Top things to do

Top Choice Park in Port of Spain

Queen’s Park Savannah

Once part of a sugar plantation, the Savannah is a public park encircled by a 3.7km perimeter road that locals call the world’s largest roundabout. In the early evening when the scorching heat subsides, the grassy c…
Top Choice Zoo in Port of Spain

Emperor Valley Zoo

Just north of Queen’s Park Savannah is the 2.5-hectare Emperor Valley Zoo, which opened in 1952. Though small, the zoo has some interesting residents, including indigenous red howler monkeys, ocelots and various sna…
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 displays and explanations of the technology beh…
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, (closed to the public) is slated for m…
Top Choice International in Chaguaramas


This popular hangout has seating on the water, pool tables inside and a BBQ on Sundays. You can get bar snacks and grilled food here as well as kebabs and local dishes such as callaloo soup and fresh fish or seafood…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Asa Wright Nature Centre

Asa Wright Nature Centre

Top Choice Indian in Port of Spain

Dopson's Roti Shop

Now in a new and improved location, this renowned little place is a favorite locals' spot – many Trinis claim they make the best roti in Port of Spain here. The fillings are fresh, succulent and generous, and they a…
Top Choice Italian in Port of Spain

Buzo Osteria Italiana

Set in a gorgeous old stone building, with a courtyard outback that's ideal for evening cocktails, this is easily one of Trinidad's best restaurants. The Italian chefs cook up authentic meat, seafood and pasta dishe…
Caribbean in Port of Spain


Right before entering St James, Patraj serves some of the most mouth-watering roti in the city, with a huge array of fillings from shrimp to beef and plenty of veggies.
Caribbean in Port of Spain

Breakfast Shed

Right on the water, Trini women sell homemade food from stalls around the perimeter of an open-air, picnic-benched eating area. The large servings of Trinidadian fare include fish or chicken with macaroni pie, calla…