The Best Jerk Chicken in Toronto
The best jerk chicken in Toronto is Jamaican BBQ bird at its finest. The smokey scents of these jerk drums have taken ahold of this city for decades. The competition gets as spicy as the marinade: there's no shortage of allspice- and Scotch bonnet-flavoured meats, served on rice, in your favourite patties, and even on poutine.
Here's the best jerk chicken in Toronto.
The strip plaza staple by York Mills now has four locations for regulars to flock to. They've been serving mean jerk chicken-stuffed sandwiches and patties with slaw since 1996. Try it with their house-made hot sauce at the original store, at Yonge and Sheppard, the Queensway, or Queen West.
This Jamaican mainstay on St. Clair West since 1986. What started as a takeout spot has expanded to a comfortable restaurant where people can eat some proper jerk chicken. Dinners come with rice and peas, slaw, or curry veggies on the side. Don't forget the ginger beer, made in-house.
There are six locations of Mr. Jerk around the city (the original was at Peanut Plaza) but the store in Cabbagetown is the classic. The brand has made a name for itself over the last three decades for its impeccable jerk.
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