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The 15 Best Jamaican Restaurants Near Atlanta

Updated: July 5, 2022

Are you dreaming of the Jamaican islands and saltfish and ackee? Then head to these Atlanta spots. After analyzing millions of reviews from top sites we can say that these are Atlanta’s best Jamaican restaurants. Enjoy rum cocktails and Fish escovitch or a pepper pot soup at these tropical local favorites.

Find the perfect Jamaican restaurant

Dat Fire Jerk Chicken

Caribbean, $, AtlantaCaribbean, $Atlanta, Castleberry Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Atlanta Eats, 2020

    7 of ATL’s Best Jamaican Restaurants To Satisfy Your Carribean Cravings

    Atlanta Eats, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Castleberry Hill neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Marguerite’s Jerk Bistro

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta, Grant Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Irie Mon Cafe

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta, Ardmore
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Atlanta Eats, 2020

    7 of ATL’s Best Jamaican Restaurants To Satisfy Your Carribean Cravings

    Atlanta Eats, 2020

Scotch Bonnet Jamaican Eatery

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta, Elmco Estates
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Atlanta Eats, 2020

    7 of ATL’s Best Jamaican Restaurants To Satisfy Your Carribean Cravings

    Atlanta Eats, 2020

Island Vibes Caribbean Grill

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Tastee Spoon

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Jamrock Restaurant

Caribbean, $, AtlantaCaribbean, $Atlanta, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Foxx Original Jamaican Restaurant

Caribbean, $, AtlantaCaribbean, $Atlanta, Sweet Auburn
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Jamrock Jerk Center

Caribbean, $, AtlantaCaribbean, $Atlanta, Pittsburgh
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Taste of Tropical

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta, West End
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Mangos Caribbean Restaurant

Caribbean, $$, AtlantaCaribbean, $$Atlanta, Downtown
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Yeah Man Jamaican Restaurant

Caribbean, $, MabletonCaribbean, $Mableton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Tropical Cuisine

Caribbean, $$, College ParkCaribbean, $$College Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Kingston's Caribbean Restaurant

Caribbean, $$, DecaturCaribbean, $$Decatur
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Gordon Spice Jamaican Restaurant

Caribbean, $$, DecaturCaribbean, $$Decatur
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best Jamaican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 15738 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 863 lists and articles from Hoodline and Atlanta Eats and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Check out the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Castleberry Hill neighborhood and Atlanta Eats - 7 of ATL’s Best Jamaican Restaurants To Satisfy Your Carribean Cravings – we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Common questions

Dat Fire Jerk Chicken, Scotch Bonnet Jamaican Eatery, and Fireside Jamaican Restaurant are vegetarian-friendly Jamaican restaurants in Atlanta.

There are 14 Jamaican restaurants in Atlanta.

The highest-rated Jamaican restaurants for delivery in Atlanta are Marguerite’s Jerk Bistro, Dat Fire Jerk Chicken, and Irie Mon Cafe.

Marguerite’s Jerk Bistro, Dat Fire Jerk Chicken, and Island Vibes Caribbean Grill are the highest-rated Jamaican restaurants for take-out in Atlanta.

Scotch Bonnet Jamaican Eatery, Fireside Jamaican Restaurant, and Jamrock Jerk Center are the highest-rated Jamaican restaurants that are good for groups in Atlanta.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for saffron lassi with prawn curry

    To elevate your prawn curry experience, we recommend some saffron lassi to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cold drink cools the palate between bites.

  • Chardonnay with your butter chicken

    A white wine and some nice, tasty butter chicken - specifically a Chardonnay - go really well together. This drink will help bring out the most of the mild, creamy and buttery in your food, trust us!

  • The best drink pairing for green sauce palak paneer

    Knowing what to pair with green sauce palak paneer can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chenin Blanc. This, dry, white wine balances the herbaceous green sauce palak paneer.

Fun facts

  • Craving some vindaloo curry?

    Are you a fan of vindaloo curry? The current record for eating the most vindaloo curry is one pound in only 2! Do you love vindaloo curry enough to beat this record?

  • All about curry

    Want to indulge in some amazing curry? Join the celebration of The United States’s National Curried Chicken Day held every January 12.

  • Celebrating Jamaican

    If you’re a big fan of Jamaican, then you should definitely consider visiting the Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festivale in California, The United States

Parking info

Parking has always been a challenge in Atlanta. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Jamaican spot.

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