Food specialities in Guadeloupe

Local products

  • Tropical fruit

Savoury food

  • Fish cooked with lime juice on a barbecue (Vivaneau, shark, marlin)
  • Lobster and ouassou (a kind of springwater shrimp)
  • Stuffed earthly crabs
  • Chicken or lamb cari (dish based on massala)
  • Calalou (mashed vegetables)
  • Féroce (mixture of cod and “avocat”)
  • Bébélé (traditional dish in Marie-Galante inspired by African tradition)


  • Rum, rum based cocktails and especially Ti-Punch (rum, lime and cane sugar traditional cocktail)