al fresco seating at Crackpot Kitchen Crackpot Kitchen is located upstairs at the Ports of Call plaza in Grace Bay.
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Crackpot Kitchen Ports of Call, Providenciales

fish dinner at Crackpot Kitchen in the Turks and Caicos
Fried fish, mac n' cheese, coleslaw, and potato salad at Crackpot Kitchen.

Crackpot Kitchen is a unique restaurant in Grace Bay that offers a menu of Turks and Caicos and Caribbean dishes that have an international twist to them. Headed by Chef Nik Skippings, the restaurant takes an interesting approach to local dishes, typically with great results.

The restaurant is located upstairs at Ports of Call, which is a quiet shopping plaza in central Grace Bay. Both indoor and al fresco seating is available, and the location above the courtyard tends to often have a refreshing breeze.

Throughout the restaurant and menu are references, art, and names from around the Turks and Caicos, including island and cay mentions, famous personalities from the islands, and inside jokes.

Crackpot Kitchen as a varied and constantly changing menu. Variants of island favorites, including fish (which may be grilled, blackened, steamed, or fried) and peas n’ rice, oxtail, BBQ chicken or ribs, curry goat, and jerk chicken.

Local seafood of course factors into many dishes at Crackpot Kitchen, from the quintessential whole fish options, to conch prepared as fritters, stew, salad, and chowder. When in season, Caribbean spiny lobster is usually on the menu, often in several variants.

Another great aspect of Crackpot Kitchen are their seasonal specials, created for many holidays throughout the year. From Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day specials, there’s always something delicious served, often at a great price.

Desserts include Chef Nik’s famous chocolate mousse cake, blueberry cheesecake, Guinness punch, and a Haitian mango crème brûlée.

Chop Off Cooking Challenge

Chef Nik has also pioneered the Turks and Caicos Chop Off Cooking Challenge, which has quickly become the one of the main culinary events in the country.

Usually scheduled for December, the event sees local chefs from throughout the Turks and Caicos competing for the title of Champion. The event take place in Grace Bay at Ports of Call, spectator tickets can be purchased at several location on Providenciales, including at Crackpot Kitchen.

Catering and Special Events

Crackpot Kitchen is also popular with both locals and visitors alike for hosting events, private chef services, and catering. Plated, buffet, and beach BBQ style of serving is available, and the friendly staff at Crackpot Kitchen is happy to work with customers to complete the perfect ambiance and dining experience.

Location and Walking Distances

Crackpot Kitchen is located at Ports of Call, which is within easy walking distance of many Grace Bay resort. Ports of Call Resort is a minute away, and Seven Stars, Ocean Club West, Grace Bay Club Resort, Villa del Mar, and The Oasis at Grace Bay are all less than 15 minutes away.

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Located at Ports of Call

Ports of Call is a shopping plaza located in Grace Bay. There's a range of bars, restaurants and shops located here, along with pirate-themed statues and decorations. More about Ports of Call →

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