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9078 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740
+1 301-982-5375
10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri 10:00 - 02:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

My meal was overpriced. My meat was dry and the food was ok. I love oxtails and it was mostly juice and bones.

Thank sweets89
McLean, Virginia
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

The restaurant is located in what was once a single family house. This is now some strip mall location. Order food at the bar and sit down either inside or outside and they bring the food to you. Prices are pretty reasonable and the food is very good. This was my first trip there, but I definitely will go back.... More 

2 Thank PaulWorksHard
New York City, New York
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I only go to College Park a few times a year, but when I do I have to come here. The jerk chicken and wings are great, and their sauce is the best. Add a side of greens and rice, and you're all set.

1 Thank KButler2008
New York
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164 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

In Maryland on business and found The Jerk Pit on TripAdvisor. The outside screams WELCOME TO JAMAICA! We pulled up to the white house with the colorful fence and the smells of Jamaican cooking filled the air! The front porch is all about Jamaica with the colors and flag. There is outside seating. Inside, you order at the counter. On... More 

4 Thank RCCRUISER2006
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

Had steamed snapper which was very good and yam & bananas- authentic Jamaican fare. location is tricky and can be easily missed- just before highway exit ramp. Cosy non pretentious atmosphere much like a back home rum shop restaurant but warm ambiance and some good authentic jamaica food

2 Thank RobertVernon5
New Carrollton, Maryland
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

I have always wanted to try a meal here and yesterday while stuck in traffic , I pulled up TripAdvisor and this was one of the suggestions, so the decision was made easy. Careful to look for the fence in the colors of the Jamaican flag we located the house in which the restaurant is located. The woman who treated... More 

1 Thank ronne624
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

I read the reviews and wanted to get some good "jerk" food. Establishment lived up to its reviews. Very good quality food at reasonable prices. Very busy but quick service. You order at the counter and they bring the food to you at tables. Big portions. My son got the jerk pork sandwich and said it was very good. I... More 

1 Thank TonyLehighValley
Louisville, Kentucky
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

I was recently visiting my brother in the DC area, and we decided to go out to dinner on my last night in town. I found a number of good reviews for the Jerk Pit on Tripadvisor, and, being game for something new, we decided to give it a try. The Jerk Pit is located on Baltimore Avenue (US 1)... More 

1 Thank appellatereview
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

Went there with my good friend Regina, she knew alll about it & I must say, EVERYTHING was delish.. Smh. Great spot, tasty food, staff & owner was very nice & helpful and the ambiance made us feel like we were on Jamaica. Don't miss out on your Jamaican fun. We'll definitely be going back!

Thank 1Sosmooth
new jersey
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

This is a very casual place, but the food was terrific. You order at a counter and they bring you out your plates. We had mixed chicken pork jerk and goat curry. Both spicy and good. We were really glad we stumbled into this place.

Thank jimbo973

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9078 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD 20740
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  College Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-982-5375
College Park Island Paradise. Authentic Jamaican Cuisine while enjoying authentic food, full bar, outdoor seating and Music. Open 7 days.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?