Norma's on the Terrace

One of Jamaica's most well known chefs and entrepreneurs, Norma Shirley runs Norma's on the Terrace, a swank restaurant that emphases Jamaican fare with a twist.


The menu, which varies season-to-season is creative with novel adaptations from native Jamaican cuisine. The winners undoubtedly are Jamaican chowder with crabmeat, shrimp, conch, and lobster, sizzling grilled whole red snapper coated with herbs and served with a thyme-and-caper sauce, and grilled smoked pork loin in a teriyaki or ginger sauce, served with caramelized apples.

Norma's on the Terrace tempts passersby with Jamaican cooking that's so delightful those who give it a try pencil a second visit into their itineraries. This location is open for both dinner and lunch, so make time to stop by.


Set up below the wide porticos of the gallery surrounding the famous Devon House, Norma’s on the Terrace is a classy spot to eat a leisurely meal. The old, worn-out gardens have been spruced up into posh and clean cut English-like lands.


This restaurant is a part of Devon House, which is located within Portmore, a city in Jamaica.

This part of Jamaica has plenty of popular attractions, all helping to comprise this spirited town. Some of the closest landmark sites from their location include Bob Marley Museum and Mandela Park, both of which are only a quick ride away from the restaurant.

Golfers might be interested to know that Constant Spring Golf Club can be found two and a half miles away.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your group are looking to find another restaurant in the area that has some similar kinds of food and/or a comparable price range, there are lots of nearby places to pick from, including JoJo's Jerk Pit. You'll find it a few hundred yards to the north-northwest of this restaurant.

Then of course, if you're in the mood for something different, this region of Jamaica boasts an excellent range of food and drink locales, where you can find cuisine styles ranging from the familiar to the exotic. For example, you might also enjoy some other menu items at Couture Oasis.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Norma's on the Terrace accepts the following credit cards: American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: 26 Hope Road, Portmore, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 968-5488




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