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Jamaican Jerk Center

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1400 US Route 1, Cape Neddick, York, ME 03902-7489
(207) 351-3033
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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious, authentic Jamaican food served from a small trailer type set up. Then you take your food to a picnic area. Very cool Jamaican vibe with music and the country's colors. And live Reggae on Saturdays!! Who would expect this from a beach town? Such a delightful surprise! We are now repeat customers.

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Thank Connie S
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I get excited and my mouth begins to water just thinking about the Jerk Chicken and Jerk Wings. The spice is authentic and amazingly flavorful. There is some heat to the spice but honestly that's the best part. It's better than anything I've had in the Boston area and I wish this place wasn't a seasonal stand in Maine. Forget... More 

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Thank Feffy06
Boston, MA
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30 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on Saturday since they have a live reggae band. We waited in line for 15 min to order. We ordered a large oxtail and a large rib plate. I questioned the size we were given when I opened the container of oxtail and there was THREE SMALL PIECES OF OXTAIL FOR $15.00!!! I questioned the owner... More 

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Thank snapette
Southern NH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the simplicity of this roadside stand and colorful picnic tables fool you, this is SERIOUS ethnic cuisine. The Jerk is just fantastic. Ample portions, with varying levels of spice upon request, the food is just filling, comforting, and exotic. Take a chance on this place, you will NOT be disappointed.

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Thank NHFoodieSouthernNH
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

plain simple straight forward roadside stand with really good food....order at the window and take your food to the provided picnic tables and have a definite blast and departure from your basic maine lobsta....brought my cooler with wine and my puppy at my feet....doesn't get any better than this....the jerk chicken was outstanding as was the side of rice and... More 

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Thank loisann2248
Brossard, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The place doesn't look like much but the food!!!! Not our first time there but I have to say how good it is since when I go there are few people and Im sooooooooo afraid it will close one day. Have the chicken jerk or the goat curry. They are both very good. They also have Ginger beer which is... More 

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2 Thank meetoo1234
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time and will go back. The tables were a little run down but the reggae band was great. They play from 6-10. They used to have a fire but had trouble getting the permits this year and assured us there would be one next year. The place opens around July4th and closes Labor Day. Music is... More 

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Thank Coachalgon
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Best jerk chicken; fun and lively; soccer; young teens loved, tasty unique patties, deep smokey flavor, plantains, authentic, best Jamaican food outside of Montego Bay! Leave your bubble and try it!

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Thank Travelfromohiomom
Concord, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

After years of going by this place, we tried it. We do not need to do it again. It might be a nice spot if you are there for the music. They were offering a coupon......

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1 Thank jctannerjr
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming here since 2005. Delicious food and lovely people. Don't let the roadside stand look throw you off. A must during your stay in the area

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 US Route 1, Cape Neddick, York, ME 03902-7489
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  York  >  Cape Neddick
  • Phone Number: (207) 351-3033

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?