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Scotchies Jerk Center

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Chelsea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica
+1 876-906-1779
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As has been mentioned, this place looks like a bit of a bust when you arrive, as the entrance is through the parking lot. Once inside the setting is casual and attractive, with plenty of outside seating (covered). Food is good - decent portions. Prices are decent for Jamaica.

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Thank Craig J
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived just after dark and were ushered into a parking space by a friendly security guard. From the moment I stepped out of the car the smell of smoke and sizzling meat filled my nostrils and increasing my hunger and anticipation instantly. A queue meandered down the covered path so we backtracked and headed straight for Scotchies back bar.... More 

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Thank Original_Rutter
Seattle
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped for a small take out sample of jerk chicken and pork for our last day. Delicious. Well worth the trip and very interesting watching them cooking the meats over the fire.

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Thank cdcSeattle
Jamaica
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the outdoor setting beautiful garden like setting. They need to improve on the wait time. I would visit again.

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Thank lizhyl2n
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A clean, fresh comfortable surrounding. . For a meal of good spicy jerk pork and mouth watering side orders let it be Scotchies Jerk Center in Drax Hall. The location is secluded, with nice surrounding music and a friendly and efficient staff . Your order is dealt with by polite staff members who ensure that your meal is served quickly... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

great food. nice place to sit and enjoy some good food. and you can add a red stripe bear to your meal if you are over 21.

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Thank Maurice F
Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Meals were well prepared and the variety of local authentic jamaican food was amazing. It a good place for local food.

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Thank tamaralovegod
Negril, Jamaica
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good cultural food. The best jerk pork and chicken you can get. There are two branches. One in Montego bay and one in Ocho Rios. That's where most people go to have lunch. There are a mixture of both local and tourist.

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Thank Sherill G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great location, had a wonderful time with my family they love the jerk chicken, jerk pork and the jerk sausages was delicious would recommend going there. The staff was also amazing!

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Thank Paula L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I didn't have real Jamaica jerk pork or chicken in 8years and I found not stop eating love can't ware to go back thanks scotchies🙏🏽

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chelsea Avenue, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 876-906-1779

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