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Taste of the Island Caribbean

436 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-2602
+1 601-360-5900
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
8 May 2017
“It's What You Need!”
18 Jan 2017
11:00 - 18:00All hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
436 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-2602
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

nasty, dirty, grimey environment, and the food looks like it was made a week ago and stored in a wooden box outside. Just avoid this place at all costs...wish the Krystal to reopen in this location.

Thank David D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

On your lunch break in downtown Jackson? Treat yourself to some tender ox tails or spicy goat! With perfectly seasoned cabbage and rice, this meal will keep you coming back for more. Be sure to get there before 2pm on any weekday.

Thank waxandgold
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have never had Caribbean food before. And first impressions when it comes to food means a lot to me. I was VERY impressed, I had the ox tails, rice and gravy and cabbage. OMG!!!! Let me tell YA, YA'LL did that. LOL...I will be...More

Thank Andora B
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

If your tired of the same thing, this is an amazing this to try! I love the curry Goat. Spicy and a great for first timers.

Thank Elijah S
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Despite the parking issues, eat here. Regardless of the decor, eat here. No matter the reason that would keep you from going, eat here.

Thank DustinSDowdy
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This place is across the street from my office. The food is authentic Caribbean and very good!! It's easy to overlook or ignore and there's limited seating, but it's a great change of pace. On a sunny summer day, it's not to difficult to imagine...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I've been fortunate to have visited the islands on many occasion and have been lucky to have had neighbors and associates that come from the region and this was way too generic in the flavorings for my taste. I can respect that the intensity of...More

1  Thank TerreJones
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Reminds me of Jamaica! Men are nice and cute! They recommend food that is delicious. The food is perfecto! The environment is relaxing, fun and jazzy! Highly recommend during lunch!

Thank lovelyladib
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I've had plantains in Costa Rica, plantains made from a local African restaurant, but these were by-far the absolute "BEST I'VE EVER HAD!"

Thank QueenofMS
Reviewed 13 October 2015

you taste the love. This joint serves up fare JUST like the side of the road in the island nations I have visited - I wish they served me more of the cabbage greens than rice but oh well. No complaints on taste, I have...More

Thank TU1987
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
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  • Address: 436 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-360-5900
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