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Rankin's Jerk Pit

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Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
947-3155
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

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Thank Mary F
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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198 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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Thank daenergymon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Jeff K
Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The jerk chicken and jerk pork were fantastic! Two people could have shared one order. They give you a lot of food.

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Thank earehrig
Elliot Lake, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We ate at a few Jerk Chicken spots while on vacation and this was by far the most delicious. The sauce is amazing.

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Thank ChristineArmstrong22
Fort Dodge
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

What a great place to get the local flare. Had the jerk chicken only about $10 US. Comes with red beans and rice, cornbread, and slaw. So good! Only complaint was one of the staff members was unpleasant to say the least.

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Thank JesseandMichelle
connecticut
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259 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We tried the chicken one night; good taste and large serving is OK for two if you had some sides to go with it. This is good for take away.

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Thank mushroommarlene
George Town, Grand Cayman
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Drove 20 minutes to pick up a fish that I order and she sold it to her friend and told me fish finish. What kind of slackness is that? She showed no remorse and no apology given. On top of it all she had an attitude! Will not buy again from there and I will spread the word about Marcia's... More 

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Thank rodolphedejean
Chicago, Illinois
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped on the way home from the west end to grab some good food for the room and this place took me by surprise! Their jerk sauce is probably the best i had ever, i was drinking eat :) we had jerk pork and jerk chicken, both amazing!!!

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Thank Greg R
Forest Park, Illinois
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have been to a few of the Jerk restaurants and stands around the island and we think this is the best. The seasoning is dark and rich, spicy without going over board on the heat. Chicken and pork, reasonable prices. Good sides, rice and peas, salad and plantain. Fry bread too, but that wasn't great. They have nice picnic... More 

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Restaurant Details

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