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The Hott Shoppe

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Mucurapo Road 20, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The dhalpuri roti skin lacks the traditional split peas but the curry flavour is really good. Love that they offer different roti and meal sizes from minis, regular snack boxes and family packs! Nice having the options for different meats like goat, conch or shrimp, unlike a lot of other places that stick to mainly chicken and beef offerings. Parking... More 

Thank The_Concierge_8
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a vegetable Roti with all the side: pumpkin, bodi (Chinese long beans), potatoes, Channa. Chose to have Dahl puri Roti. Bought a buss up shot (no peas) for evening snack with the rest of the vegetables. Large Roti. They even have frozen for travelers to take back. Smart move. Condiments: pepper sauce other, were on point and tasty. A... More 

Thank Gail M
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place was recommended by many locals for roti, and we weren't disappointed. We had roti in many other places in TNT and this was one of the best. Make sure you take all fixings and the mango. The shrimp roti is particularly tasty. It can get quite busy, so sometimes the wait is a bit long. There are a... More 

Thank Framptonxx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Wow. The place is small, more of a take away kind of place. It has a couple stools to sit along the wall to eat. What can I say, food was great, portions were huge, staff was super nice, prices were low. Highly recommend, can't wait to go back.

Thank Peri A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Hott Shoppe is probably one of the most trusted places to get curry after 4 pm. The curry mango, channa, pumpkin, chicken and buss up shot that i had was not only filling (I couldn't eat all in one sitting) but delicious!!

Thank Allene A
Cayman Islands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Love the curry mango and paratha skins. I would usually buy these items for travel. The curry / roti are okay also. Customer service isn't the best!

Thank joparke
Maraval, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

When I first came to Trinidad this was the place to go for curry. of late I find that the curry is "watery" and needs to be more flavorful. they have a lot of choices and I will continue to buy from them so well worth a visit.

Thank Evelyn M
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Writing this with foreigners in mind. Pretty good roti wrap with soft "tortilla" filled with crushed split peas. Good tasting curry chicken, goat, beef or shrimp. May not be the best on the island but has been consistent and probably the best in the west. A good first try for a foreigner. One of of my Go To places.

Thank jamesleewai
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

As a take away roti shop, Hott Shoppe reigns supreme in the Northwest. The service is good, the food is fast and taste is incredible. The prices are also really good if you just want to order roti skins or paratha. I thought the portions were a little smaller than they used to be, but after eating I was more... More 

Thank James B
Rahway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Couldn't visit Trinidad without having a chicken and potato roti and Hott Shoppe did not disappoint. The wrap is fresh and flavorful and the filling was just right, just enough seasoning and not overwhelmingly hot or spicy.

Thank MrsP2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Fast food, Indian
Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mucurapo Road 20, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?