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St. Lucia Restaurant Guide

Island Cuisine For Any Budget

Updated May 2022

The Best Restaurants in St. Lucia
The Best Restaurants in St. Lucia

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Incredible views, salty sea air, delectable aromas, these Caribbean dining options will have your mouth watering.

Incredible views, salty sea air, delectable aromas, these Caribbean dining options will have your mouth watering.

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Where to Eat

The Top Neighborhoods

  THE NORTH & CASTRIES

The northern area around the capital city of Castries has plenty of restaurants, cafes, bars and nightlife to choose from. This is the busiest part of the island and includes Marigot Bay and Rodney Bay as well.

  THE SOUTH & SOUFRIERE

The south is the area around the town of Soufriere and the famous Pitons. There are plenty of selections available for local cuisine as well as more luxurious options with stellar Pitons views.

Budget Options

The Best Restaurants in St. Lucia

Flavours of the Grill

$$ - $$$ Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly

You can’t find more authentic St. Lucian cuisine than at the locally owned, Flavours of the Grill. Here you’ll find Caribbean classics like curried goat, fresh fish, lamb, and pork chops served with traditional sides of corn or rice and peas. Top it off with a homemade dessert or a rum cocktail.

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Café Ole

$$ - $$$ Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

For the best coffee on the island, head to Café Ole. Their shaded wooden deck is the perfect place to enjoy a perfectly brewed cappuccino and the gorgeous views of Rodney Bay Marina. While there are definitely nourishing menu items –salads, sandwiches, all-natural smoothies –the real star is the irresistible French pastries that are freshly baked each morning from scratch.

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Martha's Tables

$$ - $$$ Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

The charming yellow walls and welcoming tables at Martha’s are charming and give a genuine Soufriere local feel. Don’t be fooled by her no-frills, homemade meals because her authentic cuisine is one of the most popular lunch spots on the island. It’s ideal location near Jalousie Plantation situates Martha’s Tables on a World Heritage Site under the famous Piton Mountains overlooking the Caribbean. Don’t leave Martha’s before trying her pan-fried pork chop in creole sauce with her heaping portions of delicious sides.

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Fedo’s

$ Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Fedo’s is a small eatery tucked away in a local neighborhood. It’s popularity among locals is a sure-tell sign that the food is going to be delicious. While you will find Western classics like sandwiches, burgers, and fries, nothing on the menu compares to their Chicken Curry Roti. This popular dish, along with many of the seafood mains, often sell out fast so make sure to stop by early.

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Liz Roti

$ Quick Bites, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly

Liz Roti is a landmark eatery in Rodney Bay, loved by visitors and locals alike. The owner, Liz, is a native Guyana who learned to cook from her mother before moving to St. Lucia where her rotis became an instant success. She can be found selling her delicious rotis, homemade hot sauce, and delicious cakes next to Reduit Beach.

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Midrange Options

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The Naked Fisherman

$$ - $$$ Caribbean, Bar, Seafood

A trip to the Caribbean is not complete until you’ve sat down for dinner under a thatched roof overlooking the Caribbean, admiring the views and taking in the mouthwatering aromas of the local fare. At the Naked Fisherman, you’ll have just that. Ranked as one of the top 100 Caribbean beach bars by USA Today and Caribbean Journal you can expect each of their sea to table dishes, juicy steaks, and tasty cocktails to perfectly compliment the stunning surroundings found at Smuggler’s Cove Beach.

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Masala Bay

$$ - $$$ Indian, Fusion

Specializing in a modern Indian-Chinese cuisine, Masala Bay is one of the few Asian fusion restaurants in St. Lucia. It’s 2nd floor balcony location overlooks the marina in Marigot Bay and serves up delicious lunch and dinner dishes like the butter chicken with naan, Goan prawn curry, or shamie kabobs.

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Orlando's Restaurant & Bar

$$$$ Caribbean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly

For fresh farm to table dining near St. Lucia’s most iconic landmark, the Pitons, head to Orlando’s where head chef, Orlando Sachell serves up delectable Caribbean cuisine. Guests can choose between two five course menus that start with a soup and salad, then a fish, beef or a chicken dish and end with dessert. Orlando is known to greet each customer himself and ensure each guest is happy with their experience.

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Salt Rush Café

$ Caribbean, Cafe, Seafood

You won’t find gimmicks at Salt Rush Café –just the ocean, a few picnic tables, and a laid-back atmosphere. This café wakes up with the sun, serving coffee, a light breakfast, and beautiful views. You can find great lunch options as well as dinner and cocktails by the water. The fish tacos and coconut rice and ribs are crowd favorites and can be enjoyed with a fresh smoothie or a rum cocktail.

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Matthew’s Rooftop

$$ - $$$ Caribbean, International, Grill

Make your way to the top of Baywalk Mall for 360-degree views of Rodney Bay Village and delicious food. Located near the beaches, this rooftop is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink or grab a menu for a taste of local and international flavors. You’ll want to try the Saltfish Mini Tacos, the prime ribeye, or the fresh lobster.

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High-End Options

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The Cliff at Cap

$$$$ Caribbean, Seafood, European

Chef Craig Jones, Caribbean Chef of the Year 2016, creates innovative, flavor-packed dishes with varying menus that reflect the freshest local produce and seasons. Elegant, French West Indian inspired dishes dominate the menu. For starters, try the Shrimp & Dorado Ceviche with anise and lime and for a main, the Roast Black Cod with bacon dashi and red quinoa.

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The Big Chef Steakhouse

$$$$ Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Whether you look at Chef and owner Rosie Gainville’s impressive international resume or just refer to previous guests’ glowing reviews, it won’t take long to discover the food is beyond amazing. Choose from a lunch, dinner, or dessert menu featuring seafood classics, steaks, vegetarian options, and extensive dessert possibilities.

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The Coal Pot

$$$$ Caribbean, Seafood, Soups

The Coal Pot is a romantic spot on the Vigie Marina waterfront with a retro-colonial interior and beautiful views of the water. French Chef Xavier expertly prepares a French West Indie menu complete with local fish, creole sauces, grilled tenderloin and an extensive wine list.

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Rabot Restaurant

$$$$ Caribbean, International, Contemporary

The Rabot Estate is an organic, 140-acre cacao farm overlooking St. Lucia’s famous Petit Piton Mountain. On the estate, you’ll find the open-air Rabot Restaurant that fuses its sustainably grown cacao into every item on their gourmet menu. Some dishes, like the Ti’ Scallops, deliver a savory cacao taste by marinating the pan-seared scallops in cacao nibs and basting them in a citrus sauce. Other dishes, like the Rum Baba & Cacao Whipped Cream take on a sweeter approach.

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Dasheene

$$$$ Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly

Dasheene’s award winning cuisine can be found within the romantic Ladera Resort. Executive Chef Nigel Mitchel delivers traditional St. Lucian dishes with a modern twist using fresh local ingredients, straight from the neighboring plantations. Favorites include the roast conch with pickled vegetables in a yam basket, or the plantain gratin with coconut rum sauce.

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  1. Rabot restaurant has possibly the best view I’ve ever experienced in a restaurant. Excellent food as well. Can’t wait to try some of these other places next time we’re in St. Lucia!

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