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Uncle Desi's Jamaican Grill

4604 Cherry St, Winston Salem, NC 27105-2504
+1 336-995-5659
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Aug 2016
“Hungry for some tasty Jamaican food-come & get it.”
14 Oct 2015
“Good Janaican Flavor”
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4604 Cherry St, Winston Salem, NC 27105-2504
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I've wanted some Jerk since my arrival in WSNC & searched for such a restaurant. We ventured across town to Uncle Desi's Jamaican Grill yesterday and discovered exactly what I'd been craving. The food; escoveitch red snapper was very well prepared as was the brown...More

Thank ilv2dance
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I had the chicken curry ($8.50) which was very good, although it was not as spicy as I like. My friend had the Jamaican wrap which was very spicy. I also bought the braised oxtail ($13.50) for take out. Prices were a little expensive although...More

Thank Herman B
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Overall the food is pretty good. Out of everything I've tried I love the Escoveitched fish. It's so spicy and good...but not too spicy where you can't enjoy it. The fish I believe is Tilapia so it's not like an authentic Escoveitch that you would...More

Thank Danger1105
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I had read the mixed reviews and the one about the fairly low County restaurant rating (84 of 100) gave me cause for pause, but curiosity and my penchant for exploration and new things got the better of me. I'm glad I decided to try...More

3  Thank Ted K
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We were referred by my boss to come here. This was the best Jamaican spot ever. Cannot believe how close it is to the coliseum and affordable pricing. The Jerk Fish is recommended with the Mango punch. The food was so good that I budgetted...More

Thank WeDid
Reviewed 3 September 2014

My husband and I tried it out for lunch. I gave it a 3 because I don’t think it deserves a 2. I didn’t really know what to expect coming in so....an average review is suffice. The menu is limited to maybe 10items (if that.)...More

Thank LAFRAGIA
Reviewed 12 August 2014

The food here is delicious. We have had the jerk chicken (my favorite), jerk fish (right up there in favorites), curry goat (well, that too, so good), oxtail (I can't believe how good this is) The rice and peas are delicious, my husband will eat...More

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1  Thank kingtravellers
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We got a takeout of Jerk chicken and sides. The food was excellent. It is served in takeout containers but there are tables to eat at if preferred. We definitely recommend this place. It is "off the beaten path" so look for it!

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Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I have been to this place a few time the rice & peas and jerk chicken is awesome. I had the curry chicken once and it was very salty. The oxtail is not good either. I would only recommend the jerk chicken. I am from...More

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Thank FeFe19801
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We tried Uncle Desi's not long after coming back from Jamaica. The exterior and location can be a bit off-putting but don't let it deter you. To be honest, the interior is too. This is the only thing that keeps me from giving it a...More

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Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4604 Cherry St, Winston Salem, NC 27105-2504
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Winston Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 336-995-5659
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