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Taste of the Islands

2231 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-3225
+1 727-321-4157
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
30 Jul 2017
“A diamond in the rough”
24 Oct 2016
“Great Caribbean Food”
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
2231 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-3225
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Wow....were looking for a place to eat near I-275. Searched my iPhone maps and said "This looks interesting...let's check it out". What a surprise. A basic mom & pop restaurant...no frills but the food...WOW...authentic Jamaican...flavorful and extremely low priced. Staff was friendly...food was awesome! I...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The worst restaurant ever. Worst customer service, very rude. She literally kicked us out cause they wanted to close early and told us we don't have to come again!!! Food was very very salty and I could give them a -5 if possible..I also got...More

2  Thank AlvinGichinga
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a hole in the wall restaurant with great Caribbean Food. The jerk chicken was flavorful, but not too spicy. The rice and salad sides were good. The portion was large and the service friendly. $10 and change for a great meal with leftovers...More

Thank FSUJim99
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have been craving Irish Moss for some time now. There doesn't seem to be anywhere close to me to get some so I took advantage of being on the south side for work. I also grabbed a couple meat pies. They were delicious and...More

Thank Asaph G
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Oh my God! My mouth is watering just thinking about the food. So good and so much! I stopped here after I was kicked off the steps of Rush Hour Chicken for not knowing what time it closed. 7pm in case you go there. LOL...More

Thank ODM1
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Stooped here on the way in to Sarasota on a Sunday afternoon. It was busy for a Sunday and we soon found out why...the food was amazing! Good variety and pricing. The homemade sorrel was excellent! Would certainly recommend this place!

Thank scheri83
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Food was ok but the atmosphere was very dry no smiles and they seemed to be getting impatient with me while I decided what I wanted to eat. The food was good it had flavor, I had a goat Roti it was nothing to write...More

Thank Yuklin S
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

The highlight of my trip. West Indian food and drink. I ordered conch fritter, curry vegetable (which came with rice and beans ), and a salad (with cakes, tomato and crips lettuce). I ate my full and had lots ah leftovers, mon. Be good to...More

Thank Liminosity
Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

I was shocked to find Ackee mid day and not on the weekend...fresh! Delicious! I had the Ackee with Salt Fish Fritters, took me back...

1  Thank lmdestiny79
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Great home cooked Jamaican food. Tried the curried goat, ox tails, fried salt fish fritters, jerk chicken. All fresh and yummy. Don't expect anything for the decor. Quick friendly service.

1  Thank Anna D
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2231 34th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-3225 (Formerly Taste of the Islands restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-321-4157
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