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“Yum! ” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Joy's Jerk Shack

Joy's Jerk Shack
Ranked #21 of 53 Restaurants in Havelock
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Pensacola, Florida
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Yum! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I randomly stopped at the Jerk Shack for some authentic Jamaican food. It was DELICIOUS! Great food, fast service, and very friendly staff. Having just recently been to Jamaica, it is certainly authentic. Looking forward to returning for more yummy food.

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19 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Jacksonville North Carolina
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173 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Wait another month or so”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

I think once they have everything on the menu they will be very good. What they had was wonderful the curried goat was exceptional, the Jerk chicken was good sadly they had no beef patties or chicken patties all sold out. I guess they were good since they were sold out. The people who run it are very nice, but they are small and just getting started that is why I say wait another month or so.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank ncnut18
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Chelsea, Alabama
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129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“We've been a few times”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

This is a Jamaican restaurant and features jerked chicken, curried goat and oxtail. It's not traditional American fare and that's why it's so darn good. The goat and the Oxtails must be slow cooked for hours as both are fall off the bone tender. They come with rice and peas (beans), cabbage or fried plantains. When your taste buds are ready for a treat, Joy's can fix you up.

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2 Thank Eric D
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Chelsea, Alabama
Level Contributor
129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“This old goat loves goat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

And Joy's got tender, fall off the bone delicious goat. They also have oxtail and jerk chicken, curry chicken and jerk wings.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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3 Thank Eric D
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