Best Restaurants in Turks and Caicos
Your next luxurious and delicious retreat awaits at Providenciales, the most developed island in Turks and Caicos, a British Overseas Territory.
Here you’ll be able to soak up the sun as you sunbathe in the warm white sand beaches. Swim in the calm and still beautiful turquoise ocean or maybe snorkel to see the barrier reef that stretches for over 80 miles. And if you’re in search of a rush of adrenaline, you’ll enjoy water sports like kayaking, skiing, paddle boarding, and more.
But just as much as there are water activities, relishing in a flavorful and exquisite dining experience, is something that is not remiss in Providenciales. It is the culinary center in Turks and Caicos with over 60 restaurants and cafés that serve international cuisines and fresh local seafood. All prepared by award-winning chefs who come from different parts of the world. They have expertly incorporated the taste of Caribbean food with their respective international backgrounds.
There’s simply so much to savor, and so we have listed the best restaurants to indulge in during your stay in Turks and Caicos. Whether you’re up for conch fritters or cracked conch, steak, seafood, vegetarian or Asian cuisine, there is a restaurant just for you, with menus filled with mouthwatering stories to tell.
Café's in Turks and Caicos
Maybe you just landed on the island, or are just about to land, or maybe you just woke up! Either way, we thought we’d greet you with the best cafés and breakfast spots in Turks and Caicos because after all, coffee is always a good idea.
Providenciales has great coffee shops in the Grace Bay area.
Shay Café and Lounge is located at Le Vele Plaza alongside the Saltmills. They are open for breakfast and lunch with indoor or al fresco dining available.
They have a variety of sandwiches, wraps, paninis, bagels, crepes, omelets, pizza, and a selection of fresh baked goods and the occasional gelato.
As for their drinks, they offer hot and cold coffees, organic teas, smoothies, milkshakes, bottled drinks, and even bottled beers, wine, and some mixed drinks.
Lemon 2 Go at Grace Bay road, is a café that you simply shouldn’t miss while in Provo. The cafe boasts the best quality and natural ingredients with award-winning baristas and chefs in their kitchen who create quality meals and coffee on the island.
Their fresh homemade eats consists of Jamaican patties, samosas, sandwiches, croissants, muffins, wraps, salads, cakes, parfait, protein, and vegan energy balls. While they have an array of hot and iced coffees, smoothies, and juices to choose from.
Enjoy your meal in a fun environment with great music and internet.
Caicos Bakery is located at Caicos Café Plaza and is a bakery that brings French culture to the island. They freshly bake their bread, pastries donuts, and tarts daily.
There are no seating options so this is perfect if you are on the go.
Sushi and Seafood Restaurants in Turks & Caicos
Solana Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant in Grace Bay Beach at the Ocean Club West Resort. It is fine dining with an emphasis on finely cooked food rather than the frills and fancies.
They serve breakfast, lunch, tapas, dinner, sushi & teppanyaki with quite a selection of signature cocktails, beers, spirits, wine, and sake.
A relaxed atmosphere with an open-air bar and lounge overlooking the ocean and pool adds to the unforgettable dining experience. Another thing to look forward to is the chefs adding to the vibrant scene as they put on a specialty performance that shows off their knife skills.
Yoshi’s Sushi & Grill is a Japanese restaurant located in the Saltmills Plaza. The restaurant serves an array of sushi, sashimi, and steaks to filet mignon.
The Japanese menu also adds a taste of Turks and Caicos, such as the Spicy Conch Roll, made with the local conch, cucumber, fish roe, and spicy sauce.
Apart from the salads, vegetarians can also enjoy an Asparagus Tempura Roll, Avocado and Cucumber, Carrot Roll, or a Spring Roll with Avocado.
It is also worth mentioning that the restaurant has gone paperless and diners can scan through the menus using an iPad.
Sui-Ren is located at the Shore Club resort on Long Bay Beach. Sui-Ren means “water lily” in Japanese and it is a fine dining sushi grill that is a unique combination of Japanese with a Peruvian Flair.
It’s the perfect venue for a delightful evening where you can enjoy the freshest sushi and Asian-inspired dishes.
Visit them every Friday to enjoy their popular sushi specials!
Mexican Restaurants in Turks and Caicos
In case you’re in the mood for tacos and nachos, we’ve also included the best Mexican food spots in Grace Bay that are always a hit with tourists.
Skull Rock Cantina is located at Ports of Call Plaza and is a family-friendly cuisine and bar that features Tex Mex Cuisine and an all-day breakfast!
Enjoy happy hour every day from 5-7 pm!
Somewhere Café & Lounge is located at the Coral Garden Resort on Grace Bay Beach.
A two-story beach-front cafe where you can enjoy the view of Grace Bay along with great food and live music.
Chef-inspired Tex Mex cuisine and decadent desserts such as Banana Rum Cake, Key Lime Pie are made in-house from scratch.
Enjoy specialty tequilas as you lounge the night.
Burgers, Bars & Pubs in Turks and Caicos
A vacation on an island just wouldn’t be complete without good burgers and drinks at the best-relaxed bars and pubs in Grace Bay.
Bugaloos Conch Crawl is a seafood restaurant located in Fave Cays, Providenciales.
It’s not just chicken and burgers. You can also enjoy conch prepared and cooked in many different ways! They serve lunch, dinner and have an extensive list of international wine, spirits, and even cigars!
Live entertainment such as fire dance, outdoor games, and horseback riding is also something to look forward to at the pub.
Big Al’s Island Grill is located at the Saltmills Plaza. A diner that brings you back to the ’50s with checkerboard designs and red accents. Their unique selection of burgers such as the Mexican Burger, the Sicilian Burger, and the Smashed Onion is to rave about. But it’s not just burgers they serve but steaks, wraps, salads, and pizzas too.
What’s more is that they have vegetarian and gluten-free options such as a black bean burger, veggie burger, and portobello mushroom burger.
You can also enjoy their fries in many different ways like krinkle, shoestring, or waffle-cut!
Vegetarian and Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Turks and Caicos
Of course, we also kept our vegetarian and vegan friends in mind. Enjoy the distinct flavors and simple hearty and healthy recipes at some of the best vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.
Caicos Café another local and tourist favorite, is a fine dining restaurant located along Grace Bay road with a warm, inviting, and relaxing ambiance. A combination of Mediterranean and modern Italian cuisine with a Caribbean touch is the heart of their menu.
Their vegetarian options are Spinach salad with roast red beets- goat cheese- walnuts- pear balsamic & sherry vinegar- honey dressing, Potatoes gnocchi with tomato sauce, basil, shaved parmesan, and Tortelli filled with 5 cheeses with roasted butternut squash pecans- parmesan- fresh thyme- brown butter.
A reservation is recommended before visiting the restaurant.
Caicos Bistro is situated amidst the largest palm grove on the island of Providenciales. It prides itself as a tropical fine dining garden paradise serving meats, seafood, and vegetarian dishes.
Some of the favorites on their menu are the Conch 2 Ways and the Pepper Crusted Rare Local Tuna. Wine selection at Caicos Bistro seems endless with wines from the U.S., France, Italy, New Zealand, South America, and Spain.
Reservation is also highly recommended at Caicos Bistro, with most guests reserving months in advance.
Turks Kebab is an intermingling of classic Mediterranean and island dishes. Located between Seven Stars Resort and Leeward highway.
Falafel, Gyro, Veggie Pitas and Turkish-style pizzas are among the finger-licking foods you can try.
They even have their special hot sauce called Zemar Hot Sauce, which is a mixture of salty, funky, spicy, and sweet. It’s so good that tourists purchase a bottle at the restaurant.
Asian Food in Turks and Caicos
Our Asian food-loving friends are also not forgotten on this list. Although many of the above-mentioned restaurants are already influenced by Asian dishes, we thought we’d include several restaurants that offer a lot more Asian food options.
Thai Orchid is Thai food located at the Regent Village. It is a small, cozy restaurant with 60 mouthwatering Thai creations.
If spicy is not your thing, don’t worry because everything is prepared on the mild side. Signature dishes include Mee Krob, Pad Thai, and Snapper Choo Chee, with large vegetarian options as well.
The restaurant prides itself on the value you get for your money with their speedy service, good food, and generous portions.
Chinson’s Grill Shack is a restaurant bar in Leeward Highway offering a delicious combination of Caribbean, Jamaican and Chinese cuisine.
For their Chinese options, they serve spring rolls, wontons, egg rolls, crab Rangoon, and an assortment of Chow Mein, stir-fry, fried rice, and noodle dishes.
The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner and has reasonable rates.
If you are looking for a more casual and affordable dining experience that you can take out and enjoy right in your backyard, Providenciales has some food trucks that have menus just as delicious and noteworthy as the restaurants.
Roosters TFC along Grace Bay Road, offers beef burgers to fish and free-range chicken burgers, chicken wings, tacos, sides, and even food platters!
Thirst-quenching refreshments at Roosters TFC include beers, mixed drinks, and non-alcoholic beverages.
Watch out for that red truck with a rooster logo!
Cocovan is a classic 1974 Airstream Kitchen nestled in the grounds of Coco Bistro on Grace Bay road.
They have some menu options that are subject to change now and then because it varies according to the best and freshest ingredients available for the week.
Whether you decide to enjoy a taco or a Mac and Cheese on one of their picnic tables, a dessert of Caicos Churros served with liquid chocolate and vanilla ice cream is a must-try.
Italian, French, and Latin Restaurants in Turks and Caicos
European and Latin cuisines must not be missed in Providenciales. These restaurants go above and beyond to completely immerse you in their heritage not only with food but just as well with their ambiance.
Bella Luna Ristorante & Pizzeria at Grace Bay road is “the soul of Italy in the heart of Grace Bay.” Originally a private glasshouse residence transformed into an Italian home restaurant. It will feel like dining in a small village in Southern Italy.
Home-grown vegetables and herbs from the Bella Luna garden are what garnishes their mouthwatering pasta such as ravioli, fettuccine, and gnocchi. All homemade along with their freshly baked focaccia bread.
It’s authentic Italian in the heart of Grace Bay.
Le Bouchon Du Village is located in the Regent Village and a sidewalk café that feels just like sitting in the center of Paris.
The French bistro serves escargot, foie gras, steak au poivre and charcuterie and cheese boards. With seafood dishes including conch fritters and lobster salad.
Reservations are highly recommended since this is a hotspot for locals and tourists. Delight in their happy hour every Friday from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.
Banksi Bar and Restaurant Grill is a Venezuelan restaurant in Grace Bay serving Arepas, Empanadas, Tequeños, Polar Beer, and more.
Steak Houses in Turks and Caicos
BLT Steak BLT stands for Bistro Laurent Tourondel, and is located at the Ritz-Carlton in Grace Bay.
It is a prime steakhouse and gourmet dining restaurant with a full range of 100% naturally-raised and certified Black Angus steaks, and prime cuts like rack of lamb and short ribs.
The wine list is also varied coming from different parts of the world and sumptuous desserts such as Coconut Cheesecake, Crêpe Soufflé, and Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse.
WE Kitchen + Bar is a private Island Dining Oasis at the Kokomo Botanical Resort. It is a multi-level indoor and outdoor restaurant that is fine dining and by reservation only.
All their meat is aged to perfection in-house with their bread freshly baked and fruits hand-picked from the trees at Kokomo’s garden.
Tapas, charcuterie boards, and premium all-natural grass-fed bone-in steaks dry-aged 40+ days are some of the gastronomical dishes you’re sure to enjoy.
They are open to the public every night except Mondays. Take note that they adhere to a strict dress code. No beach attire is allowed.
It's time to taste the Caribbean!
All that talk of food has most likely enticed you to visit Turks and Caicos. And we hope this guide makes your luxury holiday easier. Whether you’re a meat-eater or a vegetarian looking to enjoy a taste of the Caribbean and other cuisines, there is an atmosphere that will suit just what you’re looking for. Whether that’s budget-friendly, picnic-style in your backyard, or sophisticated fine dining, there is always going to be a restaurant that will satisfy your taste buds. Grace Bay, Providenciales has all the unique flavors to offer.
The best place to stay to experience all these flavors is at Aqua Divina in Leeward beach in Providenciales. It is just minutes away from Grace Bay Beach and its lavish dining spots. It’s the perfect luxury accommodation that has everything you need to build flavorsome memories. From expansive open-concept villas to romantic double-bed studios. It’s a tranquil luxury accommodation with access to more secluded, quiet, white sand beaches. It is what makes the less crowded location of Aqua Divina the paradise you’ve been dreaming of.