Jamaica | Mar 5, 2023

5 affordable places where you can get lunch in Kingston

Shemar-Leslie Louisy

Shemar-Leslie Louisy / Our Today

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With inflation on the rise, even daytime lunches are becoming less affordable. For a good lunch, ideally, it should be something quick and filling that doesn’t break the bank.

Speaking with Our Today, “Jermaine ‘Scottycus” Watson from TikTok and Instagram series What a Grand Can Do shared 5 places in Kingston where someone can get an affordable lunch with some variety.

Check them out below:

Pizza Please

Pizza Please pizza sclices (Photo:

Craving something Italian? Pizza Please is an Italian, dine-in and take-out pizza restaurant where customers can enjoy, long fermentation pan pizza, fresh, local and unique ingredients.

Ask about their combo where you can get 2 slices and a drink for under J$1000.

Pizza Please has three locations in Kingston, 24 Constant Spring Road – Shop#3 Village Plaza, 134 Old Hope Road – Shop#16 Liguanea Plaza and Victoria Pier on Ocean Boulevard.

MB restaurant

MB Restaurant

Do you just need something familiar and more affordable? MB Restaurant is a family owned cook shop that offers customers all the classic Jamaican lunches.

They are located at Midway Mall, Mannings Hill Road.

Captain Smoothie Ja

Captain Smoothie (Photo: Instagram @captainsmoothieja)

Are you the type of person that wants a light and healthy smoothie for lunch? Check out Captain Smoothy Ja for a delicious and nutritious option.

They have two locations in Kingston, Up Park Camp and Crossroads.

Fish Pot

Creamy coconut shrimp from Fish Pot (Photo: Facebook @Fish Pot Fry Fish Shop)

Craving seafood? Fish Pot is the place to be in Kingston for getting your hands on a seafood dish quickly during the lunchtime rush. Try their curry shrimp pasta combo that includes a Tru-Juice drink for J$1062

If you want something even more affordable, you can get their fish nuggets combo for J$732 or grilled and jerk fish sandwiches for J$875.

Fish Pot has two locations in Kingston, Sovereign Centre, Liguanea and 39A Half Way Tree Road.


PeppaThyme restaurant and bar (Photo:

Craving some Jerk? Located at 152-158 Constant Spring Road, PeppaThyme is a restaurant and bar where customers can enjoy, jerked chicken, pork, sausages, soups and sides, all for an affordable price.

Scotty says customers should ask about their special for $600.


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