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Sister Lou`s River Stop

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Black River, Santa Cruz, Jamaica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Damion our driver knew I enjoyed seafood so he recommended that our boat tour guide, Mr Teddy, make a pit stop at Sister Lou's for delicious stuffed crab. Yum!

Thank arnajo
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our captain suggested a stop at Sister Lou's on our trek down the Black River. What an amazing experience to find a place like this in the middle of nowhere. We all tried some of the sweet crab and had a refreshing drink before carrying on back up the river. This was a highlight for sure!

Thank Katrina718
Pinedale, Wyoming, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We had a boat trip with Captain Ted out of Treasure Beach. Up the Black River from the sea through majestic mangroves, nesting white egrets and a few crocodiles. Up past the spot where the bigger tourist boats turn round is Sister Lou's River Stop. Speciality is crab which is best accompanied by a Jamaican Red Stripe or Ginger Beer.... More 

Thank WyoBus
Great Bookham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Good (off the beaten track) fun... food is good too. If you love the great out doors and a sense of adventure pop by then go further up the river via the small boats to vinyard way. If you are a fan of glamping, this is not for you.

Thank Karen W
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

After an amazing boat ride up Black River, you arrive at Sister Lou's sweet little spot of fresh crab goodness. The crab was so tasty and the Red Stripe cold. I loved this place!

Thank Venezuela_77
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

We decided to go there by car: not a good idea!! Very very difficult to find (not well known by local people) and the road is terrible. The place doesn't look at all like a restaurant, crab is fine but heated in a microwave... :-( Only recommanded if you are desperate to eat crab!

1 Thank Laurent B
Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

Drove to Sister Lou's since the boat weren't running up the Black River. What a road! You could lose a bus in the potholes! Well worth it since we were the only customers. We ate crab like we were eating our last meal (and that's what I want for mine!!!). Sister Lou and her brother John made us feel like... More 

1 Thank Stan D
Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

Mrs. Lou's is located by the beach side. Its a nice little stop for some fresh Jamaican crab. Lovely little location.

Thank Catherine M
Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

Stopped at Sister Lou's during our River Safari Trip, for some Crab and nice cold Red Stripe - Life is great :-)

Thank mblake
Oldsmar, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

Sister Lou's River Stop is a small brick bldg on the Black River. Captain Ted picked us up at our rental, Great Escape (VRBO Listing #11863) and took us on a great boat ride to the town of Black River and on to Sister Lou's. An order (2) crabs is $5/American and the beers were nice and cold. == Warning... More 

Thank TiaOne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Black River, Santa Cruz, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Elizabeth Parish  >  Santa Cruz
Seafood Restaurant on the shore of the Black River

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?