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The Best Caribbean Restaurants in Toronto

The best Caribbean restaurants in Toronto showcase the rich culture behind island eats, from street snacks to luxurious meals, and its celebrated status in our city. When it comes to patties, roti, doubles and jerk chicken these places serve only the best.

Here are the best Caribbean restaurants in Toronto. 


Chris Jerk
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Chris Jerk

The jerk poutine at this Scarborough shop is an undeniable staple of Toronto cuisine. Their classics like curry chicken and oxtail are also popular, and they're known for making their own hot sauce.

Mona's Roti
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Mona's Roti

Some of the city's best roti and Caribbean food in general can be found at this Sheppard East joint in Scarborough with a person who's really named Mona behind it. Their also known for their doubles, jerk chicken and oxtail that falls off the bone.


Allwyn's Bakery
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Allwyn's Bakery

Now with multiple locations in Toronto, this restaurant has become a go-to for Caribbean across the city. Jerk chicken, curry goat, oxtail, patties and roti are all well represented on the menus at each spot.

Albert's Real Jamaican
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Albert's Real Jamaican

This St. Clair West mainstay that's been in business since 1986 is a go-to for roti, patties and jerk chicken. They also do soups and weekend breakfasts of ackee.


Chubby's Jamaican Kitchen
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Chubby's Jamaican Kitchen

Located in a house-like structure near King and Portland that feels like a resort, this Caribbean restaurant is now Michelin-recommended for its saltfish fritters, curry goat, oxtail stew and jerk chicken. 


Tropical Joe's
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Tropical Joe's

Hunt down this hidden gem at a food court inside Gerrard Square Mall in Leslieville to find some of the city's best stuffed patties plus poutine topped with jerk chicken, jerk pork, oxtail or curry chicken.

Randy's Roti
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Randy's Roti

Once a food truck, this restaurant near Yonge and Bloor is known for doubles and specialties like bake and shark. They also do jerk and fried chicken poutine, and have lots of options for veggie plates.


Ital Vital
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Ital Vital

Dig into the food that's central to the vegetarian lifestyle of Rastafarian culture called ital at this Pharmacy Ave. spot in Scarborough. Plant-based BBQ spare ribs always come with small or large meals on different daily menus with specials like mac n' cheese or fried rice.

Nicey's Eatery
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Nicey's Eatery

Markham Road is home to this restaurant that's been in business for over 30 years and serves incredible jerk wings. Add some festival, oxtail, callaloo and a Dragon beer, then finish off with a slice of rum cake for a full-on Caribbean feast.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Mona's Roti


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