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Salem, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-973-5472
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Runaway Bay, Jamaica
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had dinner at sharkies (seafood) with friends, it was delicious, I had the best and biggest red snapper fish ever. I recommend sharkies anytime!

Thank Everton J
Senoia, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit! The slow roasted pork is so good! We ordered the corn, rice and beans, cold beer and sat back and had the best food we had the entire trip.

Thank TBTank
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the couch soup, fish soup & couch frittera all was great. Pic below couch soup. Service is on island time so be patient.

Thank Twan S
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134 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our lunch.. lovely little spot with great views. Service was a little slow but well worth the wait. The food was brilliant and such good value 👍🏻

Thank Eastendyid
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been staying in Runaway Bay for years since I've been regularly visiting Jamaica. I want to love Sharkies but somehow the restaurant disappoints me every visit. The food is great! I love the chicken and my favorite is the shrimp pasta. However, the service is slow, food is a bit overpriced, and if you call early when they open... More 

Thank Kay G
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So I came to this restaurant with the expectation of fresh fish cooked there and then considering right by the sea. However to my surprise the Fish came out almost cold. It was like the fish had been cooked earlier in the day then heated. Actually very dissatisfying considering this is Jamaica. I did complain and obviously did not have... More 

Thank Amazinapple
New York, New York, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

food was great the fish was great very nice view good service so i would go back anytime i'm in jamaica

Thank Pinkey1228
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited at least 2 hours for jerk chicken at this restaurant! They ran out of chicken and messed up the order! It was our second day there and really wasn't anyplace else close by to get food or we would have left.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to chill out with the feel of real Jamaica. The staff are very polite and helpful. The food is good once it finally arrives. If you are in a hurry & hungry this not the place for you.

Thank Marlan H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once we got the food, it was good. Prices seem a bit high. A lot of dogs on beach where we ate, but nice to be able to eat on beach. Several photo op spots throughout the restaurant. We had curry and love Bammy! If you are hungry, then order soup because that comes first.

Thank Bettina L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salem, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Runaway Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 876-973-5472

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