Great local Jerk spots in Jamaica

 – Where to jerk in Ocho Rios, Runaway Bay, Discovery Bay and Port Antonio

If you are considering visiting Jamaica or have already booked your vacation, there might be experiences on your bucket list that you want to have, one such experience is eating some original Jamaican jerk. Jerk is one of the most internationally known Jamaican product; it is the favorite of many visitors that travel to the beautiful Island. We will look at some of the places best places to get your Jerk chicken or pork in the Ocho Rios area and also in Port Antonio.

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Great Local Jerk Spots In Ocho Rios 

In the town of Ocho Rios, the best local jerk spots are; The Ocho Rios Jerk Centre and Scotchies. At the Ocho Rios Jerk Centre, entertainment is combined with some of the spiciest and most succulent jerk dishes you will find anywhere in Jamaica. The most popular jerk dishes among locals at this facility are the jerk chicken and pork, served with options such as rice and peas, festivals or bammy. This exciting local jerk center is extremely cost effective and the service provided is quick and friendly, you should check them out for some of the best jerk in Ocho Rios.

Another jerk facility in the vicinity of Ocho Rios that offers top-notch Jamaican jerk fare with all the natural flavors and spices that we have come to love and enjoy is Scotchies. The environment at Scotchies is laid back and relaxing and the aroma from the delectable jerk treats been prepared will have you licking your lips! They serve a wide array of local side dishes such as roast breadfruit, bammy, and festival along with the tasty jerk chicken or pork; you will surely enjoy a unique Jamaican dining experience if you stop by Scotchies.

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Great Local Jerk Spots in Runaway Bay

The town of Runaway Bay is a quiet and charming beachside town, located 30 minutes outside of Ocho Rios. The town is known for its beautiful beaches, and there is also a popular jerk restaurant in the town for you to enjoy. The name of this restaurant is Jerkies. They offer all the tasty jerk dishes including chicken and pork and sides such as festival and bammy. If you happen to be staying in this town or just passing through, this a great spot to grab some local jerk.

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Great Local Jerk Spots In Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay is a popular place to stop for a quick bite when headed to Ocho Rios or Montego bay or if you are going to popular Green Grotto Caves attraction in the area. The jerk restaurant of choice in the area is the Ultimate Jerk Centre, this spacious and entertaining facility located immediately across from the Green Grotto Caves serves traditional jerk chicken and pork in an open-air setting where you can see the meals being prepared. The prices at the facility are very competitive, giving you great value for your money. You will enjoy dining here.

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Great local Jerk Spots in Port Antonio

The parish of Portland is credited as the inventor of jerking and has such people who crave a truly genuine jerk experience think that they need to take a trip to Portland. If you are visiting the town of Port Antonio, a facility that provides authentic traditional Jerk fare is Pigg’s Jerk Centre, this small rustic jerk shack offers some of the most authentic jerk you find anywhere in Jamaica, and you will love the setting of the restaurant. The birthplace of jerk is approximately 25 minutes away from Port Antonio in the town of Boston. If you are in Port Antonio, you should not miss the opportunity to visit Boston to learn about the history of jerking in addition to enjoying the most authentic jerk you will find anywhere in the world.

These are some of the best spots to enjoy jerk fare in the Ocho Rios and Portland regions of Jamaica; you should stop by one of these facilities when next you are in the area.