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“Not to be missed!”
Review of Scotchies

Scotchies
Ranked #1 of 131 Restaurants in Montego Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed December 5, 2012

It was always our intention to go to Scotchies as we'd read the reviews. We waited for a cloudier day and walked right across and up the street for lunch the day before we left Holiday Sunspree. Of course the taxi drivers will tell you it's WAY up the street but it's absolutely walkable. My three year old and 72 yr old mother made it.

Though it looks a tad frightening(at least to some in my party) from the outside, inside it is welcoming and fun. Totally Jamaican all da way. Bartender greeted us immediately and we seated ourselves at a great little tiki hut table with padded kegs as seats. WHAT FUN!

We helped ourselves to a little of everything - jerk fish, pork and chicken along with sweet potatoes, rice and peas and festival - which my children have a newfound affinity for. Of course there were Red Stripes flowing and my husband and stepfather even braved the overproof white rum. This is NOT recommended.

Overall, don't miss it. It didn't take us away from the beach too long and is a meal not to be reckoned with. Reasonably priced too! Good for all ages, attitudes and palates!

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Reviewed December 2, 2012

From the music, to the guy in the parking lot who offered us weed, this was out of a movie. The food was spectacular, the bar was surprisingly good and it was not expensive. If you want local Jamacian fare, this is the place.

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Thank Schitter
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

Yeah Mon! Loved this place ! Does not look like much from the outside but inside is really neat. Has a full bar and tables with beer kegs with cushioned seats to sit on. Good service and now about the jerk.. excellent and plenty of it.All the sides that we got where very good bammy, festival, yams, rice and peas and wash it all down with a cold Red Stripe... Heaven Mon!! Seven of us ate for 80 us dollars and we were stuffed. Good thing we walked from our resort! Just go there!

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Reviewed November 29, 2012

The atmosphere was different but interesting,The food was ok,but not a ribeye steak for sure.my husband found the people to be friendly, and that's a plus to me. My son took so many pictures,he ran out of batteries.Audrey told us about how they cook pigs on actual wood,which we take a stove for granite lol

Thank lora m
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

When for the jerk pork and chicken but ended up really loving the fish. It was served with okra, tomatoes and onions in a tinfoil packet - to die for!

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Thank NBMapleSugar
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