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Jamaica Gates Caribbean Cuisine

1020 W Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76013-6308
+1 817-795-2600
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry chicken” (11 reviews)
“rum cake” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
1020 W Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76013-6308
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Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited this place which was pretty good but I thought it was going to be better. We had good service . We wanted to get because the guy from the tv show had visited the restaurant which my kids thought was pretty cool. The...More

1  Thank rebecca2005
enb007, Owner at Jamaica Gates Caribbean Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Hello Rebecca 2005, thank you for your feedback. We will continue to work to make things better. I am happy to hear that our service was great. Thanks and I look forward to seeing you and the kids again. Sincerely Errol

Reviewed October 16, 2016

After hearing about how great this restaurant was from numerous friends, I decided to try it out. Last night, my boyfriend and I arrived at 1005pm. We walked in and saw it was pretty crowded, to be expected for a Sat night, cool. The hostess...More

4  Thank Audrey J
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Food is tasty, good service, make sure you ask if a dish is spicy or not. I got the Fried Fish with spiced pickled Onions and carrots which was really spicy. Serving size is generous. They have 9 dollar buffets wednesday-friday lunch according to our...More

2  Thank MKAdventurers
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food from appetizers to main dishes. Greeted when we walked in. Our party was serviced well. Wife got a treat of rum cake, sweet and very rummy. Live band had us participating in song.

1  Thank RoyalHeir
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Late one evening watching Guy Fieri food show and this place was one of his recommendations; we had to go try it out. We fell in love! Jamaica Gates is the pathway to great Caribbean food in Arlington, Tx. When we go, I always order...More

1  Thank InternationalDiva34
Reviewed June 6, 2016

The place was very clean and neat inside.... The food was not too bad... 1. I got the rude boy jerk chicken w/ white rice and cabbage ... it was a lot of food and alot of jerk sauce too. The white rice was very...More

2  Thank mixedftw
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We went to lunch on a Saturday early before any rush. We were seated first and ordered before other patrons but we were served or food last. We had chicken salad and another chicken dish that were not even close to being Jerk. Which based...More

Thank rmspataro
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. The food here is amazing. We had the sampler platter and everything on it was magnificent. The red stripe curry was fantastic. The staff here are friendly, efficient, and fast. Highly recommended.

Thank TheAnvil
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I have visited Jamaica Gates several times since 2009. I am never let down when eating here. The food is great, I can expect consistency, and if I feel like a little dancing I can do that as well. With a live band & DJ,...More

Thank tiphoni97
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Never been here. But you must try the Kingston trio my favorite was the Boston. It also came with jerk chicken and ox tails. The red snapper was awesome.

Thank Felicia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 W Arkansas Ln, Arlington, TX 76013-6308
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-795-2600
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