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Falmouth Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-953-8041
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just simply a great place. Simple, Styrofoam plates, plastic dinnerware, good drinks and the food is phenomenal. Our driver, Clayton, insisted we had to try Scotchies & glad we did. The waitress was fun. Since we had nine people, 8 and our driver, they served a ton of food family style.

Thank Richard A
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go here. The food is amazing. Get the chicken, pork and some festivals. Great authentic atmosphere. Nice seating area with a bar. Food to go. Very affordable.

Thank pdxlisa2017
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great jerk chicken from an authentic place where the locals eat. The chicken has a subtle smoky flavour and is very moist and is not overly spicy. They take American money and give change back in American (which is not always the case). You can add "heat " with their green pepper sauce, but be warned it is quite spicy... More 

Thank Caroline M
Los Angeles, California
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the jerk chicken and festival especially! Make sure you stope here at some point during your Ocho Rios stay.

Thank Anne H
Montreal, Canada
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

Thank Jcorbs
Great Falls, Montana
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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.

Thank Lisa O
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 

Thank Judith H
Long Island, Maine
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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.

Thank Verkon
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 

Thank Avilla C
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
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?