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The Island Spot

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2661 Midway Road, Ste 105, Carrollton, TX 75006-2348
+1 972-447-7000
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Bossier City, Louisiana
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in a late on weekday afternoon to get some curry goat and was not disappointed. A few more bones than I would like, but still plenty of meat. I will return.

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Thank knwldge54
Dallas
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went as a group for brunch on Sunday and we had a great time. The food was delicious and it is a great location. Lots of good choices are on the menu and the drinks are really good. Definitely recommend if you are in the mood for a little island getaway in the state of Texas.

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Thank Dallas_TravelingDiva
Texas
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had meat patties, jerk chicken, salad with mango dressing and french fries. Everything was delicious. The service wasvery good and we thought the food authentic. We've been to Jamaica twice. We are anxious to go back and try some other dishes. Next time we're going to try lunch; they do have a lunch menu. Our only complaint was that... More 

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Thank Beachlover1949
Frisco, Texas
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Food - The food is wonderful ver authentic and served fresh. If you order whole fish allow at least 20 minutes for it to cook. The appetizers are also wonderful even though the chicken wings can be a little small Drinks - The drinks sre wonderful of course try the rum punch Service - The staff is friendly buy a... More 

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Thank dywanda h
Fort Worth, Texas
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Staff are friendly and on the spot. Food was good and lunch prices not bad. Average $10 a person. Tried jerk chicken. It was nice and spicey. Tried coconut shrimp. Wasn't from a box! Fresh! Not sure what the salty sauce was.

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Thank Dana B
New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The waitresses were very nice and friendly. I always enjoy their fried plantains and good ole jerk chicken! I also tried the 2 meat meal with jerk chicken and fish...and the fish was the bomb too...I wanna go there everyday.

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Thank Ebony C
Ocoee, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The meal was served in a nice atmosphere and tasted as authentic as could be expected. While jerk was not prepared on a grill, the food was tasty.

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Thank Hillary B
United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Just enough 🔥 heat 🔥 to hit the spot. My sister had the "Mama Joyce chicken" juicy but not drippy with just enough flavor. It was Perfection. Highly recommended. I had the "Mama Joyce oxtail" and all I can say is "fell of the bone good" and the ox tail gravy mmm icing on the cake. Highly recommended. My brother... More 

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Thank Maryannshopping
Dallas
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I had Sunday brunch at the Dallas location and it was great. Atmosphere was nice, food was flavorful, and the service was magnificent. We had the jerk shrimp and grits, Oxtails with cabbage and rice and beans, beef patties, and unlimited mimosas.

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Thank Rea O
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This place is the real deal. Authentic Jamaican quisine. Whole steamed snapper reminded me of the island. The patties were good. Looked a bit different but the taste was right on. Appletons and coke...taste like home to me. Oxtail and jerk. The rice and peas were perfect. The price is good. Well worth your time. The pictures look like windows... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2661 Midway Road, Ste 105, Carrollton, TX 75006-2348
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 972-447-7000
Description
Island life is far superior to regular life partly because of the laid-back attitudes, and partly because of fried plantain. Leave your crazy schedule at home and sit back to enjoy a Jamaican-inspired meal at The Island Spot, a delightful lunch or dinner destination serving up exotically spiced tropical treats.

The enticing menu includes vacation staples such as Jerk Chicken (served with two sides), Signature BBQ Ribs, succulent Curry Shrimp, and so much more. Take a break from ho-hum winter blues and spice up your lunch or dinner at this oasis in the city.

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