Who We Are


Errol is a hardworking leader who loves to work with people to deliver great results. He is also a great coach who loves to develop individuals to maximize their potential and bring out their best, which ultimately delivers the best for what ever challenge or endevor he takes on.

Errol Byles


Michelle, and husband Errol are cofounders and owners of Jamaica Gates. Michelle is also Women’s Apparel Account Executive at Nike Inc.

Michelle Byles

Executive Chef

Barbara was born and raised in Jamaica, and has enjoyed cooking all her life. For years she compiled her favorite Jamaican recipes and perfected her one of a kind jerk seasoning for you to enjoy.

Barbara Renfro

The Restaurant

Jamaica Gates brings the unique and flavorful taste of Jamaica to Arlington, TX. Experience the succulence that exudes from the "true" taste and essence of who we are when you try dishes such as jerk chicken, curry chicken, and oxtails. Our brown-stew fish is marinated to perfection from Chef Barbara/'s own jerk seasonings made exclusively at the restaurant. Her "labor of love" gives our customers the opportunity to savor these dishes, as well as several other authentic Jamaican entrees custom-created at Jamaica Gates Caribbean Cuisine. Located in the heart of Arlington, the restaurant is nestled only a few minutes away from the University of Texas/Arlington, and the "world famous" Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium.
Jamaica Gates has one of the best restaurant staff in the metroplex, so come on in and experience the warm Jamaican hospitality.

In The News

Food Network

Locals flock to this restaurant for its authentic Jamaican home cooking. Guy enjoyed the "delicious heat" found in the curry goat. The goat head soup was "full flavored" and had tender pieces of goat...

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Funjet Caribbean Week! A tasty look at Jamaican cuisine

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Good Morning Texas

Yeah, mon! Jamaican cuisine at the Dallas Adventure and Travel Show

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