Dickie's Best Kept Secret

The secret is out! While this cozy restaurant may be a bit out of the way, word has spread and Dickie's Best Kept Secret is now known as one of the eateries you must stop by during your island getaway.


The first thing you need to know about dining at Dickie's is that reservations are a must. They shop and fish daily according to the number of guests that will be arriving. At this time, you can let them know if you'll be eating chicken or fish, but otherwise the menu is up to Dickie. Dinner usually begins with a callaloo omelet and fruit pate, and there are three or four more courses to get through before the night is over.

The specialty at Dickie's Best Kept Secret, is comfort food served Jamaican style. The style of the restaurant and its dishes is considered by most to be very casual. This location serves food for dinner only, so be sure not to miss their open hours.


Set in a little cottage on the edge of a cliff, this restaurant has an eclectic, island-style vibe to it. Most of the decorations were crafted by local artists, and Dickie himself even created some. After dinner, you can walk down the cliff to Shan Shy Beach.


Dickie's Best Kept Secret can be found near the middle of Portland Parish, in Jamaica; it's 1.2 miles to the northwest of Port Antonio.

If you would like to merge your dining experience with some pleasant sightseeing opportunities, there are at least a couple noteworthy things to see and do within close proximity, like Neville Antonio Park.

One point of interest found this area is Crusoe's Beach, where tired travelers can recharge on the warm sand.

Nearby Restaurants

For those trying to find another place to eat that has similar menu items and/or a similar price range, there is no lack of nearby dining spots to pick from, including Marybelle's Pub on the Pier. Find it one and a quarter miles from Dickie's Best Kept Secret.

However, if you want something different, this region of Jamaica has a long list of food and drink venues that will suit the tastes of almost every kind of diner. For instance, you can also try International fare at San San Tropez, which is a half mile south.

Hours and Cost

The full experience will range in price from $20 to $40(USD). Dinner is served daily from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Contact Info

Location: East Coast Highway, Portland Parish, Jamaica

Phone: (876) 809-6276


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