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Runaway Bay

Sharkies Seafood Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 - 2019 Winner


$6 - $40
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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All reviews seafood shrimp fries curry jerk chicken red snapper salad royal decameron worth the wait food was great rum punch fast service beach jamaica resort locals steam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this little gem while driving to Dunn's River..If you love seafood you will love it here...the food is amazing. Set on beach....reasonably priced, it was busy when we arrived so we has to wait a little...but definitely worth it.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great, right on the beach. The food was delicious from the fritters, to the curry, garlic, pepper shrimp all were good, the shrimp pasta was tasty, the drinks were awesome ( rum punch, bob marley. The service was good thanks to Robert.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The team was awesome, had to wait a little while due to the amount of customers dining but it was worth the wait.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 409cherylynw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of about 20 of us went to Sharkies without booking... we were accommodated immediately and even when we weren't sure on what time we wanted to eat as we were waiting for more of out party, this was fine. The hospitality provided by...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank _sarajfaulkner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really hate that I have to give them such a low score but because of the stomach issues me and my husband had after eating here I can’t give them higher than a 2-star. At first the food was smelling, looking, and tasting good...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank MzB0ssLady82
AlwynB38, Manager at Sharkies Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It’s unfortunate that you and your partner had stomach issues and we hope you have gotten over it but part of your review is misleading. Please do not assume that America is the only place that has health & safety standards. We do have an...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced, nice clean atmosphere, good music, great food, great service. We had three entrees, two rounds of drinks, two appetizers and dessert for about one hundred US dollars. I had the grilled lobster...two tails and a side for $30. My husband had a whole...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank beacheshockey
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Been here a few tines...not consistent with the taste of the food but always good service....recommend the steam or fry fish......not the roast....

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Shelly091962
Reviewed September 9, 2019

6 of us dined in this seafront restaurant at night. Unfortunately unable to see the landscape in detail but nonetheless was lovely atmosphere and ambience. There was live band when we ate which was extremely entertaining. The food was 5/5 stars but the service towards...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

Place was often!! The food was fresh! It was tasteful!! Only thing that I could say bad was it took a little long to get but it was worth the wait!!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 47jamiem
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

Everyone needs to give this place a try! I came to Jamaica from Boston and knew I had to make my way to Sharkies. Without a doubt I can say I was not disappointed. Oshane was amazing with his service, he was always attentive to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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November 14, 2018|
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Response from AlwynB38 | Property representative |
There are non seafood items like wings, jerked chicken, chicken pasta, vegetable and chicken wraps, steak. So there are a few items that don’t involve seafood
March 6, 2018|
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Response from Tess_Doug | Reviewed this property |
Hi: I was there with no kids, but here are prices for non-children. Salads $6-8. Wraps/Sandwiches $4- 6, with fries add $1. Fish at $12/pound. Shrimp dishes $15. Jerk chicken $5. Lobster $26. Seafood platter $35. sides like... More
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Lovetotravelfamily4 | Reviewed this property |
It's sharkies, same name as the restaurant and the guy that runs the dive shops name is Sharky too
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