Who are we?
The Best Jamaican Food in Tampa!
Welcome to Jamaica Jamaica Island Cuisine, Tampa’s most authentic Jamaican restaurant, located in the heart of Town N Country. Here the spices are bone deep, as the traditional, classic Jamaican Grandma’s cooking.
Dave Luckain is the owner, lead chef and visionary of Jamaica Jamaica Island Cuisine. Originally from a town called Priory, in the parish of St Ann, Jamaica, he now calls Tampa his home. Dave is known for his strong work ethic, warmth, friendly demeanor. He has always enjoyed cooking. Learning how to cook from a tender age, he hails from a family of great chefs. Dave takes pride in his food and is his biggest critic, and focuses on quality second to taste. He takes pride in the traditional methods of authentic Jamaican cooking. Always using fresh spices and strives to source the freshest produce.
When you walk into Jamaica Jamaica you are greeted by pleasant, friendly and cool-as-can-be staff, in a vibrant, colorful and laid back chill atmosphere. We offer a family friendly vibe, with a live reggae concert always on the television and reggae music pumping through the speakers.
Drawing from the diverse Jamaican cuisine, the menu offers island specialties like Jerk chicken, Escoveitch fish, Oxtail, Curried goat, and curry chicken – seasoned with scotch bonnet peppers and fiery jerk spices. We offer an assortment of vegan dishes, including our famous assortments of homemade vegan ice creams.
In short, Jamaica Jamaica is a welcoming, short palatable getaway to the island of Jamaica located in the heart of Town N Country, Tampa Florida. Whether its a meal, a snack or comfort food, you can dine in, or take it away, the taste is still the same.
Here at Jamaica Jamaica island cuisine specialize in catering events, parties, birthday parties, weddings, corporate events. Jerk chicken, jerk pork, jerk wings, oxtails, rice and peas, steamed cabbage, beef patties, chicken patties, fried chicken, curry goat, brown stew chicken, escovitch fish, ackee and saltfish, fried dumpling, festival, steamed fish with okra, curry shrimp, curry lobster, and a host of vegan and vegetarian dishes. Vegan dishes includes ital stew, curry garbanzo, butter bean, and tofu. Our soup of the day are chicken soup, fish tea, cowfoot soup, red peas soup and goat head soup(Manish water). All our dishes are accompanied with traditonal sides such as rice and peas, white rice, fried plantain and mac and cheese.
If you cant make it to the restaurant, we can bring a food truck to you.
All can be top off with an ice cold redstripe beer. Irie
Considered one of Tampa’s top Jamaican restaurants, Jamaica Jamaica Island Cuisine is so nice we named it twice.
If you have any questions about our Events or our Specials, please call us at 813-243-1569.