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Rankin's Jerk Pit

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Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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Denville, New Jersey
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flavor was good, but the meat was mostly bones, surprising for a lace who has a butcher shop behind building? rice and beans were the best I had on the island!

Thank SteveChrissy2015
Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way to the East End resort we were staying. Wanted a good local spot and took a chance. Tried Jerk Chicken and Ox Tale. Both very tasty and sauces just right. Had 'festival ' also which was like a fresh cake donut. Mango-Strawberry fruit smoothie helped cool things down. Met some locals while waiting and super... More 

Thank greatgruber
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84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just get the jerk things, don't bother with the other stuff. Jerk chicken is to die for! Prepare to wait a while for food to be done, maybe 20 min or so. Good for takeout, or you can sit at the tables, with chickens for company, but you might be feeling self conscious about eating their friends :)

Thank lady_winter2
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely a "local" eat and judging by the cars coming and going, a local favourite. It is best to call ahead for your order to avoid prolong wait time.

Thank Julia S
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I had lunch at Rankin's Jerk a few days ago and enjoyed my delicious jerk pork, rice and peas with tasty corn bread on the side. The atmosphere was relaxed and conducive to good conversation.

Thank Joni-Gaye C
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stopped by later in the evening for a dinner to take back to the condo. we all the the Jerk Chicken, it was good, large portions and fried bread!

Thank 250bruceb
Tucker, Georgia
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137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We ate at Rankins after eating seafood every day and just wanted a change. We had here pork and chicken. Not cut like we are used to, the pieces were cut fairly random. The food was very good, and cheap. They have outside tables to eat or take it back to the place where you're staying. Good food, but nothing... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We were staying at the TurtleNest Inn in Bodden town and had been out all day & really didn't feel like going out to dinner. Rankin's was suggested by the proprietor at TNI and since it was just 5 mins down the road we stopped by. I had heard the portions were generous, so my husband & I split a... More 

Thank Mary F
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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204 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After work stopped to get some Jerk but ended up curried goat which was very flavorful but had more bones than meat. The curried goat came with salad, a bite of mac and cheese, and plenty of red beans and rice. My friend got the jerk chicken and said it wasn't that great. Now the mango drink was absolutely great... More 

Thank daenergymon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Very good jerk pork and chicken. Could have used some sides (but perhaps we missed this when ordering). We got large orders of both and had them for dinner and lunch the next day

Thank Jeff K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?