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Rankin's Jerk Pit

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Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

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Los Angeles, California
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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 

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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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 

Thank KansasMamabear
The Woodlands, Texas
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We loved the jerk chicken! My husband was crazy for their sauce that covered sweet and spicy and was perfect with the chicken. I ate mine straight. The festival rolls were to die for! They are yeasty and fried, like a heavier doughnut. The usual side is red beans and rice but we passed on it as we had it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

A great place to collect your jerk chicken while on the road Fast and friendly service A variety of food but I always have the jerk

Thank sghislop035
Rockfall, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Excellent jerk chicken. I would eat there again. Reasonably priced and located right off the main road.

Thank Mattabeseck
Santa Clarita, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We waited a bit but it was worth it. Nothing fancy, just good local food at a reasonable price. There were many locals eating there so we knew we were at the right place.

Thank Marie_12721

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?