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Rankin's Jerk Pit

Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (26 reviews)
“rice and beans” (20 reviews)
“oxtail” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
Bodden Town, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank JesseandMichelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice drive out of George town towards Bodden town on Shamrock road. Rankin's jerk pit or center provides fresh meat and good jerk!. We tried a couple dishes including the jerk chicken and it was delicious. It has chicken, fish, pork and other Caymanian and...More

Thank jksmi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rankins Jerk pit. Easy to find. Just off the side of the road. Ample parking. Quick and friendly service. You wouldn't go to Italy and eat at Olive Garden. Same thing when you are on vacation in Grand Cayman. Try the local flavor. I had...More

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Great food, great food. We ate there for lunch 3 times in a week. Really good jerk chicken. Lot's of choices on the menu. Say hello to the roosters walking around. We will be back. Thank you.

Thank ricbtravel
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The best place we have eaten all week. We have been back five times. Large menu with vegetarian options. Friendly staff and great service. Food is made to order, as it should be.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Order at the window. The food is cooked to order! Comes out hot & ready! Food is great! Locals eat there! Lines can get long. You can eat outside or in the air conditioned building. Reasonably priced.

Thank Tamasse
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Every time we go to Grand Cayman our stop for lunch on the first day is Rankins. The food is traditional and always good. We normally order at the window then eat on the picnic tables out front while the local chickens run around. We...More

Thank Kimberly A
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Rankin's Jerk Pit has decent jerk chicken and jerk pork. You order at a small window and then hang around on the cement porch until your food is ready. You can eat there as the large front lawn has plenty of places to sit or...More

Thank Babu2773
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Stayed in Boddentown just down the road from Chester's. Decided to try it because it was quick and close (and we hadnt been there yet) Ended up being very surprised. Its an unassuming building and has a "fast food" feel, but it was anything but....More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We piled in all 7 of us right at the height of lunch time for the locals and they were able to quickly accomodate us, 7 people, 7 different dishes. The stewed chicken was GREAT as were the sides that came with it. The smoothies...More

Thank janeshallow55
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Questions & Answers
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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