Pork Pit

Montego Bay

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Pork Pit

This unassuming shack isn't to be overlooked - that magnetic aroma you might have sensed walking down Hip Strip is most likely coming straight from here. The choices are plain but fabulous jerked chicken, pork, or shrimp, with the typical sides of "festival", rice and peas, and a further few.


Jerked meat is ubiquitous in Montego Bay as much as the rest of Jamaica, deliciously juicy chunks of chicken and pork (and on occasion, shrimp and fish) served up at street-side stands and at "jerk centres" - casual eateries with jerked meats as their speciality. Side orders often include deep-fried bammy (flatbread), festival fritters, rice and peas.