Popular Caribbean-Style Restaurant, The Jerk Shack, Announces 2nd Location in San Antonio
The Jerk Shack will open its second location as part of a new development on the west side of San Antonio near SeaWorld San Antonio
Popular Caribbean-inspired restaurant, The Jerk Shack, is excited to announce its second brick and mortar location coming to the far west side of San Antonio at 10234 State Hwy 151, San Antonio, TX 78251 as part of the new 151 Plaza development. The newest location is set to open in the summer of 2021.
The second location will feature the menu and flavors of the original Jerk Shack that San Antonians have come to love, but will also feature an expanded beverage program with beer, wine and select craft cocktails. The new 2,200 square foot location will offer dine-in service as well takeout and will feature a drive-thru lane for convenient pickup.
“We’re really proud of the success we’ve seen at The Jerk Shack over the last couple of years and to be able to open a second location in San Antonio is something we’re really looking forward to,” said The Jerk Shack Chef and Owner Nicola Blaque. “This is a passion project for us so we’re really excited about opening this new location.”
The Jerk Shack’s cuisine is inspired by the flavors of Jamaica and the Caribbean. Chef Blaque and her team have incorporated the flavors and techniques of Caribbean cooking into American favorites like mac and cheese, tacos and more that creates a unique blend of cultures. Of course, more traditional caribbean dishes like braised oxtail, jerk chicken and more are also available at the restaurant.
The second Jerk Shack location marks the third restaurant opening for Chef Nicola Blaque in San Antonio. In addition to her flagship location, she recently opened Mi Roti, a Caribbean-style concept in Pearl’s Bottling Department, in July of this year. Additional information about the official offerings and opening for the second Jerk Shack location will be announced at a later date. For more information and for the latest updates, follow along on The Jerk Shack’s Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT THE JERK SHACK
The Jerk Shack is a concept by Chef Nicola Blaque and her husband Cornelius Massey. After serving ten years in the Army, Blaque began working as a private chef to explore her passion for cooking. She relocated to San Antonio from Hawaii to pursue a degree at the Culinary Institute of America where she graduated in 2016. Blaque returned to her Jamaican roots and began focusing on Caribbean cuisine, working to bring the unique flavors to South Texas. In 2018, the team launched The Jerk Shack, a restaurant inspired by the flavors of Jamaica and the Caribbean. The Jerk Shack has received national praise including being featured by Eater as one of the 2019 Top 16 New Restaurants in America as well as being included in GQ’s2020 Best New Restaurants in America.