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Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine

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29 King St. East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
(519) 579-2618
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Toronto, ON
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited for take out while I was in town on a business trip, and I'll be sure to visit again.....I had goat curry, which was terrific, and came with a side of a little fried plantain and coleslaw (though the coleslaw was a little more pickled than the typical raw slaw). I ordered a goat roti, but it really... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went into Rainbow on Wednesday July 6. Used my loyalty card for a free dinner. Curry chicken, rice and peas and fried plantain. It was amazing as always. So incredibly flavourful and tasty. Should have gotten the bigger dinner however it just wasnt enough. If you get a chance friends got there and have something . Everything is amazing .

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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239 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank HungryGreg
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

I love their curry chicken. They give big portions. However they can be very pricey. I know how to make Curry Chicken. So I only go to James once in a blue moon or whenever I am in the mood which is very seldom as I am on a pretty tight budget.

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Thank Jen S
Montreal, Canada
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have not been to Rainbow in years, so I made sure that I went as I was taking the bus back from Kitchener. It is conveniently located 2-3 blocks away from the bus station. When you go to Rainbow, you are getting the genuine article. They really do not skimp on anything. I ordered a beef roti. What I... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We come here at least once a month (would be more, but gotta alternate our other fave places). Always good service and friendly, speedy staff. Never a disappointment. :-)

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Thank Carmen S
Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My friend & I stopped by this restaurant to try some of the Caribbean food. We were delighted we did. The goat curry was very good with just the amount of spiciness that I liked. The staff was OK too. My friend had the chicken and she loved it.

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Thank KitchenerJimmy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We have been twice in the past month, the first time when in town for another reason, and today, drove 45 minutes each way just to get a fix! They have such a great variety of our favourite dishes, and everything is sooo good, it's worth it! The oxtail, curry goat and chicken are on point, and this is coming... More 

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Thank CountingTheDaze
Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I've been to Rainbow 3 times now and the food is decent and the ladies working behind the counter are nice and accommodating. However, the restaurant could really use some updating in its decor as well as cleanliness. Also some of the customers are really annoying and obnoxious (it is right beside the Break Room pool hall).

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Thank Chris S
Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Food is great, favourite is oxtail, lady behind the counter got attitude, if you real bitter just quit this job and find something else if you don't want to serve customers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 King St. East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener>  > City Commercial Core
  • Neighborhood: City Commercial Core
  • Phone Number: (519) 579-2618

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?