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Scotchies

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Caribbean, Jamaican
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Falmouth Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica
(876)953-8041
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious REAL jerk!

We stopped here for lunch after a day of swimming at the Blue Hole and White River. It was delicious! Had a whole chicken, pork sausage, corn and peas and rice (which I really think is beans and rice). Delicious! Wish we had one of these at home!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Sarah P
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Merritt Island, Florida
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Merritt Island, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for lunch after a day of swimming at the Blue Hole and White River. It was delicious! Had a whole chicken, pork sausage, corn and peas and rice (which I really think is beans and rice). Delicious! Wish we had one of these at home!

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South Portland, Maine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We were recently in Jamaica and being a lover of jerk food we were always told to try Scotchies. It was worth the trip! The food is fantastic! You order by the weight of the meat. I got chicken, pork, chicken sausage, and pork sausage. Everything was great, try the hot sauce it will work up a sweat for you!... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Jerk Chicken and Jamaican Patties - Rustic - authentic - fun and amazing flavors. A must do. Short ride from the resort.

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New York City, New York
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62 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Step one foot inside Scotchie's and you'll get that feeling... the "Oh yes.. I'm on vacation in Jamaica" feeling. I was looking for the perfect, laid-back, tropical dinner spot for my group on our first night in Montego Bay. I wish I had brought them here. Why didn't I? I assumed from the photos that this was counter service only.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It lives up to the hype! We stopped on our way to the Iberostar Grand. The chicken was hot, fresh and very tasty!

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Tried the Jerk chicken. Very good. Not too smoky but very flavorful. The white meat was very juicy. Loved having the bar right there for a rum cocktail to go with the chicken. The bread item was a treat! It was very good just couldn't remember the name. Next time I am in the area I definitely plan on stopping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Great food, decent customer service (very patient as it was my first time) and you get to watch your food being prepared. The men working the grill are top notch...cool and they work hard to push out a good product. I didn't get to visit on my second trip but I will on my third coming up. I even brought... More 

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Europe
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I'm very glad that we timed our visit as we did - whoever was two behind us wouldn't have tasted the pork! We ordered jerk pork and jerk chicken, fried bammy and festival - all were very good, spiced well and cooked properly. The system of ordering is unusual in that you order and pay the cashier, then take the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I liked the food the chicken was very tasty and people were inviting and engaging , the wait was really quick ...................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Good local fish and the kids loved the sweet festival bread. And there was an ice cream parlor next door.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Falmouth Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: (876)953-8041

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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