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Jamaican Jerk Hut

1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
+1 215-545-8644
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“peas” (4 reviews)
“patties” (2 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
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1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Should be a buffet style restaurant. Just when you thought you decided your order, you are told it's not available. It seems like the menu is outdated or they have it for show and only will tell you want is available once your there. It...More

Thank Anibal R
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had dinner here early on a Saturday evening. The place is not fancy but that's part of the charm. The jerk chicken breast with rice and peas and the Jamaican cabbage was outstanding. The place could use a little cleaning though. Although the staff...More

Thank penny0502
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I was visiting Philly as the only vegetarian in my group. When they they wanted to eat here, I was concerned about choices. But I found plenty. The okra and rice was incredible!

1  Thank Catherine I
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I was craving Jamaican food at an authentic type place, but was very disappointed by my visit. This is a shame too because older reviews (not many recently) stated how good the food used to be. I ordered take out from this establishment and was...More

Thank Lissa3891
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I rated this place a 3 mostly because of the service. It was Sunday 5:15 when we showed up and it was around 5:30 when we placed our order. Observation was there was only one person to manage customers in the front end and one...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I was so happy to discover this place next to my job in south Philly. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. There is a really good vibe in this restaurant. I love it mmmmmm!

Thank Bufflord
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place used to have really good Jamaican Food! I'm wondering if they have different cooks throughout the week because the food used to be phenomenal! This food is always edible if you're drunk from the "beer garden". I'm wondering if the"beer garden" patrons have...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Guy Fieri has not steered me wrong yet- another fabulous meal! I had the plantain stew which was amazing! No wait for an early dinner. Friendly staff.

Thank Tessa68
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I stumbled upon this spot while driving around lost in the city and hungry! Being accustomed to Brooklyn jerk restaurants, the jerk chicken I ordered may be the best I have ever had. The wait was long, but worth it as the meal was plentiful...More

Thank KDJersey
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I hate to give bad reviews, but they didnt have any of the things on the menu that I really wanted. I mean who doesnt have johnny cake at a Jamaican restaurant? When I finally got some coco bread, it had an after taste like...More

Thank Chic_Geek_Uno
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:15 - 16:00
11:15 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
11:15 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1436 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-545-8644
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