Caribbean Cuisine in Jamaica

Restaurant-style Caribbean food is enjoyed across the islands by all types of travelers, especially for including local spice blends, exotic produce, and some of the world's best seafood. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an enormous pool of restaurants for this style of food alone.

With everything from the informal backdrop at The Vineyard Manchester to the beautiful smells of breakfast and dinner at The Sundowner, you're bound to find something worth sending a postcard about.

Below, you can peek at this full list of places serving Caribbean cuisine throughout Jamaica. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to find out more about its location, style, and more.

Rick's Cafe

The vicinity of Negril | (876) 957-0380

Rick's Cafe is located in the vicinity of Negril, in Jamaica; a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the south west of Negril. Seafood and Caribbean cuisine are a great pair at this relaxed restaurant atmosphere.

Rick's has some great tropical drinks like their daiquiris which incorporate the freshest island fruits. There is nothing overly exotic on the menu here, just some great tasting Cajun dishes like blackened fish. You can also choose steak or other fresh seafood options.

The Sundowner

Negril Beach Hotel Zone | (888) 726-3257

The Sundowner, a part of Sandals Negril, is located in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Negril; 4.4 miles to the north of Negril. Ready for a satisfying meal in a breezy, no-fuss environment? Perhaps you'll like the casual bites and backdrop here.

The Sundown's homey, island style has open beach views in a casual dining setting.

Sonia's Homestyle Cooking & Natural Juices

Kingston | (876) 929-2435

Sonia's Homestyle Cooking & Natural Juices is located in the northern portion of Kingston, a city in Jamaica. Craving a satisfying meal in a breezy, no-fuss location? Consider the laid-back backdrop here.

The menu at Sonia's changes daily so that the freshest ingredients available may be utilized. One thing is for sure, the food is always home style, just like mamma would make. Their most popular selling items, when available, are the Ackee and Saltfish, Ackee and Corn Pork, Salt Mackerel Rundown, Oxtail and Beans, Stewed Peas, Curry Goat, and their famous Fried Chicken.

Barefoot By The Sea

Negril Beach Hotel Zone | (888) 726-3257

Barefoot By The Sea, which is part of Sandals Negril, is located in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Negril; 4.3 miles to the north of Negril. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Caribbean delights and particularly seafood, but here they're also known for shrimp.

The restaurant is right on the beach and sports white table clothes with ocean blue dishware. All the tables are covered by a handmade canopy so guests can take a break from the hot sun.

Melting Pot

Kingston | (876) 901-1842

Melting Pot, which is part of Knutsford Court Hotel, is located in the southeastern part of Kingston, a city in Jamaica. This is a popular choice, particularly because they offer a refined dining experience suitable for special nights and occasions; or perhaps just a break from the very casual establishments in town.

The menu features something for everyone, and while it focuses on local Jamaican food, it also includes international favorites for those people less inclined to experiment.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Alfred's Restaurant and Bar 1.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-4669
Barefoot By The Sea 4.3 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean (888) 726-3257
Barefoot by the Sea Saint Ann Parish Caribbean (888) 726-3257
Calypzo 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Rose Hall Caribbean (876) 953-2800
Caribbean Cafe and Pastry 1.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Negril Caribbean, French, Fusion (876) 541-9559
Chicken Lavish 0.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-4410
Chill Awhile 2.0 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean, Fusion (876) 957-3302
De Bar and Grill 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 569-6448
Don Fresh Lobsters 4.9 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 407-2434
Drunken Squid 3.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Salt Marsh Caribbean (876) 953-1545
Erica's Cafe 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril Caribbean (787) 889-3109
Errol's Sunset Cafe 0.7 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 838-2448
Far Out Fish Hut & Beer Joint 2.3 mi. Northwest of Central Salt Marsh Caribbean, Jamaican (876) 954-7155
Feathers 2.6 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-4061
Gee Wiz Vegetarian Restaurant Treasure Beach Caribbean, Vegetarian (876) 787-7103
Hotel Four Seasons Restaurant 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Kingston Caribbean, Fusion (876) 929-7655
Jack Sprat Restaurant Downtown Treasure Beach Caribbean (876) 965-3583
JoJo's Jerk Pit 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Kingston Caribbean, Eclectic, Jamaican (876) 906-1509
LTU Pub 1.7 mi. South West of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-0382
Lobster Shack 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios Caribbean (876) 975-5106
Mango's Saint Ann Parish Caribbean (876) 953-2800
Marguerites Seafood By the Sea Downtown Montego Bay Caribbean (876) 952-4777
Melting Pot 0.4 mi. Southeast of Central Kingston Caribbean, International (876) 901-1842
Mille Fleurs 1.1 mi. East of Central Drapers Caribbean, Fusion (876) 993-7267
Miss T's Kitchen Downtown Ocho Rios Caribbean, Vegetarian (876) 795-0099
Moma Flo's Beach Bar and Restaurant 0.5 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-4404
Murphy's Restaurant 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Negril Caribbean, Soul Food (876) 367-0475
Ocho Rios Village Jerk Centre 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Ocho Rios Caribbean, Jamaican (876) 974-2549
Otaheite 4.9 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean, Jamaican (876) 957-5960
Patois Patio 2.7 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean, Latin American (876) 957-4061
Penny's Seafood Restaurant 1.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Negril Caribbean, German, International (876) 957-4052
Pirate's Cave Restaurant 1.4 mi. West of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-0925
Platinum 0.5 mi. East of Central Runaway Bay Caribbean, Contemporary (844) 903-1160
Platinum 1.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central Runaway Bay Caribbean --
Redbones Blues Cafe Portmore Caribbean, Jamaican (876) 978-6091
Reggae Pot Ocho Rios Caribbean, Vegan (876) 890-3748
Rick's Cafe 1.7 mi. South West of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-0380
Robbie Joseph's Seahorse Grill 1.9 mi. South West of Central Montego Bay Caribbean, International --
Rockhouse Restaurant 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-4373
Rosella’s Restaurant 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Montego Bay Caribbean, Fusion (876) 952-2854
Round Hill Dining Room 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Hopewell Caribbean (876) 956-7050
Seaside Bar & Grille 1.6 mi. East of Central Rose Hall Caribbean (876) 953-2650
Seaside Restaurant 2.0 mi. North of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 957-4227
Sonia's Homestyle Cooking & Natural Juices 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Kingston Caribbean (876) 929-2435
Spyda Bar 1.1 mi. West of Central Negril Caribbean (976) 296-1383
Stewfish Negril, Western part of Jamaica Caribbean (888) 232-2437
Sunset After Dark 0.5 mi. Northwest of Central Negril American, Caribbean (876) 286-1061
Teddy's Hideaway 1.2 mi. West of Central Negril Caribbean, Jamaican (876) 284-3445
The Hungry Lion 1.4 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril Caribbean, Vegetarian (876) 957-4486
The Liguanea Club 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Kingston Caribbean (876) 968-3483
The Reef Terrace Restaurant 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Ocho Rios Caribbean (888) 726-3257
The Sundowner 4.4 mi. North of Central Negril Asian Fusion, Caribbean (888) 726-3257
The Vineyard Manchester Mandeville, Central Jamaica Caribbean, Eclectic (876) 625-6113
The Vineyard Montego Bay 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay Caribbean (876) 953-9150
Tracks & Records 0.8 mi. North of Central Kingston Caribbean, Fusion, Jamaican --
Trevor's Caribbean Cuisine 1.5 mi. South West of Central Negril Caribbean (876) 366-2551
Whalers Downtown Ocho Rios Caribbean (876) 530-7897
Wi Yard Anna Banana's 0.8 mi. East of Central Port Antonio Caribbean (876) 542-1497
Xtabi Restaurant 1.4 mi. West of Central Negril Caribbean, Fusion (876) 957-0121
Yabba Restaurant Downtown Treasure Beach Caribbean, Jamaican (876) 965-0114
Zest 2.1 mi. South of Central Negril Caribbean, Jamaican (800) 213-0583

Similar Food

Evita's Italian Restaurant

If seeking variety within the same genre, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Evita's Italian Restaurant (876) 974-2333 Jamaican Ocho Rios
Blue Runnings (876) 675-8794 Jamaican Downtown Ocho Rios
Cafe Blue Kingston (876) 978-7790 Jamaican 2.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Kingston
Coletta's Restaurant (876) 393-2555 Jamaican 1.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Negril
Sea View Restaurant and Bar (876) 940-6116 Jamaican 0.7 mi. Northwest of Central Montego Bay
Pushcart Restaurant & Rum Bar (876) 957-4373 Jamaican 1.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Negril
Pepper's Jerk Chicken (876) 385-7512 Jamaican 0.3 mi. East of Central Falmouth
The Pub Bar and Grill (876) 920-8572 Jamaican 1.0 mi. Northeast of Central Kingston
Sweetwood Jerk (876) 906-4854 Jamaican 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Kingston
Juici Patties - Hope Rd -- Jamaican 0.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Kingston

Sometimes, the most exciting offerings of Caribbean food in Jamaica are those you didn't think you'd ever wander into while trekking the town of your choice. But, noting a few dining options in your agenda, might make sense for your travel preferences. To learn more details regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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