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Jamerica Restaurant

1236 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3755
+1 608-251-6234
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“mango” (6 reviews)
“curried goat” (6 reviews)
“jerk pork” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
1236 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3755
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the curried goat for $10.50 on a Friday lunch. The owner/cook was very friendly when I came in. I was the only one there so my food came out fairly quickly. Service is “Island” friendly. I’ve seen some reviews remarking on the service being...More

Thank Natalie A
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We are vegan and were happy to see that there were a decent number of vegan options. I was very excited to try the jerk tofu in a Jamaican restaurant but was seriously underwhelmed by what I was served. While the portions were large with...More

Thank sandydev
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Interesting little place located in the middle of Willy Street. My husband asked for the curried goat but they had not finished preparing it yet- that was disappointing. I ordered the BBQ chicken and it was really really great! I also had the chance to...More

Thank Maddie M
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Martin must be doing something right. Martin Deacon has now had this wonderful Jamaican restaurant open for 20 years. How many other Madison restaurants do you know that have this longevity & pride. I have been a customer for this same period (and have been...More

1  Thank Bryant K
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise! Went there for a party and had a great time! The food was Authentic and exceptionally delicious. Not spicy or hot but perfect! We tried the jerk pork and chicken. Exceptional! Little diner has only about 8 or 9 tables but...More

Thank Buddy0588
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I was told this was authentic and good for a vegetarian. I can't speak to the first, but I'd say it was ok for a vegetarian. The food was good, but not mind-blowing, but very reasonably priced. I would try it again.

Thank Nineran
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to find a good jamaican restaurant in Wisconsin. Food was pleantiful, tasty and they had phenomenal service. Go check them out!

Thank nubianredz
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Went there for lunch, I had the curried goat, which came with a side of rice/beans and stir fry. I give the food five stars. This is obviously not a fine dining establishment, but the flavor and tenderness were right up there with one. Prices...More

Thank Elvis M
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Three of us went to wine and dine and I was the only one who ate a meal. I had the Jerk Chicken with rice and a Red Stripe which was very delicious! There are choices of beer such as Red Stripe and Blue Moon...More

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This little place is not big or fancy but the customer service is really good and the food was excellent. We had the jambalaya appetizer, jerk pork and chicken and jerk salmon and all of these dishes tasted amazing.

Thank jmcn5195
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703-3755
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-251-6234
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