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Jamaica House

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1215 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-3005
+1 804-358-5793
11:00 - 20:00
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been in Richmond most of my life and last week was the first time I actually ate inside the restaurant. Well, I was truly disappointed of how the inside looks. The bathroom is horrible and I didn't want to use it. There are molded ceiling tiles and wires hanging from the ceilings. The food is excellent and the place... More 

Thank Carla H
Hardy, Virginia, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

A small Jamaican restaurant across from the VCU campus. Food is authentic and very reasonably priced. A lot of spice the jerk chicken was outstanding. The beef patties ate a very fast convenient meal for those on tge go. 2 thumbs up.

Thank mwdesignphotography
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I LOVE THIS PLACE!!!! I always get the oxtails and they're AMAZING everytime! When I come to Richmond a stop here is a must.

Thank Nikyra F
Bronx, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I was amazed at the original flavor of home. The service efficient and friendly 👌🏿😘

Thank lorilovealways
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. At first I was worried because the restaurant is very small and it was hot inside like the AC did not work, but for what it lost in decor it makes up in the food. This is real authentic Jamaican food.

Thank Orville D
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was fresh, tasty and delicious. I don't get a chance to eat alot of Caribbean food so its always a treat to have some.

Thank Yalc13
Glen Allen, Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

I've been to Jamaica House on more than a few occasions. It is more of a hole-in-the-wall carryout place than a dine-in restaurant. The thing that keeps me coming back is the food, especially given that Richmond doesn't have many options for authentic Jamaican cuisine. The jerk chicken, escovitch fish, curry chicken, and cabbage are all consistently terrific. The rice... More 

2 Thank joyc21
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

I has been twenty count it (20) years since I have had Curry Chicken and I had it yesterday at the Jamaica House. With that first bite I felt like I was back in the kitchen with my second mother. If I lived in richmond I would be there everyday of the week . If you have not been to... More 

Thank Marcelle B
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2012 via mobile

I had a groupon thought i would give it a try....Very good food... I had the jerk chicken. Was seasoned well, the rice was great cabbage was seasoned and tasted so good all comes with the entree....I also good beef patty a favorite and tried the vegetable patty for first time, really good authentic Jamaican food.....the guy who took order... More 

2 Thank bmoresexy
Richmond, Virginia
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2012

I was reluctant to try this restaurant because I am fussy about Jamaican food. I had a veggie patty with cocoa bread and brown and stew red snapper served with rice and peas and cabbage. The veggie patty, rice and peas and cabbage were very good. The red snapper had the potential to be very good but it was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-5793

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