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1218 Rte. 166, Stella Plaza, Toms River, NJ
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Sun 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Jamaican
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Description: Authentic Jamaican food. BYOB. Inexpensive with entrees topping at $19.50 including 2 side dishes. Chef will vary spice to taste. Owner / Chef is friendly and fastidious about cleanliness. Highly recommended.

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English first
Toms River, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

This place was really good. Great people, great food. They even catered my sons 18th party at his request. Sorry to see them go.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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153 reviews 153 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The jerk chicken is delicious!!! Service is good, and prices are right. Located in a strip mall on Rt 166 its a BYOB too.

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Toms River, New Jersey
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012 via mobile

This place is a fresh breath of air to the traditional eateries in TR. the empanadas are incredible! I'm not huge on jerk chicken in general, so i cant comment on that,but the other caribbean dishes are phenomenal, especially the curry goat and oxtail! And I usually deal with the same gentleman, owner maybe?, who is always eager to please... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Did a large takeout order and everything was just OK.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011 via mobile

Food is outstanding! Oxtail was delicious, along with my rice and beans. They also have some other authentic items such s D&G cola, Ting and co co bread and cheese. If you want an authentic taste of the Carribean, look no further

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116 reviews 116 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2011

From traditional jerk to a great oxtail stew, JA Rock delivers on flavor and at reasonable prices. Sides like mac and cheese, peas and rice, or fried plantains are all done right and you will definitely leave this restaurant sated. I've never been able to make it to dessert, but if you have an interest in something other than the... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

The food at J Rock is outstanding. His Goat Curry and Oxtail is out of this world. The spice he uses does not make it to hot to enjoy the meal. However, if you like spicy and hot the cook will accommodate you taste buds. Their Jamaican Patties Mild or Spicy are also something that leaves your mouth watering for... More 

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Toms River
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2010

On these snow filled days, nothing seems to warm you up like the flavors of Jamaica. For authentic Jamaican food, Ja Rock in Toms River, NJ can't be beat. The owner / chef serves the dishes of his homeland with well deserved pride in both the quality of his food and the cleanliness of his restaurant. The Jamaican patties were... More 

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Additional Information about Ja Rock

Address: 1218 Rte. 166, Stella Plaza, Toms River, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Toms River
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Jamaican

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