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Eat Like a Local in Turks and Caicos

Conch is the quintessential local food in Turks and Caicos. The mollusk isn't for everyone, but seafood lovers will dig its chewy goodness and myriad serving styles. We've gathered a list conch shacks, a weekly fish fry, and some watering holes that locals favor, to give you a taste of TCI.
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My favorite experience in Turks and Caicos was going out in the ocean with a guide to catch conch. Once the spot was chosen, we jumped overboard and dove into the blue water. My friends and I were not able to dive down deep enough, but the guide...
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Blue Hills Rd, TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
Conch is as ubiquitous on Turks and Caicos restaurant menus as palm trees on the beaches, and at Da Conch Shack, you’ll find it prepared any way you can imagine. Of course, there are the classic dishes of conch fritters, conch chowder,...
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TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
After you’ve explored the stunning sea cliffs along Mudjin Bay, get a table on the patio of the Mudjin Bar and Grill to savor the scenery a little longer and enjoy a well-earned meal. The restaurant is part of the Dragon Cay Resort and...
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Grace Bay TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands
Honor the memory of Papa Hemingway's love of island living with a meal at this popular beachfront restaurant, located at the Sands, along Grace Bay Road, in Providenciales. From the open-air deck, you can enjoy a great view of the ocean and a...
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To satisfy your conch craving, stop at Bugaloo's Conch Crawl on the south side of Providenciales, just a few minutes from Chalk Sound. The beachfront restaurant in Five Cays has indoor and outdoor seating, with some of the tables...
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Osborne Rd, Cockburn Town TKCA 1ZZ, Turks and Caicos Islands

The hours may be inconsistent and the menu—if you can call it that—is limited, but the ribs here are hands-down the best on the island. The chef/owner slow cooks his specialty outdoors and the only options are either with or without...