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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards

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Reviewed yesterday

Great tasting jerk chicken with sweet potato with my favorite sorrel beer at the Rose Hall restaurant. Friendly staff, reasonable waiting period and a relaxed setting

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Getaway462214
Reviewed yesterday

Went for the best Jerk Chicken and had the best Jerk Pork! The service was great and we got to sample other items! Will go back again!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Barbara J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was looking really forward to eat jerk chicken and pork. That loves up to all my expectations, so authentic and delicious food! We ordered chicken, pork, festival (special bread) and sweet potatoes. If you are a foodie, then this is the place you need...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sh_leb
Reviewed yesterday

We had hired a car to take us around Jamaica - he stopped at Scotchies and what a wonderful experience we had. It's a local restaurant with a lot going on. The food was exceptional, the jerk chicken was outstanding and their barbecue was the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank angel8730
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Scotchies in Ocho Rios for lunch, no airs and graces but enjoyed the mixed jerk, a little overpriced but you expect that as a tourist. Certainly worth a visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 61norfolk_travellers
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had this delivered every day for lunch while we were on the island. Hands down best jerk food I have ever had. If you are in mobay and don’t either go or have it delivered you are really missing out.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ewrtravel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Authentic Jerk chicken. Cooked over wood, covered with galvanised sheeting smoking out the jerk chicken and pork with a coal pit. It is a site to behold if you’ve never seen it prepared in traditional style before. You can order your meat with various sides,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KizzyK77
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This used to be the best place on the North coast to hang out. Now,the girls that work there are so damn miserable,unfriendly.Sienna and Sonia...shouldn’t be near guests. Food was warm,no TV,internet sporadic.They only have one girl behind the bar so service SLOW! Pity,used to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank LocalJa
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is a roadside restaurant, very unassuming with the best jerk chicken I have ever tasted and the price is perfect. A must place to eat while in MoBay!! Be prepared to wait in line as the place is always busy but worth the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RhondaYS
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love going to Scotchies. The Jerk is wonderful. The atmosphere local. So much to choose from - better to have more people to try more dishes.

Date of visit: March 2019
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January 27, 2019|
Response from BrendaON | Reviewed this property |
Scotchies is in IronShore/Coral Garden area (suburb) of Montego Bay. It is not close to the Royal Decameron. Scotchies is about 10 15 min drive from the airport. It's a casual atmosphere great food and service.
January 27, 2019|
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Response from Sdh72327232 | Reviewed this property |
Clarification: Scotchies in Not in RunAway Bay! The restaurant I reviewed in RunAway Bay was Sharkies. Scotchies is VERY informal and about 15 minutes from the airport. (great place for real local flavor)
January 16, 2019|
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Response from Jose S | Reviewed this property |
Less than 15 minutes. Yes, definitely OK to go at night, especially if you have a driver taking you there. That's when I went..fun times.
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