Jamaican Cuisine in the Cayman Islands

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Jamaican food, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of places in the Cayman Islands offering meals in this style.

With everything from the very casual favorite named "Cook Food" Little Cayman to the fantastic breakfast, dinner and lunch at Island Taste Patty Shop, you're bound to find something you'll return for again and again.

Below, you can get a taste for the few choices for Jamaican eateries you could be curious about during your stay. For each restaurant, you can click its name to learn more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Island Taste Patty Shop

Georgetown | (345) 949-1480

Island Taste Patty Shop is situated just outside the heart of Georgetown. The style of service at this awesome bakery is very informal, so folks can be themselves and spend real quality time while they have mouthfuls of Jamaican food.

Beef patties, the specialty item at Island Taste Restaurant, originated in Jamaica as the working mans food of choice. Now, diners have the option of enjoying a patty with a number of different fillings, as well as a few seafood offerings as well.

"Cook Food" Little Cayman

Blossom Village | (345) 322-0208

"Cook Food" Little Cayman

"Cook Food" Little Cayman is located in Blossom Village, a neighborhood on Little Cayman. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Jamaican themed dishes and of course home cooking, but here they're also good at seafood.

"Cook Food" Little Cayman offers visitors a huge variety of delicious meals, all cooked in a traditional Cayman-style. Customers can choose from one of these dishes cooked daily for lunch or dinner: Stew Conch, Curry or Butter Spiny Caribbean Lobster or Shrimp, Turtle Stew (farm raised), Cayman-style Beef, Jamaican-style Oxtail, Curry Goat, Curry Beef, Curry Chicken, Cowfoot, Cayman-style Salt Beef and beans, Pigstail and red beans, Coconut dinner, Salt beef rundown, Fish rundown, as well as local seafood soups. All of these dishes are served with white rice or rice and beans, and you can also order a side of Breadfruit, Cassava, Green Banana, Mac & Cheese or vegetables. Customers are encouraged to call, text or Facebook message Cook Food to receive information about the daily specials and then from there, you can place an order for pick-up or delivery.

For special arrangements, "Cook Food" will cook for one person or groups of tourists to be delivered! Whether you are a resident or visitor staying at a condo, home or one of the many resorts (Little Cayman Beach Resort, Southern Cross Club, Pirates Point, The Club,Conch Club, Sunset Cove, Paradise Villas, Airport) planning a picnic at Point of Sand or Owens Island on Little Cayman, they will cater for you. A delivery fee applies East of power plant (CI$4 ~ $6) and FREE delivery West of island were the major population resides.

Season to the Bone

Georgetown | (345) 326-6094

Season to the Bone is found just beyond the the center of Georgetown. Travelers who are in the mood for barbecue will especially love stopping here during a trip to Georgetown.

The menu isn't extensive, but it doesn't have to be. Stew chicken, ackee and saltfish, steam fish, tripe and bean, fry chicken, jerk chicken, jerk pork oxtail, bake chicken, barbecue chicken, steam calaloo, and natural carrot juice irish moss are all available on a daily basis.

Rankin's Jerk Pit

Georgetown | (345) 947-3155

Rankin's Jerk Pit is located in the eastern part of Georgetown, a city on Grand Cayman. Although some delight in the general selection of Jamaican-inspired cuisine, this place serves up an awful lot of barbecue and chicken.

Similar Food

Rackam's Waterfront Bar and Grill

If your preferences are flexible, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Vivine's Kitchen (345) 947-7435 Cayman 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central East End Grand Cayman
Kirkconnell’s Market Deli (345) 948-2252 Caribbean 1.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central Cayman Brac Cayman Brac
Champion House Restaurant II (345) 949-7882 Cayman 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Edoardo's (345) 945-4408 Caribbean 3.1 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman
Wine Down And Gourmet Market (345) 949-9463 Caribbean 3.7 mi. North of Central Georgetown Grand Cayman
Rackam's Waterfront Bar and Grill (345) 949-4373 Caribbean Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Golden Jerk -- Caribbean 0.3 mi. West of Central West End Cayman Brac
Mimi’s Dock Bar & Restaurant (345) 947-7449 Caribbean 3.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central East End Grand Cayman
Mango Tree Restaurant & Lounge (345) 949-0732 Caribbean 1.0 mi. East of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman
Abacus Restaurant & Lounge (345) 623-8282 Caribbean 1.9 mi. North of Downtown Georgetown Grand Cayman

Guests often find that the best places to grab a bite in the Cayman Islands are the ones you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. However, noting a couple of delicious-sounding restaurants in your agenda, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To discover more information about the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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