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Rankin's Jerk Pit

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Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were delighted on our first night in Bodden Town. The fresh smoothies and desserts are not to be missed! Locals and tourists both love this place.

Thank maryrasp
New Jersey
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop here to eat from visiting Rum Point. Did not disappoint. Their jerk chicken was delicious. So much so that my toddler literally sat quietly and ate a lot of it. We ordered the mango shake and it was so good, we ordered more to go. Would definitely be the first stop if ever I go back to... More 

Thank IannePeter
Tyler, Texas
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

If you love carribbean food than you are in for a treat. This place has great jerk chicken and fish and also curry and seafood dishes if you want to wait. Unfortunately, the night we were there I ordered curry shrimp and they lost our order and it took them an hour to get it to us. but that is... More 

Thank Aimee K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

If you are on island and staying in an Eastern district and enjoy Caribbean food like jerk chicken etc try Rankin's Jerk. Awesome fried chicken meal, reasonably priced. Tasty and delicious. Their produce is locally produce, best tasting fresh meats

Thank Sally S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Grant lunch location. We had the Jerk Chicken and Fried Fish. Both were great. There was a warning that the fish would take extra time and it did.

Thank PBK
Fresno, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

For a casual takeout dinner, I ordered the jerk chicken with cole slaw, mac 'n cheese and rice and beans. The chicken was flavorful with a side of wickedly-hot jerk sauce. The cole slaw was dry but fresh. The macaroni and cheese was prepared as a small congealed slab with okay flavor. I liked their non-greasy, mildly-seasoned version of red... More 

Thank L F
New Jersey
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this place on the way back from the East End. Their jerk chicken and jerk pork was so so good. My child also loved their fried chicken!! We ordered their mango shake and that was so refreshing and delicious, we ordered it again to go. This is a must try!

1 Thank IannePeter
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

It's on island time. We had a lobster and jerk chicken. We stopped because we saw how many locals stopped to get their food. It takes a long time so I recommend that you call to order. There is an air conditioned dining room. You do eant to go there.

Thank ATravelVixen
Suwanee, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Locals, expats, and visitors on the island line up at the window to order some of the most delicious food you will find. Plenty of seating indoors or out. The place is unassuming, but clean and comfortable. You can find plenty of fancy, modern, chef driven restaurants on the island, but this seems more geared towards the working folks on... More 

Thank dap13300
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Sharon, our housekeeper at our condo recommended Rankins for our jerk carry out. We were going to be headed back to the condo after a busy day and wanted an easy dinner once we arrived. Their location on a corner makes it easy to pull off the road, park and walk up to the window to order. We paid cash... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  Bodden Town
  • Phone Number: 947-3155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?