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Travel Across The Caribbean Thanks To These Brooklyn Eateries
Flatbush, a neighborhood in central Brooklyn, is home to one of the largest Caribbean communities in the country. The founder of caribBeing, Shelley Worrell, recently shared her favorite Caribbean Restaurants in the area.
Her guide will help you discover authentic Caribbean culture in Brooklyn while transporting to the islands through food. It also inspired us to create a list of some of our favorite Caribbean Restaurants in Brooklyn.
Here they are:
Mangoseed is known for great Caribbean cuisine, good music, and being a Flatbush staple. Pro Tip: Try the jerk salmon dinner and pair it with a passion fruit rum punch.
Related: An Ode to Rum Punch
Peppa’s Jerk Chicken
When you think of the best jerk chicken, only one place comes to mind, Peppa’s Jerk Chicken. Pro Tip: Order the large jerk chicken plate and pair with an order of festival.
Zanmi, an authentic Haitian restaurant, is on a mission to bring Haitian cuisine to the spotlight. Pro Tip: Try the plantain submarine and add on the black rice.
Black-owned Kokomo, is sure to set the mood with their heated outdoor patio, string lights, great music and of course great food. Pro Tip: Try the oxtail flatbread and the fish tacos
Hibiscus Brew is a healthier alternative for Caribbean food lovers. Opened in 2020 and located just steps away from Prospect Park, it’s the perfect place to get a morning or mid-day pick-me-up. Pro Tip: Grab a power house açai bowl and pair with a bottle of homemade Sorrel.