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Pork Pit

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Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
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27 Gloucester Ave, Miranda Hill, Montego Bay, Jamaica
952 1046
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Jamacian

We tried a variety of foods - shrimp (spicy before adding additional seasoning), sausage, jerk chicken and jerk pork. All were really good. The hot sauce by the bbqs had great heat to it. If you don't like spicy foods, you would have been fine with the pork or chicken without adding spice. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
CCbud
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Barrie, ON
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Barrie, ON
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93 reviews 93 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We tried a variety of foods - shrimp (spicy before adding additional seasoning), sausage, jerk chicken and jerk pork. All were really good. The hot sauce by the bbqs had great heat to it. If you don't like spicy foods, you would have been fine with the pork or chicken without adding spice. The prices were reasonable, and we never... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The chicken is what I usually go for . The last time I went the seasoning with raw on the chicken . The pork and usual was stellar . Its not a cheap affair. There is place Call scotchy I am sad I didn't try that jerk place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Very quick service. The place smells great as soon as you walk in. I thought it was great to see all the meat cooking over the coals as you walk in. Very inexpensive and delicious. Would recommend it

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Had a meal here more than once, pork, chicken great and really cheap. lots of locals use this place, located away from the strip and before Mobay Proper on same side of road.

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North Bay, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Words cannot describe how good the food was. Authentic Jamaican food at a very low price. You know the food is good when locals eat there. Very generous portions!

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Visited here with friends and truly enjoyed our first Jamaican jerk experience! The place was located near the popular hip-strip but felt authentic and was super delicious. It was recommended by our host and we enjoyed the food so much we returned for dinner the same day. We ordered the jerk chicken and jerk pork and teamed it with festival,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Seems a little touristy, but it was VERY yummy bbq. I went there every other day, and had something different each time. Try the festival! It's like a donut/hush puppy :)

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is near the Hip Strip in Montego Bay but not a tourist trap. There is not really much atmosphere but the food is good and reasonable. You can see the guys grilling your meet on sticks, pick it up along with your sides and sit at picnic tables. There were mostly Jamaican patron eating or getting takeout and... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

You felt you were eating authentic Jamaican food the minute you walked in. With the open grill/pit, picnic tables set all around and food served in containers. I had the jerk pork and shrimp with rice& peas and it was a great meal... lots of flavor and recommend it for those looking for a true taste and feel of Jamaiaca!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Cooking on an outdoor grill ,lots of different things to eat just love the concept and the prices are great

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 Gloucester Ave, Miranda Hill, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: 952 1046

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine

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