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Scotch Bonnet Jamaican Gourmet

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32 W. 31st St., New York, NY 10001 40.747139 -73.987484
between Fifth Ave. and Broadway  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-594-7575 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Caribbean
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Live Music

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Dawn D'Aguilar graduated from a pair of Wall Street lunch carts to this underlit, bare-bones garment-district joint, where Bob Marley's on a muted video loop, Steel Pulse is on the sound system, and the powerful flavors of Jamaica emanate from the (sometimes plodding) kitchen. "Cha-cha" chicken, tender morsels of hacked meat, are swaddled in a mildly spicy sauce studded with pineapples and onion; crispy codfish fritters come with a fiery dip so popular D'Aguilar's planning to bottle it. And truly spectacular homemade drinks (subtle sorrel, frothily sweet soursop, and bitter mauby among them) soothe the slow burn.

Recommended Dishes

Roti, $8.95-$10.95; codfish fritters,$5; cha cha chicken, $13.95; tango jerk chicken, $13.95; brown stew fish, $15.95; meringue beef, $11.95

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