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Rankin's Jerk Pit

Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (29 reviews)
“rice and beans” (22 reviews)
“oxtail” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting and need a taste of Cayman then travel to Bodden Town. Stop by the Rankin Jerk spot. Delicious food, my fave is fried chicken dinner with rice and beans& veg, or oxtail some may say yuck but it’s delicious 🤤. Cornbread and steam veg...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With all the positive reviews on here, I was looking forward to trying this place. Chicken was dry and service left something to be desired. Won’t be heading back here anytime soon.

Thank Jamrick75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends took us out here as they love goat curry. It is a few miles out of the centre of town going East. There really is nothing fancy about this place. Food is served in white polystyrene containers.. Jerk, curry, patties etc.... Everything was...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Stopped here to pick up dinner after a long day of snorkeling. This place always has people there so we determined that to be a good sign. The food was good - quantity was good - price was good. All around good. We likely won't...More

1  Thank mnmgee
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We came here twice for a Caribbean breakfast. It's an unusual restaurant; you order through a window, wait and then pickup. But the food was very good.

Thank Annie7216
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Given the number of positive reviews we likely just caught them on an off day, but none of the four of us were impressed. We order a number of jerk pork and chicken dinners. The fries were soggy, the pork plates were about 65% fat...More

1  Thank angelod155019
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch on Monday; we had eaten here during our last trip to GC and wanted to come back. We ordered at the window and did not have to wait long for our food. We ordered the small jerk...More

1  Thank GalThatTravels
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had the fired chicken. Not really 'fast food' so the wait may be a bit. everything cooked to order. Take it to the beach and enjoy the sunset.

Thank Daledon
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had read lots of reviews on places to eat on the east side of the island. This eatery is near the Turtle Nest Inn, where we stayed, and was perfect for a quick meal after we arrived. The chicken was wonderful! We had never...More

3  Thank Terri_WeimarTexas
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Jerk chicken and pork were dry and fatty. Didn't get our rice on the side. Just wasn't good. Wouldn't go back.

1  Thank JesseandMichelle
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Dwight L
4 November 2016|
Response from Greg R | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine the Norwegian hits the docks where any other ship does so I would imagine about 20-25m drive
1 February 2016|
Response from Paint_Master263 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Russ, the restaurant is not open on Sundays. The hours are as follows: Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 9:00pm. On Friday and Saturday 7:30am - 10:30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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