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De bar

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Norman Manly Blvd across from sunset | on the cliffs, Negril, Jamaica
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Its a cool spot to chill and have a nice bite of food, as long as the owner is there and cooking. If he is not there the food is not up to par. But stop and check it out.

Thank Christina R
Voluntown, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Jerk chicken was ok. Scene was neat. Don't think I will be back. Waiter tried to pull a fast one on us for price. Understand everyone's gotta eat but not like that.

Thank atomicbros
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I had King steamed fish and it was great! It is made done to order, so you can be sure that everything in your plate is very fresh. Nothing over-cooked; perfect seasoning.

Thank Claudia M
Cleveland, Ohio
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

If you are in Negril and would like to taste THE BEST jerk chicken in town, then De Bar is a must stop. Trevor marinates his chicken for a day in jerk seasoning before putting them on the grill. The bonfire in the backyard is where the pimento wood is being burned into charcoal. Each meal is cooked to order.... More 

1 Thank Livia-Rachael
Kiev, Ukraine
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113 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This place is family owned restaurant. It looks a little bit strange for the restaurant but do not forget that you at Jamaica! It is ok for here. We ordered chicken and fish and both where perfectly cooked. We loved it! Stuff was very very kind and grateful. We had wonderful time there. I recommend this place for lunch or... More 

Thank Valentyn G
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The only negative thing I can say about this is nothing. I loved the food, the beer was cold. When you go to a bar in Jamaica and the majority of the clients are locals, count on the food being good. It is not a fancy place, but it is perfect for what it is.

1 Thank Scampbell0409
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Great first visit! The restaurant is located outdoors and just great for large groups seeking some jerk style pork/ chicken. They have a lot of picnic style seating and even have a bin fire going at night. The place is smoke friendly with free wi-fi and a bar. The staff was great and the jerk chicken is one of if... More 

Thank TheHotelier313
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

De Bar is nothing fancy, it's a bar with a guy cooking on a grill....but it is delicious and a cool atmosphere. My husband loved his jerk chicken. I would definitely go again.

1 Thank Londe C
Burlington, Canada
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Quick service here, everything made fresh on charcoal grill. I get the 1/4 chicken with bread for $500. They also have goat, fish, conch, lobster, rice and veggies. Cash only! This place is right near my hotel and is constantly busy at night. I stop there every night for a later evening snack!

Thank Gordie W
North of Boston
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355 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is a local place with a three generation recipe for jerk chicken. Might have some fresh fish, but it's all about the chicken. Plan to sit a bit, get a beer, relax, listen to the sounds of the cliffs.

2 Thank votenochains

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norman Manly Blvd across from sunset | on the cliffs, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril

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