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The Best Jerk Chicken in Toronto

The best jerk chicken in Toronto is proof that even in this cold, gigantic country of ours, you can find tropical flavours from tiny islands bursting with heat and passion.

Here’s the best jerk chicken in Toronto.


Allwyn's Bakery
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Allwyn's Bakery

This simple takeout spot in North York serves up great jerk sandwiches and patties for cheap. If you can't decide, combine the two and order a patty sandwich!

Rasta Pasta
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Rasta Pasta

This Kensington Market restaurant fuses two cuisines one might never think of as going together. Add a piece of perfectly cooked jerk to any pasta or go for the basic chicken with veggies and slaw.


Roywoods
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Roywoods

The jerk sandwiches on fresh coco bread is the thing to get this takeout joint near Fort York. The tender chicken is crispy and packed with flavour and the scotch bonnet hot sauce draws customers until super late on weekends.

Ritz Caribbean (Yonge and Shuter)
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Ritz Caribbean (Yonge and Shuter)

This popular Caribbean chain with a location across from the Eaton Centre is known for their always fresh jerk chicken served up with rice and peas and plantain.


Mr. Jerk
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Mr. Jerk

Another popular chain, Mr. Jerk has those excellent jerk prices down with cheap specials including a free drink to wash down all the spiciness from overloading your huge piece of chicken with their famous homemade hot sauce.


The Jerk Joint
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The Jerk Joint

Huge lines of office workers regularly seek out this food stand hidden inside St. Patrick's Market near Queen and McCaul. There's lots to like here including the jerk chicken, made healthily with as little grease as possible and accompanied by refreshing Ting.

Chris Jerk
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Chris Jerk

The meeting of spit-roasted meat and juicy, flavourful, boneless jerk chicken sees excellent returns at this Scarborough destination that wins hearts for its jerk shawarma and jerk poutine.


Mitzie's Jerk
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Mitzie's Jerk

Mitzie is from Kingston, Jamaica, so if you’re looking for authentic no frills jerk, you can find it here at this Etobicoke take-out spot. The order of the day here is chicken, chicken, and more chicken, so you can get fried or BBQ chicken here as well, or mix up your order into a grab bag of poultry deliciousness.

Jerk King
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Jerk King

With two locations on Bloor, Jerk King may have a bland name but it has cemented itself as a late night go-to. Classic combos for cheap reign here and the jerk is fresh if you come at the right time.

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