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“Yummy BBQ, Though Availability is Spotty”

Chinson's Grill Shack
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $25
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery
Reviewed July 11, 2013

We enjoyed our food at Chinson's, especially the goat curry. It's not exactly cheap, but a worthwhile spot to eat (and a big locals spot). However, on our first trip there, there were out of about 1/2 their items, and on a second trip, they messed up our takeout order, giving us chicken instead of brisket. So check your to-go orders, and be flexible on your options, and you should enjoy the meal.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013 via mobile

We read reviews and looked forward to the jerk ribs and chicken. It did not dissapoint. The plantains were fabulous too. We would love to stop back for the jerk pork. Roger (chef) came out to introduce himself and all we could do was compliment him on the awesome food.

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Chinsons does a big weekend BBQ but we go on Wednesday nites. Friendly service, good food - altho sometimes they don't have every item on the menu. We don't mind that, having lived here for almost 30 years. Good service, good prices, relaxed outdoor atmosphere. Roger and his staff are a refreshing change.I brought the Wed group here with fingers crossed and everybody said: I'll come back. So we do.
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Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Food was good. Owner very friendly. He sat down and shared a lot of information about the islands. Said if we didn't like our food, we don't pay. Of course we liked it! We had plenty of food for a reasonable price. The jerk fell off the bone. Our 9-year-old son loved the Jamaican pattys. We weren't crazy about the rum cake, though. All locals there while we were there, which is generally a good sign. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

the people here were so nice, especially mr. chinson, who came by our table to introduce himself and later to check how we liked our meal. they seemed to be out of half of the menu (red bean soup, jerk pork, conch fritters and something else i cannot remember) and what was available was just ok. we got the "famous" jerk chicken and it was good, but nothing to write home about. lots of bones and the sauce on the side tasted like it came from a bottle. the jamaican patties had virtually no filling and tasted like eggrolls...again, good, but nothing special (and nothing about them tasted jamaican). the festival was tasty and we bought a few to take home from the bakery. it was still a pleasant time and we left with full bellies, but we have had better meals in provo.

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