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Whalers Seafood Restaurant & Sports Bar

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Fisherman Beach | Ocho Rios, Ocho Rios 12345, Jamaica
+1 876-813-2000
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been In Jamaica for two weeks now....thus is our best meal yet. What a giant surprise when our driver pulled up to this totally unassuming place! We were greeted warmly and immediately made comfortable....we ordered, had a drink and.....we received our food...first off the plating was a gorgeous surprise not what we expected from this humble shack....then we... More 

Thank sol2010
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed September 30, 2016

The best in Native Cuisine and it is located on the beach front. Conch Soup is a must have and fresh catch of the day daily not to mention the finger licking lobster done any style

Thank Tonia V
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed June 10, 2015

We have been eating here for the past 8 years. We were some the the first customers, when the place first opened. The prices have gone up over time, but they use to be at least, reasonable. We got there our first night, JUNE 1, 2015 and ordered brown stew fish and steamed veggies. Only my husband got rice and... More 

3 Thank Sista-Levi
Grand Cayman
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a great place to visit for a local experience. You'll meet a lot of local entrepreneurs, each selling their unique trade. We enjoyed talking with Copper and Cook Food while waiting for our snapper. The food was delicious, these places dont' have menus so be prepared to ask for what you want and bargain the price first. And... More 

2 Thank LJB345
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were attracted by great reviews. We were slightly dismayed at the area- dark and slightly dodgy appearing (sort of place where you might find someone up to know good). We went up to the restaurant with a gaggle of pimps yelling and bargaining. The music was so loud that our group of friends decided against it as we couldnt... More 

1 Thank Frances S
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch during a huge rainstorm. It must be a really pretty place when the sunshines! Had conch soup to start then escovich fish and fried bammy. Delicious food and only came to $2,700 including 2 beers. Very attentive service, the waiter did all he could to look after us and make us feel at ease.... More 

Thank MrsFussyBristol
Rogersville, Alabama
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117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2015

While at the beach, heard about this and went over. Not the normal tourist place, the frrod was fantastic, but the atmostphere was a bit sketchy. Saw some dope deals, but the food was worth the time that I spent there. I would get it to go. I will go again and get another good meal.

Thank Marshall L
Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2015

Walking to this place was a little hairy. We were three women walking into this fishermans village, and somehow had picked up a "guy" who brings people to this restaurant who followed us and sat down with us and would not leave until we asked the staff to have him go away. There is no way to get here by... More 

Thank msfixit21
Espoo, Finland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2015

Ate fish here twice, escovitch and coconut, both times good but a bit pricy (1500/2000 JMD) food for local standard. The service was good, only the toilet didn’t work.

Thank Hanne W
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2014

Been going here for years and the owner and quality of food never changes, Bash is an excellent host and runs a fab restaurant

Thank Carol E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Caribbean, Jamaican
Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fisherman Beach | Ocho Rios, Ocho Rios 12345, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-813-2000
Whalers Seafood Restaurant is located on Fisherman's Beach , Ocho Rios (Facing Columbus Heights Hotel) Beautiful view overlooking the ocean & cruise ship ports. You can watch your favorite sports live at our Sports Bar and indulge in our Native Dishes & Culture. HARASSMENT FREE ENVIOURNMENT!!!!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?