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So-So Seafood Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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4 Chelsea Ave | New Kingston Area, Kingston, Jamaica
968 2397
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The brown stew fish was my first and the best any form of brown stew I've ever had. It was a long wait but worth every bit of it! It was seasoned just right and was an ideal blend of fried and saucy!

Thank DM B
Upstate, NY
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Party of 6 on a Wednesday night. Great service by hostess/waitress, but slow cooking and some of the fish we got was overdone and dry - hard to get off the bone.

1 Thank mbb258
Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this beautiful oasis in the concrete jungle of New Kingston on January 25 after experiencing appalling customer service at the Almond Tree Pub (Crayfish Wednesdays and Satdaze) minutes earlier. The service was excellent! Our servers name was Collin and he gave us the best service as he was warm and friendly. The food was very good, as the... More 

1 Thank Melissa S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Nice atmosphere, very friendly and clean restaurant. The fish is to die for and plenty of other options on the menu are great too.

1 Thank Gareth P
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I felt the need to eat some good fried fish for lunch so a friend suggested that I call So-So Seafood. I am happy I made the call. The fried fish, bammy and vegetables were good. The outdoor atmosphere was excellent. The server took my order over the phone and when I went to pick up, I decided to dine.... More 

2 Thank Joni-Gaye C
Crown Point, Indiana
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448 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I had to visit another one-of-a-kind eatery during my stay in Kingston. With a live DJ every night and classic reggae sounds playing in the bar, we enjoyed some refreshing cocktails including The Phoenix special and the Campari Grapefruit, while we waited for our table at So So Seafood Bar & Grill. To wet our appetites we enjoyed a plate... More 

1 Thank MrWarrenM
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124 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

There are not many seafood places to choose from in the New Kingston area and that's why I ended up at So So.. and as the name suggest.. it is really mediocre & 'so so'.. there is insufficient parking, not enough fans for cooling us down at lunch time or early dinner time, the service is also slow .. but... More 

2 Thank KButterfly17
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Asked for something fresh, received the parrotfish. Was not disappointed. Texture of the meat was similar to striped bass.. Staff advised to avoid the backroads at night.

1 Thank dubbeu w
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

When we arrived the waiter came and gave us the menu and introduced himself. We were shocked to see how atrocious the menu was, the booklet seemed to have been there for a century the condition of the menu was terrible. After ordering the food it had no presentation. It just looked like any other normal home cooked meal. Not... More 

1 Thank Dre_ I
Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Food was good there, we had steamed fish however, the music was extremely loud. Too loud to have a conversation.

2 Thank Janeh4u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Chelsea Ave | New Kingston Area, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: 968 2397

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