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by Venesha Johnson | Associate Writer

Whatโ€™s that one dish everyone who visits Jamaica must try before leaving? If your first guess was jerk chicken you are absolutely right.

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With Ocho Rios being such a popping tourist hub, you will find many jerk centres and other restaurants with jerk chicken, pork and other jerk meats on the menu.

Ocho Rios Jerk Center

When you think about Jerk chicken in Ocho Rios, one of the first places many will point you to is The Ocho Rios Jerk Centre.

The Ocho Rios Jerk Centre has been satisfying customers' cravings for scrumptious jerked meats for more than 30 years. Hardy bread, potatoes, festival, fries, and soups are always accessible as traditional accoutrements.

It is the ideal location to catch up with friends in the centre of Ocho Rios, where there is plenty of parking and facilities.

Contact Information

  • Address: 14 DaCosta Drive Ocho Rios, JA
  • Phone: (876) 974-2549

Linda's Jerk & Seafood Restaurant

The setting at Linda's Jerk & Seafood Restaurant is elegant and welcoming. The menu draws its inspiration from the specialities of various cuisines and will appeal to a wide range of customers.

In addition to the normal menu, they also serve three-course dinners and informal or business lunches. The bar/lounge, which has a different menu, is connected to the restaurant.

Contact Information

  • Address: Bonham Springs, Exchange Rd, Ocho Rios
  • Phone: (876) 544-5406

Bamboo Blu

A seaside getaway with warm weather and consistently cool drinks. Bamboo Blu is your beachside destination to savour terrific food and even greater conversation, and it's located in Mammee Bay, Ocho Rios.

Delicious jerk chicken, jerk pork, lobster, scrumptious burgers, and pasta with the ideal ratio of spicy and sweet flavours are all on their menu.

Use the multipurpose space, which includes a private beach, free Wi-Fi, loungers, and cabana beds ideal for a day of leisure by the Caribbean Sea.

Contact Information

  • Address: Mammee Bay Estate, Mammee Bay, St. Ann
  • Phone: +1 (876) 974-9983

Margaritaville Ocho Rios

The outstanding beachfront restaurant and bar Margaritaville in Ocho Rios was founded by multi-millionaire Jimmy Buffet. They have succeeded in upholding a high standard while preserving a casual, rustic atmosphere.

Margaritaville Ocho Rios is ideally situated in the heart of Ocho Rios, across from Ocho Rios Bay Beach in Island Village. The eatery offers delicious meals rapidly all day long.

You can eat anything, including seafood with an island twist or Jerk chicken or pork. The grill is always hot, and Margaritaville is known for serving some of the best burgers on the island.

Contact Information

  • Address: Turtle Beach Rd, Ocho Rios
  • Phone: +1 (876) 675-8800

Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records

Each Tracks & Records restaurant presents a special chance to experience the best of Jamaican culture, including music, sports, and, of course, mouthwatering food.

Try their U-Burger, their speciality burger named after the co-founder and friend Usain Bolt, or their Jerk Platter, a blend of wonderfully seasoned jerked chicken and pork.

The best dancehall and reggae music, delectable food, unique cocktails, and a laid-back ambience are all available at Every Tracks & Records. In addition, no visit to Tracks & Records is complete without striking Usain's well-known "to the world" pose for a group shot.

Contact Information

  • Address: 101 B Main Street, Shop 3, Block A, Ocho Rios
  • Phone: (876) 633-9161

Miss Tโ€™s Kitchen

Rustic Jamaican eatery and bar Miss T's Kitchen serves a variety of wholesome, home-style Jamaican food and drinks in a lovely garden setting.

Miss T's Kitchen, which is noted for its inventive meals, rocking rhythms of Jamaican "roots" music, and generally having a good time, is situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac off Main Street in the centre of Ocho Rios.

Your outdoor eating experience will be remarkable because of the restaurant's reputation for low costs, excellent service, a fantastic location with plenty of parking, and a chill, calm atmosphere.

Contact Information

  • Address: 65 Main Street Ocho Rios, JA
  • Phone: (876) 795-0099

Of course, as with everywhere else in Jamaica, you donโ€™t necessarily need to sit down and dine at a restaurant to enjoy some jerk chicken.

Along the busy streets of Ocho Rios, you are certain to run into quite a few jerk stands and you can watch the entire process of how they jerk the chicken, choose your favourite part of the chicken, watch them chop it up, place it in foil and add all the extra jerk sauce that you can manage.

Want to try making your own jerk chicken from home? Here is a must-try recipe.

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Ocho Rios Jerk Center | Written: January 5, 2022

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