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“Amazing”
Review of Scotchie's

Scotchie's
Ranked #4 of 114 Restaurants in Ocho Rios
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Columbia, South Carolina
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Scotchie's in ocho rios is my favorite one. My boyfriend and I went to two different scotchie's in Jamaica and Ocho Rios was delicious. Read a review saying that there are flies and that the drinks were not as cold as they should be. The establishment is in an open area so of course bugs will be around. Jamaica is a very humid place the drinks are not going to stay cold for long. Try the jerk pork it was our favorite but the jerk chicken was great too! I wasn't to thrilled about the breadfruit but I thought the hammy and festival was good!

  • Visited June 2014
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Parkland, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“horrible staff & food”
Reviewed July 3, 2014

there were bugs everywhere ! couldnt eat there yuck! the staff couldnt do anything everyone was rude the drinks were not as cold it was just one of the worst ever!

Visited July 2014
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Augusta, Georgia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Best Jerk Pork...EVER!”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited Scotchie's on Friday, June 27, 2014. It was one of the best meals I've ever had. The pork literally fell apart. We had jerk pork, pumpkin rice, festival bread, and Red Stripe. The portions are more than enough! We also got to look at the pork and chicken being prepared. It is done on pimento logs and slow roasted for several hours. If you are brave and want to kick it up, try the hot sauce-your lips will burn!!! The atmosphere is open air-but covered. They offer ribs on Tuesdays.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Melissa J
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Kitchener
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Scotchie's”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have to say , this is the best chicken that I've ever tasted. It is a rustic eating place set in the middle of a garden. It you didn't know it is there you'd miss it. They cook the chicken over an open fire, and it is seasoned nicely. You order what you'd like, and find a place to sit. They will let you know when your order is ready. It's beautiful, sitting amidst the flowers, with the Humming birds fluttering close by.
This is one Jamaica's treasures. As far as I'm concerned it is a "must" stop whenever we are there.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Bonnie F
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Jacksonville, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
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“Bad Service, Excellent Elsewise”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stopped at Scotchie's on the way back to a ship after visiting the fantastic Blue Hole in St Mary's, despite the guide's suggestion of visiting the Ultimate Jerk Centre. The atmosphere is very exactly what you would want for a jerk restaurant in the middle of Jamaican jungle. Whole chickens for $18 US seem excessive, but it's totally worth it. The side items were outstanding, and very under-priced comparatively. Roasted yellow yam was interesting, "rice and peas" (red beans) was delicious, but not very spicy (which was my assumption). The Bammys are like cornbread donuts, and worth the $1 as well. $2 Red Stripes, full bar playing World Cup, pretty much everything you'd want except for service. You have to go to their bar to order, pay, and pick up your food. Out tour guide scolded the "waitress" until she started helping us bring the food, but the trip wasn't about fine dining for me. It was about the FANTASTIC chicken. Would eat there again, but will probably try the guide's suggestions if we go back.

  • Visited June 2014
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4 Thank TGilmer75
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