The Most Popular Cuisines in Grand Cayman

Diving, snorkeling, and all the other outdoor activities you can enjoy in Grand Cayman are thrilling adventures in their own right — but they also work up an appetite!

Well, we’ve got good news for you. Grand Cayman is home to a diverse range of mouthwatering cuisines, and we’re here to guide you through them.

You can find The Rum Deck and Solis Restaurant at Rum Point Club, both of which attract visitors from all over Grand Cayman to our location on the North Side.

As one of the finest restaurants here in paradise, we offer beachside dining, beautiful restaurant surroundings, creative food offerings, signature cocktails, and more.

If you have any questions for us, please get in touch. For now, though, let’s take a tour of the most popular cuisines in Grand Cayman!

Benches on the beach on the Cayman Island

Caymanian Cuisine: An Authentic Taste of the Islands

When in Grand Cayman, there’s no better way to start your culinary adventure than by indulging in the flavors of Caymanian cuisine. 

This delightful blend of Caribbean and international influences will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.

One of the must-try dishes is fish rundown, a beloved local stew made with fresh white fish simmered in coconut milk and seasoned with island spices.

For a true taste of tradition, conch stew is a hearty option that features tender conch meat cooked to perfection with vegetables and spices.

To satisfy your sweet tooth, don’t miss out on the famous cassava cake — a rich, dark, and dense dessert made from grated cassava, coconut milk, and brown sugar, baked to golden perfection. 

You’ll also find various coconut-based desserts like coconut tarts and coconut drops, perfect for a delightful tropical treat.

If any questions pop into your head while reading this guide, head over to our FAQs page as we may have answered your query there.

Close up of fish dish and fries

Caribbean Cuisine: Spice Up Your Palate

As you venture deeper into the culinary wonders of Grand Cayman, you’ll encounter the fiery and flavorful delights of Caribbean cuisine. 

From jerk chicken to rice and peas, the Caribbean-inspired dishes here will ignite your taste buds with a symphony of spices.

Jerk chicken consists of tender chicken marinated in a spicy blend of scotch bonnet peppers, allspice, and thyme that is then grilled to perfection. 

Often served alongside jerk chicken, rice and peas is a savory mix of rice, kidney beans, and coconut milk. The resulting dish offers a true taste of the Cayman Islands.

Are you looking for the perfect venue for a private or corporate event? Find out how you can plan a private event in Grand Cayman at Rum Point Club.

People enjoying their time in Rum Point Club Solis restaurant

International Cuisine: A World of Flavors

Grand Cayman’s culinary scene extends far beyond local delicacies. 

With a multicultural population and a diverse array of visitors, the island offers a vibrant selection of international cuisines.

Whether you’re in the mood for Italian, Asian, Mexican, or Mediterranean, you’ll find exceptional restaurants catering to your cravings. 

From exquisite pasta dishes and sushi rolls to savory tacos and delectable kebabs, whatever you’re in the mood for, you’ll almost certainly find it here in Grand Cayman.

Did you know that Rum Point Club is a sister company of Red Sail Sports and La Mer Spa?

Between us, we provide exciting diving, snorkeling, and boat excursions, relaxing and rejuvenating spa experiences, and incredible dining in paradise.

When it comes to completing Grand Cayman vacations, we’ve got everything you need!

Pizza, fish, octopus, appetizers and drinks on a restaurant table

Seafood: A Bounty from the Caribbean Sea

As an island surrounded by the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea, it’s no surprise that seafood takes center stage in Grand Cayman’s culinary landscape. 

The offerings here are as diverse as they are delicious, showcasing the freshest catches prepared in various styles to suit all palates.

Indulge in the delicate flavors of ceviche — a refreshing dish of raw fish or seafood cured in citrus juices and mixed with onions, peppers, and spices. 

For a true taste of the ocean, don’t miss out on conch fritters — golden, crispy fritters made with conch meat and island spices, perfect as a snack or appetizer.

Close up of octopus dish

Rum and Rum-Based Drinks: Sip in Style

A visit to Grand Cayman wouldn’t be complete without experiencing the island’s iconic rum and rum-based drinks. 

Rum is deeply ingrained in the Caymanian culture and plays a prominent role in the island’s libations.

Quench your thirst with a refreshing Cayman lemonade, a tropical cocktail made with rum, vodka, triple sec, and various fruit juices. 

But we’ve saved the best for last! Our own Rumslide is a decadent, boozy milkshake with dark rum, Irish cream liqueur, coffee liqueur, and our own secret mix.

What better way to unwind after enjoying the array of on- and off-property activities at Rum Point Beach Club?

Drinks collection

Visit Rum Point Club for an Authentic Taste of Grand Cayman

Now you know the most popular cuisines in Grand Cayman, it’s time to try them all!

If you’re planning activities or tours in the north of Grand Cayman, Red Point Club is here to serve food and drinks that are as unforgettable as your adventures.

Discover more about the unique dining experiences you can find at The Rum Deck and Sollis Restaurant.

Have any questions for us? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch for all the answers you need.

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