As Turks & Caicos opens for tourists on July 22, we’ve compiled a list of what’s open. Whether for dine-in, take-out, or delivery, there’s an array of lunch and dinner spots to enjoy! Please note that restaurants offering dine-in services have asked kitchen staff and servers to wear masks, have reduced seating, and have increased spacing between tables to provide a safe experience.
Note: This article is constantly updating, the last time this was updated was on July 29, 2020
Bay Bistro: Just steps away from the surf of Grace Bay, Bay Bistro offers a comfortably mellow style of dining directly on the beach. Serving creative international cuisine with a distinctive Caribbean flair, this open-air restaurant has remained a staple for both locals and tourists alike for the past 30 years. The menu features familiar favorites like Asian spring rolls, and pear and blue cheese salads, as well as a few award-winning conch dishes.
Kalooki’s Restaurant: This newly renovated family restaurant is an immensely popular local favorite. Offering a unique casual dining atmosphere with delicious Caribbean-forward cuisine, Kalooki’s is never one to disappoint whether you come in for Lunch or Dinner. Note: As of right now, they are offering in-restaurant pop-up dining evenings, but more often than not offer only take out and delivery.
Opus Restaurant and Wine Bar: Marrying American contemporary cuisine and Turks island specialties, OPUS brings a unique culinary experience to Provo. Not only is the food wonderful, but their cocktails and extensive wine list are certainly impressive. You can find them at the Ocean Club Resort right in Grace Bay.
Coco Bistro: Nestled under a canopy of coconut palms, Coco Bistro is a unique gourmet dining experience and perhaps the most popular fine dining restaurant on the island. Reservations are highly recommended. Can’t get a reservation? Try out their Airstream turned food truck aptly named Cocovan. *Closed Mondays.
Hemingways: Perched on the scenic shore of Grace Bay Beach, Hemingway’s beachfront restaurant offers a casual atmosphere and elegant open-air dining. From Breakfast to Dinner, Hemingway’s menu is full of choices that are anything but ordinary!
Grace’s Cottage: Dine under the covered verandah or enjoy gazebo seating under the stars. The romantic Grace’s Cottage, found at the outstanding boutique resort, The Point Grace, is acclaimed as the island’s finest dining experience. Not only is its unique blend of Caribbean ingredients and gourmet cuisine incredible, but it is also the former home of the original Grace, of whom the world-famous Grace Bay is named after. The small but selective menu features the kind of dishes you want to eat: Grace’s lobster salad, rack of lamb with pineapple chutney, and simply grilled Snapper.
Kitchen 218 at Beach House: For a poolside meal, head to Beach House. The innovative and playfully worded menu features their famous pumpkin soup, seared scallops, and handmade crab ravioli. Each dish suggests a wine pairing, and for the daring (and hungry), try their 7-course tasting menu. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Baci Ristorante: This small, intimate Italian restaurant nestled dockside in Turtle Cove offers Mediterranean style cuisine infused with delicate hints of the islands. Dine indoors or on their terraced outdoor dining area. Don’t miss their legendary garlic bread or their owner, John Draper, who is always there to greet you at the entrance.
Caicos Café: Perhaps one of the more popular restaurants on the island, Caicos Café offers laid back, open-air dining right in the heart of Grace Bay. Its Italian meets Caribbean style menu is constantly changing yet continuously serves up fresh seafood and island favorites that you are sure to fall in love with.
Chinson Grill Shack: While it may not look like much from the outside, Chinson Grill Shack is one of the most popular casual dining restaurants on the island. Serving BBQ, Jamaican and Asian specialties, locals and tourists alike consistently rave about their incredibly delicious food and family-friendly atmosphere. Stop in for some fresh jerk chicken to enjoy at picnic tables outside or take to go.
Magnolia: Located on one of the few elevated spots on the island, Magnolia offers unbeatable panoramic views of Turtle Cove and the endless ocean from its wooden deck. Like the views, the food itself is incredible and considered some of the best on the island. Expect well-prepared, uncomplicated choices that range from European to Asian to the Caribbean along with an extensive, well-curated wine list to match. Be sure to get a reservation around sunset for an absolutely unforgettable experience. NOTE: Magnolia is open on weekends only for dine-in services for now, with a bigger anticipated re-opening of July 24.
Mr. Grouper’s: “One of the most beloved local places, Mr. Grouper’s is an island go-to for fresh, delicious seafood,” so says Travel & Leisure and they are absolutely spot-on! From the great music to the locally caught fresh seafood, Mr. Grouper’s is a true island dining experience.
Sharkbites Bar and Grill: Enjoy casual dining on the water in Turtle Cove, serving local and international fare for lunch and dinner. Enjoy a drink while looking out on to Turtle Cove Marina and the boats that dock there. Hopefully, you’ll be greeted by the sharks that swim below the balcony each night!
Infinit Restaurant and Raw Bar: Formerly known as Anacaona, Infiniti is the premier gourmet oceanfront restaurant on Provo, featuring fresh ingredients and modern presentations. Located at the Grace Bay Club, the ambiance of this restaurant reflects the sophisticated chic atmosphere of the islands where guests can dine enjoying the sound of waves from nearby Grace Bay Beach. The menu spans from local seafood with thoughtful accompaniments, such as passion fruit butter, as well as heartier meat and pasta dishes. Vegans and the gluten-averse will appreciate their own section on the menu, too. Dinner only.
Bugaloo’s Conch Crawl: A beach-side seafood restaurant known for seaside, casual atmosphere in Five Cays, serving lunch, dinner, extensive International Wine List and specialty spirits and cigars. This toes-in-the-sand style restaurant serves up conch in any way you can think of as well as lightly battered alligator tail, and offers daily entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!
da Conch Shack: Perhaps one of the most popular beach bars on Provo, this vibrantly hued ramshackle beach shack is justifiably famous for their fresh conch and seafood dishes, all broiled, spiced, cracked and fried to perfection. Waiters will pull conch right out of the sea and slice it up for you there and then. It’s unpretentious, fun, and casual, and for an island that’s not overrun with places to choose from, the prices aren’t too steep either. A must-do on the island to enjoy local conch done every which way- conch salad, grilled conch, cracked conch, conch fritters (we’re sure there are a few more variations).
La Brisas: Located right above Chalk Sound, Las Brisas offers views and fresh fare. Expect to see local dishes like conch, as well as easy favorites like Caprese salads. Stop at the poolside bar to sample a creative cocktail or two before dinner. Closed Tuesdays.
Le Bouchon du Village: This little French bistro, located in the heart of downtown Grace Bay in Regent Village, has an excellent reputation for its incredible food and delightful presentations. Its Parisian sophistication and casual Caribbean charm make this lovely sidewalk café not to be missed.
Somewhere Cafe: This two-story restaurant overlooks Grace Bay beach and offers a prime spot to watch the sunset. Dishes are simple, with a Tex-Mex feel. If you’re craving pulled pork tacos, you’ve come to the right place.
Takeout & Delivery
Hours: 4pm – 8pm, Monday – Saturday
Phone #: +1 649-946-5214
Bugaloo’s Conch Crawl
Hours: 11am – 5pm
Phone #: (649) 333-7321
Hours: 12pm – 6pm
Phone #: 232-3098
Takeout & Delivery
Hours: open at 4pm, Monday – Friday
Phone #: (649) 945-5186
Le Bouchon du Village
Phone #: 649-244-1134
Hours: 12pm – 6pm
Phone #: 649-946-8200
Hours: 9am – 10pm
Phone #: 649-946-5306