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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
794 9457
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork” (551 reviews)
“jerk sauce” (106 reviews)
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Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed yesterday

We've had jerk chicken before and this wasn't all that it was cracked up to be. My husband and I are of West Indian decent. The meat tasted like it wasn't pre-seasoned. The only flavor was the skin. We were not impressed. My husband had...More

Thank alwazcumbk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to scotchies after seeing it on recent travel shows. Lucky our tour driver amity tours took us and im so glad he did. This is the best jerk chicken you will eat. It was so succulent and the smokeyness is like no other....More

Thank Mefinn
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was so very good and all that we could have dreamed of. This place is a must when traveling to Ocho Rios.

Thank cassandearl
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Scotchie's is a very casual outdoor restaurant. Although, it's full of tourists it really is authentic Jamaican food and the locals eat there too. We ordered the jerk chicken and pork, roasted sweet potatoes, and festival. The stars were the jerk pork and festival. They...More

Thank Yanetsi A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Try both Chicken and Pork as a mix , really nice. Also there are chairs and tables and a nice bar to sit and chill while you eat. Be aware of dreaded mosquitoes!!

Thank deecooch
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the fish and I cannot stop thinking about it- it was divine!!!! I had my first taste of 'real' Jamaican food here. Bammy was ok...tastes like a bland polenta but the festival was great too! Cant wait to go back!

Thank KENDRA322
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped in for a snack at Scotchie's after a trip to the Blue Hole. My husband and son got the 1/4 lb. jerk chicken and I had the 1/4 lb. jerk pork. My son also got some kind of breadstick called festival (I think)....More

Thank busymom0424
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is 100% the meal scrumptious. One taste of the jerk chicken or pork, roast breadfruit or festival is sooooooooooooo delicious.

Thank Sexyangel2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the chicken and red bean soup first. It was good. We each had 1/4 chicken with bammy, roast breadfruit and festival between the 3. It was simply the best jerk chicken I've ever had. Truly a must visit if you want to experience...More

Thank Ralston D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing! Not much to look at but the smell and taste of the jerk chicken was heaven. You get to learn a bit how they cook the birds to be so tender as you watch them cook. By far the best jerk...More

Thank Lee P
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Questions & Answers
antony h
13 May 2017|
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Response from CourtSteph2017 | Reviewed this property |
I would say approximately 30-40 minutes away.
5 May 2017|
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Response from LovesToTravel31 | Reviewed this property |
If you are cruising to Falmouth, Scotchie's is a bit over an hour drive.
Pauline G
13 April 2017|
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Response from IMABELL | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, it's a small place but worth your time to ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: 794 9457
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