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  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

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  • review rating 5  Rodney is like a brother to everyone! He makes you feel like family. A very down-to-Earth type of man who makes sure his restaurant & bar is professionally ran with high quality food, drinks, & service. ALL of his entrees are DELICIOUS & well-priced as well. My family & friends love the place too & hope he plans on sticking around for years to come. - Aaron & Neka from Vending & Vybing (charity)

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  • review rating 5  Mom picked the place today. Food was just awesome! Had Mama G meal. Amy was polite and proficient. The prices are right too. First timer here and I will return. Myself, 17 yrs within Hospitality Industry, highly recommend this location! TY!

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