LUCE @ Hilton Trinidad (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
International / Late Night Hours / Port of Spain / Sushi

LUCE @ Hilton Trinidad (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


  LUCE opened in March 2014  at the Hilton Trinidad serving a tapas-style menu of sushi, appetizers and desserts. Based on the pictures we’ve seen and the inherent advantage of being located at the Hilton, LUCE (“loo-chay”) have one of the best views in Trinidad.   Nevertheless, the interior space and terrace of this lounge-style … Continue reading

RuStreet (St. Clair, Trinidad)
International / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / St. Clair / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

RuStreet (St. Clair, Trinidad)


The St. Clair neighborhood is one step closer to becoming a culinary hotspot in Trinidad with the opening of RuStreet restaurant in November 2013. RuStreet offers an “international menu, signature cocktails and affordable drinks” and features dishes like Beef & Shrimp Amore, Chicken Tenders, Fish Bites, Shrimp n’ Bubbles, Yucca Fries, pasta dishes, burgers, wraps, salads, desserts and more. Cuisine - International … Continue reading

SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE (Woodbrook, Trinidad)
Arabic / Halal Menu Items / Late Night Hours / Mediterranean / Open on Sundays / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE (Woodbrook, Trinidad)


With the opening of SHESHA CAFE & LOUNGE, Trinidad’s One Woodbrook Place is one step closer to becoming a culinary hotspot in the Port of Spain area. The concept is simple, Mediterranean food via a lunch menu of salads, pasta dishes, and sandwiches, while dinner at Shesha is a tapas-based experience.  Think Middle Eastern classics — fattoush, … Continue reading

DR!NK LOUNGE & BISTRO (Woodbrook, Trinidad)
Entertainment/Live Music / International / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Vegetarian/Vegan Options / Woodbrook

DR!NK LOUNGE & BISTRO (Woodbrook, Trinidad)


The best lounges don’t have to try.  No need for the ubiquitous liquor company-sponsored nights, promo girls putting in weekly appearances or killing themselves to stay relevant. DR!NK LOUNGE & BISTRO (yes, the formerly know as Drink Wine Bar) just works. Of course, it helps that Dr!nk boasts a brand new look and menu that plays … Continue reading

KAVA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
International / Late Night Hours / Pizza / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

KAVA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Weary after a busy Carnival Monday, we finally popped into KAVA for dinner to see what the pizza buzz is all about. KAVA’s pizza menu offers 18 thin crust pizzas fired by a combination gas and wood burning oven.  Exciting pizza toppings abound here from the signature KAVA (goat cheese, caramelized onions, toasted walnuts or capers) to the … Continue reading

LA CANTINA PIZZERIA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Italian / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Pizza / Port of Spain

LA CANTINA PIZZERIA (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Tucked inside a gorgeous 120 year-old building with loads of architectural charm, sits LA CANTINA PIZZERIA, Trinidad’s newest authentic Italian pizzeria (bringing the count to three!). LA CANTINA started out bringing awesome pies to pizza lovers in Tobago and opened a Trinidad location in December 2012.  With seating for nearly 100 people - an outdoor patio (perfect … Continue reading

SONATA KOREAN RESTAURANT (Woodbrook, Trinidad)
Korean / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Vegetarian/Vegan Options / Woodbrook

SONATA KOREAN RESTAURANT (Woodbrook, Trinidad)


Situated on the corner of Murray Street and Ariapita Avenue, SONATA KOREAN RESTAURANT is a no-frills spot delivering authentic Korean dishes and a fun tableside grill experience. We recently trekked to SONATA on a weeknight and were pleasantly surprised to have the restaurant and Gabriela, the chef/waitress, all to ourselves.  On our last few visits, it’s been … Continue reading

SOONG’S GREAT WALL (San Fernando, Trinidad)
Chinese / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Party/Private Rooms / San Fernando / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

SOONG’S GREAT WALL (San Fernando, Trinidad)


Solid cooking, friendly service, and decent prices have made SOONG’S GREAT WALL in South Trinidad popular for nearly two decades. On our last visit to SOONG’S GREAT WALL, we were over the moon for the Fried Shrimp Wontons, which were so insanely good that we got a second order to take home.  The Roast Duck was glorious … Continue reading

KRACKERS RESTAURANT (Shirvan Plaza, Tobago)
Caribbean/Creole / Late Night Hours / Tobago / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

KRACKERS RESTAURANT (Shirvan Plaza, Tobago)


Related Link: 12 Hours in Tobago: Good Eats & Great Sights Krackers is under new management since we wrote this post. Located in Tobago’s Shirvan Plaza, KRACKERS RESTAURANT features inexpensive international and Creole-style cuisine in a comfortable setting. KRACKERS’ real strength is that it’s Tobago best fast-casual option.  The buffet menu changes daily with choices like barbeque ribs, grilled … Continue reading

EAGLE’S RESTAURANT (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Chinese / Dim Sum / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Party/Private Rooms / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

EAGLE’S RESTAURANT (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


Head to EAGLE’S RESTAURANT for a taste of Trinidad’s dim sum! Lunch and dinner (see menu here) are also served daily, while dim sum is served all day on Sundays at very reasonable prices.  The service at EAGLE’S is friendly and efficient, with orders coming out very quickly. EAGLE’S a la carte dim sum menu is extensive … Continue reading

Late Night Hours / Sushi / Vegetarian/Vegan Options / Woodbrook

MORE VINO (Woodbrook, Trinidad)


Cuisine – Wine Bar; International Serving – Lunch; Dinner Hours - Monday – Wednesday: 11am-12 midnight (Sushi 10:45pm close; Bar 11:30pm) ; Thursday – Saturday: 11am-1am (Sushi 11:45pm close; Bar 12:30pm) Features - Full service; Full bar; Outdoor seating available Good to Know - Ladies Night is on Thursdays, 6pm-9pm: “Excellent premium cocktails with a free round for every group … Continue reading

Couva / International / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Party/Private Rooms

J-ZZ’s INTERNATIONAL STEAK HOUSE (Couva, Trinidad)


J-ZZ’s International Steak House opened in Couva in November 2011 and serves steak, seafood, pastas and international cuisine. Cuisine - International Serving – Lunch, Dinner Hours – Monday-Friday: 11am – 12 midnight; Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 4pm Features – Full service; Full bar; Conferencing facilities. Address/Phone/Facebook Page – Corner of Gibbs Street & Southern Main Road, … Continue reading

Delivery Service (Limited) / Free Wi-Fi / Halal Menu Items / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

Pollo Tropical (Port of Spain and Trincity, Trinidad)


POLLO TROPICAL has ‘reached’ Trinidad, and we think it’s a decent choice for an inexpensive quick meal and the sauces are delish! Cuisine - Chicken, Fish, Steak, Pork and Sides of Carbs & Veggies Serving - POS Hours: Lunch & Dinner, Sunday – Thursday: 10:30am – 11pm; Trincity location is open during mall hours . Features - Counter Service; Large seating … Continue reading

International / Late Night Hours / Open on Sundays / Tobago

ART CAFE (Lowlands, Tobago) – CLOSED


The ART CAFE offers a satisfying affordable menu of pastas and crepes (all crepe menu items are actually two crepes) . Classic pasta dishes include the Seafood Pasta (fettuccine w/clams, mussels, etc. in a white wine & cream sauce) and Chicken Pasta – spaghetti tossed w/chicken & green chile flakes. Speckled with herbs, the cafe’s … Continue reading