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The Spice Is Right - Closed

781 Franklin Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238


  • $
  • Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
On a weekend afternoon, you can follow your nose to The Spice Is Right's oil drum grill, set outside on the sidewalk in front of the small Jamaican restaurant. During the week, the grill moves into the backyard and out of sight, but the chicken is the same good bird--emerging from the smoke blackened with spice and succulent, tasting of allspice, thyme, garlic, and chiles. Plates range from $6 for a small to $10 for a large, but the size differential is mostly made up of an increasingly heaping amount of peas and rice. If it's the chicken you're after, get a small (or two). Ask for the chicken extra, spicy so that the woman behind the counter will squirt on a dark, habanero-ish sauce.
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