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Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill

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1189 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025-1616
+1 650-323-4244
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“plantains” (14 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (12 reviews)
“ox tail” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
1189 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025-1616
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quick service , love the bbq chicken was very yummy, and the sides are awesome 💕🤓😘😎 Great decorations, clean and friendly atmosphere.

Thank G3539JPrebeccam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found out about this place through Food Network app and am so glad I did. THE BEST jerk chicken I have ever had and I don't know what's in that little side cup of sauce but I can get some to take home? Rice and...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jerk chicken was smokey, tender, juicy and nice blend of spices. Mix in the hot sauce and is heaven. The curry goat it was clearly slow cooked. The meat falls apart easily and the curry was tasty. The sweet plantains are the perfect sides. It...More

Thank fansntt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent curry goat, jerk chicken, and fried plantains! It was our first time and we loved it. They had some delicious ginger drinks too. Yummy!!

Thank joanie4c
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Drive by and saw the sign for Carribbean food and thought I would give it a try. I was not disappointed! Jerk pork flavor was excellent and I really enjoyed the Jamacian cornbread. I would totally come again if I lived in the area. Price...More

Thank Kaiden F
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant has great food for take out. Last minute BBQ in your own back yard! Great for large groups. And... the jerk chicken is delicious!

Thank JoAnne D
Reviewed November 3, 2017

There are apparently 3 of these restaurants in the Bay Area. This one is a great little place with indoor/outdoor seating. Great jerk plates with choice of meat or salmon with rice and beans and plantains. So tasty. Barbecue plates too and salads and soup,...More

Thank travelagentreplies
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I am visiting San Jose and my sister took me to Back A Yard. I had the jerk chicken plate. I loved the chicken, the beans and rice and the plantains were cooked to perfection!It wasdelicious and super filling! I didn't need to eat the...More

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Price was reasonable but the food was spicy so not too many options for kids. Definitely a casual place but the food was pretty good. My daughter enjoyed the beef ox tail and so did my husband. The portions were big so if you don't...More

Thank NatandSoph
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I am local in the bay area... I don't know how to explain the delicious flavor of the meat, no matter if is chicken, beff tail or salmon is so delicious the gravy or Jamaican salsa they give us, oh lord of the land!!! is...More

Thank lauher2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1189 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025-1616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Menlo Park
  • Phone Number: +1 650-323-4244
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