Prefer fine dining and dancing? Or a casual, laid-back atmosphere? You’re in luck! Grand Cayman is considered the culinary star of the Caribbean. With hundreds of restaurants to choose from, it’s easy to find something for everyone among the well-prepared ethnic cuisine, fresh seafood and authentic Caribbean fare on offer.
Browse our collection of some of our personal favorites.
Which will become yours?
Seven Mile Beach / West Bay
A West Bay, Seven Mile Beach (walking distance from Serenity Now Villa) local, Caribbean style restaurant with an oceanfront deck, very casual.
Alfrescobythesea.com | 345.947.2525
Blue by Eric Ripert
Located on Seven Mile Beach inside the Ritz Carlton, everything we have ever had at Blue has been amazing. This is a special experience by one of New York’s best chefs.
Blue | 345-943-9000
Also located on Seven Mile Beach, Blue Cilantro is an Asian fusion restaurant with beautiful decor and setting. Open for lunch and dinner, the pork bellies are a must try! They also offer a 3 or 5 course dinner.
Bluecilantrocayman.com | 345-945-4372
Located in the West Bay area – about 10 minutes from Serenity Now Villa, this is an island favorite. A must try are both the snapper escovitch and the stickey toffee pudding.
Calypsogrillcayman.com | 345-949-3948
One of our favorite private chefs, Chef Lloyd, recently opened a great new Mexican restaurant in the Seven Mile Beach corridor. Guacamole trios, duck chilaquiles and artisanal margaritas and traditional but inspired Latin and Mexican ingredients make this a hit!
Casa43.ky | 343-949-4343
Located in West Bay, near the Turtle Farm (and near Serenity Now), Cracked Conch is casual but still nice enough for a special occasion. Beautiful deck area overlooking the sea.
Crackedconch.com.ky | 345-945-5217
Best bakery on the island! Serving divine breakfast, lunches and dinner. The chic and clever dining area features a new bar area and the great houseware shop, Gawk & Leer. Try it, you won’t be disappointed. Bring fresh pastries or bagels back to the villa for instant hero status!
Icoa.ky | 343-945-1915
Luca at the Caribbean Club
Located near Seven Mile Beach, Luca offers an excellent Sunday brunch but it’s also great for lunch or dinner. Italian inspired cuisine and great coffee and espresso.
Luca.ky | 345-623-4550
Located on Governor’s Creek near North Sound in West Bay, the new restaurant is light airy, casually elegant with a towering ceiling and large doors that open onto their extensive waterfront deck. One of the handful of restaurants that insist on local seafood only!
MorgansCayman.com | 345-946-7049
Located in West Bay, Osetra Bay is a waterfront restaurant and lounge offering Caribbean cuisine in an luxuriously casual atmosphere
OsetraBay.com | 345-325-5000
Located near Seven Mile Beach, Ragazzi has the same owners as Luca and great Italian food in a nice atmosphere.
Ragazzi.ky | 345-945-3484
Thai Orchid has been serving up authentic Thai food in Cayman for 20 years. This local gem is family run with talented Thai staff dedicated to consistenly good food. Great takeout option!
ThaiOrchid.ky | 345-949-7455
A perennial favorite offering solid sushi options. Extensive yet classic sushi varieties will make everyone in the group happy. Dark and cool interior make dining in for lunch or dinner an option too.
Eats.ky | 345-943-9674
This restaurant is the newest location in the Guy Harvey group and is a great spot to watch the port traffic while tasting a local beer on tap and noshing on some wahoo pate with baguette. Plenty of parking in back of building. A cigar bar recently opened in the secret corner…see if you can find it!
GuyHarveysGrill.com | 345-946-9000
Located in Georgetown’s Cricket Square, this is a local bistro serving the business lunch crowd but definitely worth a trip. Serving local, fresh fish and produce, they have their own fishing boat and organic garden on site.
brasseriecayman.com | 345-945-1815
Bread & Chocolate
Located in the heart of downtown Georgetown, this modern vegan bistro proves that flavor does not have to suffer when eating consciously! Breakfast, lunch and press pressed juices along with gluten-free choices has become a daily local favorite!
Cafe.ky | 345-946-6239
Casanova by the Sea
Also located in Georgetown, Casanova serves authentic Italian food. It’s a kid friendly atmosphere with coloring books/crayons and flexibility with the menu. Nightly Tarpon feeding for diners to watch.
Casanova.ky | 345-949-7633
This restaurant used is located in the middle of downtown by the cruise ship terminal. We recommend dining here on a Sunday when no ships are in port. The Surrounding retail and grocery stores will be closed on Sundays, but the restaurant opens at noon. You can buy fresh fish from the fishmonger next door and they will cook it for you. Kids can swim and snorkel from the large oceanfront deck and you can see beautiful sunsets here.
Caymancabanarestaurant.com | 345-949-3080
George Town Yacht Club
Same kitchen management as Cracked Conch, this newcomer to the dining scene is a fabulous one! Fresh fish, marina views and kid friendly pool with full bar make it a great option before catching a flight home. They offer free airport shuttle service curbside at Owen Roberts International Airport which is a 1-minute drive!
gtyachtclub.com | 345-947-4892
South West Collective
From the creative husband/wife team Jessica’s Juice, comes a cafe and bar serving healthy homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner in a downtown setting. Innovative cocktail list, fresh juices, great coffee and real food…this is a fresh take on cafe fare. Great vistas from second floor location.
SouthWestCollectiveCayman.com | 345-946-3004
Breakers / East End / Rum Point
Located in Gun Bay, Chef Remy has created an Asian fusion restaurant. Comfort Chinese food combined with spices of India is really delicious. Small but functional dining room make this a good take-out option for larger groups. Open dinner only Tuesday-Sunday.
BombayChopsticks.ky | 345-947-7278
Chester’s Jerk Chicken
On Bodden Town Road, near Tranquility Cove, Present Moment and In Harmony Villas, this is a local Caribbean style “shack”. Very casual, take out works best.
Grape Tree Cafe
Located on the sea in Bodden Town, this fried fish joint is an island favorite. Take-out only for fried fish, with fritter (fried dough), breadfruit, sweet potato and cassava make this a very traditional place to try West Indian cuisine! Open 12pm-8pm Friday, Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays only.
Grapetreecafe.ky | 345-324-5860
A local and insider favorite! Located on the Water Cay Road in Cayman Kai, this waterfront bar & grill offers barefoot elegance for lunch or a drink. ‘Upstairs at Kaibo’ is a rare rum bar and fine restaurant open Thursday to Sunday nights and reservations are essential. [Closed month of October]. New espresso bar serves single-source Colombian espresso drinks and homemade pastries daily from 7am to 4pm in the new beachside java shack.
kaibo.ky | 345-947-9975
Located in Breakers, near Tranquility Cove, Present Moment and In Harmony villas, The Lighthouse has been a Cayman staple for many years. Children are welcome and has as a nice over-ocean dining deck.
Lighthouse.ky | 345-947-2047
Located in the East End, Tukka is a casual restaurant with a nice Sunday brunch. Very kid friendly. Children can play on the rocky beach below while you watch from the oceanfront deck.
Tukka.ky | 345-947-2700
Reservations recommended between 11:30am – 3pm
Wreck Bar and Grill
Located in Rum Point on the north side of the island, Wreck Bar is very casual with beachfront picnic tables. Great if you want to take a scenic drive and then relax for a while on the beach and in the calm waters where kids can play. It’s also allergy friendly – they can provide lists of all ingredients and serve nut-free fare.
Restaurant Delivery Service
Island Grub is the newest restaurant delivery for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner island-wide. It’s a CI$6.00 flat delivery fee to anywhere on the Island and they work with over 35 restaurants! From jerk chicken, gourmet pizza and burger, Chinese food and sushi…they offer a good variety and are very reliable!
islandgrub.ky | 345-916-7223