By NAN Lifestyle Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri, October 21, 2022: The Caribbean may not have Michelin star restaurants, but there are definitely some amazing fine dining restaurants you should know about. Here are the Top 10 as voted by TripAdvisor readers for 2022.
10: Bush Bar
Located in the Geejam Hotel in Port Antonio, Jamaica, Bushbar offers Jamaican fusion dishes such as red striped fish and chips, mento stew, Jamaican red pea soup, jerk chicken pasta, rack of lamb marinated in jerk, prawns in Caribbean curry and hot bread. Pudding. You can wash it all down with an extensive cocktail menu to choose from, including drinks like Rum Sizzle and Screw You.
9: Champers Restaurant
Champers Restaurant in Christ Church Parish, Barbados takes 9e place. Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the restaurant offers local and international dishes, including coconut shrimp and oven-roasted barracuda.
8: Montserrat Mansion Restaurant
Located in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Montserrat Manor restaurant took the eighth spot. It offers a fusion of fresh local seafood combined with a list of international dishes. However, the grilled Spanish octopus, the homemade empanadas, the local croquettes as well as the homemade empanadas and the local catch of the day steamed, grilled or fried are sure to delight, as will the desserts like the cheesecake Mocaccino or the Ferrero bomb .
7: PRIME at Paradise Point
PRIME at Paradise Point in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, ranks #7 and is more of an American, steakhouse, and seafood restaurant. The menu includes local Caribbean lobster; grilled spanish octopus and fried whole snapper.
6. The wine cellar
Take the 6e spot is The Wine Cellar in Willemstad, Curacao. It offers a mix of international cuisine with a Caribbean twist, including dishes like bluefin tuna carpaccio; ‘Alsace’ snails, ‘Foie Gras’ pâté, scallops and ‘Meunière’ sole fillets.
5: JAX Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar
Located in Maho, St Martin/St Maarten, JAX Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar ranks fifth on the list. It offers an international menu that includes French and Caribbean dishes such as caramelized French onion soup, chef’s bisque, black truffle pasta, rack of lamb and vegetable risotto.
4: Marmalade restaurant and wine bar
Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico, ranks fourth for its five-course menu that includes wine pairing. Dishes include Fluke Sashimi, Lobster Risotto, Golden Curried Lentil Meatballs, Three Pigs and Hot Fig Almond Cake.
3: Caribbean Bistro
Bistrot Caraibes in Grand Case, St Martin/St Maarten, which takes third place, offers French, seafood and European dishes such as Traditional garlic snail cassolette; Eggplant and crab caviar with crunchy vegetables and pistou, Lobster from the fountain, grilled, Thermidor or Provencal and pan-fried duck breast, vegetables, sweet and sour with honey, potato gratin.
2: Gastronomy of the senses
Senses Dining in Palm – Eagle Beach, Aruba is the second best restaurant in the Caribbean. The restaurant only offers an 8-course fine dining experience at $125 plus tax per person and includes a welcome glass of prosecco. Maximum capacity is 16 guests for a daily session starting at 7:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday.
1: Restaurant Ocean Z
And the number one restaurant in the Caribbean is Ocean Z in Noord, Aruba. It is known for its Caribbean dishes, seafood and international favorites including Pumpkin Soup, Escargots à la Bourguignonne, Barramundi, Porcini Risotto, Seafood Paella and Surf & Turf Lobster .