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Sisters Caribbean Cuisine

47 E. 124th St., New York, NY 10035 40.80505 -73.941048
at Madison Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-410-3000 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Southern/Soul
  • Price Range: $$

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Hours

Daily, 11am-9pm

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 125th St.

Prices

$8-$14

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • BYOB

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

If you want a culinary tour of the Caribbean without leaving Manhattan, make your way to tiny Sisters Caribbean Cuisine in Harlem and sample a variety of island eats. From Trinidad is chicken, or vegetable roti wrapped in a curry-spiced Indian flatbread; from Jamaica, minus the smoky flavor from a genuine jerk pit, is jerk chicken that's tender and fragrant with a mild bite. Marlyn Rogers, the hands-on owner of Sisters, is from Guyana, here represented by masala curry chicken, chunks of chicken on the bone in a thick, dark brown curry with aromatic Caribbean and East Indian spices. Salt cod, a pan-island staple, is sautéed in a piquant and light tomato-based sauce. Each entrée comes with choice of sides, among them an abundant serving of  Caribbean-style white rice with kidney beans and infused with coconut milk. You also get a choice of vegetables: the candied yams and Trinidadian-style calaloo, a leafy green stewed in coconut milk and here combined with okra, are exceedingly worthy. Desserts, if you can spare some room, include carrot, chocolate-chocolate, pound and red velvet cakes.

Recommended Dishes

Guyanese masala curried chicken, $10.50; sauteed codfish, $12; oxtail stew, $12.50; jerk chicken, $10.50

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