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The Houseboat Grill

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Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-979-8845
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Trinidad
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for dinner with friends. Lovely experience. Its very pretty and the food was good. Definitely worth going.

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Thank Trinidcq
Huntington Beach
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159 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You enter this restaurant via a very brief 30 foot pontoon ride over the water. The Houseboat is very quaint, and has a warm, romantic atmosphere. Service is very friendly and professional. Menu is varied and our food was first class. Excellent value for money and a delightful experience.

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Thank JulianSolo
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a "must go" if you are in the area. We sat upstairs and the atmosphere was great. We all had good food - the gnocchi, the lobster pasta, the fresh catch, the calamari, and others - nothing was bad or boring. The service and the bartender were great as well. I highly recommend.

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Thank KristiGolden
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for "Happy Hour". Two for 1 local drinks. Enjoyed a couple Red Stripes and a fabulous Tenderloin Satay appetizer.

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Thank Natalie F
Porto, Portugal
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

AMBIANCE Good SERVICE Good FOOD Ok PRICE Ok Didn't meet our expectation, could be better A 3 star (the most)

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So My Hubby & I went to this Restaurant on our first date!!! Omg the evening was absolutely perfect!!!!!! The name of our server was Ricardo (heard he's NLE) and he was sooo professional & pleasant. I had the Shrimp & Lobster Fettuccine with garlic sauce & my spouse had the pork fettuccine😋😋😋 We had also ordered Red Snapper &... More 

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Thank LyshLysh
Kingston, Jamaica
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dining atmosphere is truely one of a kind. The service and food was excellent. One of the better restaurants within Mobay. Will definitely visit again!

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Thank Duane A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Visited this restarant on a recent visit to celebrate a friend's birthday. Great food, great service, awesome view! Highly recommend!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We sat on the upper level, and received fantastic treatment by Kamar. We were not rushed, which was a lovely aspect. We had two starters, grilled calamari, and pork satays. For main dishes, I had the snapper, and my husband had the special lobster shrimp pasta. For dessert we had a slice o banana cake, which was similar to American... More 

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Avon, Connecticut
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Even though we were staying at an all inclusive we had to try this restaurant and were not disappointed. From the Huck Finn ride to the houseboat to dessert, everything was great. The drinks were fantastic. My wife had the gnocchi and loved it. I had the chicken and couldn't get enough. Service was top notch. This place is not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 876-979-8845

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?