Caribbean Cuisine on South Street Philadelphia
"not your typical caribbean restaurant"
APPETIZERS

OUR DAILY SOUP (Cup/Bowl) $ 4/6
(Please ask serve about soup)

JERK CHICKEN WINGS $8.95
10 pcs marinated with authentic spicy jerk seasonings and slow roasted with our tangy dipping sauce.

COCONUT SHRIMP $11.95
Crispy jumbo shrimp crusted with coconut flakes served with dipping sauce

CHICKEN PATTIES $6.00
2 Crispy pastries with savory chicken filling served on a bed of assorted greens.

VEGGIE PATTIES $6.00
2 Crispy pastries with savory vegetable filling served on a bed of assorted greens 

SPINACH AND CHEESE PATTIES $6.00
2 Crispy pastries with savory spinach and cheese filling served on a bed of assorted greens  

BEEF PATTIES $6.00
2 Crispy pastries with savory beef filling served a bed of assorted greens

CODFISH FRITTERS $8.00
Fried codfish battercakes served with dipping sauce

(6) CRISPY CRAB RANGNOON $5.95
Crispy pastries with savory crab meat and cream cheese filling served with dipping sauce

 

SPECIALITY DRINKS

WINE & BEER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SALADS

Dressings
French • Creamy Italian • Bleu Cheese • Thousand Island • Ranch• Creamy Caesar • Raspberry Vinaigrette • Fat Free Italian

MIXED GREEN SALAD $7.00
Assorted greens, cucumber, tomatoes and goat cheese

CAESAR SALAD $7.95
Romaine, shaved Parmesan cheese, spicy croutons, cucumber, Caesar dressing

BLUE BANANAS CAESAR SALAD $7.95
Romaine, tomato, cucumber, shaved carrots, shaved parmesan cheese, spicy croutons, Caesar dressing
Add jerk chicken $2.00, Jerk Shrimp $6.00, Jerk Pork $4.50

SANDWICHES

JERK PORK SANDWICH $8.50
Tender pieces of jerk pork served on a roll with lettuce, tomato and a side of jerk sauce and cole slaw

FISH SANDWICH $ 9.95
Served on a roll with shredded lettuce, tomato, and cole slaw

JERK CHICKEN SANDWICH $12.95
Served on a roll with shredded lettuce, tomato, and cole slaw

CRAB CAKE SANDWICH $12.95
Crab cake with french fries and cole slaw

Available With Cheese: American, Swiss, Pepper Jack, Provolone, Cheddar cheese $0.75

CARRIBEAN SPECIALITIES

All entrees served with rice and peas or white rice, Blue Bananas cabbage and fried plantain

BROWN STEW CHICKEN $12.95
Chicken in a blend of brown sugar and mix of Traditional Island Spices, cooked down with fresh tomatoes, onions and simmered slowly until the natural juices flow to make delicious brown gravy, light and sassy. Recommended: Serve with rice and peas

JERK CHICKEN WINGS $12.95
10 pcs of marinated with authentic spicy jerk seasonings And slow roasted, Recommended: Serve with white rice

CURRY CHICKEN $12.95
So, you are a chicken lover.  Well this culinary marriage is just for you. Prepared with natural curry and other island spices. Recommended: Serve with white rice

JERK CHICKEN $14.95
½ of whole jerk rubbed chicken spicy Recommended: Serve with rice and peas

OXTAIL STEW $14.95
Meat Our oxtail stew is cooked slowly until tender and seasoned generously with herbs of the Original Islander Kitchens, served in a thick meaty sauce. Recommended: Serve with rice and peas

CURRIED GOAT $14.95
Expertly done and cooked until tender and succulent the magical blend of tropical curries and spices directly from the island. Recommended: Serve with white rice

CURRY SHRIMP $15.95
This dish is prepared with mouth watering and tantalizing Juicy shrimp sautéed in West Indian curry
Recommended: Serve with white rice

MANGO COCONUT CURRY SHRIMP $16.95
Shrimp Expertly done and cooked until succulent the magical blend of Mango, coconut, peppers and curry and spices directly from the island. Recommended: Serve with white rice

CATCH OF THE DAY $16.95
Our fish selection is marinated in our own blend of herbs and spices, lightly sautéed, then simmered in a sauce and garnished with onion, red and green peppers.  Recommended: Serve with rice and peas. Note: Head On or Off

LUMP CRAB CAKES $19.95
Crab Cake sautéed lump crab cakes. Recommended: Serve with rice and peas

BLUE BANANAS SAMPLER (Serves 2) $19.95
A large platter with a sample of oxtail, brow stew chicken, curry chicken, jerk chicken wings, rice and peas, beef patty and fried plantain.

 
STEAKS
 

Steaks are made with certified U.S.D.A. beef and served with your choice of two sides

JAMAICAN JERK STEAK $15.95
Our traditional blend of jerk spices add sweet and savory flavor to the meat.

New York Strip $19.95

T-Bone Steak $22.95

 

 
PASTA
 

CREAMY PESTO with JERK CHICKEN $12.95
Creamy pesto with jerk chicken combination and served over fresh made linguini pasta

SPAGHETTI and MEATBALLS $ 12.95
A rich sauce with meatballs served over fresh made spaghetti with fresh grated parmesan cheese

JERK CHICKEN PASTA $13.95
Chunks of jerk chicken, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, fresh spinach in a Alfredo sauce with Carribean seasoning

CREAMY PESTO with JERK SHRIMP $14.95
Creamy pesto with jerk shrimp served over fresh made linguini pasta

CRABMEAT MARINARA and LINGUINI $15.95
Fresh made linguini pasta with marinara sauce fused with crabmeat

 

 
VEGETARIAN
 

Choice of rice and peas or white rice and fried plantain

CALLALOO $12.95
Blue Bananas Café own blend of fresh tropical herbs and spices give an unmistakable traditional flavor
Recommended: Serve with white rice

CABBAGE DELIGHT $12.95
A medley of cabbage, carrots, onions, red and green peppers with tropical spices.  Blue Bananas Café original
Recommended:
Serve with rice and peas

RASTA PASTA $13.95
Fresh made linguini pasta with sautéed mushrooms, peppers and spinach with Italian parsley and Alfredo sauce

 
BURGERS
 

Our burgers are made with Certified U.S.D.A. sirloin beef and served with lettuce, tomato, red onion,and french fries

BURGER $7.50
Thick and juicy...a ¾ -pound of ground beef on a bun

JERK BURGER SLIDERS $7.95
3 mini jerk burgers.

JAMERICAN BURGER SLIDERS $7.95
1 mini jerk burger, 1 mini burger, 1 mini crabmeat burger.

CRABMEAT SLIDERS $8.95
3 mini crab cakes

JAMAICAN JERK BURGER $10.95
Thick and juicy ¾ -pound of ground beef mixed with our special blend of jerk seasoning on a bun

BLUE BANANAS CAFÉ SPECIALITY BURGER $12.95
Our "Big Burger" stuffed your way!!! Your choice - mushrooms, sweet peppers, onions or cheese.

 

 
SOUL FOOD MENU
 

All entrees served with a choice of two sides

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN $8.95
2 Piece Platters

SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN $10.95
3 Piece Platters

SOUTHERN FRIED CATFISH $11.95

BBQ SPARE RIBS $ 11.95
3 Piece Platters

BBQ SPARE RIBS $ 13.95
5 Piece Platters

½ Rack BBQ SPARE RIBS $ 15.95
Platter

 

 
KID'S MENU (10 years & under)
 

 

Chicken Tenders $4.95
Chicken Tenders and French Fries $5.95
Chicken Wings $4.95
Chicken Wings and French Fries $5.95
Fish and French Fries $5.95
Shrimp and French Fries $5.95
Mac and Cheese $2.95
French Fries $2.95

(Also for dipping ketchup, BBQ sauce, and honey mustard are available.)

 

 
SIDE ORDERS
 

Mac and Cheese
Collard Greens
Potato Salad
Cole Slaw
Candy Sweets
Fried Plantains
Rice and Peas
White Rice
Blue Bananas Cabbage
Boiled Dumpling
Calaloo
(seasonal)
Food
(weekend only) (boiled banana, dumpling, and yam)

$3.00

DRINKS
 

Ginger Beer
Ting
Cola Champagne
Coca Cola
Diet Cola
Orange Soda
Grape Soda
Iced Tea
Ginger Ale

$2.75

 
DESSERTS
 

RUM CAKE
CHEESE CAKE
CHOCOLATE CAKE
CARROT CAKE

$3.50

 

(prices subject to change without notice)