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1319A Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-4453
+1 508-394-1944
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, reminds me of Jamaica. Chef Shrimpy really brought a piece of Jamaica to the Cape. Simple but definitely a place to visit if you want good food

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Thank RogerROBM
Shrimpy508, Owner at Jerk Cafe, responded to this review

total satisfaction is what we strive for, thank you. More 

Massachusetts
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139 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

If you blink you might miss this small gem located in a strip mall. But Chef Shrimpy is bigger than life-his food and personality bring it to life. My husband ordered the jerk chicken dinner and I ordered the conch soup and shrimp dinner. Unfortunately the soup was unavailable, but the shrimp were cooked to perfection and with Chef Shrimpy's... More 

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Thank maxxie13
Albany, New York
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I've reviewed this spot before and have to write another glowing review after another great visit this week. If you are looking for a change of pace while visiting the Cape, stop in and see Chef Shrimpy. Service is fast and friendly and the food is simply delicious down home cooking. Our family of five each had the Jerk Chicken... More 

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CT
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215 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Ordered jerk pork whic came with veggies. The meat was very tender and moist. The next day I went back to get a side of veggies. Others in my group had excellent food too. The area with chairs and table is small. We took ours to go. The person who takes the orders and money is not friendly. she does... More 

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Charlton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Having passed by this restaurant on our many visits to the Cape, we decided to give it try. It was excellent! The interior is rather small, with only a few tables for indoor dining, so we got our order to go. Our meat, chicken and pork, were both fork tender and tastefully marinated. A small cup of special hot sauce... More 

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Thank jte35
Boston, Massachusetts
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235 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this restaurant after reading reviews on TripAdvisor, we had previously visited last year but it had closed for that day,I love all things jerk and decided whenever we visited Yarmouth we would return. I had jerk chicken, which was okay, not great and not what I am used to. My husband had steak which was very... More 

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West Yarmouth
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is amazing!! The passion flowing from Chef for the food he prepares is evident from the moment you walk in. Try a taste of the Islands in a strip mall in Yarmouth. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Sandra M
Shrimpy508, Owner at Jerk Cafe, responded to this review

thank you customer satisfaction is what we strive for. More 

Maine
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94 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Really good Jamaican food (though I am no expert) . Prepared and served up by Chef Shrilly. The salad and sides just as good as the meat.

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West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

His sauce and chicken in the real deal. He always makes everyone feel welcome and has a smile on his face. Get the jerk chicken and you won't be disappointed!

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1 Thank JoeJamiel
Shrimpy508, Owner at Jerk Cafe, responded to this review

thank you. More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

I got a salad with chicken. My husband got a plate with chicken, pork, plantain cake and a couple other things. Unfortunately it's been a couple months so I don't remember details..but my husband loved the plantain thing so much he intends to get a bunch to bring home next time we get to the cape. The chickening the salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 10:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 10:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 10:00
Thursday
10:30 - 10:00
Friday
10:30 - 10:00
Saturday
10:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1319A Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-4453
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-394-1944
Description
Chef Shrimpy’s Jerk Cafe serves delicious Jamaican Jerk Style Caribbean food daily in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. The Jerk Cafe is like a Jamaican oasis where Chef Shrimpy creates his own famous Jamaican Jerked Chicken and Jerked Pork dishes using his own secret combination of traditional Jamaican spices and special grilling techniques every day.

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