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MVP Smokehouse

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Bogue Road | Reading, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-622-7198
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like local food and and like to experience more than the convinced restaurants at resorts or hip strip go to this place and taste the fish and chicken.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Some of the food is good like the oxtail, fish, etc the service was slow, but the music was incredible.

Thank Noah R
Tarrytown, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

My (now) husband and I had our rehearsal dinner for 30 people here. The food was delicious and the service was amazing. Great price and value! We will be back for our next trip to Montego Bay! This is a must stop on your next trip. We stayed at Half Moon and it was a 20 minute ride.

Thank Erin C
Montego Bay, Saint James, Jamaica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Located just outside Montego Bay on the road to Negril this family owned and operated jerk restaurant. Has delicious jerk chicken and pork, among other things their festival is great too. Festivel is a kind of long fried dumpling made from flour and cornmeal. The service is very friendly and it's a lovely local out door settin

Thank Stephanie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

I went here with my partner as we read so many great things about it. I enjoyed the natural fruit juices that they offered and also the cheese quesadillas. My partner enjoyed his jerk chicken and roasted sweet potato. Might I add that it was the largest sweet potato I have ever seen lol. The price is very affordable and... More 

Thank ChicaJamaiquina25
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

Not only the Retro music Sunday evening with the same age DJ :) is the attraction, the food is made to order, fresh and tasty, natural juices made in front of you from real fruits. Relax and dig into my young age music!

Thank Aleksandar G
MVPZ S, Owner at MVP Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us this great review. Sundays are indeed special as we relax and chill with great food and the mellow tunes of yesteryear at the Smokehouse. So you glad you enjoyed it. Please come again, and thanks. More 

Negril, Jamaica
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

This was a great setting for a much deserved after work outing. MVP's casual atmosphere lends to just chilling out, playing dominoes, having a cold drink and great food. The in-door out-door setting gives guests the best of both worlds, shade form the elements, but allows all to feel at one with nature. The service was exceptional even for a... More 

1 Thank maggie196127
MVPZ S, Owner at MVP Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review! We are so happy that you and your group felt right at home in our little Smokehouse. We appreciate your business and that you took the time to "big us up"! More 

Saint Albans, Vermont
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

What a nice little gem. A local Jamaican favorite of authentic Jamaican Jerk food. We were a party of 7 to include 3 children. Food choices were many and everyone loved their dish.

1 Thank Jimdevinmoriah
MVPZ S, Owner at MVP Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thank you. This review warms our heart. We're so happy that we could accommodate your entire family with ease. Our menu is purposely designed to appeal to a wide cross section of tastes from kids to adults and, meat eaters to vegetarians. We appreciate you taking the time to write us this nice review. Thanks very much! More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

I highly recommend this spot on the road in Reading/Bogue area. If you are heading to NEGRIL stop for some real Jamaican jerk. Staff is friendly.

1 Thank 643allanf
MVPZ S, Owner at MVP Smokehouse, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us this great review. We're happy that you enjoyed dining with us, and please do come again the next time you are in Montego Bay. Thanks! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Well this place is definitely not for locals...The servers pay keen attention to tourists while ignoring their own. I personally have a problem when customer service is skewed in that regard because it means the people are fake and have ulterior motives. So for me...personally...this place is a no go! In addition, the food isn't all that great. Many other... More 

1 Thank Mikey-Nishy
MVPZ S, Owner at MVP Smokehouse, responded to this review

We're sorry that you didn't enjoy your dining experience with us. Our mission is to make sure that all our guests feel welcome. It's ironic, because most of our regular clientele are locals. We hope you'll give us another shot at giving you the MVP experience that so many have come to love. Hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $50
Caribbean, Jamaican, Barbecue, Grill, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bogue Road | Reading, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 876-622-7198
From the former owners of the acclaimed Native Restaurant comes MVP Smokehouse, a casual eatery and bar located on the outskirts of Montego Bay in Reading that will answer all your Jerk, BBQ and Ribs cravings. MVP Smokehouse also offers a wide variety of authentic Jamaican cuisine from curried goat and oxtails to lobster. We also do vegetarian meals along with fresh squeezed juices and smoothies. Experience the full range of the island's amazing food offerings in one place! We also cater for events, pre-wedding and weddings dinners. Contact us or your wedding planner for a quote. MVP Smokehouse is a MUST STOP for the foodie who is looking for an authentic Jamaican dining experience.

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