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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 49
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  • 13
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  • 8
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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
Make this your first dinner in Jamaica!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Ian J
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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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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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

we had the fish, chicken and pork. Was expecting it to be spicier. If I didn't have to pay $30 in cab fare to get there and back I would go again

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Burlington, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Great local food and drinks at great prices. Jerk Chicken is by far the best I have had. Don't forget to get some rice n peas.

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Waldorf, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

If you like to eat local food but don't want to pay high dollar Scotchies is the place to go. When traveling from MBJ to Half Moon its on your right hand side. Stop in for a cold Red Stripe!

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Dallas, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Loved Scotchies!!!! Had jerk pork, jerk chicken, sweet potato and washed it down with a Red Stripe Light...let's just say I've been thinking about that food since I've been home. Good stuff!

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

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