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Trader Jack's Island Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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Movietowne Port of Spain, Port of Spain, Trinidad
11:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here a few times for dinner and drinks. Customer service is average. The ambiance is nice but the furniture looks aged. The food is just normal. Conveniently located in Movie Towne Plaza.

Thank Varuna V
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent 1 hour in in the bathroom from eating a seafood soup and shark bites. The waitress was extremely rude!!! We had to chase her to pay the bill and she got annoyed when I asked her to take the order of my friends and slapped the menu ok the table. Couldn't believe it. Never write reviews but people... More 

Thank International_KD
Port of Spain, Trinidad
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A relaxing ambiance and good menu selection. The outdoor seating made our service unbearably slow. The food was good and tasty. The Tilapia I had was well prepared with white wine sauce and creamy mash potato with sautéed spinach. The staff were pleasant but hard to get their attention. The restaurant was busy as it was carnival period. The prices... More 

Thank TAD G
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went there for lunch and although service was slow with few customers the meals were ok. However went back a few days later and the service was really very poor. After a long wait again restaurant less than half full two of us were served, after a wait of just over 5 minutes a second meal was served and after... More 

Thank mike a
Level Contributor
49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

While on business we decided to check out Movietowne after one of our evening sessions. The taxi took us to the back of Movietowne and we saw trader jacks bar. We decided to sit in the courtyard and order the local beer. Carib beer was the beer of choice. The staff were friendly and timely with the service. I ordered... More 

Thank prmbim
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Me and my wife went out for a date. A little escapade from the children. We decided to have a "dinner and movie" night out. It was a Saturday night, and we expected the place to be full to capacity. It was not, we were glad to have a table within 5 minutes of our arrival. I asked for rum... More 

Thank Alfredo L
San Francisco
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

very ordinary food, far too expensive for what it was. prices on menu are subject to VAT and a 10% service charge on top of which when i paid by card they had the cheek to ask if i wanted to leave a tip!

Thank 925trini925
Port of Spain, Trinidad
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I took my wife for her birthday tonight. My meal was unrecognizable when I got it! I ordered the Steak & Shrimp dinner. Look at my photo below and tell me that doesn't look like VOMIT! Who the hell covers a steak in a slop? And the steak is listed as a 6oz sirloin. Trinidad & Tobago can not do... More 

Thank poefranz
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I visited last night I had the sea food soup aswel as the shrimp and lobster Alfredo and both were very delicious. I love the food . It was very tasty and serving sizes are satisfactory. The ambience is nice, great for a date or a night out with the kids. The dessert options are way too limited but prompt... More 

Thank Samantha r
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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193 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The food is good, better than the average 'liming' place and they have basic drinks! the staff is a little slow but it was a nice overall experience.

Thank ADM12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Movietowne Port of Spain, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?