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. When deciding how to dress for this restaurant, consider that the style of the food and service is informal. The option to eat here is on the table during dinner only, so don't be shy about checking them out during their limited operating hours.


Due to the reasonably spacious expanse of the dining establishment tourists can expect to avoid long waits during high-volume periods. And, it is an excellent restaurant if you and your party are arriving with a large group.

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.

Guests can merge their restaurant visit with local sightseeing possibilities by patronizing one of the area's many nearby attractions, including Fort Montego.

People who dine here are also drawn to a full selection of fun-in-the-sun activities in the vicinity. Those up for an outdoor challenge can leisurely practice (or take serious score) at the neighborhood golf facility, Half Moon Golf Course, which can be found not too far from Marguerites Seafood By the Sea. Other types of travelers are content napping on Dump-Up Beach and Events Park, which you will find to be the most nearby beach and is only a short distance away away. Plus, those two are only some of the golf courses and beaches in the surrounding area.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners hoping to find another place to eat with some similar menu items or a similar price range, there are lots of nearby options to pick from, including The Pelican.

Then of course, if you're looking for a change of pace, this part of Jamaica provides a large selection of dining establishments that will surely satisfy all types of diners. For instance, you can also try Jamaican fare at MoBay Proper, which is a short distance away away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Marguerites Seafood By the Sea accepts American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Contact Info

Location: Gloucester Avenue, downtown Montego Bay, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 952-4777




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