Went to Tropical Paradise last night for Ghanaian food. There was only one other person in there but I'm not sure why - I thoroughly enjoyed the meal and would definitely return.
I had the Grilled Jumbo Prawns, which came with a seasoned rice, black-eyed peas, stewed spinach, fried plantains, and a few pieces of lettuce as a bed for the prawns. Although a little too salty for me, the prawns were immensely flavorful and cooked perfectly. The rice was nothing special on its own but was delicious with the black eyed peas and spinach. Both of those were cooked with tomatoes and some delicious combination of spices. The menu said that the spinach had melon seeds in it but I couldn't find those. The dark fried plantains were the perfect complement to the rest of the dish. My dining partner got the same thing as me, minus the prawns. We both left with empty plates and happy bellies.
Tropical Paradise Restaurant
2021 University Ave.