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The Jerk Pit

9078 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1356
+1 301-982-5375
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (21 reviews)
“oxtail” (4 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
9078 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1356
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your in the area and get a craving for Jamaican food, do yourself a favor and stop in! It's the BEST, takes awhile to get your order, but perfection can't be rushed.

Thank LadyTramp2028
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

My daughter and her husband raved about the food here. When she heard we would be by there she called in a carry out order for us to pick up. Let me start off by saying that this is truly Jamaican cuisine. The chicken was...More

Thank momof4inmd
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The food is very good. So far this is the best Jerk chicken I have had and so I keep going back for that. The stew chicken is very good. Oxtail is not bad. The service is not fast so don't be in a rush.

Thank Prissy_ss
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I was very excited to try the Jerk Pit. On the positive side, the flavor is excellent. The down side is that for the $ they are rather chincy on serving sizes of the chicken - heavy on sides light on meat. I hope they...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We almost didn't find this place, which seems to do a lot of take out and delivery, judging by the clientele. You need to know where it is, since it's a house on the ramp from Baltimore Ave to University Blvd and you can pass...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I was on my way to a fast food restaurant on Rte. 1 near the hotel in which I stayed. At the end of the sidewalk, just before the ramp/bridge leading to restaurants closer to campus, I find the Jerk Pit. I had seen it...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Mainly a chicken place with different sides. The food is good and filling as long as you like the choices they have.More

Thank Travread
myjerkpit, Owner at The Jerk Pit, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Did you take a look at our menu? We have a much wider selection than just chicken. There is pork, goat, oxtail, shrimp, fish, salmon and tofu. In addition, we have ackee and Saltfish, stew peas and other vegetarian options...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Grabbed lunch here during the week. Nice selection of favorites and the portions were huge. Recommend the jerk pork with steamed veggies! Would definitely go back

Thank msliz1118
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I have never been one to complain when it's busy, but when you try to order jerk shrimp, & they tell you it's going to be at least a 45 minute wait, so you order jerk chicken instead because it's faster & still end up...More

Thank Leo L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Food & atmosphere made me feel just like I was back in Jamaica. Employees helpful & attentive. We will visit again

Thank Familyfun5310
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2016|
Response from myjerkpit | Property representative |
Our cook to order items can be Gluten free, Steamed or Jerk or Escoveitch Fish, or Jerk or Curry Tofu or Shrimp.
18 June 2015|
Response from myjerkpit | Property representative |
Sure. We are a family restaurant and our DJ plays music for everyone. I am sure you both will enjoy our food and atmosphere.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9078 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1356
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-982-5375
College Park Island Paradise. Authentic Jamaican Cuisine while enjoying authentic food, full bar, outdoor seating and Music. Open 7 days.
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