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Jerk Hut Downtown Cafe

#427 of 1,901 Restaurants in Tampa}
€€ - €€€Caribbean, Jamaican
207 E Twiggs St, Tampa, FL 33602-4404
+1 813-223-4473
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“jerk pork” (4 reviews)
“plantains” (6 reviews)
“oxtail” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
€€ - €€€
207 E Twiggs St, Tampa, FL 33602-4404
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on an early Wednesday evening and had the place to my self. Set up at the bar and told the bartender it was my first Jamaican meal and to set me up. I got the pork and chicken jerk combo plate, a beef...More

Thank Botzworth
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You literally feel the Jamaicaness in this place!!! I couldn't help but notice the Jamaican servers too! The food is genuinely Jamaican jerk and the music.....?OH Lord;). The live music was just every thing♡♡..

Thank Swaneisha M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

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 20 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 3 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 25 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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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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