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TriniChow Restaurant Openings & News: MARCH-APRIL 2015 RESTAURANTS, MOVES & REOPENINGS

LINDA’S BAKERY (Gasparillo, Trinidad) opens a new location on 23rd April at Gasparillo Mall. Hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-8pm; Sunday 8am-4pm. (868) 67-LINDA.

KANOA CAFE GOURMET (West Mall, West Moorings, Trinidad) opened in late February at West Mall on the Upper Level, South Side. Serving breakfast as well as lunch/dinner, link to menus 1 of 3; 2 of 3; 3 of 3. Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm; Friday-Saturday 9am-7pm. (868) 633-5832

VANILLA BEAN GOURMET (Cunupia, Trinidad), a gourmet grocer at #145 Munroe Road reopens after a brief renovation.

UNWINED (Arouca, Trinidad) a wine bar serving wine, beer and other treats opened in February 2015 at #80 Eastern Main Road (right before the Trincity Mall turnoff (Trincity Central Rd) heading west to town). Hours: Tuesday-Wednesday 11am-6pm; Thursday-Saturday 11am-9pm; and Sundays 5pm-9pm. (868) 769-4080

TOUT MANGE TOBAGO (Crown Point, Tobago) – Serving Asian-Caribbean inspired food. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday from 6 pm. Located on Store Bay Local Road. (868) 464-0553

KAISO BLUES CAFE (Newtown, Port of Spain, Trinidad) – opened at #85 Woodford Street in April 2015 (replacing Martin’s Piano Bar) offering live entertainment nightly and cutters/light food and drinks. (868) 477-2262

CHIMICHANGA MEXICAN GRILL (Cross Crossing, San Fernando, Trinidad) opened its street food cart in March 2015 serving tacos, burritos and burrito bowls. Link to menu. Hours: Friday-Saturday 7pm-11pm. (868) 780-6954

LAS’ LAP RESTAURANT & BAR (Woodbrook, Trinidad) recently opened at One Woodbrook Place serving lunch and dinner. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-11pm and Sunday 2pm-10pm. Happy Hour daily 5pm-7pm. Las Lap Trinidad Menu. (868) 385-2325

COLOZ (Woodbrook, Trinidad) moved to One Woodbrook Place from Gatacre Street.

JOE’S PIZZA (Woodbrook, Trinidad) opened a new location at the corner of Gatacre and Ariapita Avenue in March 2015. Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-10pm. (868) 355-JOES

CUTTERZ EXPRESS (Chaguanas, Trinidad) opened in March 2015 opposite the Medford Gas Station serving geera pork, pot stickers, chicken foot souse, wings, hot dogs, fries, etc. Hours: Thursday-Saturdays from 5pm. (868) 733-8399 or 387-8756.

SWEET NOTHINGS (El Socorro, Trinidad) moved from its Woodbrook location on 1st February to Midland Centre at the corner of Cyprus Road and Churchill Roosevelt Highway. (868) 320-9615 or 356-5067


KRAVE RESTAURANT (Marabella, Trinidad) is now offering lunch service. Lunch hours are 11am-3pm, Tuesday-Saturday. Link to more details.

GOURMET EXPRESS (Port of Spain and Maraval, Trinidad) is now serving breakfast, which includes fruit bowls, parfaits, bacon, eggs, saltfish, melongene, aloo pies, sada roti, fry and roast bake.

V&J BRAUHAUS (Port of Spain, Trinidad) introduced business lunches – Bratwurst or any Schnitzel with a choice of side and salad for $80 from 11:30am to 3pm daily.

TASTE OF INDIA (Debe, Trinidad) is a new “authentic East Indian” takeaway restaurant that opened in April 2015. Current hours are Thursday/Friday 3pm-10pm and Saturday 12 noon-10pm. Starting 29th April, hours will be Wednesday-Saturday 3pm-10pm. Link to Taste of India website. (868) 341-4154.

VIAAA (Princes Town, Trinidad) is now open on Sundays, 11am-8pm for a variety of food, snack, pastry and dessert options.

CHAUD CAFE & WINE BAR (Woodbrook, Trinidad) has new Saturday Brunch hours, brunch will now be served from 10am to 4pm every Saturday.

SAKURA ARTS is offering sushi to go at Peppercorns in West Mall, Peake’s One Stop in Cocorite and Artie’s Meats in Maraval. Roll options include a California Roll, Smokey Salmon Roll (868) 299-9536 or

YOUTHFUL VEGAN CAFE (St. James, Trinidad) is now offering vegan baby food by the jar at the cafe (call to order) and frozen (vegan!) pizzas at Starlite Pharmacy in Maraval. Contact (868) 689-9491 or 628-7674 or for more details.

THE CANVAS BISTRO & BAR (St. James, Trinidad) has extended its opening hours to 9pm on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. All day breakfast is still available here too!

SAMURAI RESTAURANT (Woodbrook, Trinidad) has new lunch combos featuring “Japanese Artisan sandwiches” which come with your choice of miso soup, salad or freshly made onion rings and a non-alcoholic drink.” Link to Samurai’s sandwich menu.

TIKI VILLAGE @ KAPOK HOTEL (Port of Spain, Trinidad) restarted its dim sum service in early March 2015. Dim sum hours are Sundays 12pm-2:30pm. (868) 622-5765.


ISLAND BEER CHILL & GRILL (Woodbrook, Trinidad) – Opening in April  2015 at One Woodbrook Place, Island Beer will feature more than 120 beers from around the world along with a full lunch and dinner menu.

GHAZAL (Woodbrook, Trinidad) is reopening with an expanded menu (includes other Asian cuisines in addition to Indian food) in a new location on the corner of French Street and Ariapita Avenue in April 2015. (868) 375-3658

SUSHI EXPRESS (Piarco Plaza) – Sushi Express (first location in Curepe) will be opening a second location at Piarco Plaza.

L’ATTITUDE RESTAURANT (San Fernando, Trinidad) – reopening in May 2015 under new management.

SUPER WINGS – A Brooklyn, New York favorite, Super Wings is coming soon to a location in Trinidad.

TWO LAWYERS & A BAKERY (San Fernando, Trinidad) is a cafe coming to #19 Sutton Street. (868) 657-3697

WOLFGANG PUCK BISTRO & BAR (Piarco, Trinidad) – coming to Piarco International Airport.

VIAAA GOURMET BAKERY & RESTAURANT (Marabella and Point Fortin, Trinidad) – VIAAA will be opening two new locations in Marabella at Tarouba Plaza and in Point Fortin in the next few months.

RUBY TUESDAY (Grand Bazaar Trinidad) – Under construction but coming soon.


THE PORT (Woodbrook, Trinidad) closed in February 2015.

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