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Four Fabulous Caribbean Restaurants to add to your Bucket List

At the start of the New Year, The National Restaurant Association identified Caribbean food as the trend cuisine of 2022. It is said that this trend was set as a result of people’s love of spicy and bold flavors and our longing for tropical vacations after 2 years of unpredictable travel restrictions while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

While many restaurants have expanded their menus to include more Caribbean based items, there is nothing that gives the same flavor as the mom-and-pop Caribbean eatery right in our own neighborhoods. And if you’re looking to indulge in this delicious trend, Eats4Beats has done the taste test for you. Below are our top 4 Caribbean Restaurants you need to put on your foodie bucket list immediately!

Aubrey’s Caribbean
A West Oak Lane favorite! Imagine coming back from out of town for a short getaway, hungry, craving some authentic Jamaican flavors, and finding the perfect spot down the street from your home! This is exactly what happened the day we found Audrey’s Caribbean. Since then, we have featured this satisfying spot on the Eats4Beats platform multiple times and they have made our productions better than we could have ever imagined. Our recommendation: order the jerk salmon with yams and thank us later.
7169 Ogontz Ave, Philadelphia / (215) 224-5000 / IG: @audreyscaribbeankitchen

Grill N Dutchy
A hidden gem in Germantown that we found randomly on Grubhub one night when we were craving oxtails and they did not disappoint. These oxtails were everything one would look like for a hardy meal – never lacking in meat quality or bold flavor. This is the perfect restaurant when you have that “I want some oxtails” feeling. Get there early and do not miss the chance to taste oxtails that change your life – they sell out fast!
5522 Germantown Ave. / (484) 440-9933 / IG: @grillndutchy

Salmon at Grill n Dutchy photo credit: Eats4Beats
Royals Caribbean Restaurant photo credit Eats4Beats

Royals Restaurant
We have two words: Curry! Goat! Royals Restaurant is a spot that we have driven by so many times but never paid attention to; it was not until we were searching for authentic Jamaican restaurants that we found this and knew we struck gold. The service was top tier and the food never misses a beat. When we are asked about a great Jamaican food spot, Royals is high on our recommendation list.
7802 Limekiln Pike / (215) 224-0627 / IG: @royals_restaurant_

Nafisa’s Kitchen
Nafisa’s Kitchen is some of the best food in West Philly and we are not afraid to say it. Everything from the food to the music gives the authentic feel that you are looking for in an African cuisine restaurant. The first time we went, we tried the red snapper. It was so good that we ate the fish eye! Everything on this menu is boldly flavored and will leave your taste buds satisfied beyond measure.
5629 Chester Ave. / (267) 892-3376 / IG: @nafisaskitchenphilly

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Eats4Beats is a multimedia and branding enterprise that feeds the culture. As a multimedia brand, Eats4Beats curates their own creative content such as Artist Mukbang Interviews, Chef Interviews, Cooking Segments, and Cultural Foodie Experiences captured through beautiful food photography & videography. Visit eats4beats.com for more.

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