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Patties of Jamaica

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5172 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1510
+1 317-253-4006
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Mooresville, Indiana
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Comfort and happiness! Eating patties and rice and peas can be the highlight of my day! Patties of Jamaica is a favorite destination for me as well as for my family when they visit from out of state. I stick with patties and rice and peas. Some of my relatives go for the curried chicken. I also regularly buy the... More 

Thank Linda L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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930 reviews
858 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

The patties are awesome, but the curried goat is to die for. Just watch out for bones in the stews. And let the patties cool, these things hold the heat.

Thank BatGuano30
Noblesville, Indiana
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I want to go to Jamaica because I love the food here so much. I try to go as often as I can and even take home frozen patties for cooking at home. Awesome food made with soul!

Thank Alexis F
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is the best kept secret in Indianapolis!!! The place is tiny, it only has 2 tables, most people get things to go, but if you don't mind the ambiance, you can eat there too. We love everything they have, especially the curry goat ($4), patties ($1.25 each), and baked chicken ($3, you can get leg quarter, wings and maybe... More 

Thank RingRider
Indianapolis, United States
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Well seasoned (not spicy hot - though heat is relative person by person) beef filling in a flaky dough pocket. Goat Curry Stew is a satisfying savory dish with 'falling apart' tender pieces of meat served with potato in a thickened curry sauce. I paired with white rice tho am intrigued by the seasoned rice and peas menu item. They... More 

2 Thank Leland C S
Indianapolis, IN
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Ok so yeah I've been going to this place for years, and not just because the people who work there are so damn nice (and from Jamaica) but because the food is so phucken good! My young kids love it to. I get a coupla patties, rice and peas, coleslaw and a can of soda. Its cheap and good. The... More 

2 Thank RastaJ
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 November 2014

This is a hidden gem right here in Indianapolis. I've been frequenting this place over 30 years now. Do NOT go for the ambience. It's a tiny little hole in the wall you would never notice just driving by. Located in a small strip mall, tucked back in the corner. There are only 2 tiny booths for inside dining. There... More 

1 Thank Mreid5151
Portage, Indiana
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194 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014 via mobile

Simple Jamaican food including beef, chicken and goat curry. The beef patties are the big deal. I have had them all in the states and many islands and these are better than most I have had. $1.25 each. The curries are $4.00. Beef Stew also. Don't bring a credit card as only cash is accepted.

Thank Anthony194
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

Great cold weather food. Staff are nice and the menu is short, but it is good. You can dine in or carry out. They also have frozen patties you can buy and eat later.

Thank Rabulione
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Great food! Excellent prices! Very limited seating (two small booths). Just make sure you bring cash no cards accepted.

Thank JEFF R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5172 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-253-4006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?