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The Best in the West

Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jerk pork” (77 reviews)
“potato salad” (24 reviews)
“coconut pie” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Barbecue, Jamaican
Norman Manley Boulevard, Negril, Jamaica
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife... food was OK. Jerk chicken was very tasty, but rice and beans were bland. Also jerk pork was not good. Texture did not feel like pork... not sure about being number 9 on the list.

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant & bar! The jerk chicken is delicious, choice of sides, rice & peas, salad & sometimes they have breadfruit salad which is done up like a potato salad. So good! Conch soup available most days until they run out, perfect snack if...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

This place was highly recommended but the chicken was dry and the service was not great. Maybe we went on an off day but we only tried the one time. Kudos for employing staff with cognitive issues. It was great to see.

Thank Travellingone0
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Best jerk pork in Negril. Fresh and spicy. Great local authentic Jamaican food. Beer and soft drinks are available, tables and chairs are available.

Thank Farmerinparadise
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I loved this spot! This is one of the better jerk chickens that I have had. I'm Jamaican, living currently in Toronto. The jerk in Toronto is mainly hot-like-fire without smokiness. The jerk at Best in the West is tender, moist and super-smoky. I ate...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Best food for the price....ate their twice and had a generous serving of lobster both times. Very basic Jamaican ambience, but excellent food!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Delicious, well priced and so authentic. The restaurant itself is so small and you could easily miss. Certainly worth checking it out. It looked to be very popular with the locals as well which speaks volumes!

Thank adventurelover h
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Stopped by for jerk chicken and pork, had rice with it and also had their banana daquaria. Very reasonably priced. Highly recommend.

Thank 553teresa
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Kept hearing about Best in the West. This is now a regular stop when traveling to Negril. It truely is a place to find great jerk chicken at a very reasonalbe price.

Thank jdgemz
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It was meh, OK. The jerk chicken is just chicken with jerk sauce on the side. It tasted more like barbecue chicken. We ended up here one night because other restaurants were closed and a local recommended it since it was open late. It was...More

Thank Ryan P
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Patrick P
3 October 2016|
Response from Talia_DiLandro | Reviewed this property |
I don't know exact hours but I ate as late as 9pm there for dinner.
Julia D
7 April 2016|
Response from Peppin101 |
It's not expensive at all. $7-11 USD
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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