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“Try This Place” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of TJs Caribbean Tapas Bar

TJs Caribbean Tapas Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: we are only restaurant of this type in lanzarote that serves Caribbean and international tapas.
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Try This Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2013

Returned home after a lovely weeks stay in Puerto del Carmen!
During our week we tried a few various restaurants around the Old Town.

Will have to recommend TJs Carribean! Their food is beautiful and served fresh in small Tapas style portions.

Great friendly atmosphere with hosts Tony and Jeanette!!

Loved the curried goat,Beef in 5 spice and Jerk chicken with rice and peas
All washed down with a nice bottle of Raiza red wine!

The prices are very reasonable too !!

Will definately be back !!

Mike & Jan Liverpool

  • Visited February 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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“Amazing curried goat.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

I have eaten here numerous times on my visits to Lanza. It is one of the best places I have ever eaten, had curried goat, ribs and with with , amazing.

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Sligo
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“Really nice restaurant, a bit different with something for everyone”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

I visited this restaurant in January with my husband, daughter and son-in-law. We liked it so much we returned for our last night. The menu is nice and straighforward, making it easy to choose what we fancied, I don't like being overwhelmed by huge menus, and we got what we were expecting. We loved the idea of ordering a selection of dishes and between both nights I would say we sampled everything on the menu!!!! My husband is a verrry plain eater but he really got into it and loved the food, he even liked the vegetarion selections. The curried goat and the pork dishes were particularly nice and the dunplings and sauted potatoes wer yummy. I would love to have a restaurant like this in my hometown and i'd have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone. The owners are really helpful and friendly and the prices are good, keep up the standards.

  • Visited January 2013
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Barnton, Cheshire
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“Best Curried Goat we've tasted!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

We've just returned from a week in Puerto del Carmen. We visited TJs twice; the first we enjoyed a selection of tapas, all of which were delicious. But we then wanted to return to try the Curried Goat. We've travelled in the Caribbean and this was the best we have tasted anywhere. The flavours were delicious, as was the Jerk Chicken - on our second visit we had both with rice and peas. We also sampled Jeanette's Rum Punch which really hit the spot!
This is a small but very welcoming restaurant situated in the Old Town above the harbour. Jeanette was very helpful in explaining the food (not all is caribbean) and Tony spent time talking about how he mixes the marinades from fresh spices and all food is freshly prepared each day. I toured his kitchen which was immaculate and both of them are justifiably proud of their restaurant.
If you fancy something different to the usual Spanish tapas in a cozy atmosphere with great good and lovely co-owners, you should make sure you visit TJs at least once. I am sure Tony & Jeanette's restaurant will be a huge success.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Paul J
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Limerick Ireland
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“Lovely spot !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

Spent a lovely evening in this nice restaurant. The waitress was very nice and even pointed out that she thought we had ordered too much for just the two of us, we were happy to pay to taste the beautiful dishes. Totally worth a visit ! Top class food

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Ciara M
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