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Island Jerk

$ • Jamaican, Caribbean

2348 Melrose Ave NW, Roanoke
(540) 342-3333

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Island Jerk Reviews

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So the place doesn't look like much but if you have ever been to Jamaica and gone to the real local places, this is what you might find. (In fact a little fancy in some cases.). The gentleman behind the counter was Jamaican, and everything on the menu was Jamaican. (My Jamaican friend was super ecstatic about the place - and that's really the best recommendation you need.) Can't tell you how the chicken tastes - but it's on the menu.Vegetarian options: So not much vegan options...read full review
Wow! Just… oh, my God! We stumbled upon this place when our lack of planning a dinner reservation but us in the hooha. Scrambling, we looked to the left and saw a food truck. With low expectations, we ordered but were pleasantly-and I mean PLEASANTLY-surprised. The food was an explosion of flavors. I recommend the jerk chicken and curry chicken. The meat falls off the bone, the flavor is indescribably sensational, and the price is worth it. Trust me. My fiancé and I talk about...read full review

This place never lets me down. Their curry goat is the best. I simply can’t get enough of it. Living in Charlottesville makes me appreciate this place that much more because Charlottesville knows absolutely NOTHING about authentic Carribbean cuisine. The truck owner is cool. He comes off as a little irritable, but that’s only because he works so hard.

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Monday 11AM - 9PM
Tuesday 12 - 9PM
Wednesday 12 - 9PM
Thursday 12 - 9PM
Friday 12 - 10PM
Saturday 12 - 10PM
Sunday Closed
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