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The Island Spot

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Caribbean, Jamaican, Bahamian
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2661 Midway Road, Ste 105, Carrollton, TX 75006
+1 972-447-7000
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enough 🔥 heat 🔥 to hit the spot. My sister had the "Mama Joyce chicken" juicy but not drippy with just enough flavor. It was Perfection. Highly recommended. I had the "Mama Joyce oxtail" and all I can say is "fell of the bone good" and the ox tail gravy mmm icing on the cake. Highly recommended. My brother... More 

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Dallas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had Sunday brunch at the Dallas location and it was great. Atmosphere was nice, food was flavorful, and the service was magnificent. We had the jerk shrimp and grits, Oxtails with cabbage and rice and beans, beef patties, and unlimited mimosas.

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Thank Rea O
Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is the real deal. Authentic Jamaican quisine. Whole steamed snapper reminded me of the island. The patties were good. Looked a bit different but the taste was right on. Appletons and coke...taste like home to me. Oxtail and jerk. The rice and peas were perfect. The price is good. Well worth your time. The pictures look like windows... More 

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Thank noelp993
Dallas, Texas, United States
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155 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went to the NEW location in Bishop District near downtown Dallas for a tasting and wow! The flavors and the quantity of the servings were impressive. The service was friendly and attentive. You will truly experience the island hospitality and flavor with their rum bar and specialty drinks.

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Thank DrKat S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I frequent this restaurant because the service is good and the food is awesome. I generally go once a week for the oxtails it has become part of my diet.

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Thank Steven S
Dallas, Texas
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This place is awesome! It's a little gem tucked away in a strip center. We drove from Plano and our friend came from Keller and it was worth the drive. First- let me talk about Siddie! She was very friendly, accommodating and had a smile on her face. Since it was our first time there, she helped us with suggestions... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The food in this restaurant is absolutely delicious. Our group all selected different menu items and everyone was impressed. I had the Oxtails with Rice and Peas plus the Cabbage with carrots. Although I would have wanted to see more gravy, I was still impressed on the taste of the food. Well worth the visit. The cost was EXCELLENT as... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I would easily give this restaurant 3.5 stars... I'd like to give 4 stars, but they're just not quite there yet. I've been twice in the past 15 days, and service was very friendly but slow both times. My table was dirty both times, so I'm really hoping the restaurant will do a better job there. The food is very... More 

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Thank LtColRiley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I had the Jerk Chicken with Saffron rice and vegetables! The chicken was cooked and seasoned just right! The rice had great flavor! We also got an order of plantains and the my were cooked to perfection! Can't wait to come back for the brunch!

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Thank Jacob B
Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We tried this authentic Jamaican Restaurant for the first time. It is owned by a Jamaican Family and is located in a strip shopping center. They specialize in Jamaican liquor a and the traditional Jamaican Food. Portions were large. I had the Jerk Chicken which was very good but too mild for my taste. My wife had the Curried Goat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, Bahamian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2661 Midway Road, Ste 105, Carrollton, TX 75006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 972-447-7000
Description
Island life is far superior to regular life partly because of the laid-back attitudes, and partly because of fried plantain. Leave your crazy schedule at home and sit back to enjoy a Jamaican-inspired meal at The Island Spot, a delightful lunch or dinner destination serving up exotically spiced tropical treats.

The enticing menu includes vacation staples such as Jerk Chicken (served with two sides), Signature BBQ Ribs, succulent Curry Shrimp, and so much more. Take a break from ho-hum winter blues and spice up your lunch or dinner at this oasis in the city.

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