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Rockas Jamaican Kitchen

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Newly opened in 2/2019! Enjoy jerk chicken, patties and authentic Jamaican dishes served in a true island style setting in centro Playa Del Carmen and only 2 minutes away from Mamitas's beach! Inspired by home-style cooking infused with the warmth and vibrancy of Jamaica's culture and people, Rockas Jamaican Kitchen is a celebration of the island's food and all the amazing Jamaican cooks we know.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Caribbean, Jamaican, Grill
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Before our trip to PDC this time we had Rockas on our list to try. So we happened to walk by one evening while out on a stroll. It seemed to be a quiet night for them and the chef and owner Marvin was out...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there 3 times in a week, the food is excellent! Thank you to the chef and his brilliant team for make us feel at home. We will miss your kindness! :)

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great patties and jerk and brown chicken. Real Jamaican cooking by a real Jamaican. Friendly people and great location. A block off 5th ave

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I did plan on eating here a few days ago. One night we happened to walk by after dinner, not really knowing where it was. It was a little slow and Marvin was hanging out front. So we ended up talking with...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This authentic Jamaican cuisine restaurant has it all. The food is outstanding.. The service is excellent and the pricing a added surprise. Marvin and Stephanie the owners take a special interest in everyone’s opening. Don’t miss the bread pudding.. I’ll go back.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the jerk chicken, jerk chicken fettucini and chicken curry. Owners Stephanie and Marvin are super nice.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard there was a Jamaican restaurant not too far from where I was staying in PDC and decided to give it a try – as I absolutely love Jamaican food. Well I wasn’t disappointed. I was greeted promptly and immediately Marvin (one of the owners)...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Charming little place with beautiful fresh food and fabulous staff who looked after us very well. The atmosphere was great, there was live music playing as we arrived and although we hadn’t pre booked a table a place was found for us quickly. I had...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great, Great, and Great! Best words I can use to describe Rocka's food! My girlfriend and I are both of Caribbean decent ( me - Trinidad, her - Jamaican ) and we are very big on food, particularly Caribbean cuisine. We were very pleasantly greeted...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rockas is a very small restaurant on 1st Avenue. On our first visit, we were greeted by Stephanie, who owns the restaurant with her husband Marvin, the chef. What a delightful and friendly couple. The rum punch was great, The beef patties, coconut shrimp, and...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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