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All 440 Kitchener Restaurants

Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine

29 King St. East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (City Commercial Core)
(519) 579-2618
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Ranked #15 of 440 Restaurants in Kitchener
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
Neighborhood: City Commercial Core
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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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191 reviews 191 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Like so many places in Kitchener, Rainbow Caribbean is not a fancy place, but has really good food. And this place is truly authentic -- I would not be surprised to walk into the exact same restaurant in Jamaica or some other Caribbean island. They serve a variety of delicious food, but if you don't have any other favorite, try... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Just a couple days ago I went to Rainbow at the recommendation of my daughter and it was fantastic! I had the curried goat with a jamacian patty on the side. Meat was super tender and perfect amount of kick.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

I eat here 1 to 2 times a week and its just amazing. The food here is better than in Jamaica! A different soup everyday, just savoury and really comforting.

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Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food here is absolutely delicious! I stopped by for lunch and had the curried beef with rice and peas. The meat dissolved in your mouth and had just the right amount of flavor and spices. I also had one of their beef patties, equally delicious! I will definitely be going back!

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Waterloo, ON
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I come here all the time and it's always good. Usually get the curried beef roti but have tried lots of other stuff as well. Curried goat and oxtail are both solid as is the chicken roti. The decor and cafeteria style service aren't fancy they get the job done: delicious food in my belly at a reasonable price.

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Waterloo, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My go to dish is the curried goat and it's delicious. Bring your appetite as the portions are large. Nothing fancy about the decor but it's clean and pleasant.

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Ontario
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The is a casual caribbean restaurant with truly authentic food. Everything we've tried so far is delicious! The patties, chicken curry, roti, pasta salad, coleslaw, jerk chicken and rice & peas are to die for. :)

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23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Delicious. Would pop in for lunch all the time. Great service. Delicious food. My favorite being the beef patties.

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Brantford, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I have not been to the restaurant, my wife picked us up some takeout. We had the goat, chicken and beef roti. I love roti and have had it from many different places and this in my top 3. I wish I lived closer to Kitchener. Can't wait to go back again.

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Montreal
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I came here with a friend and I went back twice on my own while visiting KW. The food is excellent - tastes like home cooking Caribbean food. The soup is also extremely tasty. If you`re lucky they will also have some home made ginger beer on hand. I read some other reviews where people complained the staff was cold.... More 

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Additional Information about Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine

Address: 29 King St. East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (519) 579-2618
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener>  > City Commercial Core
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican

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