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Pier 1

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Scotchies

Both restaurants are rated very highly by professionals. On balance, Scotchies is the choice of most writers compared to Pier 1. Scotchies has a TripExpert Score of 87 with accolades from 7 publications such as Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet and Frommer's.

Both restaurants are rated very highly by professionals. On balance, Scotchies is the choice of most writers compared to Pier 1. Scotchies has a TripExpert Score of 87 with accolades from 7 publications such as Lonely Planet, Lonely Planet and Frommer's.

tripexpert score
79
#12 in Jamaica
location

Howard Cooke Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    After tropical drinks at the deck bar, you'll be ready to dig into the international variations on fresh seafood; the best are the grilled lobster and any preparation of island snapper. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 35

    This open-air bar and restaurant sits on its own pier where the Hip Strip meets downtown offers harbor views Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Best known as a nightclub, Pier One also has a restaurant with a good, clean, waterfront setting – all of which are more of a draw than the average sandwiches, burgers and seafood. Full Review →

  • 10

    Rough Guide

    With tables laid out along a breezy pier and great views down the coastline, this is a pleasant, mid-priced spot for lunch or dinner.

  • 22

    BlackBook

    On MoBay's bursting boardwalk, this seaside restaurant serves up al fresco seafood dishes like Drunken Scallops--sauteed in Jamaica's own Red Stripe ale.

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87
#4 in Jamaica

Falmouth Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica

  • 7 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Many call this open-air jerk eatery the best in Jamaica, but the Scotchies Too branch in Ocho Rios certainly makes it a tough call. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    This landmark eatery is almost a local legend. It's known for turning out some of the best jerk pork or jerk chicken in the area. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The extremely popular jerk joint, made famous in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, has come to conquer the capital, and very successfully, too. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Many Jamaicans will tell you that (a) Scotchies serves the best ‘sit-down’ jerk in the northwest and (b) the quality has slipped a bit with popularity. Savvy outsiders nod in agreement.... Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The extremely popular jerk joint, made famous in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, has come to conquer the capital, and very successfully, too Full Review →

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