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Calypso St. Lucian Caribbean Cuisine & Rum Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch

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St Lucian food steeped in French, Indian (west indies) and African culinary tradition of the Caribbean. Our bar features island craft cocktails.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered my usual, shrimp roti with spicy mac and cheese....it is always delicious with lots of island flavor and just enough "heat." The coconut cake is outstanding and a must order for dessert! Also always order the appetizer chips...thin, crispy served with a sweet &...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ramshant
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking to eat in the downtown Asheville area and walked by this place advertising St. Lucian cuisine. They were very uncrowded so we knew we would not have to wait to be served. We like Caribbean food so went in....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rijoburke
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and excellent food. Very flavorful and the house made ginger ale was most delicious I’ve ever had. Very glad I chose this spot.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kate H
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Love the food and drinks of St Lucia and loved this little place in Asheville. It was quiet when we went - staff was nice. Drinks were great. Will definitely go back and recommend it to friends

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ccr09876
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Food was really good. Portions were small for the sides and oxtails. The red snapper was awesome! Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CRLsrating
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place! We had the best dinner here- bacon Mac and cheese for my daughter, avacado salad and coconut curry shrimp that was amazing! My mom tried the ox tail- which I would have never ordered but it was so good! My sister had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Neva W
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

What a great experience! We spent a lot of time in St. Lucia, and the food here is spot on. The rotis, both chicken and goat, were fresh and delicious with just the right amount of heat. They even serve ginger beer. The sides were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank HarrietE624
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We were there at 6:30 on a Saturday and it was only half-full. This is surprising, because the food is very tasty, the service is good and the price is reasonable. One of the rare places in Asheville where two dinners with a bottle of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NCactuary
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was definitely not what we are typically used to, but so glad we gave it a shot and stepped out of out comfort zone. The ambiance was colorful, light, even playful. The server was very helpful in explaining the menu and even shared...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MaryannOHare
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant opened at 2pm. Arrived at 2:01pm to order takeout. Door to restaurant ajar. Walked in and manager or owner was setting tables and RUDELY stated they did not open till 2pm. I said it was 2pm and door was opened wide. She said leave...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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