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Uncle Joe's Jerk Chicken

Restaurants, Jamaican Hyde Park
4 out of 5 stars
(3user reviews)
Uncle Joe's

Time Out says

You’d be well advised to pay attention to this restaurant’s logo, which claims that Uncle Joe’s specializes in jerk chicken. That’s not to say the impossibly tender curried goat or smoky oxtail should be skipped over, just that the peppery jerk chicken is not to be missed. Tasty side orders, such as rice and beans and creamy mac and cheese, disappear early in the evening, as does the caramel cake, so get there early. The reggae floating through the air of the small dining room seems to mellow out most of the crowd.



Address: 1461 E. Hyde Park Blvd.
Cross street: between Harper Ave. and Blackstone Ave.
Transport: Bus: 2, 6, 15, 28, 172 Train: 51st/53rd St. (Hyde Park)
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri, Sat 11am-11:30pm; Sun noon-10pm
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Users say (3)

4 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

4.3 / 5

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My go to spot for jerk chicken and catfish!  Always consistent and I love that during the week they offer a lunch special! Call ahead and your wait for carry out will not be long at all all!

Food is amazing and affordable. You can get a whole jerk chicken for 10.00 , plus its a Hyde Park staple restaurant been there for over 30 yrs.

My brother and I visited Uncle Joe's after a visiting the U of Chicago Hospital. I am easy when it comes to food but Bob loved it even after a lengthy wait. We are you to the legend of our family.😀😀😀👑