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The 10 Best Caribbean Restaurants In Raleigh

Updated: June 14, 2022

Craving Caribbean favorites like Cou Cou or flying fish? Then these Raleigh restaurants are for you! To get you the best Raleigh Caribbean spots we analyzed the best review sites, incorporating millions of diner and expert reviews. Head to these tropical Raleigh destinations for a Caribbean Aruba Ariba cocktail now!

Find the perfect Caribbean restaurant

Hady International Food Restaurant

African, $$, South CentralAfrican, $$Raleigh, South Central
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Here are Raleigh's top 4 Caribbean spots

    Hoodline, 2020

soca raleigh

Latin, $$, HillsboroughLatin, $$Raleigh, Hillsborough
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Here are Raleigh's top 4 Caribbean spots

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Wral, 2018

    Best brunch spots in the Triangle

    Wral, 2018

Jerk Masters

Caribbean, $, East RaleighCaribbean, $Raleigh, East Raleigh
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Here are Raleigh's top 4 Caribbean spots

    Hoodline, 2020

Golden Krust

Caribbean, $, Northeast RaleighCaribbean, $Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Pressed By Spanglish

Latin, $$, North RaleighLatin, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Jamaican Grille

Caribbean, $$, Northeast RaleighCaribbean, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Here are Raleigh's top 4 Caribbean spots

    Hoodline, 2020

Mum's

Caribbean, $, Northeast RaleighCaribbean, $Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Casa Cubana

Cuban, $$, North RaleighCuban, $$Raleigh, North Raleigh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

Tropical Picken Chicken Raleigh

Latin, $, Six ForksLatin, $Raleigh, Six Forks
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Lee's Kitchen

Caribbean, $$, Northeast RaleighCaribbean, $$Raleigh, Northeast Raleigh
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the right Caribbean restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 212 lists and articles from top sources like Wral and Hoodline, 3295 Raleigh restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Wral - Best brunch spots in the Triangle and Hoodline - Here are Raleigh's top 4 Caribbean spots to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

soca raleigh and Bahama Breeze are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants for a date night in Raleigh.

Hady International Food Restaurant, soca raleigh, and Golden Krust are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants for a quick lunch in Raleigh.

soca raleigh and Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants for dessert in Raleigh.

Hady International Food Restaurant, soca raleigh, and Pressed By Spanglish are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants that are good for groups in Raleigh.

soca raleigh, Golden Krust, and Golden Krust Caribbean Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly Caribbean restaurants in Raleigh.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for chile verde

    Knowing what to pair with chile verde can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some red wine, particularly a glass of Syrah. This, bold, red wine balances the rich chile verde.

  • Zinfandel and ciambotta


    The full-bodied flavors in Zinfandel makes it a great red wine to pair with ciambotta.

  • The ideal pairing for pork mofongo

    Experts often pair pork mofongo with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, a popular white wine.

Fun facts

  • A classic dish

    The delicious, renowned dish la bandera needs to be had if you take a trip to Dominican Republic!

  • A typical drink from Puerto Rico

    Should you find yourself on the streets of Puerto Rico be sure to sample the local pina colada one of the country's most classic and popular drinks!

Parking information

Finding parking in Raleigh can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Caribbean spot.

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