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Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill

8270 W Bellfort St, Houston, TX 77071-2202
+1 713-777-1566
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • 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 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

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

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

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

1  Thank Prentis R
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

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.

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

Thank kelwynb
Reviewed 21 May 2016

You've been to Jamaica and had that wonderful experience of deliciousness in your mouth. You want to experience it again, but don't want to spend the airfare and hotel? Got just the place for you. It's heaven right here in Houston. Oh my they are...More

1  Thank Desiree_y2
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Visiting Houston this past Tuesday for a appointment at the Veterans Regional Medical Center for services. We visited the Cool Runnings restaurant and discovered true original Jamaican cuisine. I have been to Jamaican several times and other Islands in the Caribbean and this place is...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Second time to this joint and the food is a strong solid. The closest to the real thing as you can get in texas. My party had the jerk chicken, curried chicken and goat. All dishes were plentiful and delicious. Rum punch a bit too...More

Thank Queen H
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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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