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Island Grill


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#447 of 2,233 Restaurants in Ottawa


Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Table Service

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Reviewed April 20, 2019

lovely dinner - low-key dining experience in a un-pretentious restaurant. Starter of cod fritters: very tasty with tangy/ spicy mango sauce. Mains were curry shrimp with rice & peas; husband had King Fish with rice & peas. Nice flavours! Good value for money

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 814screenname
Reviewed March 31, 2019

A diamond in the rough. The space is very casual but the food is very good. I'm a big fan of Chef Carleton's sauces available at select grocery stores and always stock up on their tourtiere at Christmas (it's delicious), but this was the first...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank R6734ITsamb
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This is an unpretentious little place on Bank Street that looks a bit like a fast food joint, part restaurant. The menu is larger than normal for a Caribbean style place. Service was friendly. I had the chicken roti dinner which came with rice and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rural321
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

My coworkers and I have gone several time for lunch and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent but the service is a little slow. But that's the island way 😊

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 513lucp
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The jerk chicken and roti were good but I could tell the “island potatoes” were instant! Who uses instant potatoes at a restaurant these days?!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank leahstarr181
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Came here because some advertisement indicated that the roti was world famous. Our server was unaware of this illustrious title but the curry chicken roti was quite good. It was made with boneless chicken and served with coleslaw. We also had jerk chicken, rice and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Michelle E
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

I have ordered from this place twice now and I am just in love. Food is amazing and very flavourful.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank chantalb250
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Looking forward to a goat curry roti. I was served the full platter instead. No biggie but the curry just didn't excite me as much as it did before. Felt bland, no aroma. OK flavour but nothing out of this world. Service so-so. Spent more...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Raymond P
Reviewed October 1, 2016

The veggie fritters and roti are incredible, and cooked to perfection. Also the selection of unique beverages are delightful. Will return with a huge smile. Thank you!

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank KelliO2
Reviewed September 16, 2016

The Island Grill was located around the corner from our B&B (The Gilmour Inn, reviewed separately), and we decided to try it for dinner with a friend. We were warmly greeted and seated at a corner table. The decor is basic unprepossessing fast-food-restaurant-style tables and...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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