Best Restaurant in the Caribbean (2020)


The Caribbean is a melting pot of cultures and ethnic influences, and that diversity is reflected in its food. Culinary gems here range from fine dining to beachside seafood shacks serving up dishes good enough to make even the most discerning foodie swoon. 

  • Elements Restaurant

    Elements Restaurant

    The spectacular oceanfront setting at Elements complements the menu of globally-inspired dishes made from sustainable and locally grown ingredients. Local Aruban classics are served weekly during Sunday evening Local Arts - Local Eats events.
    Photo courtesy of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

  • Miss T's Kitchen

    Miss T's Kitchen
    Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    Miss T's Kitchen celebrates all things Jamaican through its colorful outdoor dining area to its menu of rustic favorites. Menu highlights include oxtail stew, curry goat and whole fish prepared as you like.
    Photo courtesy of Miss T's Kitchen

  • Lime Out

    Lime Out
    St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

    This floating taco boat in Hansen Bay off the coast of St. John serves tacos and cocktails on a bar just above the water. Guests need a boat, paddleboard or kayak to get there, but the effort is worth it.
    Photo courtesy of Sarah B Swan / Lime Out

  • Pizza Pi

    Pizza Pi
    St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

    Some of the best pizza in the Caribbean comes from Pizza Pi, a floating New York-style pizzeria in Christmas Cove. Accessible only by boat, the restaurant serves pizzas as guests snorkel in the nearby waters.
    Photo courtesy of Pizza Pi

  • Marmalade

    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Photo courtesy of Marmalade

  • 1919 Restaurant

    1919 Restaurant
    San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Michelin Star-winning chef Juan José Cuevas helms the kitchen at 1919 Restaurant, inside the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in Puerto Rico, where the menu focuses on locally sourced ingredients prepared and presented with modern flare.
    Photo courtesy of 1919 Restaurant

  • Sheer Rocks

    Sheer Rocks

    Perched atop a sunset-facing bluff, Sheer Rocks specializes in tapas, cocktails and an a la carte menu with dishes made from locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. Everything is handmade in house, and all the seafood is line-caught or hand dived.
    Photo courtesy of Sheer Rocks

  • Jade Mountain Club

    Jade Mountain Club
    St. Lucia

    Wrapped around an infinity pool overlooking the natural grandeur of St. Lucia, the Jade Mountain Club serves seasonal, modern fusion cuisine highlighting the tropical flavors of the Caribbean.
    Photo courtesy of Jade Mountain Resort

  • Banana Bay

    Banana Bay
    Freeport, Bahamas

    This lunch and cocktail eatery in Freeport is known for their house-made banana bread, as well as a menu of Bahamian and American favorites, served with views of Fortune Beach.
    Photo courtesy of iStock / sbossert

  • Graycliff Restaurant

    Graycliff Restaurant
    Nassau, Bahamas

    An inimitable Nassau experience, Graycliff Restaurant is a five-star dining establishment serving Continental cuisine with a Bahamian twist. The dining experience feels like you are settling into an intimate dinner party with friends at their historic, colonial-style mansion – that just so happens to house an award-winning wine cellar.
    Photo courtesy of Graycliff Restaurant

The top 10 winners in the category Best Restaurant in the Caribbean are as follows:

  1. Elements Restaurant - Aruba
  2. Miss T's Kitchen - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  3. Lime Out - St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
  4. Pizza Pi - St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
  5. Marmalade - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  6. 1919 Restaurant - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  7. Sheer Rocks - Antigua
  8. Jade Mountain Club - St. Lucia
  9. Banana Bay - Freeport, Bahamas
  10. Graycliff Restaurant - Nassau, Bahamas

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning restaurants!

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