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The Houseboat Grill

Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-979-8845
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (65 reviews)
“surf and turf” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must go to while visiting Montego Bay! We came with a group of ten. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Service was excellent, food was even better! We had a perfect view of the water. They played acoustic music which sets the tone perfectly. I had...More

Thank EmWo23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Houseboat Grill in Montego Bay is unique in many ways, particularly the fact that the restaurant is actually a boat. Upon arriving you will take a small, covered raft, to the actual boat/restaurant itself. Such creativity! As you take the short, 20 foot raft...More

Thank canderson141
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A restaurant literally on a houseboat. Book a table downstairs for the best experience. It was so good we went again. To access the restaurant you have to cross about 15ft of water on a miniature"ferry"- good fun! The downstairs room has a romantic setting,...More

Thank 58nora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Houseboat Grill for Valentine's day and it was dream. So quiet and romantic. The food was absolutely incredible and the service top notch. We had friends in the town the following week and had to bring them back. The vegetarian option...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to eat.the atmosphere was nice and romantic..food was good great for couples. Also nice for taking pictures.

Thank SONIA145
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit pricey but a fun evening with great food. The presentation was lovely and the meals tasty. You "ferry" across about 15 feet of water onto a cute houseboat with both inside and outside seating. The staff was accommodating and attentive. The view was...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to this restaurant from the riu in Montego Bay. What can I say! Such a beautiful night. Situated obviously on a boat which was a nice experience. The food was lovely. I had shrimp fritter starter and lobster and steak main course. The steak...More

Thank coops77Wolverhampton
Reviewed 8 February 2018

You eat on a house boat just a few feet away from a dock. Great atmosphere, great food and reasonably priced as well. 6 of us tried pasta, fish, pork roast and vegetable platter and all were good.Service was smooth. It is now on our...More

Thank Jimpatt
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Margot M
23 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.
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
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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