Uncle Joe’s Jerk Chicken

Restaurants, Jamaican Chatham
Uncle Joe’s Jerk Chicken
Uncle Joe's

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, although the staff can be a bit brusque.


Venue name: Uncle Joe’s Jerk Chicken
Address: 8211 S Cottage Grove Ave
Cross street: at 82nd St
Opening hours: Lunch, dinner
Transport: El stop: Red to 79th. Bus: 4, 79. Train: Elec Main to 83rd St (Avalon Park).
Price: Average main course: $9
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