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

  • Thank you so much you guys in this tough time. Ms. Lovely was very professional and courteous. My food was just the way I wanted plus more. You can tell you guys put your heart and soul in this dinner. I appreciate you guys so much. Risking your health just to come out and cook for the world. Take care of your families and be safe. Don't forget us with that good cooking. Thanks so much!!!!. You guys go and get a delicious hot plate from a restaurant that's not stingy with food!

    Miquetta Norman Avatar Miquetta Norman
    April 4, 2020
  • Best oxtails I ever had in my life!!! Everything was mouthwatering delicious. I tried several dishes. Great hospitality. Absolutely love it

    Veronica Rivera Avatar Veronica Rivera
    December 2, 2019
  • As I have told Rodney in the past, his food is better than the Jamaican food I got in Brooklyn NYC. Rodney's food is always fresh and tasty. The staff is friendly. This is a Jamaican gift for me.

    Deborah Moore Avatar Deborah Moore
    October 19, 2018