Top things to do

Top Choice Chocolate in Port of Spain

Cocobel

Made from the finest Trinitario beans, Cocobel chocolates are available only in Trinidad and Tobago, but can stand up as some of the finest you'll taste anywhere in the world. Each of the individual bonbons are work…
Top Choice Caribbean in Port of Spain

Coloz

Discerning locals have long known about this oasis of Trini delectability. The mom-and-pop team cook up a daily buffet of local delights, from seasoned kingfish to lamb chops or steak with mushrooms and peppers, bac…
Top Choice Italian 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 up authentic antipasti and pasta (from beef carpaccio to …
Top Choice Market in Port of Spain

Green Market

Set in the verdant Santa Cruz Valley, this fabulous market has organic produce stalls as well as local craft. But it's best as a place to kick back on a bench under the trees and enjoy wonderful Sunday-brunch offeri…
Top Choice Indian in Port of Spain

Dopson's Roti Shop

This renowned little place is a favorite locals' spot – many Trinis claim they make the best rotis in Port of Spain here. The fillings are fresh, succulent and generous (try the curried duck), and Dopson's also cook…
Top Choice Caribbean in Port of Spain

Veni Mangé

West Indian flavor, art, foliage and enthusiasm infuse this vibrant restaurant. Serving Caribbean cuisine with classic French influences, it’s one of the best spots for lunch in Port of Spain. Try the beef dumplings…
Top Choice Park in Port of Spain

Queen’s Park Savannah

Once part of a sugar plantation, and formerly home to a racecourse, this public park is encircled by a 3.7km perimeter road that locals call the world’s largest roundabout. In the early evening when the scorching he…
Top Choice Museum in Port of Spain

National Museum & Art Gallery

Housed in a classic colonial building, the dusty historical exhibits range from Amerindian settlers to African slaves and indentured Indians. There are also geological and natural-history displays – check out the ta…
Top Choice Zoo in Port of Spain

Emperor Valley Zoo

Just north of Queen’s Park Savannah, the 2.5-hectare Emperor Valley Zoo may be small, but has some interesting residents, including indigenous red howler monkeys, ocelots and various birds and snakes native to Trini…
Top Choice Gardens in Port of Spain

Botanical Gardens

Resplendent with exotic trees and plants, and networked by gentle paths, the Botanical Gardens date from 1818. A graceful mansion built in 1875, the adjacent President’s House, which is closed to the public, is slat…