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The Houseboat Grill

Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-979-8845
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (66 reviews)
“surf and turf” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location, atmosphere, food and service were all great. We were going to another spot but our taxi driver recommended this place for the best seafood on the island. From start to finish he was correct. We shared some grilled octopus and muscles for a starter....More

Thank yorosey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 Maxwell T
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 18 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
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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!
6 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, 有泊車位, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
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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