While most American restaurants cater to Western cuisines, the growth in popularity of the Afro-Caribbean food and cuisine has a growing influence. The influx of this unique cuisine, from Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and other islands in the Caribbean have exported many new flavors to the taste buds of Americans. Decades of tourism to these islands have also helped introduce Americans to the cuisine of this region.

A Caribbean dish with chicken and rice.

Opening your own Caribbean or Jamaican restaurant is an ideal business opportunity now that flavors like jerk chicken and spicy Patties are recognizable among diners. So if you’re not sure what to name your Caribbean restaurant yet, we’ve got you covered with an exhaustive collection of the best Caribbean name ideas anywhere.

Caribbean Restaurant Name Ideas

Dining by the water.

Everyone of these name ideas is distinctly Caribbean. Choose one of these names and your customers will know what to expect when they dine with you.

  • Above Rocks
  • Bamboo Bar
  • Bayritz Restobar
  • Blue Mahoe
  • Bluefields
  • Cabana Club
  • Calypso’s
  • Chateau Seven
  • Chill Out Bar & Grill
  • The Reggae Roti
  • Coletta’s Bar & Eatery
  • Creole Rain
  • Creole Rum
  • Rock and Roll Roti
  • The Flying Fish Diner
  • Croft’s Hill
  • Dives Bar & Grill
  • Franklin Town
  • Caribbean Cal
  • Yum Yum Fritter Co.
  • Old Fashioned Rice and Peas
  • The Caribbean Catch
  • Indies 459
  • Island Grill
  • Reggae Roasters
  • The Fritter House
  • The Jamaican Patty
  • Al’s Coco Bread
  • Island Joint
  • Moon Coucou
  • Paradise Grill
  • Pearl Root Restaurant
  • Pepperweed Jerk Grill
  • The Banana Boys
  • Pier One
  • The Jamaican Gentleman
  • Pressa One
  • Island Fresh Lobster
  • Red Stripes
  • Breadfruit Lady
  • Sabor del Caribe
  • Seabreeze
  • Island Time Eatery
  • Shark’s Restaurant
  • Shell Rum
  • Momma’s Coco Bread
  • Simply Caribbean
  • Crab & Callaloo Kitchen
  • Conch Fritter Kitchen
  • The Island Hut
  • Pepperpot Pals
  • The Caribbean Plate
  • The Caribbean Restaurant
  • The Sugar Mill
  • The Mofongo Chef
  • The Swordfish Resto
  • The Warm Pearl
  • Zimbali’s Bar & Grill
  • Sugar Plantation
  • The Island Creole
  • Booyah Boys Restaurant
  • Spanish Town Restobar
  • The Canoe Bar
  • Hanging at the Beach
  • The Houseboat Grill
  • The Islands
  • The Pelican Bar & Grill

Funny Caribbean Restaurant Name Ideas

outdoor restaurant

A busy outdoor restaurant.

Caribbean restaurant names can be funny and help express the care-free attitude and spirit of these island countries. Check out these hilarious suggestions to kick start the brainstorming process.

  • Alfred’s Palace
  • The Jerky Rooster
  • The Jerk Pecker
  • All At Sea
  • Big Shrimpin’
  • Deep Fried Chicken Legs
  • Captain Kennys
  • Cool Runnings Cafe
  • The Chicken Jerk
  • Caribbean Kens
  • Laid Back Cafe
  • Cool Runnings
  • Crabby Dick’s Junk
  • De Lobster Pit
  • Desomond’s Diner
  • Don’ Worry, Be Happy
  • Dreadlock Dining
  • High Seas Seafoods
  • Home of the Walrus
  • Hurricane Kennys
  • Jack Spratt’s
  • Juici Patty’s
  • Karib’s Caribbean Hut
  • Kennys Caribbean Plate
  • Kool Vybez Grill
  • Kuyaba Negrila
  • Latin Banana
  • Leroy Fitzroy’s

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  • Miss Diva’s
  • Ocho Rios Jerk Diner
  • On Da Beach
  • Pirate’s Cove
  • Pork & Carib-beans
  • Rasta Pasta
  • Righteous Dudes
  • Rody’s Roadside Bar
  • Rude Bways
  • Sharkies Seafood Resto
  • Sojaboy’s
  • Sparrow’s
  • The Gourmet Jerk
  • The Rasta-rant
  • The Smokin’ Joint
  • Winston Delroy’s Diner
  • Winstoooons!
  • Sun Rasta
  • The Seastar Restaurant

Jamaican Restaurant Name Ideas

Dining by the water.

Jamaica is globally recognized as the birthplace of Bob Marley and Reggae music. So when naming your Jamaican restaurant, you have a lot of names and words to play with that fit this theme. Here are a few approaches you could use.

  • Ciao Jamaica
  • Constant Spring
  • Cubana Fish Market & Cafe
  • Cubana Midnight
  • Discovery Bay
  • Reggae Eats
  • Islington Bar
  • Jamaican Seafood
  • Ja’makin me Crazy
  • Kamara’s Restaurant
  • Kingston
  • Montego Bay Restaurant
  • Morant Bay Restaurant
  • Mount Rosser Restaurant
  • Murphy’s Rasta Bar
  • Old Harbour Bay Bar & Grill
  • Oracabessa Bar & Grill
  • Plantation Bar & Grill
  • The Jousting Jamaican
  • Port Antonio Diner
  • Port Esquivel Bar & Grill
  • Port Maria Diner
  • Port Morant Bar & Grill
  • Port Royal Restaurant
  • Portland Cliff Bar
  • Race Course Bar & Grill
  • Rasta-ade Bar
  • Richmond Diner
  • Rio Bueno Bar & Grill
  • Riversdale Restaurant

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  • Rocky Point Restobar
  • Runaway Bay Bar & Grill
  • Saint Thomas Bar & Grill
  • Sandy Bay Restaurant
  • Sanguinetti Bar & Grill
  • Santa Cruz Restobar
  • Savanna-la-Mar Bar & Grill
  • Seaford Town Restobar
  • Seaforth Restaurant
  • Sheckles Pen Restobar
  • Siloah Restobar
  • Spalding Restaurant
  • Stony Hill Bar & Grill
  • The Alligator Pond
  • The Banana Plantation
  • The Beachfront Bar
  • The Jamaican Terrace
  • Trinity Ville Restobar
  • Ulster Spring Restaurant
  • Westmoreland Bar & Grill

Popular Caribbean Food Menu Items

Caribbean food is an unmistakable blend of African and Central-American foods that’s developed over the last 400+ years. The cuisine incorporates flavors from Jamaica, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, the Dominican Republic, Martinique, Bonaire, Guadeloupe, Sint Maarten, and the Turks & Caicos. This cuisine is a melting pot of flavor ready to explore.

  • Ackee and Saltfish
  • Callaloo
  • Caribbean Pepperpot Stew
  • Caribbean Rice and Peas
  • Curry Goat
  • Cutters
  • Flying fish & Cou Cou
  • La Bandera
  • Lambi
  • Locrio
  • Macaroni pie
  • Patties
  • Peppered shrimps
  • Roti
  • Saltfish Fritters
  • Spicy Jerk Chicken

Not that you asked, by my favorite Caribbean inspired foods are jerk wings and chicken sandwiches. The unmistakable heat and flavoring of allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers is something I can’t get enough of. There are all sorts of unique variations of jerk seasoning that might include cloves, nutmeg, scallions, salt, ginger or garlic. Every eatery you visit in these island countries will have a “secret” jerk seasoning recipe.

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