Restaurant Options in Montego Bay

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One of the busiest tourist destinations in Jamaica, right along the coast of Montego Bay is where you'll find a collection of plantation resorts. Many of the properties house their very own set of diverse restaurants serving mainly continental cuisine along with island-style fare to help guests satisfy the urge to sample local dishes. As you move inland heading towards the mountains, you'll encounter a more traditional cityscape, with the scope of restaurants suited to satisfy a broader clientele. These include local establishments favored by residents where you will find the most authentic of Jamaican eats.

Caribbean and Local

MVP Smokehouse

For those vacationers who like tasting interesting new foods that are characteristic of the destinations they visit, Montego Bay offers an exceptional range of truly local restaurants to pick from. Jamaican and International dishes are among the selections you'll find in the area. Remember that you can click on each link to read more info.

Biggs's BBQ has a couple of cuisine options to try, including American and Jamaican. If barbecue is your favorite type of cuisine, then Bigg's BBQ is the spot for you. They specialize in Jamaican, St. Luis, Kansas City, Memphis, AND Texas barbecue, so you'll find this menu is certainly not lacking when it comes to smoky flavor. They're on Hip Strip.

Restaurants Map

Sea View Restaurant and Bar is a nice restaurant in the area you might try. Choose between Jamaican and American fare for breakfast and dinner at Sea View, where the menu is long and offers plenty of choices. They're located at 11 Queens Drive.

Marguerites Seafood By the Sea: 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. Visitors will find them on Gloucester Avenue.

Below are the 19 places offering this kind of food.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants in Montego Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bellefield Great House 2.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Montego Bay Jamaican (876) 952-2382
Biggs's BBQ 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay American, Jamaican (876) 952-9488
Day-O Plantation Restaurant 2.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Montego Bay International, Jamaican (876) 952-1825
Groovy Grouper Beach Bar & Grill 1.0 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay Jamaican (876) 952-8287
Jamaican Bobsled Cafe 0.6 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay International, Jamaican (876) 940-7009
Juici Patties - Union Street Downtown Montego Bay Jamaican --
MVP Smokehouse 2.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Montego Bay Jamaican, Vegetarian (876) 622-7198
Marguerites Seafood By the Sea Downtown Montego Bay Caribbean (876) 952-4777
Martina's Juice Bar and Grill 1.0 mi. South of Downtown Montego Bay Jamaican (876) 953-6557
Memorabilia Bar & Grill Montego Bay Jamaican --
MoBay Proper Downtown Montego Bay Jamaican (876) 940-1233
Robbie Joseph's Seahorse Grill 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay Caribbean, International --
Rosella’s Restaurant 1.0 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay Caribbean, Fusion (876) 952-2854
Sea View Restaurant and Bar 0.9 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay American, Jamaican (876) 940-6116
Tastee Patty 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay Jamaican --
The Brewery 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay English, Jamaican (876) 940-2433
The Pelican 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay Jamaican (876) 952-3171
The Vineyard Montego Bay 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay Caribbean (876) 953-9150
The Waterfall Restaurant 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay International, Jamaican (876) 952-4420

European and Asian

Mystic India

Hungry guests hoping to find some European cuisine have quite a few different options to choose from. In addition to Italian cuisine, you can choose from English and Jamaican restaurants, among other options.

Mystic India is a dinner place situated in northeastern Montego Bay. Dining at Mystic India is a culinary experience to say the least. Authentic Indian cuisine fills the menu, with centuries of techniques from the east in use to create flavorful, smoky dishes such as masala and vegetable pulao. Start each meal with popular naan bread and order chai tea as a complement to your meal. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before making reservations, do so at (876) 953-9460.

Dragon Court Restaurant is a notable restaurant in the vicinity that's worth considering. Lunch and dinner are available from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Royal Stocks English Pub & Steakhouse: Food here is typical pub fare, especially an English pub. Fish and chips and shepherd's pie are two sentimental pub favorites. The property is located on North Coast Road.

Diners may enjoy trying Julia's Italian Restaurant. Julia's Italian Restaurant is a jewel among the other restaurants in the area. Serving fine Italian foods and continental favorites, Julia's is a locale sure to please every guest who walks through the door. If you have questions and want to call before booking a room, you can do so at (876) 952-1772.

Use the table right below for more detailed information on these types of choices within the area.

European and Asian Restaurants in Montego Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Domino's Montego Bay 1.4 mi. South of Downtown Montego Bay Italian (876) 953-6666
Dragon Court Restaurant 1.4 mi. South of Downtown Montego Bay Chinese (876) 979-8822 ext. 4
Julia's Italian Restaurant 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Montego Bay Italian (876) 952-1772
Kings Place Chinese Restaurant Downtown Montego Bay Chinese --
Mystic India 3.5 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay Indian, Indonesian (876) 953-9460
Pizza Hut - Harbour St Downtown Montego Bay American, Italian 971-5380
Royal Stocks English Pub & Steakhouse 6.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central Montego Bay English (876) 953-9770
The Brewery 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay English, Jamaican (876) 940-2433

American

Margaritaville Montego Bay

American food is a tremendously popular choice in Montego Bay. For the less adventurous, there are 10 spots that offer standard American meals.

Margaritaville Montego Bay is laid-back and casual found within downtown Montego Bay. Jimmy Buffet's popular food chain is a perfect fit for Jamaica, with its lively party atmosphere, laid back music, yummy food, and wide variety of margaritas. They can be found on Gloucester Avenue.

Coffee n Cream Cafe: Everything is made fresh at Coffee n Cream. The menu includes Blue Mountain coffee and a variety of coffee drinks and smoothies. For customers who want to call before you go, do so at (976) 953-4588.

Pizza Hut - Harbour St is a casually themed restaurant located in downtown Montego Bay. Pizza Hut serves a number of pizza options, from the typical cheese and pepperoni, to specialties like meat lovers, and even has a build it yourself option. You can also order chicken wings, bread sticks, salads, and a few pasta dishes. If you are looking to call before you go, you can do so at 971-5380.

Take a look at the chart just below to find information on these types of options in the region.

American Restaurants in Montego Bay
Name Location Phone Number
Biggs's BBQ 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay (876) 952-9488
Burger King - Church Lane Downtown Montego Bay --
Burger King - Gloucester Ave. 0.8 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay --
Burger King - Westgate 1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Montego Bay (876) 974-5091
Coffee n Cream Cafe 3.5 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay (976) 953-4588
KFC Allice Eldemire Drive 1.4 mi. South of Downtown Montego Bay 1-888-
KFC Harbour Street Downtown Montego Bay --
Margaritaville Montego Bay Downtown Montego Bay (876) 952-4777
Pizza Hut - Harbour St Downtown Montego Bay 971-5380
Sea View Restaurant and Bar 0.9 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay (876) 940-6116

Other Restaurants

Pier One

There are some other locations that offer other types of food in Montego Bay.

Pier One is a restaurant with a casual theme located within downtown Montego Bay. All of the food served up a Pier One is fresh and tastes as if just plucked from the ocean waters. Tropical beverages are a mainstay at the bar and provide a perfect lead in to your meal. If you have questions and want to call ahead, you can do so at (876) 952-2452.

You might want to consider visiting Day-O Plantation Restaurant. Along with the cuisine normally found in Jamaica, you will get a number of culinary delights from all over the world at Day-O Plantation Restaurant. Of course, being an island, there are always a number seafood favorites to sample like the smoked marlin, snapper or lobster. To contact them, call (876) 952-1825.

Dock's Bar and Grill: Paninis, salads, and wraps make up the daily lunch menu, and theme nights like Seafood, Native, and Jam-Asian dictate the sometimes dinner menu. Visitors can reach them at (876) 953-9150.

Houseboat Grill Restaurant is a notable restaurant in the vicinity worth considering. The menu at the HouseBoat is always evolving to incorporate fresh local ingredients, and dishes that inspire chef Richard Nurse. Over-all, guests will find an International menu with twists like freshly caught seafood and local herbs and spices. Guests will be able to find them on Freeport Road.

MVP Smokehouse offers a couple of cuisine options to try, including Jamaican and vegetarian. A favorite stop for people as they travel along the highway between Montego Bay and Negril, MVP Smokehouse serves up Jamaican style barbecue as well as a number of healthy choices Guests will find them on Bogue Road.

The table just below shows all 15 relevant choices you will be able to see inside Montego Bay.

Other Restaurants in Montego Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Adwa Downtown Montego Bay Vegetarian (876) 952-6554
Bayside Restaurant 2.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Montego Bay International (876) 903-3323
Day-O Plantation Restaurant 2.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central Montego Bay International, Jamaican (876) 952-1825
Dock's Bar and Grill 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay Eclectic (876) 953-9150
Houseboat Grill Restaurant 1.4 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay Fusion, International (876) 979-8845
Jamaican Bobsled Cafe 0.6 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay International, Jamaican (876) 940-7009
Lee's Pizza Downtown Montego Bay International (876) 952-5337
MVP Smokehouse 2.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Montego Bay Jamaican, Vegetarian (876) 622-7198
Pier One Downtown Montego Bay International (876) 952-2452
Robbie Joseph's Seahorse Grill 1.5 mi. South West of Downtown Montego Bay Caribbean, International --
Rosella’s Restaurant 1.0 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay Caribbean, Fusion (876) 952-2854
Sailors Restaurant Central Montego Bay International (876) 952-8695
The Carlyle 1.3 mi. North of Downtown Montego Bay Eclectic (876) 952-4140
The Polo Grounds 4.2 mi. Northeast of Central Montego Bay Eclectic (876) 953-9150
The Waterfall Restaurant 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Montego Bay International, Jamaican (876) 952-4420
 

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