Islands in the Pines

162 N. University Dr.
Hollywood, FL 33024
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  • Sun 10am-5pm, Mon-Thu 11am-8:30pm, Fri 11am-9pm, Sat 10am-9pm
  • $
  • Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Relentlessly cheerful, this sunny little spot features great Jamaican cuisine. Go as authentic as possible by ordering oxtail that's been cooked so long it's caramelized or brown stew snapper that has an Asian sweet-and-sour cast. Conch fritters are the real, unadulterated thing, and side dishes like bammie (fried cassava cake) and boiled dumplings are excellent foils for the rich goat curry along with island classics like calaloo. Specials change daily.

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