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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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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“rice” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
Neighborhood: City Center West
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

Live reggae bands in summer and low prices and BYOB policy are real winners. Music was loud and lively and the food was tasty; on the down side, the "soon-come" service was island style (kind of slow) I'd go back, for sure, providing I am...More

Thank Jim_Naughton
Reviewed December 15, 2012

We finally got to try this restaurant- using a living Social deal. We parked right out front - amazing for Philly. We had an attentive waitress and she was able to easily serve us promptly - we had theatre tickets. The choices were endless -...More

Thank redbubbie
Reviewed November 5, 2012

I was skeptical about the jamaican jerk hut as I was not a fan of jamaican cuisine. Jamaican jerk hut changed my mind. The dishes were very flavorful, the server's knowledgeable and the atmosphere very island like (there's a reggae band some nights). It is...More

Thank Mec224
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Our waitress really set the tone for our dinner, she could not have been less interested in us. We waited a long, long time for water, glasses, silverware, plates basically everything. We were a 10 person table celebrating bday and sat on the veranda where...More

Thank MrsJoeyD
Reviewed April 27, 2012

Unique experience. If you like spicy jerk chicken, this is the place to go. Outside seating with live band performances. Good for groups. Expect the jerk dishes to be very spicy.

Thank SouthPhillyPT19148
Reviewed January 19, 2012

It's almost like being on the island..and eating met and veg pattys

Thank BarbaraAnnWordmaster
Reviewed January 3, 2012

Jamaican Jerk Hut used to be one of my favorite places to go in the whole city. The last time I went the food wasn't very good and they were out of a considerable number of the menu items. Having finally gone to Jamaica, I...More

1  Thank anthony111084
Reviewed August 13, 2011

great place for drinking outside if you do not have the ability to do so at your house or apartment. The food and extra charges suck. The jerk us beyond normal spicy and inedible... And I put hot sauce, jalapenos, and red peppers on everything....More

Thank adrijoy83
Reviewed July 31, 2011

Didn't get to eat outside but I like their concept of the outside area. Gives it a home/caribbean vibe. Food was good. Not the best I ever test but it was good non the less.

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Reviewed January 13, 2010

The beef pattie is addictive!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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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