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“Excellent curried chicken!”
Review of Del-Mel Restaurant - CLOSED

Del-Mel Restaurant
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed December 2, 2013

We tried the jerk chicken and the curried chicken and chose the spicy version. It wasn't too hot...just the right amount of heat. The cabbage was also very good; it wasn't overcooked. The owner is very friendly and we plan to return.

Thank Leah J
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

Stopped after a day, with early start, of bird watching in Big Cypress and the Everglades. We were really hungry. I had the jerk chicken and R had the seafood gumbo. Both were fantastic! The service was great and Delis made sure that we were well taken care of. Will make sure to go there again and send our friends. It was like eating in Jamaica!

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Thank WILLIAM D
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

We ordered a carry out for dinner and were very pleased with the quantity and the quality of the food. If you like jerk chicken and Curry chicken then we would recommend.
Definitely and out of the way place so you need to keep your eye out for it.

Thank Bill H
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

My wife and I enjoy various ethnic cuisines. Neither one of us ever had Jamaican food prior to this dine. Based on its high TripAdvisor rating and the actual reviews, we decided to try DEL-MEL for dinner.

DEL-MEL is located along US 41 in the plaza at the SE corner of Rattlesnake Hammock Road and US 41 in East Naples. It's easy to miss, but that would be a mistake. While small and unpretentious, it has excellent food, courteous service, and very reasonable prices. To the best of my knowledge, you can't find such fare in any other Naples-area restaurant.

We had the Jerk Pork ($10 small, $12 large) and Brown Stew Rabbit ($15) dinners. Both came with steamed cabbage, a fried plantain, and rice with peas, as do the other dinner entrees. The Jerk Pork and Brown Stew Rabbit were excellent -- tasty, tender, nicely seasoned. The Jerk Pork had no bones, while the Brown Stew Rabbit did. Likewise, their accompaniments were very good. On the side, we also had a spicy mixture that added some zing...and heat...when we wanted it.

Other dinner choices include Jerk Chicken, Jerk Baby Back Ribs, Curry Goat, Oxtail, Cow Foot, Ackee and Salt Fish, Conch Stew, Salmon, Snapper, Grouper, etc. DEL-MEL also has several $8 lunch specials from 11am to 2pm Monday through Friday. In addition, their food can be purchased at the Marco Island and Vanderbilt Beach Road "Farmer's Markets".

While we don't live near DEL-MEL, we'll certainly be back for more.

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Thank George52_11
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

My wife and I have drove by this Restaurant many times coming into Naples but did not stop for one reason or the other. We decided a change of pace was in order and stopped today. We were blessed by both the food as well as Pauline . Easily one of the best meals we have ever had served by an awesome woman of God. We are fans and hope to return very soon.

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1  Thank CaptRodney
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