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1631 W Howard Street, Chicago, IL 60626-1630 (Rogers Park)
(773) 764-1546
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Ranked #3,637 of 8,419 Restaurants in Chicago
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
Neighborhood: Rogers Park
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews 123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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66 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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 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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Additional Information about Jamaica Jerk

Address: 1631 W Howard Street, Chicago, IL 60626-1630
Phone Number: (773) 764-1546
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Rogers Park
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican

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