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I would never say no to a Caribbean vacation. The same goes for a Caribbean meal.

Puerto Rico is one of my favorite places on Earth. But family, work, and other commitments in Charlotte don’t allow for me to just drop everything anytime I want and take off for San Juan. I can, however, get a taste of the islands whenever I want.

If you’re interested in finding good Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican, or Jamaican food, I suggest exploring these area restaurants that specialize in Caribbean cuisine:

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Of course, this list is meant only as an introduction to Charlotte’s Caribbean culinary scene. There are many more restaurants and even food trucks in the area where you can escape your normal food routine and enjoy an island vacation on a plate.