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Scotchies Jerk Center

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Jamaican
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Chelsea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Experience

Lovely soup, lovely Jerk Chicken and Pork Roast Breadfruit, festival, Roast Yam under a thatched cabana. Great experience

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Morden, United Kingdom
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Morden, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely soup, lovely Jerk Chicken and Pork Roast Breadfruit, festival, Roast Yam under a thatched cabana. Great experience

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jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I love the chicken here very juicy and nice, oh and try the festivals with the chicken along with a icy cold Redstripe.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Scotchies always delivers a truly authentic jerk experience..whether you stop in Montego Bay or Drax Hall, both venues will be sure to leave you with a full belly and a satisfied look on your face! Well worth many trips!!

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USA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Within two hours of my arrival in Kingston, we were sitting at an outdoor table at Scotchies enjoying jerk pork, jerk chicken, and delicious traditional side dishes like bammy, festival, and sweet potato. The food was as tasty as promised. The location of the restaurant is interesting, to be sure (behind a parking lot in between business buildings), but once... More 

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St. Louis, MO
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Scotchies is fantastic! Locals, ex-pats, tourists- you will find them all here. But what's even more important is that the food is awesome and the prices are super reasonable! Their sauce is the best on the island (if you like spicy!).

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Grand Cayman
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

I was told that this was the best jerk in town.....nice ambiance great jerk sausage and nice jerk pork...was pretty good have had better. As for the service...really bad.!!!.Took forever to get our drink order and when it was made sat on the bar getting warm.The server seemed overwhelmed and my group wasn't the only one complaining...Management needs to realise... More 

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City of Port-of-Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I came by in the evening with some friends for dinner. The ambiance is very casual and the atmosphere relaxed. It is quite cool and the many little leaf thatch sheds make for an almost private feel when dining after dark. The jerk is smokey and spicy. The special sauce truly fiery. I enjoyed the pork but my chicken-eating friends... More 

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The jerk chicken is fab. The pork is okay but compared to the chicken, it was so-so. The extra sauce is way too hot, so skip it unless you want the heat to overwhelm the taste of the meal.

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Kingston, Jamaica
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Compared to the other scotchies in Ocho Rios and Montego Bay this one would certainly be the worst out of three of them (in terms of quality of the food). The facilities are ok but the food needs help. I just can't understand why this one in Kingston taste so different from the other two, maybe they need to send... More 

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Saint John Parish, Antigua
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This place is surprising. When you are approaching it, you dont expect much because you are in the middle of a parking lot. But when you enter, the place is transformed. There are many small gazebos throughout the property, each with one table and 4 - 6 chairs, surrounded by greenery. You pay for your food and collect it and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chelsea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Jamaican

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