Dining out in Tobago, best places to go and what to eat!

dining in tobago

There is lots of dining choices on the small island of Tobago. You’ll be spoilt for choice with where to eat so we’ve picked out the best ones for you! From budget meals to splashing out on luxury cuisine, there is something for everyone. Whilst in Tobago, try the exotic dishes the island has to offer and your taste buds will be blown away. The main town Scarborough has all the food places with a picturesque setting. You’ll find lots on then menu and a typical meal in Tobago would usually consist of the following:

  • Rice and peas
  • Callalloo- Coconut and spinach soup
  • Curried Crab
  • Dumplings
  • Pea Soup
  • Roti
  • Fried bread rolls with meat


Take a look at where you could be dining on your Tobago holiday. Here are the top 5 restaurants in Tobago you need to visit:

The Fish Pot


Located in pleasant Prospect, explore the exotic flavours of the Caribbean and enjoy the freshest fish in Tobago. This restaurant offers world class dishes for both lunch and dinner. If you love fish then you will LOVE The Fish Pot. The friendly staff at the restaurant will advise you on the best dishes to try and give you a dining experience to remember.

Kariwak Village Restaurant


The Kariwak area of Tobago is a place that you will love. The restaurant located in the beautiful Kariwak Hotel and offers fresh and local cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dishes vary day to day depending on local ingredients the chefs can get their hands on. For authentic Tobago dishes, you can find this in the Kariwak Village Restaurant.



Located in Buccoo Bay, take in views of the Buccoo reef whilst enjoying modern Caribbean cuisine. The restaurant provides modern twists on Caribbean classics for you to indulge in as well as views that you can’t get anywhere else on the island. It is the perfect restaurant for a romantic meal on the island of Tobago.

Jemma’s Treehouse Restaurant


If you are in Tobago with children then this restaurant offers a perfect family friendly dining experience. Tucked away in a tree-house setting with a view of the sea, you can get all sorts of dishes served to you at this small restaurant. From fresh local food, to chicken and shrimp dishes, the menu has something for everyone to try and experience the Caribbean cuisine.

Rena Chatack Roti Shop


For authentic Caribbean Roti, Rena Chatack Roti shop will give you just that. This fast food dining experience has some of the best curry on the island and is a fantastic choice for local food. If you want to experience home cooked authentic cuisine then visit Scarborough in Tobago where you can try traditional Roti!

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