Very good Caribbean restaurants in Montreal: Our suggestions

Lloydies Caribbena Cuisine Mile End Montreal

Montreal’s rich cultural diversity is reflected in its gastronomic offerings. Indeed, the metropolis is full of gourmet spots where you can discover the culinary traditions of various regions of the world.

While the traditional Quebecois winter pushes us to seek a little warmth, the rich flavours and spices of Caribbean cuisine are ideal for warming us up. The Caribbean, whose region is defined geographically, politically and culturally, refers to a range of countries all located near the Caribbean Sea. This great cultural diversity is reflected in what is referred to here as Caribbean cuisine, with its unique flavours and spices!

Whether you’re looking to satisfy your cravings for griot or traditional jerk chicken, Tastet has prepared a list of the best places in town to discover the various facets of Caribbean cuisine. Each address on this list offers delicious dishes that will allow you to explore, through their flavours, various countries that are located in this tropical region.

For more suggestions, you will find on the Tastet website a directory composed of a multitude of addresses that invite you to travel and will satisfy all your gourmet desires! In the Best Of section, you will find lists to guide you to the best Thai restaurants in Montreal, the best restaurants where you can enjoy the flavours of Korean cuisine or the best Spanish restaurants in town.

Here is our list of the best Caribbean restaurants in Montreal, ready to warm you up with their spices and rich flavours. We hope you’ll make some great discoveries!

Lloydie's caribeenne cuisine mile end montreal


Lloydie’s is a nice address in the Mile End where you can enjoy very good Caribbean cuisine. Named after the nickname of Lloyd Tull, promoter for years of the Caribbean gastronomic culture, Lloydie’s is also the name of the family company that has made itself known in the Quebecois market for gourmet products from the Caribbean, including their popular “Jamaican Patties”. At this charming counter, you can savour delicious contemporary Caribbean dishes, from traditional jerk chicken to plantain poutine or oxtail. We enjoy everything with a good house soda, in order to fully immerse ourselves in the Caribbean experience! Photo Alison Slattery

66 Rue Saint- Viateur Ouest

Tropical Paradise

Located on Decarie Boulevard, Tropical Paradise is a very nice address where you can taste classic and delicious Jamaican dishes! While the space is simple and unpretentious, one comes here above all to savour their delicious dishes, for lunch or dinner. A favourite is the delicious jerk chicken, well spiced and very tender. The staff is also lovely and very friendly. Photo Jezebelquainty

5208 Boulevard Décarie

Seasoned Dreams

Located in the South West of Montreal, Seasoned Dreams offers excellent Caribbean dishes to satisfy your appetite! In their cozy space – or, on sunny days, on their terrace – you can enjoy an excellent jerk chicken and a delicious mac n’ cheese, all served in generous portions. The house also makes a tasty brunch. To try! Photo Seasoned Dreams

5509 Rue Laurendeau


Open since January 2018, Palme is a restaurant in the Village where you can savour delicious and revisited Caribbean cuisine! The dishes you taste here nod to the cultures of several tropical countries and the menu is seasonal. Among the specialties of the place are jerk chicken (spicy as tradition demands), tasso de cabri (a traditional West Indian dish revisited by Ralph), cod accras and Creole cigars, all at affordable prices.

1487 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

Boom J’s

This small and friendly restaurant in Point Saint-Charles offers the most succulent Caribbean cuisine. Of Jamaican origin, the owner tries to offer a complete experience to her customers in every bite. Specialties include jerk chicken, lamb curry and delicious Jamaican pies! All of this can be enjoyed on the spot, on take-out or delivered to the comfort of your home!

2026 Rue Wellington

Photography by Alison Slattery

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