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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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a foodie. This restaurant was fantastic.. The surf and turf was perfect. The chocolate lava cake was worth the wait. The ambience is beautiful and the staff is amazing a special thank you to Althea for our Valentines dinner reservation.

Thank Lenor S
Kansas City, KS
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Houseboat grill last week. The food was good but it seemed it was better on our first visit. The prices are pretty expensive and we were expecting a better lobster. The lobster was good, but not as good as our cook made at our villa.

Thank shar0n_d1
Norwich, Vermont
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leave the all-inclusive and try this restaurant. You won't regret it. We had the fish tartar, pork satays, and Moroccan shrimp appetizers. All were excellent - good spices. For entrees, the gnocchi and beef tenderloin. I might pass on the gnocchi if we went again. The beef tenderloin was perfect the portions were large. For dessert, we shared a chocolate... More 

Thank theworldawaits2016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Manager steals from us To start with The restaurant is old and dirty. Food is ok nothing out of this world. the appetizers portions are extremely small for the prize. But the real problem start with the check, the manager came over to charge us the bill with the credit card terminal. He swipe my card several time with the... More 

Thank Adrian D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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83 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very unique dinner setting. Food was amazing and it is very romantic. There are huge fish on the back of the boat that are fed by the boat. Sit in the top on in the back for the best views. It is quite pricey but worth the memories

1 Thank stacy h
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for dinner with family. The food was great and the service was excellent! Definitely going back whenever i visit Montego Bay

1 Thank Nat W Smith
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

1 Thank Trinidcq
Huntington Beach
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159 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.

1 Thank JulianSolo
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 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.

1 Thank KristiGolden
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

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

1 Thank Natalie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
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?