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South Avenue Grill

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20A South Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica (Formerly Gaucho's grill)
+1 876-754-1380
12:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 22:30
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from lunch at South Avenue Grill. The waitress Nassette was delightful and most efficient in remembering five different orders without making notes. The wine was reasonably priced for a bottle of Hardy's. The helpings were more than generous. The small side salad was quite large and the chicken salad quite huge. The pepperpot soup was delicious, as were... More 

Thank dawnimac
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice outdoor setting and good Jamaican food. Also does steaks but had run out night we were there. Big menu nonetheless. I had snapper steamed with coconut which was excellent. The shrimp kebab also good. Cocktails nice. Friendly service. Not too expensive.

Thank Mark B
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The servers are disorganized, do not write stuff down, get your order mixed up, and -being a bit rude- later blame you for it. Also, you have to wait for your order from 45min to1.5 hours. Having said that, it's probably the only place in town where you can get a decent cut of meat. Just remember that in Jamaica... More 

Thank travellingeats
Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has a really long menu with all kinds of items. We had two pasta dishes that each could have fed two or three people...all the dishes we saw were really big servings. Well worth eating here if you are in the area.

Thank KS9812016
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had great reviews from this restauran before i went nd was anxious to try it. When i went i was nothing but blown away. The misleading entrance(from the outside) makes you think that the place is small. Upon entering you see the true size. A nice big restaurant which has an 'inside' and 'outside'. In the center of the... More 

Thank Esther F
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108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely Kingston restaurant with friends and discovered that great fish IS available in the heart of Kingston. Had a lovely escovitch snapper with Red Stripe in a wonderful atmosphere. Service was friendly and fast and there was. A wonderful stream running through the restaurant that gave quite a unique feeling for dinner. Worth the visit.

Thank Qaddie
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and good food. Recommend it for a fun night out! The ambience is a good mix of romantic (couples) and fun (friends).

Thank London235
West Palm Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This place claims not to take reservations for couples just only for large groups so please keep that in mind. I found out about this place via trip advisor as i wanted my boyfriend and i to try a nice dinner spot while on out lil mini vacay in kgn. It was a very busy saturday night but ill assume... More 

Thank Racquel S
Aix-en-Provence, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at this beautiful restaurant. Very cosy ambiance and very nice food. We will be back!

Thank Lilian C
Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

The food was good and the staff quite pleasant. The restaurant was full but we got our food at a reasonable time.

Thank Annie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Jamaican, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20A South Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica (Formerly Gaucho's grill)
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 876-754-1380

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
Kingston, Jamaica
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Kingston, Jamaica
over a year ago

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