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The 5 Best Jamaican Restaurants In Pittsburgh

Updated: August 23, 2022

If you're jonesing for Jamaican food get to these Pittsburgh spots for the best red beans and rice and oxtail in town. To find the best from the Jamaican peninsula here in Pittsburgh we analyzed top review sites and expert opinions. So why not spend today sipping on rum punch and indulging in Jamaican patties and plantain chips at one of these spots.

Find the perfect Jamaican restaurant

876 Island Spice

Caribbean, $$$, East HillsCaribbean, $$$Pittsburgh, East Hills
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Kaya

Caribbean, $$, Strip DistrictCaribbean, $$Pittsburgh, Strip District
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Here are Pittsburgh's top 3 Caribbean spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 3 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Strip District neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Abby's

Caribbean, $$, Terrace VillageCaribbean, $$Pittsburgh, Terrace Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

2 Sisters 2 Sons

Caribbean, $$, PittsburghCaribbean, $$Pittsburgh
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

Fireside Caribbean Restaurant

Caribbean, $$, PittsburghCaribbean, $$Pittsburgh
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best Jamaican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 409 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, 6837 Pittsburgh restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Here are Pittsburgh's top 3 Caribbean spots and Hoodline - Check out the 3 most popular spots in Pittsburgh's Strip District neighborhood. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Kaya is the highest-rated vegan-friendly Jamaican restaurant in Pittsburgh.

The highest-rated Jamaican restaurants for delivery in Pittsburgh are 876 Island Spice, Abby's, and 2 Sisters 2 Sons.

Kaya, 876 Island Spice, and Abby's are the highest-rated Jamaican restaurants for take-out in Pittsburgh.

There are 5 Jamaican restaurants in Pittsburgh.

Kaya is a vegetarian-friendly Jamaican restaurant in Pittsburgh.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair prawn curry with saffron lassi

    For an elevated experience, pair your prawn curry with saffron lassi. This combination works particularly well because this cold drink cools the palate between bites.


  • Chardonnay with your butter chicken

    A nice white wine that will bring the most out of the mild, creamy and buttery flavors of your butter chicken would be Chardonnay.

  • 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.

Factoids

  • The $3,082,610 bluefin tuna

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $3,082,610 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, bluefin tuna?

  • A 33,839 pounds feast

    The chefs of Singapore is the proud world-record holder of the largest curryt, an impressive feat considering its weight of 33,839 pounds.

  • A belly full of vindaloo curry

    How much vindaloo curry could you finish in 2 minutes? Get out of Rhys Bain way because they ate one pound.

Parking info

Parking in Pittsburgh can be notoriously tough. 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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