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Jamaica Jerk

1631 W Howard Street, Chicago, IL 60626-1630 (Rogers Park)
(773) 764-1546
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Ranked #3,301 of 8,282 restaurants in Chicago
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Rogers Park
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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112 reviews 112 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Chicago's northernmost commercial stretch, Howard Street's heyday was in the 1920s, when it was called the "Wonder District". The busy L station, eye-popping Howard Theater and vibrant nightlife attracted revelers from suburbs & City. It fell on hard times in the '60s, but has enjoyed a comeback. Howard's revival has included the growth of a Caribbean community (Jamaican, Haitian, Belizean,... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

We visited on a Saturday night within an hour of closing. There was no one else there so I told my wife I reserved the place for just us :) The server was efficient and knowledgeable but a little serious. The curried goat and jerk chicken were flavorful and tastey. The conch fritter were surprisingly fully of conch. The spinach,... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

While visiting Chicago recently our goal was to eat cheaply and at ethnic restaurants. Found a winner at Jamaica jerk. Found out about it from an article from The Chicago Tribune called "The Cheap Eater Recommends". Took the el train from Rosemont station to the Howard station, walked three doors down to Jamaica Jerk. The food was excellent. The jerk... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2008

Great service, food is ok, it depends on what you get, conge patties and bammy are a MUST

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