2 Jerks Caribbean Restaurant

CONTRIBUTED BY KASSIE O’DRISCOLL

A few weeks ago, I participated in the NIOSC Amazing Race with my husband, Mark, and our friends, John and Alisha. One of the destinations was 2 Jerks, a Caribbean restaurant that took me back to my days spent in Priory, Jamaica with the old Rend Lake College crew!

We were skillful (or lucky, you decide) enough to win two dinner certificates to … you guessed it, 2 Jerks! Mark and I, eagerly, went back the following weekend with a friend. We weren’t disappointed! The restaurant is cozy with an island feel and the owners make you feel welcomed from the time you walk in until you leave.

I ordered jerk chicken and Mark ordered the combo meal, which was jerk chicken and chicken curry with rice and beans. Incredibly flavorful and delicious!  He also makes his own spiced rum. Seriously, imagine this place on a nice day… sitting on the patio, enjoying a cocktail, and having some spicy jerk chicken.

All this restaurant needs is Jamaican Festival and it would be complete, but don’t be confused … I have no complaints! I will be back and I will continue to brag for them. It’s good food, people!

2 Jerks Caribbean Restaurant

Photo from Courtney Fest

Hours: Wednesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday – Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Payment: Yen or Dollars Accepted

Phone: 098-989-9563

Address: 103 Enobi, Uruma-shi, Okinawa-ken 904-2205, Japan

Directions: From Kadena Gate 2, go straight on 20, then left on 330. Take 330 to 329 and turn left on 329. When 329 splits, take the right turn. Shortly after passing over the 8 intersection, 2 Jerks will be on the left. If you come to the light after 8, you’ve gone too far.

Map Coordinates: 26.3933352, 127.8323514

 

 


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2 Comments
  • November 8, 2015

    This is one of my favorite places to go on this island. Every dish I’ve ordered has been delicious. The jerk chicken is my favorite but you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu.

    Shawn
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  • June 26, 2015

    Speaking as a native Jamaican, the jerk and curry chicken here are pure authentic Jamaican! After eating at a couple of other cafes that specialize in jerk, I was happy to find 2 Jerks. They have been my go-to for when I’m craving a taste of home.

    Novia
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