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The Best in the West

Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (72 reviews)
“jerk sauce” (70 reviews)
“rice” (99 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Best in the West was conveniently located by the resort we were staying at, so it was hard to stay away from this place! The service is excellent and interesting, and the gal tending bar had an amazing singing voice. All around the food...More

1  Thank RockiesGirl307
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We found this go be our favorite jerk chicken and definitely affordable. The location is easily accessible for many of the places along 7mile if you don't mind a little walk, not exactly the nicest in scenery but the chicken is worth it.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017

went for curry conk and jerk chicken to take back to the beach. very relaxed and nice staff. great food!!

2  Thank john_lipko6
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Staying at Coco La Palm right across the street, everyone said this was the place to go for the best jerk chicken around. Honestly, I thought the jerk pork was better. Prices were fair but the food didn't wow me like I was expecting. The...More

Thank Todd F
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

No complain food is great Service is good .drink is strong #rumpanch I went to there everyday I was stay negril So satisfy...100 %

1  Thank Lauryn B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I usually stay at the White Sands which is about a 3-minute walk to Best in the West. They have great jerk at good prices and have recently expanded their seating to accommodate the increased traffic they are experiencing. Be sure to take a jar...More

Thank BAKslider
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I stopped here after wanting to try authentic Jamaican jerk chicken and with the recommendation from a few locals. My husband got the pork which he did not like because of all the fat on it - but he loved my chicken....More

Thank KateRhod
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Food was mediocre. Price was good for the area. The worst part were all the flies. I cannot eat when there are 50 flies landing on my food and face.

Thank SmithTravelsAbroad
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This was not my first visit to best in the west I have been here many many times over the years. I decided this time to order the jerk pork. What a huge mistake it was horrible. When the waiter asked how we liked our...More

2  Thank marylynn1966
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

No questions asked - this place has simply he best jerk chicken. So much better than other places that we came back again and again on our trip. Totally worth the hype.

Thank Chang L
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2018|
Response from JahCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Yes ... but they charge an additional percentage
26 November 2017|
Response from ctm7944 | Reviewed this property |
Google Best in the West Negril Menu and you will find your answer.
20 November 2016|
Response from Thuliswa2013 | Reviewed this property |
US$25, two bigger and one smaller t.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
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