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Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine

29 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2K4, Canada
+1 519-579-2618
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roti” (18 reviews)
“curried goat” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegan Options
29 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2K4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is bright and clean. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The food was very flavourful and not too spicy. The meal came with a generous portion of rice and chicken curry, fried banana, and salad or soup. There was ample seating and...More

Thank 712Renee
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went to have breakfast there this morning. We could smell the food on the street. First time I have had Jamaican food. We shared a plate of cod and ackee. The serving was enough for both of us. It was soooooooo good! Will definitely...More

Thank OutandAbout7777
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to rainbows for years and I always leave my dining experience planning my next visit. This place never disappoints and the food is beyond spectacular.

Thank pple22
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just visiting and stopped by this restaurant I had a craving for some jerk ordered pork. Now it was late 8:30 pm so they only had two pieces of pork but she topped it up with curry chicken and it was also delicious. If you...More

Thank 94,977
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Since i moved to Canada i have been trying to find a restaurant that has food like back home . Luckily i found this one,food is very good ,i am always smiling when eating there. Memories of home is what this place reminds me of.

Thank Zekks M
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

New menu, new look, and while in late evenings the staff and service is better, go around 5:30 to 6pm on a Monday and it's a stone cold expressionless Frankenstein who takes your order, and its the 2nd time that I've been charged HIGHER than...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were greeted by a woman behind the counter who acted as though she would prefer that we drop dead rather than being in her restaurant. To follow, we ordered 2 roti...one chicken and one goat. The chicken was watery and messy. My plate was...More

2  Thank Rebeccaandaaron
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I'm doing a renovation in Kitchener, and am without a kitchen for awhile, so I head downtown for dinner every night, and lucky for me I found Rainbow Caribbean Cuisine. This place is GREAT! Authentic Caribbean food, music, chill vibe, very colourful, friendly staff, a...More

Thank cansurvivor
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Pleasantly surprised when I arrived as the place was renovated since I last visited and looks great! I had the curried goat and it was delicious as usual. Love their focus on quality rather than speed. Portions are big enough that I wasn't hungry the...More

Thank JeffGingerich
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My boyfriend and I visited Rainbow for dinner. We received a warm welcome from the ladies behind the counter upon our arrival. The atmosphere is very relaxed and friendly, we felt very much at home. we both had the jerk chicken and pork, both were...More

Thank mrsboomer64
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25 April 2016|
Response from Susan O | Reviewed this property |
Hi I imagine they do.they have a buffet setup.its very home cooked.just stay away from baked goods like the patties and breads.but I do love their daily soup,especially on a cold bitter day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener>  > City Commercial Core
  • Neighbourhood: City Commercial Core
  • Phone Number: +1 519-579-2618
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