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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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    Very good
  • 49
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  • 13
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  • 8
    Terrible
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
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Robert R
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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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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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
2 reviews
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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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 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 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I thought I'd had jerk...until I came here. The food is soooo good it made my nose run (yes, that's a good thing). My only complaint is that I didn't have a chance to go back before leaving the island :-(

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Milwaukee
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

The chicken was awesome, but we had better sausage at both resorts we stayed at. Great people working there and you can't beat the price!

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Detroit
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The jerk chicken and festival bread were so good. We keep saying we should have eaten more. Just know that to pick up your order you will need to give your receipt to one of the staff members behind the counter OR you will never get your food. It isn't like McDonald's where they have it on a computer screen... More 

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

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