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

  • review rating 5  Oh My Lord this food is amazing! Everything my lips touched was delicious!!! Ox tails, jerk chicken, curry goat, rice and peas, mac n cheese, and plantains all excellent!!!! ...and the portions are huge. I got lunch for tomorrow!

    thumb Sparkle Simmons
  • review rating 5  Took my wife and son there recently. The food was excellent, the service was super-friendly, and the rum punch is some of the best I've had. As some who travels, this is authentic Jamaican cuisine, very well done. We'll definitely be coming back, regularly.

    thumb Palmetto Florida
  • review rating 5  My first time eating here and the food was delicious I love the flavor of the oxtails and the rice and beans will eat here again yummy comfort food when your pregnant👌

    thumb Terra Yowe