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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed January 9, 2012

Tasty- great quality, great local vibe. Large group of us went down and ventured off the resort. We were told Scotchies was the place to go for good jerk and it was very very good

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank JD_AdventuresAround
Reviewed January 8, 2012

Good food Cheap. Always a little leary of these small local eating places, but Scotchies was fast, cheap, and very good.

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank ermahermah
Reviewed January 6, 2012

The pork is to die for the jerk chicken was ok since the last time I went there. Had better Jerk Chicken from off the street in Negril.

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank cancunchic06
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Great Jerk, Great pricing, what more does one need to know?? OH, the sides, if not familiar ask for a sample.

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank shuffrn
Reviewed January 2, 2012

Great local food, spicy jerk sauce, great patio bar, locals and atmosphere! Amazing. a must do!

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank JetsettingGrl
Reviewed December 31, 2011

Scotchies indeed has 3 locations. This time it was in MoBay the many other times, near Mamamee Bay. (outside Ochi) The chicken is cooked low and slow the way jerk is intended. Fridays is a special day as they have CONCH CHOWDER, super-yummy! I always...More

Date of visit: June 2011
Thank Sista-Levi
Reviewed December 31, 2011

Ok - we were looking forward to trying Jerk Chicken with Red Stripe Beer .... and were not disappointed at all. But the festival (deep fried dough - like a non-greasy hush puppy), yam, sweet potato pie, etc really sealed the deal. We loved it.

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank dafried
Reviewed December 30, 2011

A must do if you are in Montego bay, a real taste of Jamaica. try the Jerk Port and festivals with a Cold Red Stripe. Another day in paradise

Thank gbh1266
Reviewed December 29, 2011

Scotchies was delicious. I particularly enjoyed the festival, sweet potato, jerk chicken & chicken sausage. It was good to try bread fruit and yam as well. This place had a good variety, and everything was not only delicious but easy to order and had a...More

Date of visit: December 2011
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Reviewed December 29, 2011

Liked - definitely the best jerk chicken we had in Jamaica. Go for the yam too.

Date of visit: November 2011
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January 27, 2019|
Response from BrendaON | Reviewed this property |
Scotchies is in IronShore/Coral Garden area (suburb) of Montego Bay. It is not close to the Royal Decameron. Scotchies is about 10 15 min drive from the airport. It's a casual atmosphere great food and service.
January 27, 2019|
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Response from Sdh72327232 | Reviewed this property |
Clarification: Scotchies in Not in RunAway Bay! The restaurant I reviewed in RunAway Bay was Sharkies. Scotchies is VERY informal and about 15 minutes from the airport. (great place for real local flavor)
January 16, 2019|
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Response from Jose S | Reviewed this property |
Less than 15 minutes. Yes, definitely OK to go at night, especially if you have a driver taking you there. That's when I went..fun times.
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