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A medley of seafood delights at Sharkies Seafood Restaurant

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM
New kid on the block, Sharkie’s jerk fish, is said to be the next big thing in Runaway Bay, St Ann.
Succulent pineapple glazed salmon served with a hearty helping of cream potatoes.
Sharkie’s seafood medley features fresh lobster, crispy escoveitched fish and savory garlic butter shrimp.
The Jamaican Mule is jam-packed with the aromatic blend of Wray and Nephew white rum, ginger ale and a splash of lime for a crisp, refreshing taste.
From left: Shemmoya Campbell and Rushaire Walker indulge in flavourful calamari and delectable chicken spring rolls.
Beware of the Sharkbite that will knock you off your feet with Wray and Nephew white rum at its core.
Local aphrodisiac ‘Striptease’ is a delicate blend of Campari and grapefruit juice.
Cleanse your heart island-style with Appleton Reserve and coconut water.
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Dive into a world where seafood meets an exuberant concoction of delicious cocktails. Sharkie's Seafood Restaurant is an outdoor chill spot that offers a jaw-dropping experience. Complemented by the translucent waters, golden sand, and a hint of Jamaica's precious reef peeking along the horizon, it's a must-stop for all travellers on the north coast. For more that six years Sharkie's Seafood Restaurant has worked hard to perfect their craft in order to tantalise the palates of seafood lovers, who have visited from all over the world.

"Being the only seafood establishment in the area that is located on the beach is what makes us stand out from our competition," said owner Alwyn Brown.

The known hotspot always seeks to up the ante by providing its guests with a unique blend of flavours that will surely keep their tongues wagging. Their new kid on the block, the jerk fish, is a delicacy that most are familiar with but are eager to try the Sharkie's style. Appetisers such as calamari, conch fritters and chicken spring rolls are served hot and ready to what the appetite for the notorious entrees that have put Sharkie's Seafood Restaurant on the map.

Their succulent grilled pineapple salmon offers a mouth-watering experience with each juicy bite with delightfully sweet and sour traces of diced pineapple. This is served with a hearty helping of creamy mashed potato and grilled vegetables. Their second must-try dish is known as the Sharkie's medley, which features grilled lobster fresh from the depths of the ocean, crunchy escoveitched fish and garlic butter shrimp that is loaded with herbs and spices for an explosion of flavour which may require divine intervention.

"Our partnership with Appleton Estate was established from the beginning of our venture. It is mutually beneficial, our customers love their products and we really appreciate them as our main sponsor. They have provided our employees with uniforms, gave us an amazing sign and completely renovated our bar. We also host a number of Appleton-sponsored events at Sharkie's," said Brown.

Their skilful bartenders display their culinary pros through the creation of aromatic Appleton-inspired cocktails. Their signature drinks include the Jamaican Mule, which is a rich blend of Wray & Nephew white rum , ginger ale and a splash of lime for a refreshing and crisp taste. In the mood for something hot and heavy? Be sure to try the Sharkbite, which has Wray and Nephew White rum at its core. Turn up the heat with Striptease, which is a delicate blend of Campari and grapefruit. Be careful with this one, locals deem it an aphrodisiac with lasting effects. Wash off your heart island-style with X-Ale which is a natural blend of Appleton Reserve and coconut water.

Find Sharkie's on 1A Main Street, Salem, Runaway Bay, call (876) 973-5472 to reserve your space in seafood paradise.

latara.boodie@gleanerjm.com