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Review of The Jerk Center

The Jerk Center
Ranked #36 of 140 Restaurants in Tarpon Springs
Price range: $8 - $14
Cuisines: Jamaican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Reviewed October 3, 2012

... and you pass a jewel. Tucked in a corner of a parking lot in a city full of Greek restaurants The Jerk Center is the place to go if you have a taste or a passion for Caribbean food. The tasty food is plentiful and inexpensive. The service is excellent. Take out or dine in don't miss this place!

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Thank Bryan B
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

This little restaurant is a true extension of the friendliness and hospitality of visiting a Jamaican's home.

The food is excellent cooked daily by Cliff the owner and the best Jerk Pork outside Jamaica.

He is willing to cater for parties and in addition to escoveitch fish, oxtail and curry chicken he carries beef patties and Easter bun and cheese in season.

We Jamaicans love this spot it is home away for home, try it nuh!

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Thank JudyM39
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Reviewed September 1, 2012

My husband and I ate there just last night and we will be back! He had the jerk chicken - yum. I wanted the jerk pork but it was late and they only had a 1/2 portion left so the offered me 1/2 jerk pork and 1/2 oxtail and I took it. Pork for wonderful...but the ox tail to die for!!! Yummy! Cabbage as a side was the best I ever had, tasty beef patties too. It is a small restaurant with a family feel, locals hang out, many people know each other and they are super friendly.

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Thank lindsay8182
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Reviewed August 25, 2012

I love everything about this little center. Food, service, atmosphere :) I go and have the Ox Tail, and I'm not much of a meat eater.

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

While Tarpon Springs is perhaps best known for its Greek cuisine, there is a hidden Jamaican gem just a few blocks from the sponge docks on South Pinellas Ave. It is a small, unassuming restaurant with several small booths and a great assortment of Jamaican fare. Try the jerk chicken, the ribs, or the brown chicken, and wash it down with a Jamaican beer or cold Jamaican soda.

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Thank Susan T
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