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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” (60 reviews)
“molten cake” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most amazing dinner! The whole experience was wonderful. We passed it on our way to our resort and it came highly recommended by our taxi driver:) We decided a good walk out was in order...stretch our legs and see things for ourself!...More

Thank LynnJewell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was awesome and the price was not bad at all. Wonderful staff on The Houseboat Grill. Just a few minute drive from Secretes Resort.

Thank jeff W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My second visit to the Houseboat Grill and it was delightful. To sit on the top deck, enjoy a cocktail and look at the beauty of the island was truly enjoyable.

Thank slk8614
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went here for the first time in 6 visits to Montego Bay and I have to say this restaurant has surpassed Marguerites as the go to "special night out" restaurant" in MoBay. They even provide cans of insect repellent to diners given their waterfront location!...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Food was very good but atmosphere was outstanding. Dean our waiter answered all of our questions about Jamaica and then the owner Ewan dribble is back to Secrets!

Thank TDHarvard
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Came here on a get away date night with someone I wouldn't be seeing for a while and I enjoyed watching the fishes more than the food. Food wasn't bad but it wasn't exactly great. Food took a bit longer than I expected and the...More

Thank brown b
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just fab. We always come here when in Jamaica. Love the black bean soup and peel and eat shrimp. This time we also tried the pork satay. It was divine. Great setting too.

Thank Graeme_UK_9
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It starts with a short manual ferry ride to the Houseboat. We were seated upstairs with a great view of the water and opposite shoreline. We did pick our own lobsters. I was able to help handle the lobster and put it in the bucket....More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We sat on the top level and bellied up to the bar since we arrived rather early. The view was spectacular and changed as the night grew darker. The food was delicious and the service exceptional. I would highly recommend this place.

Thank Suespace
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the secrets down the road and came over 1 evening, so glad we did. Great place and not to be missed. Very nice dinner with incredible view.

Thank Frank L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
My husband,, two sons and I are staying at the Iberostar Rose Hall Beach. How long is the drive to the restaurant and what is the price
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.
Can I pay in us dollars
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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, 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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