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The Jerk Center

305 S Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3635
+1 727-940-5343
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“curry goat” (7 reviews)
“jerk pork” (6 reviews)
“oxtail” (13 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
305 S Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3635
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driven past The Jerk Center a hundred times and finally stopped in for lunch. Best new to me restaurant I've found in quite a while. The is real deal Jamaican food. The family that owns and operates The Jerk Center are extremely friendly. The father...More

Thank AhJohn12
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I went for an early celebration for my birthday with family and Marvin the host was courteous and knowledgeable about the menu. The food was delicious and reasonably priced! The place has a rustic Jamaican feel to it, but a bit dated. The oxtail meal,...More

Thank Rajni M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My husband, sister, brother-in-law and my young nephew came here sometime during the holidays last year. Immediately we were greeted with smiles and encouraged to take a seat wherever we'd like. I really enjoyed the aroma and warm island feeling inside. Apparently our veterinarian does...More

Thank MindyHuskey
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

The food is great and the staff is friendly. We definitely recommend the curry goat. This is my third trip and we will be back.

1  Thank Brett P
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The jerk chicken is Amazing. I got to try oxtails too! Very laid back. We just got a to go. Dinners come with super good rice!

1  Thank GKEYXO
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The food - incredible. everything is scratch made. seasoned to perfection, cooked to fall off the bone, and the vegetable gravy for the rice was amazing. i normally hate beans, and i ate my whole pile of red beans and rice. We had dark meat...More

1  Thank patgizz
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a very relaxed setting and tucked away off a busy street. Food is fantastic. If you like spicy then you will be delighted. They have a good menu selection.

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely great, could use a little bit more A/C but hey it's all good. I have not had a bad meal here and I hope they keep it up. Keep it up lad's

Thank Abelink
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Family run restaurant, staff are very friendly and welcome, always do their best to please their customers and the owner always makes an appearance to check in on how the service and food is to the customers. Give it a try, food is wonderful and...More

Thank skanie
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I am so happy that we tried this restaurant. The service was marvelous. I really enjoyed the food. We will go back...I love it..

Thank Susan P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 S Pinellas Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3635
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tarpon Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 727-940-5343
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