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mariekeac Aug 10, 2007 04:37 PM

where do the serve the best roti between wellington and ft lauderdale?

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    Semprini Aug 11, 2007 09:48 PM

    I agree that LC's is very good. It can be pretty crowded on the weekends, but I'm always thrilled by how friendly the people are. LC's is unique in that you can watch them roll out the dough and make the roti skins while you wait, I believe that some other places buy theirs pre-made. LC's roti's seem slightly sweet which seems a bit odd to me, but it's quite good.

    Naz is a bit funky, but I've been there several times because it's close to home. They have quite a few non-roti items on the menu and a good selection of beverages.

    I visit Ram's very regularly, (it's near my office.) They have a few non-roti items (doubles, aloo pie, some sweets,) but I can't say I've tried them. Very tasty and consistent roti here.

    There's another Ali's (don't know if it's related to the one 2top mentioned) in Margate at 6846 W Atlantic, he makes the best veggie roti I've had, but doesn't always have the ingredients for that one. The last few times I was there, there were no beverages, so it was a to-go event.

    Shalama has some good entrées in addition to roti, but their roti bread is not made fresh (I'm not sure if they're made in-house.)

    It's not in the area you specified, but Hack's in Pembroke Pines (9389 Sheridan St) serves fantastic Trini fare, well worth a visit.

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    1. re: Semprini
      mountdorahound Aug 13, 2007 05:52 AM

      My favorite is the coal pot. Jamile is the owner who hand makes roti and other west indian dishes. They have shrimp wontons that i cannot get enough of. Their curry is the best I have evr had!

      1. re: mountdorahound
        Semprini Aug 13, 2007 07:53 AM

        I've seen the Coal Pot in Hollywood (700 State Rd 7,) and I think I've seen another place with the same name on the east side of SR7 north of Sunrise (though I can't remember exactly where it is,) which one do you recommend?

        1. re: Semprini
          mountdorahound Aug 13, 2007 12:02 PM

          this place is on 441 in hollywood just a few miles south of the hard rock. This place is an authentic west indian rum shop! Loud soca and a party all the time!

    2. 2top Aug 10, 2007 07:43 PM

      We like LC & Joy's. We heard Shalama's was good too.

      Ali's Roti Shop
      4120 NW 12th St.
      Lauderhill, FL 33313-5816
      Tel: (954) 581-5577

      Caribbean Kitchen Restaurant
      16894 South Dixie Hwy
      Miami, FL 33157
      Tel: (305)-252-1229

      Christine's Roti Shop
      16721 NE 6th Ave
      No. Miami Beach, FL 33162-2409
      Tel: (305) 770-0434

      Coalpot West Indian Cooking
      700 N, State Road 7
      Hollywood, FL 33021
      Tel: (954)-964-9144

      Hot On Spot Roti Shop
      20723 NW 2nd Ave.
      Miami, FL 33169-2101
      Tel: (954) 999-0059

      Joy's Roti Delight
      1235 N W State Road 7
      Lauderhill Mall
      Lauderhill, FL 33313-5801
      Tel: (954) 587-7700

      L C Roti Shop
      19505 NW 2nd Ave.
      Miami, FL 33169-3335
      Tel: (305) 651-8924

      Naz Roti Palace
      6329 Miramar Pkwy
      Miramar, FL 33023-3943
      Tel: (954) 987-3964

      Ram's Roti Palace
      4244 North State Road 7
      Lauderdale Lakes, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
      Tel: (954)-735-4686

      S & S Roti Shop
      W Oakland Park Blvd
      Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
      Tel: (305)-733-4209

      Shankar's Roti & Bakery Shop
      3294 N.State Rd. 7
      Lauderdale Lakes, Fort Lauderdale FL 33319
      Tel: (954) 733-9733

      Shalama's Roti Shop
      1432 N State Road 7
      Margate, FL 33063-2847
      Tel: (954) 977-6753

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      1. re: 2top
        mariekeac Aug 11, 2007 04:47 PM

        Thanx so much!

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