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Jawaiian Irie Jerk Restaurant

3574 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
+1 808-388-2917
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curry goat” (8 reviews)
“jerk pork” (7 reviews)
“oxtail” (9 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
3574 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here on a weekday. When we walked in there was one other customer waiting for a takeout. We were seated immediately. The waitress was very pleasant and informed us what was not available at the moment. I ordered the...More

Thank cdique1048
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two days before we left the mainland for Hawaii, we saw this restaurant on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Our ten year old was really excited to try it and it didn't disappoint! They recently moved to this location and it was really cool. We sat...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Jawaiian Irie Jerk a couple of times now and have tried their jerk chicken, curry goat, oxtails, shrimp, and a few other dishes. All of the food is actually really good. That said, the jerk chicken is more like stewed jerk, so...More

Thank Constantly T
Reviewed May 6, 2017

first time to try jamaican food - very nice tastes, pleasant environment. The owner came out and explained the cooking. Definitely would recommend.

Thank N_Midori
Reviewed April 22, 2017

very tasty jerk and the mahi-mahi was really good. the food was quite nice and so was the atmosphere. we came early so it was quiet - which is good. byob - the ginger drink that my wife ordered was very good...

1  Thank johntaro
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Lovely new location and wonderful hostess/waitress. The ital stew was the perfect compliment to the oxtails but unfortunately, the portions are smaller than they were when we visited last year. The stewed chicken was gobbled up super quick, so leftovers (which I am accustomed to...More

Thank Nickiinny
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Jamaican jerk chicken was fantastic. Great atmosphere. A must for any Caribbean food lover. If you like spice ask for the Fire on Your Wire sauce.

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed December 16, 2016

We had to try a Jamaican restaurant in Hawaii, especially one that was featured on drive in, dinner & dives. It's a bit hard to find and it's an order and then sit down kind of place, the only issue with that is that they...More

Thank Tone416
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

First let me start with the positive: the staff was friendly and upbeat. As far as the food is concerned, it didn't live up to the hype in the other reviews by any means. The reviews about the jerk wings being soggy and seemingly tl...More

Thank LynnySam
Reviewed October 31, 2016

I can safely say that throughout our entire trip to Hawaii, this place was worth taking the time out to visit for authentic Caribbean food. The food was the best we had tasted throughout our entire trip. Jerk wings were to die for, jerk chicken...More

Thank Browniepoints614
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Do they serve alcoholic beverages?
July 9, 2016|
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Response from Panabest | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge, I had the Sorrel drink.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3574 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
  • Phone Number: +1 808-388-2917
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