ISLAND SOUL RUM BAR + SOUL SHACK
Island Soul is a family business opened 15 years ago at a location on Martin Luther King Way and Judkins. In 2007, the Martin family, purchased a building in Columbia City and established a new look for Island Soul. The food can be best described as Caribbean-inspired soul food. It is a fusion of native Caribbean foods with traditional soul food from Louisiana Bayou. Items you see from Caribbean side include plantains, mango, jerk, and habanero spicing, coconut milk, goat, and more. From the Louisiana side you see BBQ chicken, ribs oxtail stew, gumbo, catfish, collard greens, and chicken and waffles.