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SaraJay Sep 18, 2006 10:53 PM

Does anyone know of good Jamaican food around the Downey / Long Beach area??

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    TOgirl RE: SaraJay Sep 18, 2006 11:39 PM

    I don't know if the Golden Krust Bakery is great, but I've had their beef patties which were tasty enough.

    http://www.goldenkrustbakery.com/gk.htm

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      October RE: SaraJay Oct 3, 2006 08:37 PM

      Hmm. Not in Long Beach. Near the airport there is Derrick's on La Tijera, www.derricksjamaican.com. In Santa Monica there is Port Royal Cafe, www.usmenuguide.com/portroyalcafe.html, however, their hours are spotty. I've gone there to kill a patty craving three times and each time they were out.

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        devinf RE: SaraJay Oct 4, 2006 11:59 PM

        Some friends of mine who are Jamaican have taken me to Irie in Cypress. Expect absolutely no service except when you order at the counter, but cheap prices. Example: we had a salad, the dressing was a bottle of store-bought wishbone plopped down on the table. That just added to the charm in my book.

        But it is some serious down-home Jamaican food. I've had their curried goat and oxtail and it always hit the spot. I've tried to but some pattys to take home, but they've been sold out.

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