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Jamaican Jerk Hut

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1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
+1 215-545-8644
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
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Reviewed July 11, 2015

My wife insisted for seem like hours that we go to this new small Jamaican restaurant she recently visited. Since it was her family visiting us I didn't argue much. The restaurant is small, but the service was excellent. Our waitress was phenomenal! She was...More

2  Thank Lmira20
Reviewed May 31, 2015

I ordered food around 8:30PM, food wasn't delivered until well after 9:30PM maybe closer to 10PM. Called back to ask for compensation was told the owner comes in when she pleases to go on the website for her email but the site was down. Asked...More

Thank Talia C
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

The jerked chicken dinner with cabbage, rice and plantain was delicious and more than any of us could finish. The saltfish fritter appetizer was tasty and the freshly made cornbread was a highlight. The service was flawless.

Thank wynnetrav
Reviewed March 9, 2015

Food was good. Really small place and more of a takeout counter than anything. If they get the outdoor area back it is a good summer place.

Thank Dennis08053
Reviewed February 25, 2015

The Jerk Hut is a small place on South Street that serves up a flavor packed Jamaican meal. It is located in a lonely row house- its neighbors are gone, so only empty lots remain (so just a house now?). Although, in the summer of...More

Thank Mike191919
Reviewed March 26, 2014

First of all, getting NEAR the place without walking MILES is practically impossible. The place is so small it would be inadvisable to try to eat on the premises so we decided to get our food to go. The MANY references to Guy Fieri and...More

1  Thank Dube C
Reviewed March 16, 2014

I really like this place. The food has great flavor. I have had the Jerk Chicken w/ Rice and Peas and Cabbage. I have been to Negril and this place was pretty close. The service was good friendly staff. The atmosphere is great. The inside...More

Thank Live_Vicariously
Reviewed November 23, 2013

This small restaurant has Big flavors. We had the jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas. Coming from a Jamaican background we found the "americanized" seasoning was very mild compared to the "Huts." The chicken was delicious although the portions were scanty. The coconut flavor in...More

Thank AMEinpa
Reviewed September 19, 2013

great food. loved the outdoor area (although it was closed) poor service. visited solely because I walked past it one day recognizing it's claim to fame as the venue for the wedding reception in the movie "in her shoes".

Thank spgomez08
Reviewed May 31, 2013

The Chicken is to die for and those drinks... try the purple one, I forgot what it is called but its a mixture of Jamacan berries that it grape juice times 10.

Thank jimmyd069
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:15 am - 4:00 pm
11:15 am - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
11:15 am - 4:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighborhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-8644
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