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Scotchies

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Falmouth Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-953-8041
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Montreal, Canada
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81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

WE ate lunch at Scotchies and had Jerk Chicken. The chicken and sauce were great! I would definitely recommend.

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Thank Jcorbs
Great Falls, Montana
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very outback, true to its culture and taste the best jerk chicken in montego bay. Great atmosphere and nice people.

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Thank Lisa O
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We find the staff to be friendly and courteous. The food is excellent and the manage large orders with the same professionalism as they do small orders. We've had occasion to order food for 15, 30 and 2...and we have never been disappointed. The food is so good that they sometimes run out of things like sweet potato pudding... which... More 

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Thank Judith H
Long Island, Maine
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The wait was long and I was disappointed to find overcooked, dry, chalk meat. We were very excited to try this place after reading great review but it left a bitter taste in my mouth... literally. Early evening visit.

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Thank Verkon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love to hang with the locals when I go on vacation...so this spot worked for me. I've been to Jamaica 4 times and been to Scochies 6 times. The jerk pork is tender and the chicken is moist. NOW the Jerk sauce is not be be played with.. I always order extra and bring some back home to the... More 

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Thank Avilla C
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had heard about this place so read up on tripadvisor so thought we would give it a try and the bonus was it was only 5minute walk from our hotel . Food is excellent - beer is cold so what more can you ask for . Go and check out where there cooking and chat with them ... fantastic... More 

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Thank Steve140
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88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While on a shore excursion we stopped at Scotchies and had a prearranged snack box to try. The jerk pork and chicken were great, went well with a a Red Stripe beer. A very unique place. It is just like you see on the Travel Channel TV station, right down to the cooking on pimento wood, and covered with sheet... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Scotchies is a great take away spot or dine inn restaurant, which serves Jerk chicken, BBq chicken and a variety of side dishes. Food is tasty and reasonable priced, suitable for all the family as you can request how mild or hot you want your chicken.

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Thank Vonnef
Tucson, Arizona
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped at Scotchies for lunch after visiting the Blue Hole. I have heard of Scotchies and read the reviews so I made it a point to try it. I was very disappointed. I have tried jerk chicken at places near Ocho Rios, so I have some context. The chicken was dry, and so were the peas and rice. To... More 

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Thank Lou A
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Order at the window, collect it at the grill, seat yourself in the open-air dining area. Food is decent, bathrooms are fair, at best. Glad we went once, no real desire to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Falmouth Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 876-953-8041

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?