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Swordfish Restaurant and Bar

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One Love Drive, Negril, Jamaica
+1 876-277-2904
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winnipeg, canada
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 10, 2014

we heard so many reviews about their lobster macaroni and cheese . . . i had that, my friends had shrimp dishes . . . the macaroni had an outstanding taste . . . but only 3 dollar sized pieces of lobster. i search the whole plate and that is all that i came up with. my friends plates were... More 

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1 Thank jitterbug66
Winnipeg, Canada
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141 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

We were going to to Chicken Lavish across the road but when we pulled up we noticed Swordfish and it looked so inviting we crossed the road and ate there. Everything was fresh and delicious. The fish and chips with their unique tartar sauce was the best I've tried anywhere! Yummy jerk chicken sandwich and steam fish too. All four... More 

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2 Thank kajah
MtPleasant
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2014

Just came home from Swordfish. Today was the 1st day they were open after a brief closing for renovations. Fresh paint, and a new bar upstairs and downstairs. A view that cannot be beat overlooking the Carribean Sea. As always, the food was excellent. Fresh, hot and delicious. We were told we were the 1st dinner customers. Chef/owner Carlene does... More 

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2 Thank KurtNelson
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Everytime I go to Jamaica I visit Negril and have passed Swordfish each time. I never notice this spot unti I met some friends there on this visit Jul 30 - Aug 13th. The food was Awesomely finger licking good. We all tried each others food and EVERYTHING was delicious!! The waitress gave us our own lil private spot upstairs... More 

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2 Thank Tybet M
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2014

I agree with the other reviewers - this is some of the best food and one of the most reasonably priced places in Negril. We finally were able to get to Swordfish this trip - wish we had found it sooner! We also arrived just after a rain, when there were some power outages in Negril. We were the only... More 

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1 Thank Lisa C
Spring Valley, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Dined at Swordfish during my recent visit to Negril...We made a "quick stop" at Swordfish for dinner. I had the whole fish and my wife ordered the curried goat. The fish was delicious and perfectly cooked. Likewise the curried goat was perfectly cooked also. The meals were served with fresh vegetables and likewise the veg was tasty and freshly cooked.... More 

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Nashville, TN
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2014

Decided to try this "new" restaurant ("new" to us, but the owner told us she has been here for 3 years) based on Trip Advisor reviews and recommendations on another website. Even though it had rained heavily in the afternoon, we decided to be seated upstairs on the roof deck. Our waitress took great pains to be sure everything was... More 

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San Diego, California
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2014

Swordfish has become one of our new "go to" places for dinner in Negril. We enjoy sitting upstairs at the roof deck dining area for an awesome view. We ordered the cheese garlic bread for an appetizer and it was piping hot and delicious. It did have a little too much garlic for one of our diners but the others... More 

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1 Thank mmtrip
Winnipeg Manitoba
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2014

This was our second attempt at this restaurant. The food selection and flavors are excellent. But the owners and cooks cant always get the orders straight. They always blame and argue with the waitresses in front of the patrons when a problem arises. So we thought we would give them a second chance. But to no avail they still could... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2014

A friend of Kemp (the owner of Swordfish) brought me here when I told him I was ravenous but didn't want to eat in Rick's Cafe. I followed his lead on the lobster and shrimp dish. I'm not generally a big eater but scraped every bit off the plate - even the generous helping of rice and peas. The views... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Jamaican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: One Love Drive, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
  • Phone Number: +1 876-277-2904

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?