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

  • Best place to eat in palmetto. One of the only places using good ingredients and you always leave with leftovers.

    Levi Courtney Avatar Levi Courtney
    February 20, 2019
  • You can’t go wrong here. Everything is amazing. The service is good. Friendly people. Love it!

    Jennifer Sears Avatar Jennifer Sears
    December 8, 2018
  • Friendly staff ! Had the Ackee and Callaloo. Absolutely wonderful! May look like a hole in the wall But well worth the experience.

    susan holtzclaw Avatar susan holtzclaw
    March 18, 2019