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“Not fancy, but very tasty” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine

Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine
29 King St. East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (City Commercial Core)
(519) 579-2618
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Ranked #26 of 456 Restaurants in Kitchener
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
Neighborhood: City Commercial Core
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Neighborhood: City Commercial Core
Lindsay, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Not fancy, but very tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

What a pleasant surprise to find this cafeteria-style Caribbean restaurant in downtown Kitchener! Curries, rotis, patties and many other specialties are filling and tasty. Reasonably priced for what seems to be all homemade food that will stick to your ribs all day. I didn't try the patties, but the woman behind me ordered two dozen, so they must be good!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Victoria
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98 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
“Great take out with outstanding rotis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

This is a small cafeteria style caribbean cookery which I would only use for take out. But I would definitely use it. The curry goat, fluffy fresh rotis and jamaica patties were great. Its only a few steps away from the Delta so a great place to pick up some take away for a hotel stay. The price is very affordable and servings are fulsome.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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canada
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“Best Patties in Ontario”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

They have the best patties in Ontario. The cheese bread tastes exactly like the ones you get right off the beach in Jamaica. The restaurant is cozy and the service is slow, but the food is amazing. They even made me a special order of callalou last time I was in. I'm going to miss this place!!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Canada
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“Best Carribean Food in Kitchener”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Best Carribean Food in Kitchener. Very slow service.I guess thats typical carribean peole ..little chilled out ;-) Anyways food is great. Try their Ginger Beer for drink. Price is cheap so cant complain about anything.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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“Fabulous food makes up for the awful service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Okay the service here is very bad. I've never seen a smile out of any the ladies that dish up your food but the food is fabulous. Because of the wonderful food is the only reason I keep coming back. There isn't anywhere else in KW that makes such authentic Jamaican food.

Their curried goat is wonderful. I even purchase their pepper pot soup in the large size so I can freeze it and have it later.

Visited March 2012
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