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The Houseboat Grill

Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
876-979-8845
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Ranked #8 of 92 Restaurants in Montego Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Perryville, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We stayed at an all inclusive just down the road from the Houseboat but read such good reviews we decided to venture out and are certainly happy we did. In fact, we went twice. This place has such charm and character and the food is excellent. The bartenders were great as was the entire staff. The manager was there both... More 

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Barrie Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We recently dined here for the first time. It definately is a great experience for the views and ambiance. We would say the food is just ok. Dean was our very attentive , very well informed server and really made the evening for us. We dined on surf and turf which was a steak which was tender and cooked to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very quaint and romantic place to dine. The view was exceptional along with the staff. Dinner was fantastic. Highly recommend visiting !

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London, United Kingdom
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346 reviews 346 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This place is located opposite the Holiday Inn in Montego Bay. Had a romantic dinner at a secluded and tranquil Blue Lagoon location.

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Phoenix
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We did not expect to eat the finest meal we've ever had, we were looking for a unique setting and an outdoor ambiance. The Houseboat Grill delivered what we expected and the service was very good. If you're looking for the ultimate culinary experience, this is not it. But the meal was good, the drinks were excellent and the rainstorm... More 

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Milbank, South Dakota, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Nice atmosphere and the staff was great. The food, however, is no where near good enough for what they charge. This is likely just a tourist trap. I had a dish with lobster and shrimp and they were way over cooked. Seafood should be cooked for a few minutes and this tasted like it shoe leather. My wife got the... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We just ate here and it is a truly fantastic experience steaks and lobsters all round the pick your own is the best all well cooked good drinks great service

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Madrid, Spain
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Ambience and food is great, a very original location. The bar is also a good place to get a drink. For sure you will not be able to go unpaid if you cannot swim

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Intimate drinks and dining, especially for expats in Montego Bay. This is where the in-crowd goes after work to hang out and mingle. Private dining in a quiet romantic atmosphere. And you'll love the pushboat to get between the shoreline and the houseboat!

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had a very poor experience last night and today i e-mailed the manager feedback. They have not even bothered to reply. What a joke this place is. If you think of going don't bother, rude staff and management that don't care. Drive past and head for the yacht club.

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Address: Southern Cross Blvd, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Phone Number: 876-979-8845
Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint James Parish  >  Montego Bay

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