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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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Clayton, North Carolina
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Debar has some of the best jerk chicken in Negril. It is a circular open-air style, thatched roof bar. Eddie cooks his chicken on a grill everyday. Just make sure when you get there that the chicken is ready or about ready, because if not you might have a wait. It is worth the wait, but a lot of people... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014 via mobile

Venture away from your hotel and try this wonderful place. The jerk chicken is spicy and delicious. The goat is wonderful too. We LOVED de bar. Can't wait until our next visit

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Toronto
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

We ate here one night while staying on the cliffs, and so glad we did. Love the vibe of this place, and we will be back.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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244 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2014

It wasn't that slow a night when my wife and I walked in. Eddie, the host and proprietor, greeted us like old, family friends. We were friends, though: We had eaten at De Bar last year and had established a relationship. We had gotten to talking about who, what, why, where, when, and how, and it so happened that Eddie... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

Not sure what to say about this place. when you travel to the JA like I did I was on a mission to find solid jerk sauce. Everywhere you go it will be available and although most are tasty. Grandma's sauce at De Bar will blow your mind. you will wait at the bar or fire if you like while... More 

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Thank Parker S
North of Boston
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353 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

This is a classic place for excellent jerk chicken. It takes a but so plan on sitting and having a beer or two. Got some kick to it, but that's the point with jerk seasoning. This us a kick back place. Put on your jeans, flip flops and relax. Nothing fancy here but some great flavor on the plate.

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Thank votenochains
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

Great spot for an amazing jerk chicken - the best one in the west end! Great service and friendly staff, definitely a must go if visiting Negril and the cliffs.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

Our favourite jerk in Negril! We always visit Debar at least once on every trip! The ambiance is great with the fire burning in the back and Eddy and Pam are so friendly. The chicken is slow cooked to delicious perfection and the spicy granny sauce is completely addictive! The chicken takes a while to cook so be patient and... More 

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Thank kajah
Madison WI USA
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2014

Meals are cooked on a grill over the coals from the fire. Friendly atmosphere and free wifi at the outdoor, thatch covered bar. Or just relax with a drink around the firepit. Good vibes, mon.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Came in here for a drink with some friends one night, after backpacking around the island. Seemed to be the only place with a bit of a vibe to it. I've tried the jerk chicken in various other tourist/non-tourist spots in Jamaica and this was perhaps the best...not the cheapest, but not too expensive either. The service was top-notch; Eddie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?