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Scotchies Jerk Center

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Chelsea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica
+1 876-906-1779
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Saskatoon, Canada
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you can find it... GO! Awesome REAL BBQ that tastes amazing and is totally reasonably priced. I had chicken, which was a tad dry, but still amazing, and pork (a tad fatty) and ribs, with fries and plantain - wow! All for about 12 USD. A Jamaican staple, and so tasty!

Thank LJshep
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

sooo amazing wish i had some jerk chicken right now so juicy and delicious and spicy its to die for i love it

Thank Ryan B
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best chicken in the world. Perfectly roasted and the taste beyond good! Not too spicy. Very tasty! The place is so authentic and comfortable. Prices are good!! The sweet potatoes is good but it was not the best part.

Thank VELuzunaris
Nassau, New Providence Island
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If there is one thing Ilike it is chicken, Scotchies never let me down. My favorite part of the meal is the festival. Cant have jerk without it. For those who like spice, there is something for you as well. Great place for a quick bite.

Thank DavidGard
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100 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is so hidden, you may pass near it a couple of times before you find it. Avoid this situation and ask a local for references. Once you get there, you will find a very relaxed and isolated atmosphere where to enjoy your meals. Even when I don't like the concept of asking for the food in a window... More 

Thank Guillermo G
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over & over Scotchies is a cool hangout spot that is centrally located with ample parking and great tasting Jerk dishes! Try to beat the long lines on Friday nights by going before 6 pm..because at times there is only (1) Cashier and the pay lines and serving area lines can be long and sticky with the smoke seeping all... More 

Thank KButterfly17
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Jerk and scotches offers a wide variety of jerk meats with terrific sides. They also do pizza and fish and tastees patties. The jerk is awesome and the prices are not bad either. Love the seating arrangements except that the chairs are a bit heavy at times.

Thank Amoy W
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Scothies Jerk Center for takeout and ordered Jerk Chicken with Rice & Peas, yams, sweet potatoes and bananas. The food was very good but they forgot to include the rice & peas.

Thank Wickjam
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the half pound pork and half pound chicken and both were delicious! I can see why Scotchies is a favourite for both locals and tourists. Nice outdoor seating area and an open kitchen to see how everything is cooked. Very hot and smokey!

Thank Sabrecup
Kingston, Jamaica
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know that I am bias as I like West Indian food but Scotchies offers up the best Jerk that I have ever tasted, and is one of the most missed place since I left Jamaica. You must pay a visit, and try everything, it's all available in various size portions so try the lot. The bar staff were always... More 

Thank Nickmison

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chelsea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 876-906-1779

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?