Laid back atmosphere coupled with Island fare - Metro US

Laid back atmosphere coupled with Island fare

The World Caribbean

786 Broadview Ave.


Rating: **** 1/2
Hours of Operation: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., everyday
Low $: Patties ($1.50)
High $: Variety Platter ($14.99)
Licensed: no

The World offers authentic Caribbean fare at reasonable prices. And located right across from Broadview Station, it’s couldn’t be more accessible.

Take out is a great option for lunch, but we dine in. The black and orange walls have little decoration, other than TV projected onto the large back wall. Curried Goat ($10.99) and Jerk Chicken ($10.99), two classic Jamaican dishes win us over once they finally arrive at our table. Cubes of goat are covered in a thick, rich curry and highly seasoned chicken is tender and moist, but watch out for bones. Each is accompanied by a small iceberg lettuce salad and a heaping pile of tasty rice and beans. You get your money’s worth here for sure.

We wash it down with refreshing, not-too-spicy Homemade Ginger Beer ($3).

The pace here is slow, so sit back and enjoy the fantastic food and relaxed vibe.

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