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Caribbean Spice Inc

1121 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5111
+1 352-377-2712
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
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3 weeks ago
“Great Jamaican Food”
30 Jul 2017
“Quick, cheap, delicious”
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1121 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601-5111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was around Caribbean Spice and decided to have Jamaican food for dinner. The new location on 13th has plenty of parking, and the decor was minimal. Friendly and helpful servers greeted me, as soon as I walked in. I had a large order and...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going here for years. The owner knows what he's doing. Never been disappointed! I recommend the spicy patty with Coco bread.

Thank Thomas P
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 19 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 2 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 17 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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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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  • 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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