Scotchies Ocho Rios is a jerk center par excellence. Whether you’re just in the mood for some jerk, or you’re looking for a scrumptious pit stop along the way, Scotchies is sure to delight. It’s strategically located on the way to or from various popular attractions and is the perfect compliment to a day of touristy activities.

Scotchies Ocho Rios is located conveniently between Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay. That’s about an 1hr 25mins away by car from the Montego Bay Airport and a mere 20min journey from the Ocho Rios Cruise Ship Port.

The decor of the place is rustic but classy, and the backdrop is the crystal waters of the Caribbean Ocean. The vibe is enhanced by the brilliant sun and warm sea breeze. These factors conspire to create the ideal place for Jerk or local cuisine on the island.

What to bring:

  • Cash
  • Your Appetite

The Restaurant is open all day 11:00am-11:00pm. It’s one of the most popular Jerk spots on the island so be prepared for a wait if you get there during rush hours.

Scotchies Ocho Rios prepares the best Jerk or Grilled meals daily. The grill is constantly on fire with incredibly delicious Jerk Chicken, Pork and even Fish always just an order away. Scrumptious sides include Yam, Sweat Potato, Rice and Peas, Corn, Bammy, Breadfruit and Jamaican ‘festival’ fried dumplings even soup can be had, by the cup, and it’s also scrumptious.

Ocho Rios has several hotspots in terms of attractions and places to sample local cuisine. There are, however, none quite like Scotchies Ocho Rios. The chill authentic vibe, the intense, well spiced food and the amazing sun, sand and sea are unmatched in the world. No trip to Ocho Rios would quite be complete without a stop at this famous grill.

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