A true foodie paradise is found in the restaurants of the Grand Cayman. You will find plenty of global cuisine with dishes ranging from Caribbean cuisine to Italian delicacies to award-winning fusions. Not only will you find great eats in these iconic towns but throughout all of the Cayman Islands. We’ve cracked down on some of the best eats found in West bay, George Town & Seven Mile Beach. Take notes, and let’s dive into it!
Located on the Western side of Grand Cayman, and home to the picturesque Seven Mile Beach, lies West Bay. Find top-tier dining for any occasion. Here are our topic picks:
Ristorante Pappagallo is a stunning Italian restaurant with gorgeous ocean views and decadent Italian dishes. Truly a perfect setting for any occasion. Romantic, innovative, and most importantly, delicious. Serving lobster, pasta, and veal, as well as vegan and vegetarian options, Pappagallo has a dish for everyone.
Cracked Conch by the Sea where you can enjoy the best ocean-view dining position on the island. A spirited atmosphere complete with live music, and breathtaking sunsets. Serving Caribbean fusion, you can enjoy flavorful fresh Mahi-Mahi, Surf and turf, Oxtain Ravioli, or their signature Conch Chowder. Enjoy brunch, lunch, dinner, or even late nights!
Macabuca is an oceanfront Tiki Bar extension of the fabulous Cracked Conch. Serving tacos, pasta, salads, & your favorite tropical drink. Macabuca makes for a terrific casual restaurant on the Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach. Enjoy daily happy hour from 5-7 PM, or burn the midnight oil with bites and drinks available until 1 AM.
Alfresco Restaurant dine and soak up the shine alfresco. A charming outdoor patio dining experience that does not limit the captivating ocean view, but embraces the fresh ocean breeze. A tranquil gem that whips up refreshing Caribbean savory dishes like Blackened Red Snapper, Scotch Bonnet Tiger Shrimp Curry, and mouth-wearing Conch Fritters. A warm ambiance that is accentuated by the kindest wait staff you’ve ever met.
Calypso Grill, a waterfront restaurant and local favorite since 1988. Bold, vibrant decor that instantly intrigues you paired with succulent land and seafood options to keep you coming back. Check out their Wahoo Escoveitch, Seafood Rundown, or signature Sticky Toffee Pudding for an incredible experience.
Tukka West Bay brings Australia to Grand Cayman! Go down under without the long flight. Daily fresh catches by local fishermen to secure freshness and taste. Dine and catch a glimpse of the Wreck of the Ten Sails or even Tarpon. Award-winning Aussie Chef, Chef Ron developed a tasty fusion of Australian Caribbean dishes you must try!
George Town & Seven Mile Dining
Caboose is a gourmet smokehouse located in the heart of Grand Cayman’s Cricket Square. A divine organically raised farm-to-fire brasserie that provides smoked meat, fish, or tofu. A blazing good restaurant on the Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach. Your selection flamed to perfection!
Coccoloba Bar & Grill is the perfect Mexican Cayman blend you didn’t know you needed! Enjoy Taco & Tequila Tuesdays, or get serenaded by live mariachi every Saturday to feel like you’ve stepped into two destinations at once!
Grand Old House, Cayman’s premium fine dining and wedding venue. Get blown away by exquisite taste, plating, and atmosphere. Have a company party or a simple wine tasting, or just stop in for your favorite meal of the day. Built in 1908 (and still standing), Grand Old House is a piece of Cayman you don’t want to miss.
Anchor & Den is a cozy nook that offers a relaxing ambiance and electric dining flair. Try sushi, gelato, fresh juice, or creperie options! A family and friend environment that reminds you of the importance of sharing a meal with the ones you love.
Saltwater Grill serves outstanding international cuisine fixed on land and sea options. Partake in Ladies’ nights, happy hour, brunch, or any of their festive daily events. Critics rave about the fabulous food, service, and ambiance.
Lobster Pot is home to pristine unobstructed ocean views to swoon over! Serving decadent lobster dishes that push boundaries like their juicy Lobster Pot Burger, or their creamy Lobster Mash Potatoes.
While these are just a few of our favorite restaurants on Grand Cayman, specifically, there are far more restaurants to dine in Grand Cayman. A plethora of mouthwatering options with a fun Caribbean twist, treat your taste buds to some of the best food in the tropics. To try these gems it’s important to know that some restaurants close up during the ‘slow season’. Make sure to visit the restaurant’s website for their availability if you are traveling from late August to the end of September, or to make reservations in advance. Enjoy!