Top Brunch Spots in Port Au Prince, Haiti

Fuel up on brunch in Port-au-Prince before exploring the city
Fuel up on brunch in Port-au-Prince before exploring the city | © Hufton+Crow-VIEW / Alamy Stock Photo
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With ever-sunny weather and a colorful culture, idyllic landscapes and friendly locals, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti is a popular destination for a Caribbean adventure. For hungry travelers, here are the best places to grab brunch.

1. Les Jardins du Mupanah

Restaurant, Caribbean, Fusion, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

This fine restaurant is located in the back of a museum near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince. This makes it a very convenient place in which to grab brunch after sightseeing in the late morning. Les Jardins du Mupanah has modern and polished architecture, with seating that affords a splendid view of the gardens outside. Whether you’re in the mood for a tasty salad or some eggs Benedict, this is the place to relax and sample a good meal. The restaurant serves crisp wine too, perfect to complement the lively atmosphere of this location.

2. Magdoos

Restaurant, Haitian

Located in the popular Petionville neighborhood, Magdoos is a fantastic and vibrant place for grabbing a bite in the late morning. The service at Magdoo’s is excellent, and their food selection is tasteful and classy. It has a menu featuring a colorful variety of Lebanese classics. Diners can sample some delicious and sweet honey sesame chicken, or a light Greek salad with homemade hummus. The appetizers and desserts here are also sure to delight. Don’t miss the dark and rich chocolate brownie a la mode. The ambience at Magdoos is relaxed and airy. If you’re seeking a top tipple to follow your brunch choice, shots of vodka with slices of lemon are extremely popular here.

3. Yanvalou Cafe-Bar-Restaurant

Bar, Cafe, Restaurant, French, Italian

If you need a strong coffee with tasty homemade pastries to kickstart the day, Yanvalou Restaurant should be your first choice for brunch in Port-au-Prince. It’s set in the historic Pacot section of the region, and offers great Cajun and Creole dishes as well as French-style cuisine and delicacies. Along with their colorful cocktails, they regularly host live band performances here. This makes it a vivacious and energetic venue to enjoy a brunch.

4. Majestic Corner

Bar, Cafe, Haitian

In Canape-Vert, Port-au-Prince, you’ll find the garden-lounge and bar Majestic Corner. This location serves up delicious hot dogs, burgers and pizza. They mix up their American-style food with Cajun influences here, and sometimes include such exotic dishes as tassot de boeuf, poulet frit and griot de porc. Their brunch plates are served in a festive style, making it a top spot in which to stop for a celebration. The range of meat dishes on offer is hard to beat in the city.

5. Observatoire Bar & Restaurant

Restaurant, Bar, Caribbean, Vegetarian, Fast Food, Wine, Beer

Perched high atop the mountains of Petion-Ville, the Observatoire offers great brunch dishes and cocktails along with spectacular views of the city. With both a full restaurant menu and a bar’s worth of beer and wine selections too, this spot will have you covered whatever you crave for brunch. The atmosphere is cool and refreshing. Plus, the outdoor seating option gives panoramic vistas of Port-au-Prince. You can sip rich and strong cappuccinos while you deliberate over the wide range of tasty Haitian dishes here.

6. Le Michel Restaurant

Restaurant, Haitian

The upscale Le Michel Restaurant is located inside one of Petion-Ville’s landmark international hotels, the Best-Western Premiere. It is set upon the hills of Petion-Ville, but still close to the international airport. This restaurant is easily accessible for travelers seeking a quality brunch in the luxury of a leading Haitian hotel. You can expect a very relaxing time here as well as exceptional service. Cosmopolitan delicacies like teriyaki chicken, garden salad and chicken piccata await you, along with a great view of the city down below.

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