Calabash Caribbean Restaurant & Bar2015 Manor, 478-4857
Tue-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-11pm
The five founders of Calabash craved the foods of their respective island homelands, so they pooled their appetites and talents to create this inviting island getaway in the heart of Austin. Relax on the shaded patio or in dining rooms painted with sun-washed island colors. Sip a festive rum drink or an icy cold Red Stripe beer from the thatched-roofed bar while enjoying traditional dishes from Jamaica, Trinidad, and other Caribbean ports of call. Look for special dishes on "Heritage Nights" and join in with the karaoke on Wednesday nights till midnight.