Compiled By NAN Travel Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 6, 2018: When it comes to food, the Caribbean is definitely known for its array of unique delicacies. However, the region’s fine dining cuisine offerings is growing. Here are five of the best fine dining restaurants in the Caribbean you should know:
1: Spiga Restaurant
This creative Italian restaurant in Grand Case, St Martin/St Maarten has been voted the best fine dining restaurant in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor travelers. Spiga, which opened in late 2020, became an instant hit and today is one of the most popular restaurants in Grand Case. Spiga has reopened after Hurricane Irma and features dishes like pumpkin ravioli, Osso Buco with risotto and a number of homemade pastas as well as fish, chicken and vegetarian selections. You need dinner reservations which you can make here.
2: The Lighthouse Restaurant
At Breakers in Grand Cayman, you will find the second best fine dining restaurant in the Caribbean. This restaurant places an emphasis on local produce, sourcing the finest meat, produce and seafood from the region’s land and sea for its fabulous Italian and other Caribbean cuisine. Try the Lighthouse Signature Dish for two grilled seafood platter that includes a Caribbean Lobster Tail, Two Fillets of fresh Fish of the Day and Jumbo Prawn, with a choice of Linquine Alfredo or veggies and potatoes or the Seafood Curry with Caribbean Lobster, Sea Scallops and Shrimp with Mango Chutney and Papadom with Naan Bread or Basmati Rice. Make reservations here.
3: Bistrot Caraibes
Taking the third spot as one of the best fine dining restaurants in the Caribbean is Bistrot Caraibes at 81 Boulevard de Grand Case in Saint Martin. The restaurant has reopened since the hurricane and features a delightful array of sumptuous dishes including delicious Mushroom stuffed chicken breast with creamy mushroom risotto as well as a variety of lobster dishes plucked from the wonderful lobster tank in front of the restaurant. These can all be washed down with the restaurant’s own homemade blend of rum. Book now.
4: Sheer Rocks
This Saint Mary’s, Antigua restaurant takes the fourth spot on our Top Five list. Founded in 2010 by Kate Taylor and Alex Grimley, Sheer Rocks chef de cuisine, Simon Christey-French, puts his spin on local produce which results in creations that are nothing short of incredible. Try the tasting menu or simply delve into the main course offerings or choose from the unique starters. Make a booking here.
5: Extra Virgin Bistro
Rounding out the top five is Extra Virgin Bistro at Cruz Bay in Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands. This delightful Italian restaurant has reopened after the hurricanes of 2017 and Chef Tommy is back at work offering up favorites like Herb Crusted Haddock with Roasted Garlic Spinach Risotto, Tournedos Rossini and Seared Foie Gras, Shrimp & Jumbo Lump Crab Pappardelle and other fresh herbs from its garden or fresh fish sourced from local fishermen. Make a reservation here.