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The Best in the West

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Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Who would think a small hut off the main road would offer such good food. It is lovingly prepared by the owner. Definitely worth the trip.

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Thank rapalaspouse
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food, authentic venue, a short walk from the main 7 mile beach hotels, accommodating staff, laid back. What more could you want...

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Thank Dan D
Temecula, California
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked our cab driver to take us to an authentic jerk place and we ended up here. What can I say, but it was delicious! If you are looking for authentic jerk chicken - look no further. Definitely worth the stop!

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Thank Valerie H
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome jerk chicken, prefer.a bit less vinegar but the chicken was cooked to perfection. We walked here from our resort and service was fast and friendly.

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Thank Broadwaybeach
Winter Park, Florida
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414 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over 5 days during my stay in Negril I ate here four time. My family & I thoroughly enjoyed it. This is a road side shack type restaurant, very typical for Jamaica. Don't let that put you off. It is fantastic. I had lobster each time I came, but also tried the pork & the chicken & those were very... More 

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Thank Stephen K
Toronto, ON
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is directly across from Coco LaPalm Resort. I found myself over here one night with a friend who wasn't very helpful but the company was nice. I ended up with the jerk pork. It was OK. I've had better in Toronto where I'm from. It was served with rice and a.dry slaw for crunch but it wasn't hot.... More 

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Thank NRJ
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jerk pork was amazing! So good we ate there 3 times during our 4 day stay in Negril. Definitely a can't miss stop!

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Thank bsarah923
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting on the road curb side is faster than any drive thru and the food is ready to go but if you want to sit down there is usually a spot to drop.You know after work grab some dinner to take home for the family-same thing just jamaican style.

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Thank ralmundi
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant every time we come to Jamaica. Their quarter and half jerk chicken portions are perfect. The meet is succulent of the chicken is always perfectly season. Their mixed drinks are a little known secret about the best in the west. They fix the most perfect piña coladas ever!

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Thank Kesha2238
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not at all fancy, just roadside smoker, a bar and a few tables. There jerk chicken is absolutely delicious. Generous portion of chicken, potatoes salad and beans for $7/plate. We ate there 3 times in one week.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?