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Scotchies

Certificate of Excellence
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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    Very good
  • 64
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  • 14
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  • 9
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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
Really Good Jerk

Had to get Scotchies when I was in Mo Bay. I introduced some Americans to Jerk and roast breadfruit and they were just blown away. Last time I had authentic Jerk was in 1997 and boy it is still good. Had everything they had for sale. My wife also had authentic Jerk for the first time and loved it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
colonelrikki
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Cunupia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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Cunupia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Had to get Scotchies when I was in Mo Bay. I introduced some Americans to Jerk and roast breadfruit and they were just blown away. Last time I had authentic Jerk was in 1997 and boy it is still good. Had everything they had for sale. My wife also had authentic Jerk for the first time and loved it.

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Montego Bay, Saint James, Jamaica
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Been to this place on a few occasions. Positives great location in terms of accessibility, they stick to the original methods of jerking, original pepper sauce Negatives Can improve on customer service, the food is ok, just not the best in Montego Bay. Other Notes This restaurant scores high on popularity mainly. Average prices,outdoor styled seating.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very good, Had the half Jerk Chicken with small rice and beans , Cost was reasonable, We arrived at Midday and it didn't take long for the place to become very busy. It is a popular place.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Pork, chicken and fish were amazing. We sat in a nice shady spot. Drinks were great. Service was average, it was really busy. Pork was my favorite, it had a nice smoky flavor with a little kick. Must try. If I'm back in Montego Bay, will definitely go back.

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Victorville, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Food was good. Better seating then The Pork Pit. I actually liked the Pork Pit food better. Don't get me wrong the food here is good. Loved the view. This is a must try when visiting and I will go back every visit!

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was looking forward to visiting Scotchies following the excellent reviews. However, I found the service to be poor, the waitress rather rude and once the food arrived, it was nothing special.

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I go there a lot, meaning 3 to 4 times per month. The food is simple but consistently good, and well priced. If you wish to sit and be served, they can do it, or you get take away.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Visited Scotchies while out on an organised day trip. Had no idea where we were going but what a great surprise. Mixing it with the locals. Great Jerk Chicken, cooked in tin foil on hot corrugated roofing. Recommend all visitors to Montego Bay to try this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My son and I grabbed a taxi and headed to Scotchies rather than the fare at the all inclusive resort we were staying at. Not that there was anything wrong with the resort food because it was absolutely amazing, BUT ... When in Jamaica, you GOT to eat REAL Jerk food right? Got there just as the rush began bit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What to say about scotchies. They are an OK place. They have got a lovely all wood setup good for small parties to dine. Typically a take out place for a quick bite. But unfortunately they are anything but quick. The food is just alright, nothing to write home about, but it gets the job done being a commercial entity... More 

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Additional Information about Scotchies

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

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?