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610 Court St, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4752
+1 910-346-1652
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11:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 20:30
Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 20:30
Sat 12:00 - 20:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Ok, it's a joint. Totally awesome jerk, incredible service. Best meal we had in NC.Wings, Mac and cheese, rice, very authentic carribean.

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Thank Bee L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

I've been here numerous times and have tried a lot of their menu items. Everything I've had is REALLY good. They have great Caribbean food like Jerk Chicken, Curry Chicken, and its mixed with some southern favorites like Fried Pork Chops, Smothered Chicken, oxtails, Fish, all kinds of great fresh veggies Collards, cabbage, Mac and Cheese, just to name a... More 

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Thank Travis P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Really enjoy eating here for the jerk chicken and sides. The staff here are very friendly and have a great sense of humor. You do have to have patience if you order onsite. It might take a little bit for the food to be cooked, but it is well worth it. I highly recommend calling your order in advance so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

This is my go-to spot for Caribbean food. The jerk chicken is delicious and the portions are well worth the price. Thy this place at least twice while you are here in Jacksonville.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and it's great to have access to island cuisine right in my little small town. The oxtails, curry and jerk chicken are great. It's good to wash it down with a glass of sorrel, ginger beer or good ol fashioned sweet tea or lemonade. It's extremely casual so no need to dress up.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

I went to this restuarant on 3/7/15. I was looking for Jamaican food and heard there was a restaurant in Jacksonville, NC. At the time, I was visiting family in New Bern. I left out with a friend headed for a nice day in the sun. When we arrived, they had not yet opened. It was around 11:30 am and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

First, I am giving it four stars based on the food alone. It is well priced and you get large portions. The food is very good including the Jamaican jerk chicken. The only issue is that the restaurant is dirty and needs to be cleaned up. Definitely a local favorite.

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Jacksonville, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had heard of this place before but never checked it out. He had Carribean food many times before at his old duty station and needed his fix, so we finally decided to check it out while we were in the area one night. It is in a sketchy part of Jacksonville and it doesn't look like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

I wanted good Caribbean food at a reasonable price with generous portions and thats what i got! The oxtails are so tender and yummy and the jerk chicken is hot but very good, so good i couldn't stop eating it. I will return here to eat again the food was delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
12:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Court St, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4752
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-346-1652

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?