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Kelly's Jamaican

1583 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you love spicy food like I do go here! It's also really nice to get something a little different and Kelly delivers. The guy who runs it is super nice and makes you feel right at home as soon as you step foot through the door. Best Jamaican food in Georgia!

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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I was bummed when I made it to Kelly's with my girlfriend and her parents and saw that they were out of jerk pork, about which I've heard good things. By the end of the meal, I had completely forgotten about the pork because everything else was fantastic. I ordered the jerk chicken with a side of cabbage and greens... More

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

An enjoyable and filling meal. Jerk chicken is genuinely spicy, bang on for me I really liked it but would be too much for a good percentage of people I suspect. Spicy cabbage had a sweetness which complimented well and cornbread was excellent. Friendly staff.

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Opelika, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Any time I can get goat without preparing it for myself I do so. I can't do goat this good. As awesome as the grub is here, Kelly's cookin really shines when he takes his show on the road. Anytime you can catch Kelly's booth at Athfest or a street fair or something, please help your belly out by availing... More

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I daydream about this food. It is really so good and at a great price. I am going to get some today!!!

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Athens, Ga.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I LOVE Kelly's Jamaican, especially the chicken jerk. It is SO flavorful. The vegetable sides are great, too. I highly recommend it for delicious eats and laid back atmosphere and low prices.

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I truly LOVED the (very spicy) food--and I DON'T LIKE SPICY! The cornbread is the best I've had anywhere, and despite my lack of appreciation for anything even slgihtly spicy, I enjoyed every bite. I only had to order a couple of cokes extra!

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Winterville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Great food at a great value.... If you like spice then this is the place for you. The jerk pork is always spot on and never disappoints.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I have been going to Kelly's for years now, and I fell in love with it. I love spicy, but as a previous reviewer said, prepare your stomach. Spicy is indeed spicy!! Spicy in the sense that you are sweating when you eat, but if you appreciate that feeling, go spicy or go home. To have a good balance, I... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Recent trip to Kelly's was my first, walked away happy, full, and feeling a bit groggy. Not a huge variety of items on the menu, but the chicken and the pork were both well done and melted in my mouth. The plantain sides were quite good as well, as was the rice. A hearty helping and it is not advised... More

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