If you’re looking for great Haitian food, you’re bound to end up somewhere in Brooklyn. But if you want great Haitian food with a live DJ and outdoor heat lamps, head straight to Zanmi. This Prospect Lefferts Gardens spot serves dishes like goat tassot, codfish, and pork griot that will make you want to become a loyal supporter.
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Puerto Viejo is a neighborhood spot in Crown Heights that serves really good Dominican food.
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Ali’s Trinidad Roti Shop
Ali’s Trinidad Roti Shop is a take-out place in Bed-Stuy where you can get a buss-up-shut or some doubles.
Ital Fusion is a Little Caribbean favorite and go-to spot for plant-based patties, juices, and seamoss cocktails.
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Honey Badger is a tiny, experimental restaurant in Prospect Lefferts Garden that serves things like ostrich tartare in an ostrich shell.
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