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The Best in the West

Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (75 reviews)
“rice” (101 reviews)
“coconut pie” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here in a few occasions. The first for lunch, we got our food order in before a tourists bus rocked up but the bus guests were served first which resulted in a long wait. The owner aplogised and gave us a free beer...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must go-to dinner stop, for either sit-in or take out. Excellent jerk chicken and sides. Local welcoming atmosphere. When you walk or drive by, the name "Best in the West" at first seems a little odd, unusual. But don't the name deter you from...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here on past trips and were a bit disappointed this time, it didn't seem to be as good as in the past.

Thank ceceliaw999
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here so many times! My faves were the chicken and soup. Food was awesome! Thanks Devon for sharing your great place :) One love.

Thank hardatwork2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read some negative reviews recently, but the jerk chicken is still the best in the west!! get it to go and enjoy it on your patio.

Thank NegrilCrazy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jerk chicken for $7 US was fantastic. Safe easy place to find across the street from many beautiful resorts. Would go back again.

Thank easy2please123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy road, fly strips hanging everywhere. Server sitting at the bar eating her lunch. DRY chicken. Enough said.

Thank quintx5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little restaurant is across the street from CocoLaPalm and we had the jerk chicken and Red Stripe. Delicious!

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our third visit to Negril and Best in the West never disappoints. One of us tried the jerk pork and found it a bit dry but the chicken was so good we still have to give it 5 stars!! Rice + Peas are...More

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visit Negril every year, and our first meal is always from Best in the West! We general get take out and eat in our room, but w. Can never wait to bite into their amazing jerk chicken. We have never had...More

Thank Donald E
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2018|
Response from JahCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Yes ... but they charge an additional percentage
27 November 2017|
Response from ctm7944 | Reviewed this property |
Google Best in the West Negril Menu and you will find your answer.
20 November 2016|
Response from Thuliswa2013 | Reviewed this property |
US$25, two bigger and one smaller t.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
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