About Us

Rodney’s Jamaican Grill is the restaurant that locals visit to experience the taste and sounds of Jamaica. With our warm atmosphere, tasty Jamaican food, and endless supply of Red Stripe, you are ensured a great experience.
Our Story

Where It All Began

Rodney Williams is the owner, chef and visionary of Rodney’s Jamaican Grill. Originally from Montego Bay, Jamaica he now calls Bradenton home. Rodney is known for his strong work ethic, culinary skills, warmth, and friendly demeanor. Always greeting his guests with a smile. He has always enjoyed cooking. Learning how to cook meals with his grandmother. Rodney takes pride in his food and is his biggest critic. He honors the traditional methods of authentic Jamaican cooking. Yes they grill their Jerk Chicken! Always using fresh spices and strives to source the freshest, local grown produce whenever possible.

“Make sure to visit Rodney’s Jamaican Grill to experience a taste of Jamaican cooking!”
Rodney Williams


What People are Saying

  • 5 star review  Awesome huge plates of delish true Jamaican meals. Hot and fresh and comes out of the kitchen fast and as ordered. Amy does a great job in dining room and handling the bar. Thanks Rodney for a pleasant dinner with our group of 12 people.

    thumb Sophia .
  • 5 star review  The food, the vibe, everything about this place is A1. The customer service is unbeatable. If you drink You have to try the rum punch. The best $6 you can spend on a drink

    thumb sherm kellz
  • 5 star review  You can’t go wrong here. Everything is amazing. The service is good. Friendly people. Love it!

    thumb Jennifer Sears