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GEORGE DOUBLES STAND

CORNER CARLOS STREET & ROBERT STREET, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Ranked #59 of 101 Restaurants in Port of Spain
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Takeout
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English first
New York City, New York
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359 reviews 359 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

There's a street stand in town that makes the most amazing doubles- his sauces are tremendous. George's are good, just not with the pizazz of the street vendor (who's name I don't know).

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Diego Martin, Trinidad
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I used to eat George and George's Ex almost everyday at one point in my life. Living in Diego Martin meant it was a pretty easy drive. But as I grew older I realised that these doubles weren't as good as I thought they were. In fact, they were just..... bland. I now make a long drive to Arima for... More 

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Trinidad
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The doubles here are a must-do for any visitor to T&T. Standing on the pavement (sidewalk) and eating a piping hot doubles (yes - a doubles) in the morning is the typical Trini breakfast-on-the-go.

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Woodbrook, Trinidad
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

have been eating from George since primary school and every sunday i still pass and eat a tripples with extra cucumber, slight pepper and ah fresh juice. i hope i can bring my children here one day also

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

This seems to be the vendor that is mostly recommended for doubles but to be honest they were not as tasty as others i have had and the queue was quite long

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Bucharest, Romania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

Wow. Hands down the Doubles are the best street food in this city. George's is good, although the hours are weird... He is definitely not open all the time. The good thing is that if George's is closed, you're bound to come across another corner that sells them. I can't get enough of them. It seems it's all I've eaten... More 

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35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

Perhaps all the other reviews went to one doubles stand, or didn't visit debe, or sando or even curepe. George's is a poor Doubles. Industrial tying channa (does he use cotton oil?!), flat & greasy barra, harsh and tasteless pepper. George X a far better option if you can't be bothered to find a different street, the guy on the... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Delicious Doubles [a local delicacy] to both locals and tourists.

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

and so has his ex-wife. They ran the stand together for years, then they split. However she continued to serve her doubles side-by-side with George, and loyalties were tested, and you had to choose which queue to join. Now "George's X", as she is officially called, has moved to her own patch at the end of the street in a... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

George has been selling doubles outside the Brooklyn Bar for many years. Doubles is like a sandwich made with a fried chickpea paste called bara and filled with curried chickpeas and topped with a variety of chutneys. Very ecomical and tasty!

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Address: CORNER CARLOS STREET & ROBERT STREET, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain
Cuisine: Indian

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