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The Houseboat Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We visited The Houseboat Grill twice during our two week stay in Jamaica and both visits did not disappoint. It was so relaxed and the food was great. The little ferry raft taking you across adds to th e experience and the staff are very...More

Thank mamaj612016
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Fun location - have to take a little raft to access the House Boat. Lovely views. Make sure to request a table on the top deck. Lovely food and nice staff.

Thank katenewsom
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The food and service were fantastic. This was worth the trip from the resort, best food I had all week. The Warm Banana Cake was as good as desert gets.

Thank cbrenth
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Houseboat Grill is located about 30 minutes west of the Airport near the cruise ship port. It is situated on the Bogue Lagoon (Marine Park). It is actually a houseboat converted into a two-story fine dining restaurant. Take a brief (3 second) ferry from...More

Thank atinnell
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious, service was great.The bartender made delicious drinks. Don't forget to make a reservation!

Thank Jaqueta D
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Brought family, friend and customers there and they love it! First on the little ferry to across for the boat, to the fishes swimming around the boat, to the seating and to the food. GREAT, YUMMY AND RELAXING

Thank 87maxwellt
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located on Southern Cross Boulevard several hundred yards from Sunscape Splash and Breathless Resorts. It only opens around 6pm so you could walk there but would need a taxi back. There is a pier then a small raft takes you to and...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Romantic setting. Good place for a proposal.Great food,lovely staff,welcoming customer services. Will definitely visit again,there's no doubt about that.

Thank Sashauna M
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We ate at the Houseboat during the evening so were didn't enjoy the daytime views offered. However, the setting is great and well lit. We were seated on the top of the houseboat which was open. Seating is offered inside but since we were on...More

Thank DodieFrReginaSK
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The food is fantastic!!! I dont usually rave about food but House Boat is a must do in Montego Bay. The menu is diverse and the food is savoury and well prepared. Lovely cozy ambience. I strongly reccommend!

Thank moniquedonamarie
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San G
7 August 2018|
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Response from DodieFrReginaSK | Reviewed this property |
Dress code is not defined, so go as you are! Food is great and there’s enough of a variety to please anyone. And the engaging service makes it a definite special occasion venue. Not too formal in any capacity & the location... More
Margot M
24 October 2017|
Response from LynnJewell | Reviewed this property |
I’m not certain:) but I can promise you it’s worth the walk or ride!! I hope to return one day!
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.
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