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Caribbean Treehouse

1226 Centinela Ave.
Inglewood, CA 90302


  • Tue.-Sun., noon-9 p.m.
  • $
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Beer/Wine
  • Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Caribbean Treehouse is perhaps the only local restaurant that currently dishes up the spicy food of Trinidad and Tobago. Service is casual to the extreme — if you want another bottle of pop, walk over to the cooler and take one out yourself. Roti, sort of a Trinidadian burrito made of chicken-potato stew or a handful of curried beef wrapped up in a grilled Trinidadian flatbread, can come pumped up with the restaurant's fiery house-made sauce. On Saturdays, there's the “sparrow special,” an enormous plate of food that involves jerkylike strips of salt cod, boiled cassava, sautéed onion, tomato and a certain quantity of dense, chewy dumplings.

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