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”) has one of the best views in Trinidad.  Nevertheless, the interior space of this lounge-style establishment boasts a … 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)


Update (May 2014) – LA CANTINA offers a pizza buffet on Tuesdays (link to more details).  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 … 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 visited SONATA and were pleasantly surprised to have the restaurant and Gabriela, the chef/waitress, all to ourselves.  On our last few visits, it’s been all about the lovely Gimbap — … Continue reading