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Jaffa at the Oval

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Queen's Park Cricket Club | 2nd Floor, Tragerete Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
868 622 6825
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Jaffa, situated inside the Pavilion of the famous Queens Park Oval but...
Jaffa, situated inside the Pavilion of the famous Queens Park Oval but fully open to the public. Featuring daily business lunch buffets Sunday brunch and afternoon tea on Thursdays. Also available for functions, weddings, conferences, cocktail receptions and any other event required. We also offer catering services anywhere in Trinidad.The owner is also the Exec Chef ensuring personal attention to detail.
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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent for Sundays too

By far this is one of the best options. Keep in mind that it is opened on Sundays and the brunch buffet is not limited to crepes etc, there are main course options as well, all included in the buffet price. Definitely a top runner in my mind for Sundays especially since most restaurants are closed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
msg7
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
  • Late Night
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

By far this is one of the best options. Keep in mind that it is opened on Sundays and the brunch buffet is not limited to crepes etc, there are main course options as well, all included in the buffet price. Definitely a top runner in my mind for Sundays especially since most restaurants are closed on Sundays for lunch.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I had the good fortune to be invited to a Valentine's dinner at Jaffa during my recent visit to Trinidad. The experience started as soon as we entered the restaurant. With live entertainment, my appetite was aroused by the array of mouth watering delicacies presented before us from the amuse bouche to the cioppino, fresh oysters, Sushi, main courseand desserts.... More 

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mayumi007, Owner at Jaffa at the Oval, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Here at Jaffa we strive to provide a memorable dining experience and its always nice to know when we achieve what we set out to do. On behalf of all at Jaffa we say thanks and look forward to being of service to you again soon. More 

San Fernando, Trinidad
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I went to this restaurant as part of a group celebration of birthdays and I was kind of disappointed. There was so much hype by my coworkers about the place and when I experienced it for myself I was left wondering. The food was good...it wasnt great unless you factor in the desserts section (but then again good desserts can... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you are finding the local experience too demanding, then this is a good cool spot. Nice wines and classy food where you can "observe" the town without being overwhelmed by it !! Definitely a better place to eat. Very creative delights.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Chef Joe Brown is a master. You can always tell when someone has a passion for his/her craft and that is definitely Chef Brown. I am always thoroughly impressed with the meals so lovingly prepared at Jaffa's and service is always fantastic as well. You simply cannot go wrong.

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mayumi007, Owner at Jaffa at the Oval, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. On behalf of myself and staff I can tell you we always strive for perfection and will be here to serve you for many years to come. I look forward to seeing you again at Jaffa very soon. Have a very Merry Christmas. Joe Brown, Exec Chef / CEO More 

Trinidad
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The leadership team dined at the restaurant for our Christmas Luncheon this year. We had the private dining area, service was truly excellent and the food and ambiance great. The salad bar has a wide variety, full of rich color and flavors, and I must mention the dessert station is truly enticing with a rich selection to choose from, for... More 

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Trinidad
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A group of us went to Jaffa for lunch. The place is indeed very nice easily accessible by taxi almost in town yet away from all the hustle. Jaffa is known for its buffet menu. A wide assortment of food is served ranging from appetizers, main and dessert. A must for anyone wanting to have a really nice lunch /dinner.

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Bernardsville, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Fell onto this venue during a recent conference. What a find. The inside is expertly designed for cozy cocktails that move into a sit down for groups both large and small. All food fresh n tasty. Don't miss the dessert. The jelly roll cake was Delish.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A group of 10 of us enjoyed Jaffa's Lunch Buffet yesterday. The service was tops, and the variety available at the buffet was mind-boggling. The price for such great service and variety was quite reasonable also. However, there were a few points where the food quality dipped just a little below the standard that we expect from Master Chef -... More 

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Castleberry ,Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

I had lunch here with my husband we both really enjoyed it and plan on visiting here again . It is a great place to bring your out of town guest.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Queen's Park Cricket Club | 2nd Floor, Tragerete Road, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain
  • Phone Number: 868 622 6825

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Jaffa, situated inside the Pavilion of the famous Queens Park Oval but fully open to the public. Featuring daily business lunch buffets Sunday brunch and afternoon tea on Thursdays. Also available for functions, weddings, conferences, cocktail receptions and any other event required. We also offer catering services anywhere in Trinidad.The owner is also the Exec Chef ensuring personal attention to detail.

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