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Island Soul Restaurant

4869 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1741
+1 206-329-1202
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“oxtail stew” (6 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cajun & Creole, Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
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4869 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118-1741
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for food on Sunday morning and heard this restaurant advertised on the radio. Glad we stopped by. We were greeted warmly. We had chicken and waffles and catfish with cheesy grits. Both entrees were cooked well. The food was seasoned beautifully. We added a...More

Thank AJ S
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome comfort brunch for a great price in Seattle. Seattle is beautiful during the right months. Brunch is very expensive where it is served. Island Soul offers a tasty brunch in a vibrant location that will not make you choke on the price. A plus...More

Thank JamesA1987
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I love going to Columbia City, but don't make it too often. After walking by this place and wondering what it was like, I finally came in for lunch. The tables were full but there were spaces at the bar. I worried a bit that...More

Thank mrsdagle
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
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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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