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Boswell's Jamaican Food Store

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3521 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119-6414
+1 504-482-6600
Mon 11:00 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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....

Thank Marlon M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the Goat Roti and my friend ordered the Curried Goat, eat plate comes with two sides I chose the calalloo and rice and beans, my friend chose the rice and beans and Mac and cheese. Both dishes were delicious!! I order jamacan spicy beef patties which turned out to be one of the BEST meat pies I've ever... More 

Thank Aubrie S
Golden, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Good Jamaican food with generous portions and quite reasonable prices. I liked it and returned a couple of times when I was there. Seems like a good restaurant serving mainly locals. Didn't see any other tourists when I was there

Thank John M
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304 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

It was located in a sketchy run down Tulane Avenue, so we were skeptical about this joint. But we were pleasantly surprised.. The food was mind blowing and had so much flavor. This is the first restaurant we ate at NOLA and we had a great meal here.

1 Thank Ambience B
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This place is perfect,this is the only place to get jamaican food home away from home, love the food but most of all love the buffet all you eat jerk chicken rice and peas, for one low price I will forever go there

1 Thank Masseino A
New Orleans
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Flawless jerked chicken, great mac & cheese, fantastic beans & rice, and tasty meat pies make this one of my number one spots. Boswells is a hole in the wall with zero decor but the food will have you coming back over and over again.

1 Thank Matthew T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Great food, nice people, good price. Place looks like a dive but it's amazing. Loved the food and it was plentiful given the price. Highly recommend!!

1 Thank Natalie M
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

This is the cats pajamas the bees knees. The party's are delish and so is the jerk chicken. Overall very impressed.

1 Thank Nolagirl2013
New Orleans
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114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

This place is not at all inviting from the outside, but don't let this dissuade you. The food is great! Inside is a huge mural of a tropical beach and friendly service. They have lunch buffet available most days or order off the menu- also available for take out. The rice and peas are great, the fried plantains are great... More 

1 Thank SarahNewOrleans
Gulf Coast, MS
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

This is the second time I've visited this place. The first time I stumbled across this place it appeared to be undergoing renovations. A year later and the same holes in the ceiling and exposed beams remained. So the atmosphere well, just call it non existent. When I entered the establishment this time, we were not greeted again so we... More 

4 Thank Treasuretz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3521 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119-6414
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Mid-City
  • Neighbourhood: Mid-City
  • Phone Number: +1 504-482-6600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?