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The Houseboat Grill

Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-979-8845
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (63 reviews)
“molten cake” (6 reviews)
“surf and turf” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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1 - 10 of 409 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about this restaurant from a number of visitors and staff at the hotel we were at, so we decided to give it a go. Previous reviews on tripadvisor mentioned making a reservation if we wanted a seat on the upper deck, so that's...More

Thank Atex_09
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Overpriced. Shrimps were served with the shell and head, size of the quater. They call it shrimp cocktail. Lobster was overcooked. Steak was ok. Service was extremely slow, and the place was not even busy. The location and the view from the second level is...More

1  Thank Lina1986
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We love to eat here. The food is delicious (they cook pasta properly! ), staff very professional, and the wine list is very good. Nothing nicer than dinner on the deck. We always make a reservation.

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Amazing location and dining experience. I visited here several times over an extended stay in Montego Bay. The service and food are excellent. The staff are so friendly and professional.

1  Thank Gillian Q
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Food was good but prices a bit steep. Good wine list. Would recommend booking at least a couple of days beforehand to get a table upstairs. Restaurant offered free taxi service from our local hotel. Great location with lovely view.

Thank mly11599
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Even though there isn't a view being on the wrong side of the water. Totally dark outside. I enjoy the difference in dining on a boat

Thank mrsforro
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

One of the most best alfredo sauce I've had in a restaurant. Keep in mind it's rich in flavor. The red snapper tasted quite decedent but the texture was a bit chewy, maybe due to over cooking or a old fish.

Thank baebaefoody
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Awesomeness!!! Great food, quality, fresh, and fast service! I visit this place each year i travel to JA!

Thank 4everJamerican
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Wow - What a Surprise to find this amazing Hidden Gem. The service by Patricia from making our reservation to the pleasant courteous service on the night made the Birthday celebration perfect. We were all inclusive at a supposed 5 star resort in Montego Bay...More

Thank JAM98
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The restaurant is a rustic houseboat on the water. The food was so good and the service impeccable. I felt it was reasonable priced. Definitely would recommend.

Thank Sharron H
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Questions & Answers
5 April 2017|
Response from EGB201 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic it could be up to a 45 minute drive. Prices are not super expensive but it is not an inexpensive place.
8 December 2016|
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Response from myjewlz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we paid with USA dollars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 876-979-8845
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