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Jamaican Dave's

1059 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1583
+1 616-458-7875
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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1059 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1583
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Stumbled upon Dave's while passing through GR. Had the Jamaican chicken for lunch and was totally satisfied. Spicy, perfectly prepared 1/2 chicken, some tasty cole slaw, plantains, a fry batter thing (I've had these in Africa) and a huge portion of rice and beans. Nothing...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 16 August 2016

It had been a while since I'd been to Jamaican Dave's and I wanted to see what the new place was like. I had an order of Curried Chicken, with rice and peas, slaw, a plantain, and a festival for $8.50...it's a lot of food....More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This is the first time I have ever had Jamaican style jerk chicken that was bland and lacking in flavor. There was some sort of sweet sauce drizzled on top but that did little to make up for the lack of a good, spicy, jerk...More

Thank foodieinGR
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This is really a take out place now, but they are moving soon to South Division, so it will be interesting to see what the future holds. You get a really tasty authentic meal with sides (rice, fritters, cole slaw & plantains) for about $10....More

Thank XabiaJim
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Do not go there. Filthy!!!!! Didn't even eat 90% of food after my wife went to the bathroom. Shared with the owner, so he just checked us out, charged full price and was rude when there was not a tip as we left.

1  Thank jamessD8671EV
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This place has great food. The restaurant is not viewable from the street. But if you are seeking to try some Jamaican food, this is the place to go.

Thank GrandRapidsRon
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

As a Jamaican who cannot prepare Jamaican dishes, dining at Jamaican Dave's is like being home...away from home. I appreciate the portion and the price; but most of all, I love the flavor.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The food reminded me of our trip to St Lucia, with the plantains and seasonings. You get a lot of food for your money and we could have split a dish between us. I ordered the goat curry which was nice and tasty, my wife...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We recently returned from a trip to Jamaica. And I was looking for a place to find the Jamaican soda – Ting- and Jamaican food. I found this place when I googled Jamaican food. Great find! Although it is tucked away way in the back...More

Thank PamDoug
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Kind of hard to find, but well worth it. I typically get the jerk chicken with the rice and beans, festivals and plantains which are all outstanding. I have also talked to other people who say the oxtail and curried goat are really good as...More

Thank AQMike
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1059 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1583
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Kent County  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 616-458-7875
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