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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is great for gringos. As a self identified Jamerican, I have heard about Scotchies for quite some time. I was prepared for the ultimate authentic jerk chicken and peas and rice feast. I was highly disappointed by the lack of flavor and seasoning in...the chicken and rice. I shouldn’t need sauce to make the meal enjoyable. I have made better food than I was served at Scotchies Montego Bay. The rum punch was a 6/10. Never again.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you plan on having a meal off the resort make it to Scotchies. They had the beat jerk chicken hands down. Our driver, Darando, recommended them and it did not disappoint.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 6, 2021

First and foremost, I don't appreciate my food being undercooked. Even though I added the Barbeque sauce, you can see there is some areas where the meat was pink or dark red. I believe this was deliberately done as I experienced this in the states....STOP PLAYING WITH PEOPLE'S FOOD OR YOU WILL GET SUED! I have a video as well. I work hard for my money and its PATHETIC that someone can call and you agree to doing this to a HUMAN BEING.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 3, 2021

I have NEVER had something as dry as this chicken. Was pretty much inedible. Very little spice. I could not swallow the chicken without assistance from my beer, because it was so dry.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 9, 2021 via mobile

Great food. The jerk chicken is “off the chain”. This is a place to visit for good food and fun times

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 7, 2021

Every time I go to MoBay, I HAVE to stop at Scotchies for some jerk pork and festival! The Rum Punch is also amazing!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed February 3, 2021

The best Jerk chicken in Jamaica. The smell of chicken and the wood will make you to eat more. the flavor is awesome. Enjoyed the food here many times. Must try it

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2021 via mobile

Get you some. Good jerk. Recommended by the locals, so when in Rome, eat some Jamaican jerk pork and jerk chicken 👍🏽😎.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 28, 2021

My second visit in many years and was looking forward to it. Unfortunately the jerk chicken and pork were really dried out and no way as good as the pork pit

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 16, 2021 via mobile

One of the best places to get local foods in Montego Bay. The food was amazing and their Jerk Chicken, highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Cameron P
February 3, 2020|
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Response from Adventurer719744 | Reviewed this property |
For what i know straight grilling jerk chicken and jerk ffoodk, ribs. The foo is good.
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conscienciouseater
December 24, 2019|
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Response from Pino S | Reviewed this property |
Lol no 🤣
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Mizzwren
October 22, 2019|
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Response from Iluvthe44thpresident | Reviewed this property |
No it's not that type of place
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