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9078 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740
+1 301-982-5375
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Ranked #4 of 96 Restaurants in College Park
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
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Description: College Park Island Paradise. Authentic Jamaican Cuisine while enjoying authentic food, full bar, outdoor seating and Music. Open 7 days.
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This little place in College Park is worth a visit to the area alone. The Jerk Chicken Sandwich and all the jerk platters are phenomenal and served with the best bread ever. Also the Carrot Juice is incredible.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Never would have found it without Trip Advisor. We ordered a jerked chicken and a jerked pork sandwich and each had a half of of both. Wonderful! Will probably go back tomorrow. Best jerk I've had since Negril. VERY casual. Great people. This is a special "don't miss."

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The jerk pit is a excellent Jamaican restaurant in an old home in College Park. Great outdoor seating real low-key Jamaican Jibe. Music on occasion reasonably priced. I love this place!

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

From the vibes to the sauce this one is a winner! Great Caribe atmosphere, laid back, friendly service. Talk to the waitresses here . . . they're smooth. Seafood dishes are cooked to order so 20 minutes for those. I thought the curry was a tad bland but the Jerk Chicken was fabulous. Bread too. Everyting cook n curry. Relax... More

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Washington, DC
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Occupying the welcoming, if ramshackle, house that previously held College Perks, the Jerk Pit serves Jamaican food in quantities that will stagger you with heat-flavor balances that will win your heart and taste-buds. The chicken combo,with jerk chicken, chicken curry, and vegetables with rice and beans, proved an excellent introduction to an unpretentious and homey menu that offers variety and... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I returned from Jamaica and wanted some authentic Jamaican food. My sister recommended this place so we went. They were out of shrimp patties and festivals so I only ordered coco bread and a ting. My sister ordered the chicken platter. Of course being the big greedy sister that I am, I asked if she could dip my bread in... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The jerk chicken sandwich at Jerk Pit is second to none. Possible the best sandwich I've ever had, this place does not disappoint. Also try the homemade carrot juice.

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

The atmosphere in the restaurant is pretty good. I loved the music, and the general friendliness of the staff, particularly the lady who owns the restaurant. I am from Jamaica, and I must say it is not the easiest to find a good, authentic Jamaican restaurant. This is one of them. There is another one that I also frequent, but... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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182 reviews 182 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The Jerk Pit changed locations but the food and service is the same. Get ready to wait for authentic Jamaican food. It is good and there is a wait. It reminds me of Negril and I think that is good. The food is so good but expect to stay awhile. Cam had goat stew and I had a bite. Be... More

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Washington, D.C.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

a group of us from work decided to stop by for lunch and we were absolutely thrilled that we did. although the day was too hot and muggy for us to want to take advantage of the outdoor seating, there was plenty of indoor seating and since we there there on friday and made our selections from the buffet selections,... More

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Additional Information about The Jerk Pit

Address: 9078 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740
Phone Number: +1 301-982-5375
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican

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