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Jawaiian Irie Jerk Restaurant

#366 of 1,849 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1137 11th Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
17:00 - 20:00
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Sun 17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jamaican jerk chicken was fantastic. Great atmosphere. A must for any Caribbean food lover. If you like spice ask for the Fire on Your Wire sauce.

Thank Kimberly S
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We had to try a Jamaican restaurant in Hawaii, especially one that was featured on drive in, dinner & dives. It's a bit hard to find and it's an order and then sit down kind of place, the only issue with that is that they don't give you a number, so they kept coming to us with the wrong order... More 

Thank Tone416
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

First let me start with the positive: the staff was friendly and upbeat. As far as the food is concerned, it didn't live up to the hype in the other reviews by any means. The reviews about the jerk wings being soggy and seemingly tl prepared long before they are served were true (I wanted to pass but my husband... More 

Thank LynnySam
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I can safely say that throughout our entire trip to Hawaii, this place was worth taking the time out to visit for authentic Caribbean food. The food was the best we had tasted throughout our entire trip. Jerk wings were to die for, jerk chicken also the salad with dressing made entirely by the chef himself was mouthwatering. The Ital... More 

Thank Browniepoints614
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to Jawaiian Irie Jerk restaurant left us feeling positive. In a neighborhood full of good eateries we would come back here. We tried 5 dishes and enjoyed them all but the curry goat was voted best. The coconut curry shrimp appetizer was my favorite as well as the nutty cheesy rice with Callaloo, a wild spinach. The... More 

Thank Beth F
Farmingville, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered came out looking and tasting amazing. Small place, intimate casual setting. You won't be disappointed! Staff is excellent, a well oiled machine. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Lisa L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I love the Fried Fish with Johnny Cakes creamy sauce and moist fish ! The service is very relaxed and made my visit very comforting especially with the reggae music playing

Thank Lehua P
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I love the atmosphere just as much as I love the food! I've had the jerk chicken, the oxtail stew, the ribs, johnny cakes, corn fritters, rice&peas...it's all good, and the warm bread&butter is awesome!!!! Very friendly service and Cassie is da bomb!!

Thank Belisa H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

I had the fried fish and my wife had the Jerk pork sandwich the fish was prepared just like my sister prepared it home and the Sorrel drink was great just like my mother used to make for Christmas. My wife really liked the Jerk pork sandwich it was seasoned perfectly. I also was able to speak to Cassie and... More 

Thank Panabest
Nekoosa, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

My sister took us here, I tried many need items such as ox meat and goat. We also had the fish. All was great. This is a small mom and pop restaurant and they let you bring in your own beer or wine.

Thank Tiger323

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1137 11th Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-2461
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu

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