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Jerk Hut Downtown Cafe

207 E Twiggs St, Tampa, FL 33602-4404
+1 813-223-4473
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“jerk pork” (4 reviews)
“oxtail” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
207 E Twiggs St, Tampa, FL 33602-4404
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is served cafeteria style, and the selection covers all of the Jamaican classics (jerk chicken, jerk pork, oxtails, rice and beans, plantains, etc.). The cost is reasonable for the amount of food you get (I nearly dropped my tray the plate was so...More

Thank MJ V
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The rice, chicken, pork and everything else is so good! The smell is to die for. You just want to order everything on the menu.

Thank kmsfas
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Jerk Hut is a good place to party, but not a good place to eat! I sometimes attend JH parties on Friday nights, and I usually have a good time! Music is great and good vibes. However my restaurant experience was below satisfactory and poor....More

Thank Deneia Y
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Best Jamaican food in downtown Tampa. they have really good drink specials too, prices are very good. lunch specials can get a pretty decent crowd.

Thank 1nilan
Reviewed 4 June 2017

i ordered the jerk chicken and it was delicious! they gave me so much food i was able to save the rest for dinner! don't forget to ask for a side of sauce for the rice. very nice staff also.

Thank Lan Anh L
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I visited The Jerk Hut in October 2016 and I was extremely happy with the food but most of all the service we received. I'm a flight attendant from the UK and travel all over the world but I have never had anything like it....More

Thank Walletboy2011
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We only came here bc it was all that was serving. A Friday. $10 for a buffet, a drink and a band. I gotta say, I expected crap. It was the best food I've had in Tampa. Tasted like someone's mom cooked it. Apparently a...More

Thank janellemonty
Reviewed 26 July 2016

On the way from the airport to the hotel, the shuttle van driver pointed out this restaurant. It serves authentic Jamaican cuisine and the oxtail over rice and red beans was tender and simply delicious. The bar and reggae music in the background created a...More

Thank Carmen426
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Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, spicy pork and chicken friendly service l, packed at lunch time, outside tables. Fair veggies but great rice and beans

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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

The Jerk Hut in downtown Tampa moved to a better location which was very much needed because the other location was run down and not conducive for live entertainment. The vibe and the atmosphere are very chill. The food is good but doesn't have the...More

Thank NYC2CA2Globe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 E Twiggs St, Tampa, FL 33602-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-223-4473
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