Meet Yelp’s goddess of Greenacres. Her Jamaican dishes lure the world.

Althea Drummond owns Kersmon Caribbean Restaurant. (Liz Balmaseda/ Palm Beach Post)

Althea Drummond owns Kersmon Caribbean Restaurant. (Liz Balmaseda/ Palm Beach Post)

Once you’ve met Althea Drummond, you’ll understand why her tiny Jamaican restaurant, one of a handful of popular spots tucked into a busy Greenacres strip mall, consistently ranks as the No. 1 restaurant in all of Palm Beach County, according to Yelp, the online dining guide.

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And Kersmon Caribbean Restaurant was the only eatery in the county to earn a spot on Yelp’s “Top 100 Places to Eat in the U.S.” list last year.

To her regulars and fans, Drummond is more than your average restaurant cook – she’s a legend. No exaggeration. Beyond the online world of restaurant ratings and recommendations, the Negril native has been immortalized in Palm Beacher James Patterson’s 2015 Alex Cross novel, “Cross Justice.”

"I did not say that," says Althea as she pauses over this page in one of her many guest books. (Liz Balmaseda/ Palm Beach Post)

“I did not say that,” says Althea, pausing at this guest book page. (Liz Balmaseda/ Palm Beach Post)

Her customer testimonials fill more than 20 guest books.

The come from near and far, her Yelp-enticed customers.

Yelpers: A trio of newcomers to Kersmon enjoy Althea's island dishes. (Liz Balmaseda/ Palm Beach Post)

Yelpers: A trio of newcomers to Kersmon enjoy Althea’s dishes. (Liz Balmaseda/ Palm Beach Post)

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