French Cuisine in Jamaica

While staying in Jamaica, expect to happen upon a plentiful supply of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. Fans of French cuisine will want to visit the various establishments that do it best. Prepare your taste buds for the French dishes awaiting you with the places profiled below.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal attitude at The Guilt Trip to the unmistakable breakfast, dinner and lunch at Petit Pariz, you might come across a dish worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Below, pursue the selection of restaurants in Jamaica that satisfy cravings for French cuisine. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to learn more about its location, ambiance, and more.

Le Vendome Restaurant

Negril Beach Hotel Zone | (876) 957-4277

Le Vendome Restaurant

Le Vendome Restaurant is located at Charela Inn. If you're curious, Negril is two miles (three kilometers) to the south. As part of a menu decked with French-inspired cuisine, this local spot serves up an awful lot of desserts and seafood. Le Vendome Restaurant is the essence of fresh, homemade cuisine. Their own farm produces vegetables, fruits, poultry, and dairy products, all used in their epicurean delights. They also make their own breads, desserts, salad dressings, and ice cream. Breakfast and lunch feature international choices. At dinner, Jamaican dishes with a French influence is their hallmark. Top selling appetizers are Shrimp Nature, Assorted Seafood Appetizer and Cheese and Calaloo Souffle, while their best entrees according to sales are the Pork Loin Caribbean Style, Curried Shrimp, Filet of Snapper in Coconut Sauce. For dessert, you won't want to skip the Homemade Ice-Cream and Sorbets with fresh whipped cream and Chocolate Mousse.

The Bayside

Negril Beach Hotel Zone | (876) 957-4395

The Bayside is situated in Negril Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Negril; to the north of Negril. When you and your party have a taste to mate French food with Continental flair, this restaurant is selling both. Set next to the pool, this is a casual dining environment.

Caribbean Cafe and Pastry

Negril Beach Hotel Zone | (876) 541-9559

Caribbean Cafe and Pastry is a part of Time Square Mall, and is a good option for people exploring this neighborhood. Negril is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the south-southwest. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering French themed dishes and of course coffee, but wouldn't you know they're also fawned-over for another favorite, desserts. Alfreso seating gives this spot a true French cafe feel.

The Guilt Trip

Kingston | (876) 977-5130

Located three miles north-northeast of downtown Kingston, The Guilt Trip is located at Orchid Village Plaza, and is a logical choice for people thinking about visiting this part of the city and nearby locations. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just French delights and particularly desserts, but they're also known for putting out great seafood.

Le Gourmet

Ocho Rios | (876) 906-3822

Positioned in the eastern outskirts of Ocho Rios, Le Gourmet is at 3A Winchester Road. This is a popular choice, particularly because they offer fine cuisine in a setting that offers a refreshing change from less formal establishments. Neo-classical design gives the restaurant a sophisticated, European feel.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Caribbean Cafe and Pastry 1.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Negril Caribbean, French, Fusion (876) 541-9559
Le Gourmet 1.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Ocho Rios French (876) 906-3822
Le Vendome Restaurant 2.0 mi. North of Central Negril French, Jamaican (876) 957-4277
Petit Pariz 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Rose Hall French (876) 953-2800
The Bayside 2.7 mi. North of Central Negril Continental, French (876) 957-4395
The Guilt Trip 2.2 mi. East-Northeast of Central Kingston Caribbean, French, Fusion (876) 977-5130

Similar Food

Evita's Italian Restaurant

Also worth considering if you really love French food, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Prince of Wales Pub (876) 953-9770 English 0.3 mi. West of Central Rose Hall
Moonstone by Vincenzo (844) 903-1160 Italian 0.5 mi. East of Central Runaway Bay
The Brewery (876) 940-2433 English 0.8 mi. Northwest of Central Montego Bay
Mary's Bay Boat House Bar & Grill (876) 957-0981 German Negril Beach Hotel Zone
Di Roza (876) 953-2800 Italian 0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Rose Hall
Domino's Sovereign Plaza (876) 702-4021 Italian 2.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Kingston
Opa Greek Restaurant and Lounge (876) 631-2000 Mediterranean 1.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central Kingston
Domino's Port Henderson (876) 998-5411 Italian 1.6 mi. South of Central Portmore
Pizza International (876) 602-6032 Italian The vicinity of Jamaica
Il Giardino Restaurant (888) 830-5974 Italian 1.1 mi. West of Central Rose Hall

Oftentimes, the best dining options in Jamaica are those that you run into naturally while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But, keeping at least a couple different places on your itinerary, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To discover even more about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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