Greenpoint NYC Caribbean Food Truck Serves Jerk Chicken Tacos & Coconut Shrimp

Jun 7, 2024

Looking for some comfort food in Greenpoint with a Caribbean twist? Then check out The Original Caribbean King in Williamsburg, NY! This popular food truck serves authentic Jamaican flavors from jerk chicken to oxtail tacos. Available at various Manhattan and Brooklyn locations throughout the day.

The Caribbean has produced some of the most unique flavors the culinary world has to offer, and now you can taste them all thanks to The Original Caribbean King food truck in Williamsburg, NY! Their menu has a range of salads, meal bowls, tacos, and burritos featuring staple Caribbean ingredients like jerk chicken, oxtail, and coconut shrimp. The dishes are all prepared fresh on-site and are certified Halal for those with dietary restrictions.

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The most popular items on The Original Caribbean King’s menu are its tacos. Available in jerk chicken, curry chicken, coconut shrimp, and jerk tofu options, they are served on soft-shell tortillas and topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, and sweet chili sauce. They also come with a side of plantains or French fries.

“Our tacos and burritos are the perfect handheld food for busy New Yorkers and those who are just out enjoying the sights,” explained a spokesperson for The Original Caribbean King. “Each bite bursts with flavor and we’ll prepare them however you want, making for a truly personal dining experience.”

Salads & Bowls

Also customer favorites are The Original Caribbean King’s salads and bowls. Like the tacos and burritos, you can get them with jerk chicken, curry chicken, coconut shrimp, and jerk tofu, or if you prefer, oxtail. The salads are served with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, red cabbage, corn, banana peppers, pickles, and sweet plantains, while the bowls come with a choice of coconut white rice or rice and peas, as well as sweet plantains and steamed cabbage.

"I recently had a jerk chicken bowl from The Original Caribbean King and it was the best bowl I've had since moving to New York City," said a satisfied customer. "The flavors were authentically Caribbean and the ingredients had a freshness that you don't expect from food trucks. Each bite took me back to my roots, and I can't wait to go back for more."

Where You Can Find Them

The Original Caribbean King food truck is in Williamsburg at 139 N 4th Street from 5 PM to 1 AM on weeknights and 11:30 AM to 1 AM on weekends. Providing foodies and locals in Greenpoint, Long Island City, and other Brooklyn neighborhoods with easy access to authentic Caribbean cuisine.

You can also find the truck at various locations in Upper Manhattan, Midtown and Lower Manhattan from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM on weekdays for a quick and tasty lunch.

If you're in need of delicious and affordable food for your next event, the team behind The Original Caribbean King also does catering. They'll work with you to create a custom menu for your event and a pricing scale that fits your budget. All they ask is that you provide them with ample notice and as many details as you know at this time (for example, the type of event you are hosting and how many guests you are expecting).

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