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Rootsman Kitchen

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500 Park Ave, Ste 5, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5858
+1 203-367-1323
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Rootsman Kitchen has great variety, great portions and everything tastes good. Used to frequent there often and I tried everything from cow cod soup(!!!), to tripe to jerk chicken. They have amazing breakfast, ackee/callaloo & saltfish combinations.

Thank iesse7
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Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

When I return to Connecticut for family visit during my vacation, that's the first place I go to get my Jamaica food, oxtails or Jerk Chicken.All the way from North Carolina.

Thank goodjama
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

ROooottmaan's📢! The best jamican food ever ((if i may say so myself))! I always get oxtails w/ rice and peas and cabbage! The oxtails are always fresh and so is the rice! I usually switch up sometimes nd order pepper steak! Its out of this world!!! The meat is so juicy and cooked to perfection!! The place is always filled... More 

Thank prettyteeka y
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The Jerk Chicken and rice and beans here is off the hook. I have been a loyal customer there for over 20 years and they are ALWAYS on point there. All of the food there is awesome. Curry goat, stew, oxtail, beef patties, etc. It's located right off of I-95 so if you are traveling through it's easy on easy... More 

Thank snwfkemermaid
Hartford, Connecticut
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93 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I ordered Ackee and Saltfish and it was just average from what I've eaten. This was a recommendation from a friend he loves it there. If I were to go back I might try lunch or dinner instead.

Thank Kenneth P
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed eating Stew Chicken, Peas & Rice & cabbage as take out! There was more then enough food in my food tray for the price I paid. The food tasted amazing.This restaurant is small but the food is loaded with great flavor! The parking isn't that great but the location is great due to it being down the street... More 

Thank Chocolatevirgo
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

This small take out Jamaican establishment has good tasting food . But it's location needs a lot to be desired . Parking can be an issue . I really was uncomfortable due to the location. But if you are in that daring mood and want good caribbean food, stop in , but be quick .

Thank Mommasells
Danbury, Connecticut
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

The jerk chicken with rice and beans is off the charts amazing. Curry and barbecue options are strong as well. Just be prepared for Montezumas Revenge on the toilet for the next 24 hours--seriously. I've been to this place 5 times and this has been the painful result for me each time. This tells you a few things: I'm an... More 

Thank Tripping434
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2013 via mobile

They use French bread for it. She butters it for you like mom would. It is one of my favorite places to get French toast.

Thank Bobbles203

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Park Ave, Ste 5, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5858
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: +1 203-367-1323

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