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2014 Winter Restaurant Guide: New Orleans Caribbean/Cuban Restaurants


Boswell's Jamaican Grill
3521 Tulane Ave., (504) 482-6600
Oxtail is smothered in gravy and served with broad beans. Jerk chicken is served with two sides and plantains. Delivery available. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards and checks. $$

Cane & Table
1113 Decatur St., (504) 581-1112;
This craft cocktail and small plate restaurant focuses on Caribbean flavors. Crispy rum ribs are coated in rice flour, fried and served with papaya chutney. Similar to crab rangoon, cangrejitos are filled with Louisiana blue crab and served with General Joe's sauce. No reservations. Dinner Tue.-Sat. Credit cards. $$$

Churros Cafe
3100 Kingman St., Suite 104, Metairie, (504) 885-6516
The Cuban sandwich includes house-cooked, hand-sliced pork, glazed ham, Swiss cheese, butter, pickles and mustard pressed on locally baked bread. Ropa vieja features shredded beef simmered in red gravy and served with black beans and rice. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Wed., dinner Mon.-Sat. Credit cards. $$

The Rum House
3128 Magazine St., (504) 941-7560;
The Cuban sandwich is made with pulled pork, ham, tomatos, pickles, Swiss cheese and Creole horseradish aioli. Red curry shrimp Rundown features Louisiana jumbo shrimp in creamy red curry sauce served with coconut-mango rice. No reservations. Lunch and dinner daily. Credit cards. $$

African | American | Bar & Grill | Barbecue | Brewpub

Burgers | Cafe | Cajun | Caribbean/Cuban | Chinese

Coffee & Dessert | Contemporary | Creole | Deli | Diner | Fondue

French | German | Greek | Indian/Pakistani | Irish | Italian

Japanese/Sushi | Juice Bar | Korean | Latin American | Louisiana Contemporary

Mediterranean/Middle Eastern | Mexican/Southwest | Music & Food

Neighborhood | Pan-Asian | Pizza | Sandwiches & Po-Boys | Seafood

Steakhouse | Tapas/Spanish | Thai | Vietnamese

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