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Island Soul Restaurant

4869 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1741
+1 206-329-1202
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“oxtail stew” (6 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Cajun & Creole, Caribbean, Jamaican
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4869 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1741
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Parking may be an issue but the folks and menu make it worthwhile. This restaurant is located in the most diverse zip code in the US. So everyone feels at home and everyone is welcome. Not a huge restaurant but the menu includes Caribbean dishes...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a very fun place to visit for cocktails or dinner. Lots of variety in terms of Caribbean food and everything I have had there is very good. I love the chicken curry, black beans and smashed yams.

Thank claremX851TM
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This place is great. The ambiance (deco/music) is great, the staff friendly, the food is incredible. We ate from the brunch menu on a Saturday and the yam and pork belly hash with perfectly cooked eggs was a home run. The others I came with...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

i found the food to be very tasty, lots of choices and the seating is just a little tight if you sit at a table, they have split the bar from the dinning area which is good.

Thank Janis A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I rely on Yelp and it, along with a personal recommendation took us to Island Soul for takeout. Callin in out takeout order helped as they were very busy. Our appetizers were seafood fritters and little islands. The fritters were good. We had curried chicken,...More

Thank bahiadreaming
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The ambiance is great. I love eating at places with a diverse clientele. Awesome artwork & color scheme. Phenomenal food. I think a server called in sick the day I visited so service was very slow. I had calypso chicken wings, coconut corn muffins and...More

Thank FlyRae
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

So I decided to take my family to island soul for the first time . Being very familiar with island food I did not know what to expect.when you first walk in you hear great island music and smell wonderful island spices . I was...More

Thank jayswann74
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing customer service!! They're super family oriented.. That jerk chicken though orgasmic is the best word to describe it! This is for sure my fav place in Columbia City & a must go. The vibe & atmosphere is everything. It is decently priced & they...More

Thank xtiffanio
Reviewed 26 March 2017

There's a friendly staff in this bustling Caribbean soul restaurant. However, the times I've been here the dishes are "too" something... too salty, too sweet, too saucy, etc. I chalk this up to a lot of the food being held in steam trays in the...More

Thank jennifer s
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The rich flavors of jerk chicken and goat curry were more than i could have ever wanted. I feel like every single item was better than the next, full of unique satisfying flavors. Perfect level for someone who loves spicy. My new favorite.

Thank SylvianFiz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4869 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1741
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-329-1202
  • E-mail
Island Soul Caribbean Bar and Cuisine invites you to come taste the Caribbean in the heart of Seattle. At Island Soul Caribbean Bar and Cuisine, you will find hand crafted cocktails, a friendly staff, and an array of flavorful island dishes. Our warm atmosphere will allow you to enjoy some soulful options such as Bayou Gumbo, Curried Goat, Savory Oxtails, and much more. Island Soul food is a composed of the cuisines from both Jamaica and Louisiana. Our Caribbean recipes have been passed down through generations. Everything we serve is local and delicious. We also offer catering and private parties, so give us a call if you're interested. Come check out our recently renovated bar and amazing happy hour. We show all of the Seahawks games as well if you're looking for some great food while watching the game. We hope to see you soon at Island Soul Caribbean Bar and Cuisine.
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