Calypso Grill is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week, and is closed Tuesdays.
>> Yellow Springs restaurant shuts down after nearly decade-long run
Rainey — who has owned and operated Sunrise Cafe at 259 Xenia Ave. for 13 years — said a recent trip to the Caribbean triggered the idea to open a restaurant focusing on the region’s cuisine.
>> Caesar’s Ford Park in Greene County is reopening after being closed for more than a decade
Calypso Grill’s includes jerk chicken and other Caribbean specialties, as well as some Colombian and Brazilian-inspired dishes such as empanadas and plantains, Rainey said.
>> Best of Dayton 2017 Winners: Restaurants
Here’s how Rainey described the restaurant to this news outlet today: “We feature from-scratch, authentic fare, down to the fact we import pimento wood to smoke the meats as per Jamaican tradition. It’s a fun, lively atmosphere with fresh food and island-inspired cocktails, craft beer and wine.”
For more information, call 937-767-9000 or check out its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/calypsogrillyellowsprings.