cuts of grilled...

Sushi in Port of Spain

More Vino More Sushi

This popular wine bar serves up excellent sushi, with all the familiar rolls, plus local flavors such as the spicy Maracas – all made right in front of your eyes. Japanese and Thai mains are also on offer, the...

Indian in Port of Spain

Apsara

Named after the dancers of the court of Indra, who could move freely between heaven and earth, Apsara is a stalwart Port of Spain restaurant, popular with a well-dressed business crowd. Specializing in North...

Fusion in Port of Spain

Chaud Café

Part wine bar, part upscale bistro, overseen by local chef extraordinaire Khalid Mohammed, this is a lovely spot for lunch, perhaps seared salmon with lentils, kale and a tomato concasse, or seven-vegetable...

Fusion in Port of Spain

Ciao at the Normandie

For a quiet romantic dinner, take a table on the pretty terrace and enjoy excellent service and great food that blends Caribbean staples with world flavours: fresh fish in a wine and caper sauce, Asian-style BBQ...

Vegetarian in Port of Spain

Mother Nature’s

Whole-wheat roti? Yes, it exists here, as do dairy-free desserts (including a showcase of ice creams) and deliciously healthy vegetarian dishes from the local repertoire. The fresh-pressed or squeezed natural...

Indian in Port of Spain

Hosein’s Roti Shop

Right on Independence Sq, Hosein's is a Port of Spain institution, hugely popular with hungry workers queuing up for the tasty and generously sized lunchtime rotis, from veggie to beef, goat, shrimp and duck. It...

Caribbean in Port of Spain

Irie Bites

Maybe not the most inspired cooking in the world, but a decent option for inexpensive Jamaican-style jerk chicken, pork, lamb and fish, plus daily specials like curry goat, oxtail or Trini chicken pelau. Sides...

Chinese in Port of Spain

Me Asia

Much frequented by the local Chinese community, this is a great spot for Szechuan cuisine, with excellent seafood (try the steamed shrimp wontons) and a lavish dim sum spread on Sundays – there's also a smaller...

Italian in Port of Spain

La Cantina

Sister-restaurant of a renowned Tobago pizzeria, Port of Spain's branch is in an airy old building, and cooks up scrumptious fish, chicken and beef platters alongside the real stars: the pizzas. Thin-crust and...