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Jamaican Jerk Pit

) #272 of 478 Restaurants in Ann Arbor ££ - £££ Caribbean, Jamaican
314 S Thayer St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608
+1 734-585-5278
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good51%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“oxtail” (3 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
££ - £££
314 S Thayer St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Seriously?! My spider senses started tingling when I saw the offer of powdered sugar on the plantains - where did they do that?! But they had callaloo on the menu so I thought - it can't be too bad... Wrong! This restaurant isn't Jamaican food,...More

Thank Maogun23
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Came to the restaurant once with a friend, ate twice at the Michigan League since then (on Wednesday? they cater limited items in the basement of the League). At the restaurant (dinner): What we ordered: Jerk Pork, Coconut shrimp (12.50/ea) Both were very good, flavor...More

Thank aleshi
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I went here with a party of 9. Six of us got our food right away. The orders of the remaining 3 were apparently "lost". They had to wait another 30 minutes for their food. The manager said the 3 late plates would be comped,...More

Thank Kruth
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I have been to A2 thousands of times, and somehow never knew this place existed. I am glad I found it. Simple and cute little place. Do not let the front fool you. Go downstairs and it opens up. The curry goat was outstanding. The...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Traveling through Michigan we happened upon this tasty little stop. The restaurant obviously was put together by a caring individual with a love for the island of Jamaica. Each table had a map of Jamaica and little facts about the island, it's history and flag....More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

4 years back, I was on a family vacation to Jamaica and when our bus driver had found out we were from Ann Arbor they had nearly lost it as we soon found out that one of his buddies owns a restaurant in a2 called...More

1  Thank Masha K
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The place is nicely decorated with Jamaican memorabelia. The cooks are really Jamaican. The jerk chicken was good. The curry chicken was good but no bones! Real Jamaican curry has bones, they do not tend to use just breast meat so that was interesting. I...More

Thank Arlene P
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I work right next door to this place and I have never ordered anything else because they are so so so good!The champagne pop is delicious as well. If you haven't been, you should make it a point.

Thank FeRollet
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We visited this place for lunch, it wasn't very busy since this was over the summer semester and the campus town is quite deserted. Their spice is certainly different - supposedly Caribbean/West Indian flavors. I can't comment on the authenticity, but it was something I...More

Thank TheVeggieSeeker
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I wanted to support a Black owned business on my personal retreat to Ann Arbor and it did not disappoint. The place was cute and clean and the food was great (and served pretty quickly)!! The soft island music playing gave it a warm atmosphere,...More

Thank FrugaliciousDiva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 S Thayer St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-585-5278
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