Jerk, Curry, Sea salt—spice up your appetite with Jamaican cuisine right here in Baltimore. Below are our top five picks for restaurants offering the best in red beans and rice, Jamaican patties, jerk chicken, curry goat, fried plantains and lots, lots more!


Bahama Breeze

This Towson restaurant couples American favorites with island flavors.

100 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286
(410) 821-7090


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Island Quizine

Executive Chef Maffi and Sous Chef David Finlay are natives of Jamaica, brining authentic and classic native dishes.

8128 Liberty Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
(443) 922-9221 ‎


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Judy’s Island Grill & Bake Shop

This small eatery located across from the Pimlico Race Course offers unique tastes on a small budget, according to WJZ’s media partner the Baltimore Sun.

5216 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-5141
(410) 367-2657 ‎

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Caribbean Paradise

Folks are talking about the tastiness within the walls of this restaurant, located in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District.

1818 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5902
(410) 332-8422 ‎


Dutch Pot Cafe LLC

“The Dutch Pot Café offers a relaxing atmosphere for customers to enjoy the hot and savory tastes of Caribbean cuisine,” according to WJZ’s media partner The Baltimore Sun.

102 Clay Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-3501
(410) 528-8870 ‎

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Montego Bay

You won’t get the ambiance of the Jamaica city of the same name, but bring your Jamaican food appetite—and this northwest spot is sure to deliver.

3602 W Rogers Ave # A
Baltimore, MD 21215-4524