Where to Eat the Best Jamaican Food in Jamaica
Thursday, May 28, 2020
No trip to Jamaica is complete without tasting some of the delicious local delicacies. From its famous jerk chicken to it national dish, Ackee and saltfish there is plenty of traditional Jamaican dishes to choose from. With so many options, you may want to know where to find the best Jamaican food in Jamaica so, we created a list of our top five choices to narrow down your search. Read on to out…
Miss T’s Kitchen, Ochos Rios
Located in Ochos Rios, Miss T’s Kitchen is one of the most well-known restaurants on the island and is famous for not only serving some of the best Jamaican food in Jamaica but, for also providing an all-round cultural experience to its diners. The restaurant is renowned as a celebration of Jamaican culture, from its delicious dishes to its vibrant décor and everything in between. Choose from some of the islands famous foods, including oxtail stew, curry goat and jerk chicken to name but a few.
Scotchies, Montego Bay
Scotchies of Montego Bay may be no-frills, but this casual eatery is serves some of the best Jamaican food in Jamaica. Scotchies offers diners the real taste of the island, with meals enjoyed in rustic booths amongst a lovely welcoming atmosphere. Enjoy mouth-watering meats, barbequed or grilled and wash it down with a traditional Jamaican Red Stripe beer.
Aunt Merl’s Fish Place, Hellshire Beach
Hellshire Beach is known as one of the best places on the island to find fried fish, and the best of the best can be found at Aunt Merl’s Fish Place! Located right next to the beach, diners at Aunt Merl’s can enjoy the unique experience of choosing a whole fish from an igloo of the morning catch, you can’t get much fresher than that! One of the most popular dishes on the menu is fried fish, served with ‘festival’ – a cassava flat bread called bammy.
Murphy’s West End Restaurant, Negril
Found next to some of the island’s best beaches, Murphy’s West End Restaurant is one of the best-loved eateries in Negril. Murphy’s boasts great vibes and delicious food with unbeatable flavour served in generous portions. If you find yourself here for breakfast, be sure to try Johnnycakes – ackee and saltfish served with fried dumplings – it’s a crowd-favourite!
M-10 Bar and Grill, Kingston
M-10 Bar and Grill is a favourite with both locals and tourists alike, boasting great music and, of course, some of the best Jamaican food in Jamaica, all in a beautiful open-air setting. M-10 offers a casual, yet lively atmosphere and is a great spot for happy hour, especially on Friday evenings. If you’re a seafood fan, don’t miss the restaurant’s all-you-can-eat crab night every Tuesday, it won’t disappoint!
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