Marguerites Seafood By the Sea

Have a budding romance? This restaurant is the perfect place for a date night. They take their food seriously and some meal preparation is done by your table -- sort of a built-in entertainment! With yummy food and a slightly formal setting, you will want to come back again and again. It has become the fashionable choice for visiting international celebrities like Ralph Lauren, Spike Lee, Uma Thurman, Tiger Woods, Danny Glover and Harry Belafonte, who have all praised the attentive service and inventive menu.


If you enjoy a little heat, how about a restaurant whose middle name just might be flambé? This searing philosophy to cooking works for a number of seafood menu items like shrimp and desserts. Salads are a table side production here, especially the Caesar. Just order from their selection of drinks and cocktails and watch the cooking pros at work.

The cuisine, described as "Creative Caribbean Seafood" is considered among the island's best. Constantly being tweaked in sync with diner's tastes and availability of the freshest marine specialties, the menu celebrates the abundance of local seafood, including shrimp, scallops, fish, calamari and lobster. For land based protein lovers, there are also a number of tasty Epicurean delights such as rack of lamb, filet mignon, beef and pork tenderloin and marinated breasts of chicken. Many patrons are impressively wooed by the exclusive table side Caesar salad presentations, a signature feature of the restaurant for many years. Top-selling appetizers include Beggars Purse and Lobster Risotto, while entrees that are most popular include Summer Surf N Turf, Reef Snapper Rundown, Drunken Lobster, and Shellfish Sautee. For dessert, you won't want to skip the Warm Lava Chocolate Cake.

Marguerites Seafood By the Sea is a popular bistro that happens to specialize in Caribbean cuisine. The style of dining and service here is considered to be informal. This location is open for dinner only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


Because of the moderately ample size of the dining establishment travelers may expect to dodge drawn out waits at peak meal-times. Plus, this makes for a great locale if you and your traveling companions are dining with a large party.

This elegant and sophisticated water's edge bistro, specializing in fresh seafood, creatively prepared has established itself as the finest seafood restaurant on Jamaica's North Coast. It offers a seaside deck for romantic al fresco dining and an elegantly appointed interior dining room decorated with the work of local artists. Cocktails, Caribbean cigars and a wide selection of fine wines from all over the world can also be enjoyed on the patio under a beautiful almond tree. The secluded patio is also perfect for private dinners "a deux". Whichever location diners or drinkers may prefer, a relaxed yet sophisticated ambiance prevails.


Set in downtown Montego Bay, It is on Gloucester Avenue.

There will be a some attractions near the restaurant, which truly helps newcomers to stay active right through sunset. Some of the closest places of interest from this establishment include Sam Sharpe Square and Fort Montego, both of which are within a quick trip away.

Many travelers say they've come to these parts for the activities made for the great outdoors, found about the area. Golfers ready to take to the greens might want to hop over to the nearby golf facility, Half Moon Golf Course, which is not too far from Marguerites Seafood By the Sea. And what makes a breezy round of golf even better? A nap afterwards at Belvedere Beach, which is the nearest beach and is only a few hundred yards away. And, those two are just a few of the beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners trying to find another area restaurant with similar types of food and/or a similar price range, there are several nearby dining spots to pick from, including The Pelican. You'll find it about a hundred yards to the south-southeast of this restaurant.

However, if you want something different, this region of Jamaica features a long list of restaurants, where you will find cuisine styles ranging from the familiar to the exotic. For instance, you might also enjoy American fare at Biggs's BBQ, which is a short distance away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

They are open between 6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Marguerites Seafood By the Sea accepts these credit cards: American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: Gloucester Avenue, downtown Montego Bay, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 952-4777




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