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Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill

8270 W Bellfort St, Houston, TX 77071-2202
+1 713-777-1566
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“peas” (9 reviews)
“jerk pork” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8270 W Bellfort St, Houston, TX 77071-2202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through the take out area to the dining room. We were immediately greeted and asked if this was our first time visiting, which it was. The greeter explained everything in great detail. Our original plan was to order jerk chicken plates, but apparently...More

Thank Christian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service at this restaurant is just bad. Server didn't refill drinks or bring napkins. It was only 2 other tables occupied in the restaurant so it was not busy. Confusing dining versus takeout area with multiple doors outside. It is not until you get...More

Thank Raychell C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been eating this wonderful Jamaican (Caribbean) food since our trip to Grand Cayman a few years ago. This food is so authentic! Outstanding grilled jerk chicken and jerk pork(only on weekends). Delicious oxtails and gravy; ooh, that gravy!! Great sides like cabbage and plantains,...More

Thank bigkev3273
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hearty portions, good roti, friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Bellefort street Houston. The jerk chicken is better than the curry. Gotta try it.

Thank AdmitGuru84
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Saw this on place on FoodTV and decided to try it. It was great. We each had a combo plate of oxtails, curried goat, rice and peas and a vegetables. The oxtails were smooth and rich. Rice and peas (beans) was scrumptious; a much smoother...More

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday night. Greeter was nice and she seated us. Greeter came and apologized because she noticed waiter hadn't come to our table. Waiter showed up thereafter gave us a menu and left . She came back took our food order. When...More

Thank Chun06
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Stopped here for dinner with two co-workers after reading about it having been featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Older neighborhood and not very well lit, Cool Runnings' sign is like a beacon in the night. We ordered some of the festival (fried sweet bread)...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was invited to this restaurant by a friend from the islands. I must admit Jamaican Food hadn't been on my radar and wasn't a part of my restaurant rotation. However, after eating an order of Jerk Pork, I am hooked. I opted out for...More

Thank drb622013
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious! The curry chicken and sautéed cabbage was excellent. I really enjoyed the brown chicken stew and jerk chicken too. There were too many choices and I didn't have enough room to try them all. The rum cake topped off my meal....More

Thank Coal1
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The Jerk chicken is fantastic...hot sauce is fantastic too (be sure to get some and put it on the rice). Curry chicken also good. I try to stop in several times per year (I live downtown so its a short hike but worth it). Location...More

Thank nsinifinity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8270 W Bellfort St, Houston, TX 77071-2202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-777-1566
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