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Jamaica's Best Bars and Restaurants

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Jamaica's best bars and restaurants range from beachfront seafood shacks to posh Kingston dining rooms. Jamaican cuisine is fresh and flavorful, and the Caribbean lifestyle attracts chefs who like to have fun with their food. The best restaurants may serve up local or international cuisine—or Jamaican fusion fare, which blends Jamaican homegrown ingredients with cutting-edge global recipes.
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Sunset Dr, Montego Bay, Jamaica
If you're looking for a unique fine-dining experience under the stars, away from tourists and with gorgeous night skyline views, look no further than Robbie Joseph's Seahorse Grill. Tucked on the grounds of the Montego Bay Yacht Club, this...
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Cataboo, Jamaica
Bypass the roadside watering holes and take a boat ride to Floyd's Pelican Bar, instead. This thatched hut stands on stilts out in the water, making it a dreamy spot for an afternoon of swimming and shooting the breeze, solo or...
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Norman Manley Blvd, Negril, Jamaica
Served the best fish escovitch by Dennis the Menace, the friendliest bar owner in Negril. We weren't big fans of the beach, but he made us feel completely at home. Bar prices have not changed in 20 years!
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Going to dinner at Little Ochie is as fun as it is delicious. Pick your dinner—from a cooler of freshly caught fish—by species and by weight, then pick the style in which you'd like it cooked: jerk,...
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W End Rd, Negril, Jamaica
Rick's is probably the most touristy spot in all of Jamaica, but there's a reason it's listed in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, so don't miss experiencing it at least once. Get there around 4 p.m. to avoid the crush of tour bus...
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W End Rd, Negril, Jamaica
Dining at one of Negril's excellent cliffside restaurants is highly recommended, and the gorgeous setting of Ivan's Bar & Restaurant at Catcha Falling Star makes it a very nice option. The longtime...
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Morgans Pass, Jamaica
This 12-cottage luxury hotel, 3,100 feet up in the Blue Mountains, is Jamaica without the beaches. It is the Jamaica of misty mornings, cool, cuddle-worthy evenings, and a musical heritage recognized worldwide. First as a private estate belonging...
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Located across the way from Half Moon Resort, Sugar Mill Restaurant is set on the grounds of an old plantation. Couples and small groups dine at candlelit tables either on a covered terrace or out on the lawn, and the splashing of the mill's...
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Tower Isle, Jamaica
You won't be the first to fall in love with the candlelit brick setting of this Italian restaurant, located on the ground floor of a renovated plantation great house and downstairs from an art gallery; the attentive service can make you...
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Alice Eldemire Dr, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Hop on a small barge-ferry to be whisked out to a larger boat for an unusual dinner on the water. Dine on the covered top deck, if you can snag a table, for an alfresco meal with a glittering night view of Montego Bay’s coast...
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Negril, Jamaica
No hotel in Jamaica blends better with its surroundings than the aptly named Rockhouse, a string of villas clinging to the top of a sea cliff at the western tip of the island. Local stone, timber, and thatch are the building materials, and a...
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
Pier 1's greatest appeal is its setting: The open-air restaurant and nightclub occupies a pier that extends out into the Caribbean in Montego Bay. By day and into the early evening, the restaurant draws visitors and locals interested in...
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This tiny hideaway overlooking the sea near Port Antonio originally served as a live-in recording studio for performers such as No Doubt, Alicia Keys, and Amy Winehouse. Although recording sessions still go on, Geejam is now a seven-room hotel,...
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Norman Manley Blvd, Jamaica
Despite the industrialized patty chain stores across Jamaica, the love for handmade patties continues in some parts of the island. Miss Sonia's entrée-size, crusty patties are served at a small roadside restaurant across from the beach...
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Just outside of Montego Bay, in the Ironshore area, you'll find one of the coolest, little-known beachfront bars and restaurants: Memorabilia Bar & Grill. A favorite haunt of some reggae stars as well as locals and expats, it's the perfect daytime...
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20 - 22 Trinidad Terrace, Kingston, Jamaica
One thing is for sure: you won't find a restaurant quite like 689 anywhere in Jamaica. The young Jamaican Chef Lumley's menu presents the island’s most cutting edge food at 689–located in the trendy New Kingston neighborhood. Think of...