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“Lovely food, wonderful dessert”
Review of Jaffa at the Oval

Jaffa at the Oval
Ranked #2 of 164 Restaurants in Port of Spain
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $50
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Jaffa Restaurant can be found on the 2nd Floor of the Pavilion of the world famous Queen's Park Oval. Featuring weekday International Lunch Buffet service, English Afternoon Tea on Wednesdays and Sunday Brunch. Jaffa is also available for private events such as but not limited to: birthday/engagement parties, baby showers, weddings, conferences, cocktail receptions. We also offer nationwide catering services. The owner is also the Executive Chef ensuring personal attention to every detail from planning to execution of your event. No matter how small or how large let Jaffa take care of all your catering needs.
Toronto, Canada
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Lovely food, wonderful dessert”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

I visited here on the invitation of others for a meeting and was pleasantly surprised by the food which would have been a predetermined buffet.
The food was remarkably tasty- fried plantains, rice pilaf, melongene, fish encrusted with parmesan, chicken breast as an alternative For dessert, I chose tiramisu. It was divine. Everyone else had the chocolate mousse and said it was heavenly.
I plan on returning to sample the a la carte menu.







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Thank summer789
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mayumi007, Owner at Jaffa at the Oval, responded to this review, May 29, 2012
I am glad you enjoyed your experience.We strive to maintain high standards and will continue to do so.Please note that we do not currently run an a'la carte meal period.Dinners we concentrate on private functions and specialty dinners for any number from 10 plus.Wer also provide catering services anywhere in Trinidad.
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English first
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“it's a worthwhile trini food journey.”
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Been there twice both times were nice. The outing was a the company annual dinner it was just wonderful the food was right desert was a beautiful experience in all it's a worthwhile trini food journey.

  • Visited March 2011
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3 Thank richard245242
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Port-of-Spain
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed May 15, 2011

Wonderful lunch buffet, excellent chef. Make sure to make a reservation.

  • Visited April 2011
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1 Thank RoxyPort_of_Spain
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Trinidad
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“This dinning experience is worth a try.”
Reviewed June 14, 2010

I’ve been to Jaffa on numerous occasions. My experience there has always been a pleasant one. The service is prompt and efficient, no complaints. The food is worth the wait. An excellent choice of wines, I love a good wine and sipping a glass of wine, that’s pleasing to my taste bud, what more could I ask for? I always feel welcome and I find the atmosphere relaxing.

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1 Thank TrinidadNazz
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Atlanta, Georgia
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Skip it.”
Reviewed March 20, 2009

I've only been to Jaffa for lunch. Its a buffet for TT$120 (US$20). The quantity is enormous but the food is pretty mediocre. It reminded me of the cafeterias I used to goto with my parents when I was a kid. WEvrything was fine, but nothing was memorable. At all.

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5 Thank Jogger-FallsChurch
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