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US$3 - US$25
Caribbean, Jamaican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews pineapple coleslaw jerk chicken curry shrimp goat across the street west end ate here full bar red stripe great meal rum punch jamaican food rick's cafe sauce festival yummy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place hands down has the best jerk sauce! So much so we bought 3 bottles to take home. We enjoyed both the jerk chicken and shrimp. Festival was also delicious and the plantains. Definitely check this spot out of your anywhere nearby!

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a simple spot with wonderful food and service. We arrived late the first night and this was close to where where staying.. so we popped in and we where glad we did. The food was excellent and the service was fantastic. :)

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 May 2022

Great food. Reasonably priced. Great customer service!! Perfectly located on west side. We will definitely be back. Soon come!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 31 March 2022 via mobile

Great spot for your choice of typical Jamaican food. Had the goat, was spot on, others had the jerk and it was lovely. We played cards and had red stripes, good vibes all around.

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 28 March 2022

We stayed at Rock House and planned to walk to Rick's Cafe but a storm rolled in and we ducked into Kool Vybes. So glad we did because it was amazing! We stayed for a couple of hours even though the storm ended within minutes....The food was delicious, the owner was friendly and kind, the Red Stripe was cold and plentiful. The homemade jerk sauce is perfection in a bottle - soak it up with all the menu items you can handle although I personally loved the shrimp.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 19 December 2021 via mobile

We had a great meal here. Very generous portions and flavorful. Three of us had lobster which came as 3 tails each. It was best we ever had. My husband had shrimp and said it was awesome too. The sides did not disappoint either. The...service was good too. The price was also reasonable. We had 3 lobster dinners, a shrimp dinner, 4 extra sides which were huge and 4 adult beverages for $160 USD. We have paid more elsewhere for less food and way less quality.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 9 December 2021

Definitely have the jerk chicken and the lobster if it's in season. One of the BEST meals I had in Negril.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 30 November 2021 via mobile

Authentic food. Stayed at Catcha across the street and this was the spot when it was late during curfew or I was hungry. Had the Jerk chicken twice with coco bread....AMAZING , the curried goat with some added scotch bonnet...fire, the curried shrimp so good...and the rum punch will balance it all. The guys working were friendly and the clientele was great company. I felt very safe and welcomed. Can't wait to return.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 12 November 2021

We love Kool Vybes. The best jerk chicken by far. We ate here twice during our vacation. Hard working staff & great prices.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Of all the restaurants we frequented over a week in July 2021, this was hands down the best. We were running late and up against an 8pm curfew. We called to see if we could arrive at 7:15 pm--the host read the menu to us...over the phone and took our orders in advance so the food would be ready upon our arrival ... and it was! The lobster was delicious. The jerk chicken was the best we had all week. The atmosphere was friendly and casual. The prices were good, cheapest dinner we had in Jamaica. Skip the more expensive places and go here. You will be glad you did!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Response from TommyTheNeck | Reviewed this property |
It's right across the street from Catcha Falling Star....easy to find on a map. Check out Negril One Stop for associated maps
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Kool Vybes Bar & Jerk Centre is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5