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Ossie's Jerk Centre

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Norman Manley Blvd., Negril, Jamaica
+1 876-957-4257
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like it hot, this is hot and the best hot sauce I've had. If you don't your still ok because the sauce is on the side. The Jerk chicken is amazing and the pork as well. Don't be scared of the appearance, I recommend doing takeout.

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Thank AdventureTravelMan
Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

When we have put too many hours into having fun and just want to chill in our room we get Ossie's delicious jerk chicken for our room. It is always delicious.

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Thank Jamaicanwannabe
Denver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I used to live very close to Ossie's Jerk Centre. I would wake up to the wonderful smells of their food being prepared. Mostly it was chicken, but sometimes there was pork and fish. I "fell off" my vegetarian diet to eat their chicken (for a few years). They also would make freshly made lime juice.

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Just visited Negril in late Feb. Ossies is always our first stop.The jerk pork is my favorite My wife loves the chicken This is just a shack along the road with the best food. Paulette is behind the counter she's the best! Takes your order serves your food with a smile, prices very reasonable We stay at the Treehouse every... More 

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Canton (Atlanta), GA
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

My sisters and I stayed across the street at Negril Palms so this was a very convenient place for lunch. Chicken was delicious though not really "jerk" as we know it here in the U.S. (with dry rub). It was basically grilled chicken with a sweet barbecue sauce. The jerk sauce, served on the side, is almost too hot to... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I've been to Jamaica 9 times and my husband to Negril about 23 times...Ossie's is a must every time, at least once! We went in September (forgot to review!) and took a group with us. Everyone loved it as much as we do! Paulette is wonderful. Her jerk pork is the best on the island in my very humble opinion.... More 

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C-Sheree-Donaldson, Public Relations Manager at Ossie's Jerk Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you have enjoyed your visits. Hope to see you again soon. More 

New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Horrible food, nasty service. This roadside shack is rundown and dirty, just like the associated hotel, Madge and Ossies Homestead. Service at either place is surly and unprofessional. Dont waste your money and go to this dump.

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Thank Mkpdolan
C-Sheree-Donaldson, Public Relations Manager at Ossie's Jerk Centre, responded to this review

Hello Mkpdolan, Thank you for taking the time to review our properties. At Ossie's we strive to deliver only quality food, services, and accommodations to our guests as indicated in many of other feedback back we've received. Ossie's Jerk Centre is an open venue with an excellent staff and provides great jerk, and has been voted one of the the... More 

Chesterfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

the best jerk chicken but I will say that about all of this one sticks out because she has a hot hot sauce so be cautious on how much you put on I made the mistake on the first day but went back 3 more times

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C-Sheree-Donaldson, Public Relations Manager at Ossie's Jerk Centre, responded to this review

Hi jeff m, Thank you for your review of our place. That jerk sauce can sneak up on you! We're glad to hear you enjoyed it. We hope to see you back again. More 

Markham, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Prices are reasonable. Staff is great!!! Those of us who had fish thoroughly enjoyed it. There's a little supermarket next door with some nice West Indian snacks.

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C-Sheree-Donaldson, Public Relations Manager at Ossie's Jerk Centre, responded to this review

Hi grneyd, Thank you for reviewing our place. We're glad to hear you enjoyed it. To the ones who didn't, tell them to give us another chance. Hope to see you back soon. More 

ottawa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Stayed at Negril Palms went 2 times & very good both times , only problem they are not open all the time ? good food & prices & local atmosphere

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C-Sheree-Donaldson, Public Relations Manager at Ossie's Jerk Centre, responded to this review

Hi lancelauriedan, Thank you for your review of our place. We're glad to hear you enjoyed it. We are open to suggestions, so let us know what days/times you would have liked us to be open and we will see if it is something we can work on. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norman Manley Blvd., Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
  • Phone Number: +1 876-957-4257
Description
Ossie's Shack offers an authentic Jamaican experience at a reasonable price.We have:- Ossie's Shack, which is a full-service restaurant- Ossie's Jerk Centre, voted among Jameica's Best for our jerk pork- Marge & Ossie's Homestead, which are our awesome villas- The Inn T'ing, our breakfast/beach bar located on Negril's famous 7-mile white sand beach

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