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The 14 Best Caribbean Restaurants In San Antonio

Updated: July 5, 2022

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

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El Pilon Sabor Boricua

Puerto Rican, $, San AntonioPuerto Rican, $San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Cocina El Jibarazo Puerto Rican Cusine

Latin, $, San AntonioLatin, $San Antonio
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    San Antonio's 3 favorite spots to find inexpensive Caribbean eats

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Jamaica Jamaica Cuisine

Caribbean, $$, San AntonioCaribbean, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    From fine dining to to-go cuisine, Alamo Heights has it all!

    USA Today
  • SA Current, 2018

    10 Underrated San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

    SA Current, 2018

Mi Roti

Caribbean, Tobin HillCaribbeanSan Antonio, Tobin Hill
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    The 15 Essential San Antonio Restaurants

    Eater, 2022

La Marginal

Latin, $$, San AntonioLatin, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are San Antonio's top 5 Puerto Rican spots

    Hoodline, 2019

The Jerk Shack

Caribbean, $$, San AntonioCaribbean, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 4 most popular spots in San Antonio's Prospect Hill neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Female Foodie

    Best Outdoor Dining in San Antonio: 28 Top Picks

    Female Foodie

Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas

Latin, $$, Hot WellsLatin, $$San Antonio, Hot Wells
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • SA Current, 2020

    Female-Owned San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now

    SA Current, 2020

Azuca Nuevo Latino

Latin, $$, LavacaLatin, $$San Antonio, Lavaca
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Seafood in San Antonio

    USA Today
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in San Antonio's Lavaca neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2020

Momma Luv’s Soul & Carribean Food

Caribbean, $$, Village North OneCaribbean, $$San Antonio, Village North One
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Kobams Grill

African, $$, San AntonioAfrican, $$San Antonio
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Sabor Latino Restaurant

Latin, $, Olmos Park TerraceLatin, $San Antonio, Olmos Park Terrace
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 4.0

Tienda Centro America

Latin, $$, EdisonLatin, $$San Antonio, Edison
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
  • SA Current, 2018

    15 Authentic Restaurants That Bring the Flavors of Latin America to San Antonio

    SA Current, 2018

Las Minas Cafe

Latin, $, Northwest Los Angeles HeightsLatin, $San Antonio, Northwest Los Angeles Heights
Google: 3.5
Yelp: 4.0

Little Jamaica Foods

Caribbean, $$, Camelot 1Caribbean, $$San Antonio, Camelot 1
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Caribbean restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 6852 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in San Antonio and 747 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline, SA Current and Female Foodie had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These spots have been featured in Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in San Antonio's Lavaca neighborhood, SA Current - Female-Owned San Antonio Restaurants You Should've Tried By Now and Female Foodie - Best Outdoor Dining in San Antonio: 28 Top Picks. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

The Jerk Shack, Jamaica Jamaica Cuisine, and Mi Roti are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants that serve breakfast in San Antonio.

The Jerk Shack, Jamaica Jamaica Cuisine, and Mi Roti are some of the highest-rated late-night Caribbean spots in San Antonio.

Jamaica Jamaica Cuisine, Azuca Nuevo Latino, and Kobams Grill are vegetarian-friendly Caribbean restaurants in San Antonio.

Luna Rosa Puerto Rican Grill Y Tapas, Azuca Nuevo Latino, and La Marginal are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants for a date night in San Antonio.

Jamaica Jamaica Cuisine, The Jerk Shack, and El Pilon Sabor Boricua are the highest-rated Caribbean restaurants that are good for groups in San Antonio.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Syrah

    Experts suggest pairing a chile verde with a glass of Syrah, a popular red wine.


  • The best drink pairing for pork mofongo

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for pork mofongo can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. This, crisp and acidic, white wine balances the creamy pork mofongo.

  • Tempranillo with your arroz con pollo

    having arroz con pollo and not sure red wine to drink with it? Go for Tempranillo. Its medium bodiedflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Factoids

  • A traditional dish

    What can you make using stewed meat? We’ll tell you what: the local classic from Dominican Republic, la bandera.

  • A traditional drink of 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 in the area

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. 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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