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Pork Pit

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27 Gloucester Ave, Miranda Hill, Montego Bay, Jamaica
952 1046
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to The Pork Pit for lunch. There is a good choice of traditional Jamaican jerk dishes on the menu including chicken, pork, ribs and fish with a choice of sides including fries and plantain. The meat is coated with jerk spices and cooked over hot coals. I ordered the 1/4 jerk chicken with fries and a Red Stripe... More 

Thank KarenHR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Priced right. Tastes great. Fun to see the charcoal cooker. A must to visit. We toured other jerk chicken locations but for the money and view of the beach in Montego Bay the Pork Pit was the best value

Thank Rosemary D
Neenah, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't get any more authentic than this! It's quite rustic and a little run down, but everything our group ate was hot, spicy and delicious. A Montego Bay must!

Thank andrewvandinter
Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the food, had no idea what we were getting into albeit the food was wonderful. I was surprised to find out that it was a self serve restaurant. Very casual. Open fire pit in the middle of the place, very popular with the locals. Felt it was very authentic. We both had the lean pork, will try the chicken... More 

Thank Sheila S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual environment. Affordable with a good variety of sides and protein. The jerk chicken was well done and paired well with bread and ripe plantains. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Munich, Germany
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't read previous reviews well enough and thought this was a restaurant. It is in fact a "fast food" jerk place BUT with much better food. The meat is cooked slowly over hot coals and is very tasty. The hot shrimps were nice as well as the jerk chicken. Prices are reasonable too. A good option for a quick,... More 

Thank Gaffers99
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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87 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The way to roast the meat in this place really caught my attention, i.e. sticks of wood as a base on top of the metal frame holding the coals, superbly marinated pork meat and ribs, a plank of zinc on top to provide heat, keep the moisture, add smoke, how more ingenious can this type of cooking be? The result... More 

Thank Juan C
Great Falls, Montana
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very friendly but good food. Not fantastic. Pork is dry but good seasoning and jerk . Had the rice and peas. Not too much flavor

Thank Lisa O
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This place is a must for all who loves chicken and pork cooked the right way. The taste is delicious and it leaves you wanting more long after leaving. The atmosphere inside and out is very relaxing. Would recommend without hesitation.

Thank Joyce H
Derry, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Having this been our first time in Jamaica & our first time trying real authentic jerk flavored anything, this place was awesome!! I would go back at least once every visit to the island. Only complaint we had was that there were too many bones in the chicken. Pork was amazing though!!!

Thank AmiLis2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Gloucester Ave, Miranda Hill, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: 952 1046

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?