Come visit us and try our signature Jerk Chicken & Beef Oxtail Plate (most popular selling combo). Other favorites include our Curried Goat, Barbeque Spareribs, Vegetarian Jerk Tofu and Coconut Curried Tofu and freshly made Caribbean Cobb Salad with Jerk Chicken or Salmon.

Our success comes from our commitment to provide good home cooked food, our team spirit, and great customer service that keep our clients coming back for more.

To our loyal and amazing guests,

Due to the current climate surrounding COVID-19 and in response to recent state regulations, we are open for TAKE OUT and DELIVERY ONLY. We have implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitation practices to further ensure the safety and well-being of our guests and staff during this time and will fully comply with any and all state regulations regarding this matter.

We encourage you to please utilize our take out, call-ahead ordering or delivery services during this time. We will happily bring your order out to you curbside, or you can stop in and pick it up – either way, we are here for YOU!

If you aren’t currently, please consider using 3rd party delivery services such as DoorDash, Postmates, GrubHub, UberEats, Caviar and the like in order to continue seamlessly receiving your Back a Yard favorites from the comfort and safety of your home.

Despite these unique circumstances and uncertain times, we will press on! We treasure the opportunity to continue serving you and hope to see you soon!

With gratitude,
Chef Robert and the Back a Yard Family


We have a delicious array of popular hot sauces and rubs available for sale at our restaurants.


Menlo Park

San Jose Downtown

San Jose Capitol

North San Jose



Back A Yard Caribbean Grill is your destination for the best Caribbean & American food in the Bay area with five (5) locations to serve you since 2004. We also cater events of any size. Don’t forget to browse through our store for some delicious desserts, our specialty sauces, marinades and freshly baked Jamaican hardough breads – new to our menu!

Our name “Back A Yard” is a common term in the Caribbean and represents the lifestyle, culture, spirit, food and the vibe of welcoming visitors to your home. Simply meaning, the way things are done “Back Home”

We offer catering for all types of events: Corporate Events, Office Parties, Weddings, Cocktails, Religious Events, Birthdays, Fundraisers


Our newest location has just opened near SJSU in Downtown San Jose on 7/7/2022
457 E San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95112
Daily: 11am – 8pm