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Rackam's Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

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93 North Church Street, George Town KY1-1203, Grand Cayman
+1 345-945-3860
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were recommended Rackams from our tour guide, but felt that we had been done. Yes is it in a beautiful setting. Sitting watching the wildlife living around you is an experience to behold, and the relaxed service cetainly gives you plenty of time to enjoy the surroundings.But beware, the prices are in Grand Cayman dollars. If you are paying... More 

Thank JoyofFood61
Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Discovered this place while waiting for our Stingray Sail. Before noon in January the back deck was perfect! You look out over the water and see lots of fish both big and little. A French fry brought them running. The drinks were great--not too sweet and the fish and chips were delicious shared between the two of us. Clean bathrooms... More 

Thank Bollymom
San Francisco CA
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great view, reasonably good food. Friendly but very slow service. It's fine if you're not starving or in a hurry.

Thank GraceSanFrancisco
Jackson, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views. It feels like your eating out at the end of a pier. We got there just after sunset. This has to be the best view at sunset. Our server, although nice, was all over the place. Just not really with us when we needed something. So, service being slow cost the last star. Food was excellent!! The vegetable... More 

Thank tpaint28
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First let me say our service was really slow and that was disappointing BUT the food was amazing! I had the pork BBQ sliders and my husband had the curry. We were both very satisfied and enjoyed the conversations with the wait staff who continued to apologize for the slow service. We went pretty late and I wish we had... More 

Thank Sarah P
Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally I avoid touristy places near the cruise ships but since we had a short time off the ship (and with a recommendation from a local) we went for it. Racham's was a great find! We were greeted warmly and seated immediately on the large outdoor patio overlooking the bay and our ship! Our waitress was fantastic and even invited... More 

Thank buffalogirl72
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great servers great view good drinks. Bartenders are super friendly and will be there for whatever you need with a smile

Thank Becky S
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166 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for many years, each trip to cayman has to have a trip to rackams. The service is friendly and laid back but not too much and the food is really very good at a reasonable price. And the sunset! This is a must do for anyone visiting the island.

Thank marlowbilly
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a table on the deck along the rail - great views of the ocean. Could watch all the cruise ships leaving. We almost didn't stop here - had trouble getting a parking spot - as no one that had been to the Cayman's before had recommended. Very glad we stopped. The special was a macadamia encrusted mahi served... More 

Thank cma20
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh my gosh! A local location over the water. Drinks, staff, food all magnificent! Why eat at a place you can go to at home?!? This is the real Caribbean. I relished my first taste from their bar and it carried throughout our meal. We will be back!!

Thank Ron G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 North Church Street, George Town KY1-1203, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +1 345-945-3860
Rackams Waterfront in george town is a beautiful rustic open air waterfront property. featuring ocean views and spectacular sunsets.The restaurant is built on natural wood decking surrounded by lush greenery.We are just a two minute walk from the heart of George Town the capital Cayman islands.Rackams is a great place for snorkeling too! From our ladder swim with the tarpon or enjoy a short swim to the wreck of the Cail. Bring the kids they will love the tarpon feeding every night at 7:30pm.Rackams was named after the notorious flamboyant pirate Calico Jack Rackham who as legend has it was one of the first pirates set foot in the Cayman Islands See you soon ; )

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?