DIANNE’S TEA SHOP (Maraval, Trinidad)
All-Day Breakfast / International / Maraval / Open on Sundays / Tea Service

DIANNE’S TEA SHOP (Maraval, Trinidad)


Opened on February 14th, DIANNE’S TEA SHOP is a bright and airy affair that we’re looking forward to sampling in the coming weeks. The restaurant’s starting out with a short menu for breakfast and lunch and of course, an afternoon tea service. So far, breakfast includes Eggs Benedict with Crab Blinis, an English Classic Breakfast, eggs … Continue reading

MR. HOPS (Santa Cruz, Trinidad)
Open on Sundays / Pizza / Santa Cruz / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

MR. HOPS (Santa Cruz, Trinidad)


Serving pizza, pasta, burgers, barbecue, salads and nearly ten sides, MR. HOPS recently opened in Santa Cruz. Cuisine - Pizza; BBQ; International Hours - Monday – Thursday: 10am – 9:30pm; Friday – Saturday: 10am – 10:30pm; Sunday: 10am – 9:30pm. Address/Phone/Email - Cruz One Plaza, #1 Saddle Road, Santa Cruz, Trinidad; (868) 676-4677. Facebook Page/Links to Menu – MR. HOPS on Facebook; Mr Hops on Twitter; BBQ, … 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

Sundays are for Lunch @ CHAUD!
Brunch / Caribbean/Creole / International / Open on Sundays / Port of Spain

Sundays are for Lunch @ CHAUD!


Confession time…we’re not big fans of buffets. Oh, we love the idea of a buffet, but the sad truth is that we don’t like the idea of the mix n’ match cuisines on a buffet.  Not to mention that most buffets are fraught with the danger of overcooked or “old” food. CHAUD’s new Sunday Lunch (brunch) … 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

HILLTOP RESTAURANT -TTHTI (Chaguaramas, Trinidad)
Chaguaramas / Open on Sundays

HILLTOP RESTAURANT -TTHTI (Chaguaramas, Trinidad)


HILLTOP RESTAURANT at the Trinidad & Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute is one of Trinidad’s best kept dining secrets. Recently renovated, the student-run restaurant is offers breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner along with an afternoon tea at different points during the year.  Everything that we’ve heard about the food, service (and definitely the prices) make HILLTOP … 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

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

TABLESPOON COFFEE & DESSERT HOUSE (St. Augustine, Trinidad)
Bakery/Pastries / Coffeehouse / Gluten Free Menu Options / Healthy Fare / Open on Sundays / St. Augustine / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

TABLESPOON COFFEE & DESSERT HOUSE (St. Augustine, Trinidad)


With great coffee, desserts and sandwiches, this cute coffeehouse is definitely a welcome addition to St. Augustine. We recently popped into TABLESPOON COFFEE & DESSERT HOUSE to grab coffee drinks and hot chocolate.  And, upon spotting the desserts we just had to stay for a lovely light lemon cake and decadent chocolate mousse cake. TABLESPOON … Continue reading

BACCO PIZZERIA ITALIANA (San Fernando, Trinidad)
Italian / Open on Sundays / Pizza / San Fernando / Wine Bar

BACCO PIZZERIA ITALIANA (San Fernando, Trinidad)


Have you pulled up a chair at BACCO, Sando’s first authentic Italian pizzeria? BACCO PIZZERIA ITALIANA arrived in South Trinidad in December 2012 courtesy of the Montis, the former owners of La Cantina Pizzeria in Tobago.  The centerpiece of this Sando pizzeria is a wood-fired oven, which turns out superlative pizza pies.  BACCO’s lineup also includes a changing … Continue reading

GOLDEN BELL KOREAN RESTAURANT (Port of Spain, Trinidad)
Korean / Open on Sundays / Port of Spain / Vegetarian/Vegan Options

GOLDEN BELL KOREAN RESTAURANT (Port of Spain, Trinidad)


We’re totally smitten with GOLDEN BELL KOREAN RESTAURANT, the throwback charm of its decor, and the food, oh the food! Located on Maraval Road, the dinner menu features all the Korean stalwarts – Shabu-Shabu (technically a Japanese dish but popular in Korea), Jeongol (hot pot), Jjigae (Korean stew), rice and noodle dishes, and appetizers like Kimchijeon (a savoury … 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

BENNE CAFE – Magdalena Grand Beach Resort (Tobago)
Bakery/Pastries / Open on Sundays / Tea Service / Tobago

BENNE CAFE – Magdalena Grand Beach Resort (Tobago)


Located off the lobby of Tobago’s gorgeous Magdalena Grand Beach Resort, BENNE CAFE is our new favourite place to unwind and enjoy sweet treats and a cup of coffee or tea.  This lovely gem of a cafe specializes in light fare including freshly-baked pastries, cookies, breads, and beverages. (See all our pics here!) BENNE CAFE’s extensive beverage menu offers smoothies (made … Continue reading