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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smoked food, unassuming hotspot for locals. Note snapper and catch of the day. Great veggie sides. Atmosphere of great cheer all around.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2021

Stopped here for lunch during a shopping spree, they smoke their meats with green palm & coconut wood instead of dried wood. Great flavor and even the white meat was super moist!!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 27 August 2021

We ordered their Jerk wings and they were good but didn't have that spice that I was hoping for. Our tour guide took us here on the way back from an excursion.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 25 August 2021

Stopped by here on the recommendation of our cab driver and a few of the staff at the hotel. I should have known better. This is a tourist spot straight up. Located at the end of a run down strip mall the place caters to...tourist with cabs and buses packing the lot. Prices were reasonable. We got there mid afternoon so the only items left were jerk chicken. They were out of wings and pretty much everything else. Food was OK...not bad, just not great. Ordered whole chicken and it was ok. Not really juicy, not dry either. Not super favorable. Would put you to mind of American cafeteria version of jerk.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

Scotchies is another must have one a visit to Jamaica. I love the jerk pork and chicken, but the “new “ adds of roast yam and sweet potatoes had me “saff” (very happy!).

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 August 2021

Best jerk chicken I ever had in my life. I would leave the resort just to go here and eat jerk chicken

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021 via mobile

We really enjoy the local vibe, smoky jerky food, just tried basically everything in the menu and loved it. We stop by this place 3 out of 5 days.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 28 July 2021

We loved the atmosphere and food during our recent lunch. The jerk chicken and sauce was amazing. Restrooms were clean and service was great.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 28 July 2021

Stopped at this restaurant for a quick lunch, grabbed fries, jerk chicken and pork and OMG this food was delicious!! The pork was awesome!!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

We went here in July and they have outside seating in tiki like huts with fans and even though it was hot outside, we were not hot in the huts. The jerk pork and jerk chicken were so flavorful!! They also charge the same to...locals as they do tourists, so that was a bonus. We would definitely come back!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Cameron P
3 February 2020|
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Response from Adventurer719744 | Reviewed this property |
For what i know straight grilling jerk chicken and jerk ffoodk, ribs. The foo is good.
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conscienciouseater
24 December 2019|
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Response from Pino S | Reviewed this property |
Lol no 🤣
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Mizzwren
22 October 2019|
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Response from Iluvthe44thpresident | Reviewed this property |
No it's not that type of place
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Frequently Asked Questions about Scotchies

Yes, Scotchies offers takeaway services.

Scotchies is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5