#food · 5 years ago

The 10 Fastest Fast Food Outlets in Kingston

Ever wanted to get something to eat at a respectable eatery, but didn't have much time? It's lunch time and all the usual lunch places are crowded.

Ever wanted to get something to eat at a respectable eatery, but didn't have much time? It's lunch time and all the usual lunch places are crowded. At times like these it's good to know, which fast food outlets are really fast, but next time, make lunch at home. 

Here we have a list of  10 fast food outlets that get you out in a jiffy.  


1. Tsang's Fast Food Restaurant

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One of Tsang’s box lunches

This Chinese restaurant accepts only cash and you can’t call in your order. Only walk in customers. They do not even host an online presence.Well, that must be because Mr Chin wants to concentrate on preparing delicious meals fast, because the restaurant gets numerous rave reviews.Read omne customer:  The few times I've had their food it was great. Might not be the healthiest, but was among the tastiest. They really know how to use herbs and spices in such a way your mouth will remember for years. People typically spend 10 to 45 mins there.

Open: Mon - Sat: 11am to 9pm; Sun: Closed.

Address: 30 Burlington Ave, Kingston
Website: https://tastejamaica.com/listings/tsangs/
Phone:   None found


2. Chicken & Tings

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Fried chicken and chips...a Jamaican favourite

Chicken & Tings has been in operation for about 10 years. They claim to aim to provide the best tasting Jamaican meals at the lowest prices. Breakfast, lunch or dinner,a variety of chicken meals such as bar-b-fry, stew, baked, sweet and sour, curry or fried chicken and many more. Despite their name they also offer a wide range of dishes consisting of pork, beef, fish, curry goat & oxtail. You may dine in or take out. People typically spend 15 minutes to 1 hour there.

Open: Sun - Sat: 6am to 12 midnight

Address:  3 Hope Rd, Kgn
Website:  https://chickenandtings.com/
Phone:   (876) 362 1139


3. WingKing

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Some of what they’re known for.

WingKing opened in 2009. They get a lot of negative reviews in respect of delivery, but I haven’t seen any complaints about the taste. They cater to those who wish to dine, inside and outdoor seating available, those who wish to take out and those who want their meals delivered. People typically spend 15 mins to 1 1/2 hrs there.

Open: Mon - Thu: 11.30am to 9.30pm; Fri - Sat: 11.30am to 10.30pm;
Sun: 2pm to 9pm.

Address: 114 Constant Spring Rd, Kgn
Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/WingKingJA/about/
Phone:   (876) 620 9464


4. Burger King, 61 Knutsford Blvd

Staff at work

Burger King, being the international company that it is, should benefit from the global best practices in service delivery and customer satisfaction. They serve grilled burgers, fries & shakes, plus breakfast. One reviewer had this to say: “No. 10 with cheese, no tomatoes, OJ and 2 macadamia nut cookies <----best meal ever!" People typically spend 15 to 45 minutes.

Open: Mon - Sun: 7.30am to 12midnight

Address:  61 Knutsford Blvd, Kgn 5
Website:  https://www.findyello.com/jamaica/burger-king/profile/61-knutsford
Phone:   (876) 920 8601


5. Popeyes Half Way Tree Rd

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Known for chicken

Popeyes, like Burger King, is an international franchise. Both are operated by franchise holder Restaurant Associates Limited. Popeyes does chicken, more chicken, sandwiches and wraps, desserts and more. People typically spend 15 to 45 minutes there.

Open: Mon: 12am to 11pm; Tue - Thu: 8am to 11pm; Fri - Sat: 10am to 12midnight; Sun: 10am  to 9pm.

Address: Half Way Tree Rd, Kgn
Website: https://popeyes.com/
Phone:   (876) 754 7508


6. Tastee  25a Half Way Tree Rd

Super patty and coco bread

Perhaps Jamaica’s oldest indigenous fast food, Tastee is deserving of a place in this list. Tastee has evolved from a patty shop to one of the island’s most recognized fast food chains. Their offering includes patties, soups, breakfasts and lunches. People typically spend 20 minutes there.

Open: Mon - Sat: 6.30am to 8pm; Sun: 11am to 7pm.

Address: 25a Half Way Tree Rd, Kgn
Website: https://www.tasteejamaica.com/
Phone:   (876) 926 2834


7. Popeyes Constant Spring Rd

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'Tis the season

Popeyes is a Louisiana-accented fast-food chain known for its spicy fried chicken, biscuits & sides. One customer had mixed reactions: "Fast food... Short and simple. Good chicken, but occasionally too oily based on which location and the time of the day. Fries are good. I'd Normally buy a sandwich." Persons typically spend 20 minutes there. 

Open: Mon - Thu: 10.30am to 11pm; Fri - Sat: 10.30am to 12midnight; Sun: 11am to 10pm.

Address: 32 Constant Spring Rd, Kgn
Website: https://popeyes.com/
Phone:   (876) 906 3558


8. Wendy's, East Kings House Rd

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The baconatur

Wendy's facebook page makes the claim that It's waaay better than fast food... It's Wendy's. It is an international American franchise and was obtained in 2007 by Wisynco. Wendy's has options including a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads and chili, Wendy’s is convenient to any consumer that is looking either to dine out or eat on the go. Customers typically spend 20 minutes there. 

Open: Sun - Thu: 10am to 11pm; Fri - Sat: 10am to 5am next day. 

Address:  29 E Kings House Rd, Kgn
Website:  http://www.wendysja.com
Phone:    (876) 927 8660


9. Burger King, N Odeon Ave

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Burger King, home of the Whopper

Burger King - Odeon Ave. is a popular fast food restaurant that happens to specialize in American cuisine. Founded in 1954, Burger King is a global, quick-service restaurant chain with over 13,000 locations in 97 countries that serves more than 11 million people daily. Burger King flame broils its burgers and in Jamaica you can order the Fish and Bammy Sandwich. Customers typically spend between 2o to 45 minutes there.

Open: Sun - Thu: 6am to 12midnight; Fri - Sat: 6am to 1am next day

Address:  6 N Odeon Ave, Kgn
Website:  http://caribya.com/kingston/burger.king/
Phone:    (876) 929 7997


10. Island Grill, Knutsford Blvd

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Typical meals from Island Grill

Island Grill is a Jamaican owned chain which has what is generally regarded as healthy alternatives to the usual fast food fare. Chicken is jerked or stewed or curried, not fried, and you are offered a wide variety of vegetable options. Juices instead of sugary drinks fits into the government's sugar reduction drive. Patrons typically spend 20 to 45 minutes there.

Open: Sun - Sat: 7am to 12midnight

Address:  Knutsford Blvd, Kgn
Website:  http://www.islandgrillja.com/home
Phone:   (876) 926 3826