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Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
$2 - $15
CUISINES
Seafood, Caribbean, Jamaican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

I was looking for an authentic Caribbean restaurant and I discovered this gem. I went with my family. We were greeted with warmness and kindness. The COVID precautions were in effect. We really appreciated that. Especially since I was with my 84 year old mother....I ordered the Caribbean fried chicken rice and peas and Caribbean coleslaw. My beverage of choice was the Jamaican fruit punch. It reminded me of being in Negril eating on the beach. I honestly could have easily eaten the sauce they used for the Caribbean chicken without the chicken. Okay let’s not forget the plantains and the Coco bread! Scrumptious! This is going to be my new go to place when I am craving Caribbean food!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 24, 2020

Me and my family truly enjoyed this Restaurant. The food was amazing, the drinks were delicious and the atmosphere was perfect.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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364lakeshad, Owner at Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2020

Thanks so much for your five star review! We know safety is a top priority on everyone’s mind. We truly take it seriously. We really appreciate you dining with us!! Thanks for taking the time out to share your dining experience and for your support!!...More

Reviewed May 16, 2020 via mobile

We found this wonderful place looking for some good food in Bluffton SC! We saw the menu online. We arrived and wow the place has a very positive vibe. You can tell a place has great food by the amount of customers picking up orders....We met Kesha and asked some questions about the menu. Kesha is awesome with great customer service! We got a chance to say hello to the chef too. We ordered 2 different tofu dishes and some sides! This place has something on the menu for everyone! We got home and wow the portions are large! The food was very flavorful and filling. We can’t wait to come checkout the outdoor seating areas after all the restaurants fully open. We will definitely be back to pick up some more delicious authentic Caribbean food from Red Stripes again soon! Excellent place with great menus! Great place for anyone looking for some healthy home cooked deliciousness! Thank you to Kesha & Chef for making our day a great one!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

This place is great! Super friendly staff, really good food, and excellent price for all you get! Only wish i would have tried it sooner!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

Words can’t describe the yummiest food ever! The atmosphere was amazing. I had a vegan meal which I never knew ( Brown stew tofu) tasted so good in the south!!!! Especially those vegan collards.....

Date of visit: February 2020
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364lakeshad, Owner at Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2020

Yeah man!! Our pleasure!! Hope to see you again soon!! Chef Ezron

Reviewed February 3, 2020

The closet Jamaican food I’ve tasted since my trip to Jamaica in March 2020!!! I enjoyed the service and the chef was very comical and knowledgeable of the types of seasonings that made my taste buds go hmm.....

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020

At the last minute our venue cancelled on us. We had booked for 30 people to celebrate my parents 25th anniversary. Sadly to say they doubled booked the venue. My husband called around other places frantic to find a spot. To our delights Kesha and...Chef Ezron were able to work with us to pull it off. They catered the food to our delight. Not so spicy, but all well flavored . I would suggest them for any occasion, small intimate or large. They were very accommodating.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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364lakeshad, Owner at Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2020

Hi there, Mrs. Dawkins!! It was our pleasure to serve you and your beautiful family!! Look forward to seeing you all again in the near future! Lakesha

Reviewed February 1, 2020

We went with friends who have been here a few times. They warned us that everything is made to order and to be patient. An hour before our entrees. Our friends swore by the fried chicken which we all ordered. Just be me as I...found the chicken dry, the green beans cool in a bowl of water and the plantains in short supply. One friend got the last side of Mac and cheese, 8pm. It must be me, but I won't be back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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364lakeshad, Owner at Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2020

David, thanks for joining your friends for dinner with us at Red Stripes. I apologize for any inconvenience your dining experience may have caused you. Being a small family owned and operated business, we pride ourselves on delivering fresh food with personalized service. So some...More

Reviewed January 25, 2020

The only thing missing was the sand and ocean right next to this gem of a restaurant. One of the daughters has spent many vacations in Jamaica and was absolutely delighted by the authenticity of the food. All four of us loved our meals. The...service was excellent and our meals even better. Will definitely return!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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364lakeshad, Owner at Red Stripes Caribbean Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2020

Thanks for tour review, it was our pleasure to serve you! We look forward to seeing you again if you’re in the area! Lakesha

Reviewed November 17, 2019

If you are looking for a Caribbean Experience in the area, Red Stripes is worth dining at. This was my first time in the area so I wasn't for sure where to go. I love Caribbean food and found them on the internet and decided...to give it a shot. The atmosphere had a cool vibe, the food was delicious, the service was fast and every staff person that I talked to was kind and hospitable. Also the portions were a nice size. I had enough food for two people. I would recommend anyone to check it out for the experience.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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