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The 12 Best Jamaican Restaurants Near Fort Lauderdale

Updated: May 16, 2022

These Fort Lauderdale spots are Jamaican us crazy with their jerk chicken and cod fritters. After analyzing millions of reviews from top sites we can say that these are Fort Lauderdale’s best Jamaican restaurants. 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

All Spice Jamaican Restaurant

Caribbean, Fort LauderdaleCaribbeanFort Lauderdale, Home Beautiful Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

People's Choice Restaurant

Caribbean, $, Fort LauderdaleCaribbean, $Fort Lauderdale
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Island Joe's Cafe

Caribbean, $, Fort LauderdaleCaribbean, $Fort Lauderdale
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Jerk Machine Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Caribbean, $, Fort LauderdaleCaribbean, $Fort Lauderdale, Tarpon River
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Donna's Caribbean Restaurant

Caribbean, $, Fort LauderdaleCaribbean, $Fort Lauderdale
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Shanguls Natural Juice & Smoothies

Caribbean, MargateCaribbeanMargate
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Jean's Jamaican Restaurant & Bakery

Caribbean, $$, LauderhillCaribbean, $$Lauderhill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Alexsandra's Caribbean Cafe

Caribbean, $, Lauderdale-By-The-SeaCaribbean, $Lauderdale-By-The-Sea
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Montego Bay Center

Caribbean, $, Lauderdale LakesCaribbean, $Lauderdale Lakes
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Achsah's Jamaican Delights

Caribbean, LauderhillCaribbeanLauderhill
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 4.5

The Dutch Pot Jamaican Restaurant

Caribbean, $, PlantationCaribbean, $Plantation, Plantation Park East
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Dunns River Island Cafe

Caribbean, $$, Hallandale BeachCaribbean, $$Hallandale Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best Jamaican restaurants can take awhile. We pored over ratings for 16799 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Fort Lauderdale and 790 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. For example, we considered as we sourced this ultimate list. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

All Spice Jamaican Restaurant , People's Choice Restaurant, and Island Joe's Cafe are the highest-rated Jamaican restaurants for take-out in Fort Lauderdale.

There are 7 Jamaican restaurants in Fort Lauderdale.

All Spice Jamaican Restaurant , People's Choice Restaurant, and Island Joe's Cafe are the highest-rated Jamaican restaurants that serve breakfast in Fort Lauderdale.

People's Choice Restaurant, Island Joe's Cafe, and Jerk Machine Downtown Fort Lauderdale are the highest-rated Jamaican restaurants that are good for groups in Fort Lauderdale.

All Spice Jamaican Restaurant , People's Choice Restaurant, and Island Joe's Cafe are some of the highest-rated late-night Jamaican spots in Fort Lauderdale.

Drink pairing tips

  • saffron lassi and prawn curry


    When considering what goes best with prawn curry, we recommend a glass of saffron lassi, it truly complements the dish as it cools the palate between bites.


  • Chardonnay with your butter chicken

    The fruit flavor of Chardonnay means that it is a good match for the mild, creamy and buttery flavor of butter chicken. Try this pairing next time!

  • The ideal pairing for vegetable jalfrezi

    Experts recommend pairing a vegetable jalfrezi with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

Factoids

  • A taste for luxury

    The curry which costs $2,584, can be ordered at the Bombay Brasserie.

  • The best day for seafood

    Do you like seafood enough to dedicate a day to it? If you answered yes, then you should probably know that October National Seafood Month is National Seafood Month.

  • A new vindaloo curry record

    Rhys Bain knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating one pound of vindaloo curry, setting a world record in the process!

Parking in the area

Parking can be tough around Fort Lauderdale 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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