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RockSteady Jamaican Bistro

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2399 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33431-7768 (NE 20th Street)
+1 561-465-3167
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter and her boyfriend took me here and I loved it. The jerk chicken is incredible and the plantains are Yum! The oxtail was so tender and delicious. The snapper was good too. Our server Rachel was very friendly and attentive. Loved it!!!

Thank lann718
Boca Raton, Florida
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120 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I found out I went here for dinner a few years ago and didn't like it at all. Last nite I went and it was DELICIOUS. We shared an order of shrimp and scallop curry with red pepper and onions. At first taste, I thought it was too salty but by second bite, it was the spice....Added the rice with... More 

Thank Andy S
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We happened upon the smaller version of this Jamaican delight for lunch one day and during our visit to boca, planned to try the larger ( but still very quaint) location for dinner. The food is truly amazing. Best jerk chicken ever, and the chef makes a coconut 'gravy' to use on anything of your choice. I choose salmon, it... More 

Thank bak557
Delray Beach, Florida
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were immediately greeted & seated upon arrival; ordered ginger beers (nonalcoholic); received attentive & prompted service. We spent $33.81 between 2 people; ordered jerked chicken & curry chicken with side of plantains, rice, cabbage with oxtail gravy to pour over rice. Bread pudding is delicious but patrons might explode upon consumption due to overeating.

Thank progeny0249
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I have been to RockSteady many times over the past few years, primarily with family. I have also taken work colleagues. I have never been disappointed. They are able to accommodate large parties (12 or more). Note: they take reservations. The food is authentic Jamaican fare and received my mother's seal of approval. Curried goat, jerk chicken and escoveitch snapper... More 

Thank mam2233169
Coconut Creek, Florida
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

I eat at Rock Steady on a steady basis. They offer a very inexpensive lunch special of either Jerk or Curry Chicken with 2 sides. Today the place was especially busy and I was in and out in less than 25 minutes! I love this place and recommend it to anyone looking for authentic Jamaican experience.

Thank DoradoMark
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

My family stopped in for lunch. The curry chicken and jerk chicken was very good. We loved the plantain. We also loved the jerk French fries.

Thank klineallen
Coconut Creek, Florida
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Fantastic lunch specials. Can't beat the jerk chicken, rice and peas with steamed cabbage. Quaint little seating area with good old Bob on the wall and hopefully on the radio. Very good food at a very reasonable price.

Thank DoradoMark
Wellington, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Small little elegant spot for lunch or casual dinner in East Boca Raton Just the right amount of spice on the Jerk chicken Amazing flavors👍.

Thank Kidtravel7
Miami Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is one of the most underrated restaurants in Boca. The food is exceptional! Its a shame that this place gets ignored because of the mediocre BBQ place thats next door. Jamaican doesn't always mean hot spicy jerk chicken! There is something tasty for everyone at Rocksteady.

Thank Bianka K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2399 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33431-7768
    (NE 20th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Boca Raton
  • Phone Number: +1 561-465-3167

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?