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Boswell's Jamaican Food Store

3521 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-7015
+1 504-482-6600
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (5 reviews)
“plantains” (4 reviews)
“oxtail” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Jamaican
3521 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-7015
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

If you craving oxtail, start right here. Top with the best gravy you will ever taste. The Stewed fish—red snapper please was real good I enjoyed everything about this place. You are welcomed by some good ole Jamaican fathers So you feel so at home....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lynnleenicho
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I had a craving for some Jamaican food, I decided to give it a try. My taste buds thought I was in Jamaica Mon!! The food was soo Authentic it was un believable. The jerk chicken awesome!! Everything taste so good!! If you are NOT...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trek792275
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Though this place is a bit uninviting from the outside and very bare bones inside, if the food is what you go for you will not be disappointed. I had the jerk chicken and it was some of the best I've ever had. My wife...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SpunkyJ
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

It's oh.kay... Food could be better seasoned. Jerk Pork, Jerk Chicken, missing the smoked flavor that comes from the grill. Rice and Peas were mushy, missing some seasoning and coconut milk. Oxtails were 3 stars too. Might give a better rating if we came on...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank neebee19
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This was right across the street from where we stayed at the Ben Louie. Great food. My wife had the Oxtails with Broad Beans and I had the Brown Stew Chicken. Outstanding. Owner comes around and is very friendly and engaging. Service was good. No...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Trav_LN_now
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This place is outside of the main streets of the French Quarter, but it’s worth the ride. The oxtails were tender, plantains were cooked to perfection. If you’re looking for authentic Jamaican food...this is your place.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank LDCJack
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Food was really delicious, prompt service and loved the atmosphere!! And fellas!! Make sure you get a bottle of the baba roots. Natural male stimulant 😎🌴🍹

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Figno H
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had the buffet and it was excellent. A nice variety and very fresh. The place was clean and the staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Revmike4
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My daughter and I had a taste for Oxtails and she had the privilege of sampling them during Mardi Gras last year so it was on our bucket list to visit when in New Orleans again. The place was clean and had a warm inviting...More

Date of visit: January 2017
1  Thank Gladys S
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Took my wife (an American) to this restaurant and she loved it!! She usually has to get a take out box when we eat out but damn she cleaned the plate!! A++ on the food there....

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank marlonm397
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3521 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-6600
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