• Island Soul - Columbia City

    Voted Best Dinner in Southeast Seattle!

Island Soul Rum Bar & Soul Shack

Welcome to Island Soul Rum Bar & Soul Shack – a vibrant eatery in the heart of historic Columbia City featuring a full bar and Caribbean-inspired soul food.

We offer a fun and lively atmosphere where you can relax and escape the daily grind with delicious food and drinks and excellent service.

With more than a decade in Seattle’s most diverse community, our family-run restaurant has earned a solid reputation and developed strong ties to the local community.

Come by and join us today!

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“The bartender was a sweet heart” and “the food was amazing! We got the curry, muscles,  jerk chicken and the fritters. All so delicious!!!! Yummmmmmm”  —Shami S., Seattle, WA

“Curry goat galore mon!! That is all. This place is my go to for all the Caribbean/Jamaican food withdrawals. Theo is amazing. He knows how to cook his food.”  —Latifa S., Seattle, WA

“We ordered the rib tips and they were deliciously tender and so moist and juicy. Their jerk sauce was bomb!”  —Tan Lo S., Seattle, WA

“Excellent food, excellent service. The coconut corn muffins are amazing! The tostones are some of the best I’ve had as well. Definitely coming back again!”  —John L., Columbus, OH

“Good comfort food with funky tunes. Love that soccer is always on. My three fave activities: good music, food and soccer. I usually get the shrimp and cheesy grits with sweet tea. After brunch, the calypso wings are delish – crispy with honey glaze.”  —Eileen D., Berkeley, CA

“Chicken with waffles takes on a new meaning when a half of fried Cornish game hen is served with a tasty waffle.”  —Bruce M., Seattle, WA

“DO NOT COME HERE. EVER. SERIOUSLY. STAY AWAY. ESPECIALLY DURING WEEKDAYS FROM  3-7. Hoping my ALLCAPS warning wards everyone off, so I can continue to enjoy what I feel to be the best happy hour in Columbia City.”  —Nina W., Seattle, WA

Happy Hour:
Mon-Thur/4-6 pm
Fri/4-6 pm & 9-11 pm
Sat/9-11 pm

Regular Hours:
Mon-Thur/3-10 pm
Fri/3-11 pm
Sat/10 am-11 pm
Sun/10 am-6 pm

4869 Rainier Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 329-1202