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Caribbean Spice Inc

) #229 of 402 Restaurants in Gainesville Caribbean
1121 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5111
+1 352-377-2712
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Apr 2016
“Good Jamacian Patties”
9 Apr 2016
“Simply amazing!”
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1121 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5111
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I have only had the patties here, and I like them. They have callaloo sometimes, which is my favorite. They have other stuff, but I not had it. I like this place.

Thank edneufl
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I MUST stop here any time I'm in Gainesville. A meat patty, meat and cheese patty, and a coco bread are my staples. I've recommended Spice to a lot of folks, and they always adore it. It's not much to look at, but who cares...More

Thank mrsinsyder
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Literally a hole in the wall with a limited menu but everything ids amazing. Good is consistently great. Combo with patty, fresh dessert and drink is way to go and all for, get this . . . Less than $5.00. Been in town forever and...More

1  Thank Robert E
Reviewed 20 October 2012

I was a UF student from 1993 - 1997, and I was introduced by a friend to this little walk-in, take-out spot. At that time, for $2.50 you received a jamaican meatpie, coco bread, choice of carrot cake or bread pudding, and a canned soda....More

Thank Gatorvader
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Great food for the right price. Grab something & go back to work.

1  Thank VanessaFayo
Reviewed 3 February 2011

I attended UF in the early 90s and often walked down University to get a ridiculously cheap ($2 perhaps?) Jamaican lunch at Caribbean Spice. I'm not sure what led me to Google the place just now (procrastination and stream of consciousness, I suppose), but I'm...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2009

CS has the best lunch deal I've ever come across, at least when I was in Gainesville in the late '90s. $2.49 bought you a meat or veggie patty, coco bread, a slice of cake (carrot, banana, or pumpkin, I think), and a can of...More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 January 2008

I miss my Caribbean Spice! Cheap eats with lots of flavour. Not a huge selection, but it works for me. My bro + sis used to go to UF + would bring me there a lot. Loved it so much we would always try to...More

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 9 January 2008

2 words: Coco bread

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Reviewed 14 December 2007

real sketchy looking have only had one thing there, but it's great

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  • Address: 1121 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5111
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-377-2712
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