An old-fashioned Thursday-night fish fry right on Grace Bay beach—helmed by many of the island's best local cooks—has become one of Provo's jammin'est weekly events. It's such a party, in fact, that most Grace Bay restaurants shut down on Thursday nights, their cooks making a beeline for the fish fry to sample home-cooked island dishes and barbecued ribs, fish, and chicken cooked up on the spot by chefs from local joints like Hole in the Wall, Froggie's, Sailing Paradise, Crackpot Kitchen, Bugaloo's—even Middle Caicos Cafe. "It's some of the best food I’ve every had," raves one hotel chef. It's also a great way for visitors to try food from local restaurants they might miss during their stay. Expect fresh fish (grilled, fried, jerk), lobster (in season August to April), jerk chicken, conch fritters, conch salad, rice and peas, and plenty of cold beer. Live bands (junkanoo, rake 'n' scrape, ripsaw) add to the party atmosphere. The fish fry is held at Children's Park, right next door to the Gansevoort resort. To recap, you're facing the beach, under the stars, sampling homemade food made with love by some of the TCI's best local cooks. What could be better?
Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos› Restaurant
Island Fish Fry
Bight Park (Children's Park), Grace Bay, Providenciales
Our Rating Neighborhood Grace Bay Hours Thurs 5:30–9:30pm Phone 649/946-4970 (TCI Tourist Board) Prices Main courses $15–$25 Cuisine Type Island/Caribbean Web site Island Fish Fry
MapBight Park Turks and Caicos
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