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Dickie's Best Kept Secret

on the Main Road, Port Antonio, Jamaica
809 6276
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Ranked #10 of 25 restaurants in Port Antonio
Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Reservations
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64% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

One of the strangest places i've ever eaten. Looks like a little house on the side of the highway but once you're in it twists and turns quite a ways back. We ate in the back dining room, which is perched precariously on the side of the cliff. Some of the best Jamaican food i've had, especially on this side... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is an interesting restaurant located beside the road and perched on a cliff. The place is a bit of a ramble and the cooking facilites looked a bit...rustic. The owner was pleasant and teh coffee was good.

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Chicago, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This little ramshackle place is amazing! On the main road, from first glance, it looks like a tiny beach shack, but once inside and down a few steps, the restaurant opens up wide and with nice views. Dickie, his wife and son put out some of the best food in Portland!

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Edmonton, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This was a must do on my list of things to do in Jamaica, and we weren't disappointed by the experience. You must remember that this is an Ital restaurant, and the choices are therefore health conscious. We love eating chefs choice, because we always get something we would never otherwise order. The location was as fabulous and quirky as... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The location is unbelievable, the atmosphere great (you feel like eating at someone's house rather than in a restaurant), the food is of variable quality (fantastic avocado salad, sad over-cooked lobsters). All in all a memorable evening.

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Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

This was by far the most amazing dining experience I have ever had! We were the only couple dining. Dickie and his family including his grandson (who was 11 at the time, 13 or nearly 14 now, waited on us. Dickie cooked and his son served us lobster that melted in our mouths and several other tasty courses. They really... More

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Corner Brook, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

We were the only diners at this little shack on the side of the road..when you pull up you think that not even two people can fit inside..or that its going to fall down around you..and how good can the food be??..well..negative to all the above..it is very small..and a little old and slanted//and you think u r going to... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Gotta love Dickies. The location is scary but spectacular. With a little notice, they will prepare anything your heart desires. Its expensive for what it is, but worth it.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Been last night at dickie's, I go often to jamaica and less in port antonio, but after a good experience in 2008 I decided to come back... Was not nice...after a fruit plate and the classical jamaican soup it start to horror...an omelet soak in water from the vegetable was a no-no...followed by a deep fried fish with the same... More

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New York City
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I had read a review of this place in a guide book prior to my arrival and was very intrigued, but I wish I had checked trip advisor before dinning here. What a weird and unenjoyable experience this was. You select if you want fish or chicken upon making your reservation. Once seated there was no communication between us and... More

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