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The Jerk Pit

9078 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1356
+1 301-982-5375
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“jerk pork” (6 reviews)
“oxtail” (5 reviews)
“curry goat” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
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9078 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740-1356
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This place never disappoints. Good fresh authentic Jamaican food. The owner takes pride in having everything right. We've actually witnessed her fussing at the workers about details. I always order the Jerk platters. The inside is a little rough and tumble but that's apart of...More

Thank Marcellus112
Reviewed 12 July 2017

After several visits I feel ready to review "The Jerk Pit". If you are not familiar with the location you may ride pass it. The food is decent. The service is good. The food choices are limited some days. Prices are average.

Thank 553kennethj
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I really enjoy the jerk chicken here. It's really good. Sometimes I order it to be delivered. I think it's worth a stop because it's delicious.

Thank akaplan41
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I have yet to be disappointed by The Jerk Pit's flavorful dishes! When there isn't a rush, the staff is attentive and friendly. I would recommend this place to anyone in the mood for a tasty and filling meal (especially the ackee and salt fish)...More

Thank Micha P
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Great food and services, authentic food and atmosphere if you are looking for a down-home Jamaican Meal you need to come here.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We traveled all the way from Leesburg, VA to try out this place. We are huge fans of Jerk food and Jamaican cuisine. We were extremely impressed from the time we stepped in the door. The restaurant is in a really neat old house. The...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

As I read a few of the reviews.....I opted to call in my order & avoid the wait. Even with that, it took about 5 minutes, so not that bad. There is a smoker or two outside in the back....and plenty of workers / staff...More

Thank pky_pook
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Questions & Answers
greenbeltdiva
24 August 2016|
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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.
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kmidash
18 June 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Description
College Park Island Paradise. Authentic Jamaican Cuisine while enjoying authentic food, full bar, outdoor seating and Music. Open 7 days.
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