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Montego Bay Restaurants

The Area Code for Jamaica is 876. Some numbers require 1+ dialing. All prices subject to change.

BLUE BEAT

Jazz bar on Gloucester Ave (the Hip Strip). Have dinner at Marguerites, then go next door to hear good live jazz. Gloucester Ave. 952-4777

FARM TO TABLE – ZIONITES ORGANIC FARM

Tour a 15 acre Organic farm in St Ann with Owners Chris & Lisa Binns. Chris will guide you through the lush vegetation, picking fruit, vegetables & edible flowers for your lunch. Relax in the kitchen while Lisa prepares your sample tasting, Fire Grilled Pizza or Vegetarian Feast. Tour days are Sunday, Wednesday or Friday. Highly recommended 562-9760 or 895-2276

HOUSEBOAT
Floating restaurant in Freeport, ferry across from parking area. Pepper shrimp, tenderloin, seafood. Reasonable prices and very good. Call for reservations. Request a table on the outside deck for view! Recommended! Freeport Rd, Montego Bay. 979-8845

LOBSTER TRAP
Authentic Jamaican ultra-casual spot. Outdoor tables piled high with charcoal-grilled lobster -- on the edge of the beach in Hopewell between Tryall and Round Hill. Do call for reservations. 783-5046. Do not dress up.

MARGUERITES
Good restaurant over the water on Gloucester Ave (the Hip Strip). Formal dining room with excellent (pricey) menu. Flambé Lobster, Shrimp, Fish and Desserts. Fine for adults. 952-4777. Next door is Jimmy Buffett's MARGARITAVILLE Sports Bar and disco with big screen tv, water slide, good light menu. Fun for teenagers and playful adults. Gloucester Ave. 952-4777

MVP SMOKEHOUSE

Jerk, Ribs, Seafood. 'must stop' for foodies who want to try the island's cuisine all under one roof! Bogue Road, Reading, Montego Bay, Jamaica. 622-7198

MYSTIC THAI

Excellent Thai restaurant in West Montego Bay. Themed nights & Cocktail nights, vibrant local crowd, incredible food. Fairview, Montego Bay.  876-889-2430

MYSTIC INDIA

Fantastic Indian Restaurant. Some Thai dishes as well. All-you-can-eat buffet on the Third Sunday of the month. Whitter Village, Ironshore Montego Bay. 953-9460

PELICAN
Casual Denny's-type restaurant on the Hip Strip. Good for kids, Jamaican food. Also serves alcohol. Gloucester Ave, Montego Bay · 952-3171

PIER ONE

Good all round menu, late night drinking and dancing spot for locals & tourists, water front. Central Montego Bay. 876-952-2452

PORK PIT
You can't leave Jamaica without consuming Jerk Pork, Jerk Chicken (spicy or mild) and Wonder Bread. 27 Gloucester Ave, Montego Bay · 952-1046.

ROUND HILL TERRACE & CARIBBEAN GRILL

Good and pricey. Al-fresco dining by the sea for lunch and dinner. Also, piano bar and entertainment two nights each week. Upscale. Round Hill Hotel, Montego Bay · Reservations 956-7050

ROUND HILL BEACH PARTY
Every MONDAY Beach barbecue buffet with Calypso band. Every THURSDAY farm to table dinner, showcasing Round Hill’s organic garden produce. Every FRIDAY Jamaica night with Jamaican buffet plus steel band or reggae band and Jamaican floor show. 50% discount for children under 12 years old. Reservations 956-7050

SANDS
Doctor’s Cave. Calamari, Jerk Pork and Chicken, Ribs, Conch, Crab Cakes, Snapper, Burgers, Key Lime pie. Modest prices. On the beach! Hip Strip, Montego Bay

SCOTCHIES

Best jerk on the Island. Great vibe, good local scene at night. Jerk Pork, Chicken, Fish, Ribs, Sausage. Holiday Inn Montego Bay.

SKY BEACH FISH

Very local fresh fish restaurant. Best fried whole fish, shrimp & Conch. Between Round Hill & Tryall. 876-956-5006

SUGAR MILL
Opposite Half Moon golf pro shop. Outdoor dining in a lighted garden. One of the best. Coast Rd, Half Moon Golf, Tennis and Beach Resort, Montego Bay ·953-2314

UNCORKED WEST

Wine Bar - good choice of wines, excellent cheeses for sale, small inventive menu. West Montego Bay. 876-622-2878

USAIN BOLT’S TRACKS & RECORDS

Fun sports bar, good Jamaican food, huge screens. Central Montego Bay. 876-971-0000

VALRIE‘S

For authentic Jamaican food prepared by Valrie herself, try this small roadside eatery in Sandy Bay (2 miles west of Tryall). Plastic utensils, plates heaped high, inexpensive, an occasional puppy in the car park, locals' favorite). Breakfast, lunch and dinner ~ but call first to be sure she’s open. 953-5048.

Prices Quoted Subject to Change. While it is suggested that gentleman wear long pants at most of the recommended restaurants in the evenings, casual dress is acceptable. Coats and ties are neither required nor appropriate except during Christmas and New Year's weeks. Check dress code when you call for reservations.


Ocho Rios Restaurants

The Area Code for Jamaica is 876. Some numbers require 1+ dialing. All prices subject to change.

ALMOND TREE RESTAURANT
Lovely setting on the sea. Swing bar. Good seafood, Continental and Jamaican cuisine. Well priced. Open for lunch and dinner. Main Street, Ocho Rios. 974-2813.

BAMBU BLU

New, funky beach club & restaurant. Great food, good local scene on weekends. Water sports available. Try new Water Jet Pack experience! Mammee Bay, St Ann. 974-9983

CHRISTOPHERS

Modern Caribbean Cuisine. Hermosa Cove, Ocho Rios. 974-3699

FARM TO TABLE – ZIONITES ORGANIC FARM

Tour a 15 acre Organic farm in St Ann with Owners Chris & Lisa Binns. Chris will guide you through the lush vegetation, picking fruit, vegetables & edible flowers for your lunch. Relax in the kitchen while Lisa prepares your sample tasting, Fire Grilled Pizza or Vegetarian Feast. Tour days are Sunday, Wednesday or Friday. Highly recommended 562-9760 or 895-2276

EVITA'S
Italian food. Good ambiance. On a hill with a beautiful view of Ocho Rios Bay. Good value. Eden Bower Road, Ocho Rios. 974-2333

JAMAICA INN
Beautiful Colonial atmosphere. Dining by the sea. Continental cuisine. Excellent lunch buffets in High Season. Very English. Jacket & tie for at dinner. Ask to see the Churchill suite. Expensive. 974-2514.

MS T’S

Excellent local style restaurant. Very popular. A good place to try authentic Jamaican dishes. Main Street, Ocho Rios. 795-0099

PASSAGE TO INDIA
Good Indian food. Upstairs Soni Plaza, Ocho Rios. Take-out available. 975-3182.

SCOTCHIE’S

Best Jerk on the Island. Hugely popular lunch stop. Jerk Chicken, Pork, Fish, Ribs, Sausage. Nice bar. Drax Hall, St Ann. 794-9457

THE RUINS 
Average food but beautiful setting with natural waterfall. Worth a visit. Chinese menu best. Prices moderate to high. 974-2789.  

TOSCANINI 
Excellent Italian restaurant at Harmony Hall. Great food, good value. Casual. Harmony Hall, Oracabesa. 975-4785.

ZIONITES FARM

Located in the hills of St Ann. A day trip with lunch is a must. Walk through the farm, A fresh Farm to table lunch complete with rustic freshly baked rosemary focaccia, vegan basil pesto with banana chips, organic salad picked from the garden and the bestselling passion fruit vinaigrette. Queensway, Free Hill, St Ann. 562-9760/895-2276

IN ADDITION
Night passes (from 6:00 PM) which includes drinks, dinner and entertainment may be obtained at the following all-inclusive hotels: 

GRAND LIDO SANS SOUCI
Lovely setting with indoor or outdoor dining.  Several restaurants from which to choose, all with excellent food.

CASANOVA ... Fine dining in excellent French restaurant.
PALAZZINA ... INT'L cuisine. Casual. Reservations necessary.
BELLA VISTA ... Jamaican cuisine. Casual.  No reservations needed.


Prices Quoted Subject to Change

While it is suggested that gentleman wear long pants at most of the recommended restaurants in the evenings, casual dress is acceptable. Coats and ties are neither required nor appropriate except during Christmas and New Year's weeks. Check dress code when you call for reservations.