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1939 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-3713
+1 813-971-2121
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Brandon, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I'm American born, with a lot of Jamaican experience. I loved the food, but thought the atmosphere needed a little work.

1 Thank Ccharllie1
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367 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This has some of the best Jerk Chicken I've had in Tampa. And love the Cabbage you get with it. Also love the BBQ Jerk Ribs and Pork. Super tender and delicious. They also have great desserts on hand as well. We typically do take-out but it's big enough to eat in if you like.

1 Thank tiagayepfa
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

After being from down south I have been looking for a good Jamaican spot. I went in for coco bread and patties. The lady taking the order had ZERO personality and when I asked a question about the menu she proceeded to hand me a menu and NOT answer my question. I wanted to order beef patties and she said... More 

Thank Shelby T
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

This food is very worth the time and the trip... You can not finish your food in one sitting and the prices are very reasonable! I come here a lot!

1 Thank David R
Mobile, Alabama
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We walk in the building and it looks a lot better from the inside than outside. We were greeted by the hostess that seemed like she didn't want to be there. We got seated and they got our drinks pretty fast. After that it took foooorever. We all ordered and it took at least 30 minutes for our food to... More 

2 Thank Tina M
1 review
Reviewed 13 November 2013

I have visited many establishments in the bay area which claim to serve authentic jamaican cuisine and I can honestly say jerk pit has surpassed all others. Not just the quality of food but also the great service makes for a superb combination. A trip I would absolutely recomend. One well worth taking.

Thank kahiaa24
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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122 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2012

I drove 11 miles one way passing too many restaurants in order to try the Jerk Pit food but I was disappointed. The restaurant was very clean but the Jerk Chicken dinnerI order was not what I had expected. The chicken was very dry almost like over cook if I was not given a small container of a sweet sauce... More 

Thank Yardman71
Tampa, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Very tasty a filling!! Will come again soon and often!!

1 Thank naaman j
Tampa, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2011

The food at the Jerk Pit makes your belly smile from the inside/out. it.s great!!!

2 Thank Shedrick T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2011

amazing food! my favorate is the brown stew, oxtail and jerk pork. not to mention Marve's signature sauce. finger licking good! yum,

1 Thank Jenelle W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1939 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-971-2121
Jerk Pit specializes in jerk chicken, jerk pork, curry goat, curry chicken, jerk wings and delicious Jamaica Patties; serving up mouth watering lunch and dinner items. There is no competition when it comes to the bold flavors and great taste cooked up here at Jerk Pit.

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