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  My man Rodney always take care of me when I stop by. Great food, great vibes, nothing else you can ask for. Authentic Caribbean experience right here in the heart of Bradenton ?? ?

    thumb Unconventional Gentleman
    October 20, 2019
  • 5 star review  Manatee County’s only Jamaican restaurant and they serve some of the best Curry Goat and Oxtails I’ve ever eaten!!!!! The staff is amazing and the music is always top notch...... love me some food from Rodney’s!!!!!!

    thumb Alecia lee
    November 3, 2019
  • 4 star review  Rodney's Jamaican Grill is a funky bar and Restaurant. I ate both lunch and dinner there and the food was excellent. Really authentic Jamaican food. We had a great time watching the Rams get whipped by the Buccaneers while also watching the local "Wildlife" enjoying the game.

    thumb Glenn Alden
    September 30, 2019