PO Box 436834
Chicago, IL 60643
Chicago's 79th Street knows Jamaica Jerk Villa and you should too.
Jamaica Jerk Villa dine-in and carry-out restaurants serve specially seasoned jerk dishes and have become a Chicago favorite since opening in 2002 by a Jamaican family.
Jerk is a native Jamaican cooking style in which meats are dry-rubbed with a special spice mixture. Neighbors and fans quickly speak up for Jamaica Jerk Villa. "They have the best jerk ever and their sides are the best they are number one," says Chicago's Tunisha Coleman.
Najm Muhammad agrees, saying, "The food is great and tasty. I have been going there for the last five years and have not had a bad experience. The food is prepared when you order it so that it is fresh and hot."
Jerk Villa dishes include jerk chicken dinner, brown stew chicken, curry chicken, oxtail, red snapper, catfish, shrimp, salmon, and talapia. Jamaican soda pop is available too along with other island treats.
Visit Jamaica Jerk Villa at 737 W. 79th near Halsted or 8 E. Cermak near State. Online at www.jamaicajerkvilla.com.