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Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Caribbean, Jamaican

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Large $15.99
Small $11.99
Large $11.99
Small $9.99
Jerk Chicken
Large (8) $12.49
Small (6) $10.49
Jerk Wings
Large $13.99
Small $11.99
Jerk Pork (Fri / Sat / Sun Only)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Caribbean, Jamaican
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Saw this on Diner's Drive Ins and Dives so my husband and I had to go! I got the small order of Ox Tails (even the small order was enough to take home-- portion sizes are very large). My husband got the shrimp curry. Both...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank conagirl
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is one of the best Jamaican Restaurants in Houston. I am hooked, hooked, hooked! My husband and I tried this place out over a year ago when we first came to visit Houston. We decided to try them out after a night of dancing...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Sherry J
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This was my second time for lunch and not my last. This time got a full order of the Goat Curry! With rice, beans and cabbage. Everything was super tasty. Friend had the Jerk Chicken and he looked super pleased. We both had leftovers which...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank tnarg7
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food was great. I found it exactly like the food I've eaten when visiting Jamaica. The Rum Punch is spectacular. My husband and I were very pleased and satisfied with the food and the service. The portions were large ,so we had leftovers to...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank LaTeal P
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was my first visit to a Jamaican restaurant and I will definitely be returning. The food was delicious and the portions were unbelievably huge! My choice was the small vegetarian plate which consisted of Rice & Peas, Steamed Vegetable (carrots, snapbeans, and cabbage), and...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank GGWilliams88
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Ate here 4th July wknd 2016. I pop in once a year as this wknd is the West Indian Carnival in Houston every year. So, yes, Jamaican cuisine please. Food is good. Ambience is as you would expect. Modest prices. Cold beer. Nice staff, Slow...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank ezfish
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Any time I desire Jamaican food I visit this restaurant the food is spectacular, service is slow, people are semi ride sometimes but it has he island feel. Most importantly the food is good I have not had a bad meal here but my absolute...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank PrentisR
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place is the best Jamaican Restaurant in Houston. I always get the brown stew chicken, steamed cabbage, and rice and peas. Never disappoints

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank COBO927
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The atmosphere is very inviting and warm. Every chance I get to visit that side of town and stop by for their jerk chicken. The portions are great for the prices.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This Restuarant provides the best Jamician food ever and you get a great price and quantity of food. As you drive into the parking lot the aroma pulls you in. The people are very friendly too. Keep up the great work and open a spot...More

Date of visit: June 2016
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