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Rick's Cafe

West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
+1 876-957-0380
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (50 reviews)
“the cliff” (914 reviews)
“fun to watch” (109 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
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1 - 10 of 3,168 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Overall a really fun day loved jumping off the cliffs and there was a nice vibe there despite a massive storm. Watch out for the bar staff though as they will try and take advantage of the fact you're a tourist. They tried to scam...More

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Rick's Café on an excursion from our resort and was very please with the atmosphere, food, drinks, and watching the people jump from the cliffs from the low to the high. Exciting and fun.

Thank chiefamehawk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

But the jumps are fun tho. The food is quite okay. And the music is too loud. I didnt really liked it.

Thank VirgiNie213
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fun place to look out over the water and watch the sun set. Cliff diving and good drinks. Public can jump off of a certain area. Lots of folks doing that.

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is my second time visiting ricks cafe. First experience we great and this year not so much. Yes the view are beautiful and the water is picture perfect but the life guard staff are unprofessional and ignorant! My niece who is 18 jump off...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to spend the day Cliff diving. Swimming in the gin clear ocean Hanging out in their pool. Listening to live music. Dancing Eating drinking Soaking up the sun. We had a blast But most of all at dinner walk next...More

Thank travelforeverds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eseventually the Hard rock cafe, but with a massive line, its a tourist trap and a waste of a day. Soo many hustlers around constantly bothering me.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to ricks cafe on a catamaran and what a lovely trip it was. The vibe at ricks cafe was lovely , seeing people cliff dive and the music playing . The sunset was amazingggggg , it was a lovely day trip and did not...More

Thank ReviewsByYaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Rick's as part of a catamaran trip. We were only there for about an hour but it was really good fun! There was a live DJ playing as well as lots of areas where you could sit and chill whilst watching the sunset....More

Thank Izzyflo21
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Rick's Café as part of a shopping tour and it was interesting. My husband and I were there for a couple of hours before sunset. It was very loud and very crowded. The restaurant there was ok, it took forever for us...More

Thank LJHopper
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Kelly H
August 25, 2017|
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Response from katreyes_1 | Reviewed this property |
It starts getting extremely crowded by 5 pm because everyone is there for the sunset. no booking tables. they do have food and drinks yes
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JennaMose
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Cheri D | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is first come first serve...
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Melissa R
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Cheri D | Reviewed this property |
yes, don"t know what it costs...im sure not much
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
  • Phone Number: +1 876-957-0380
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Description
OUR STORY BEGINS with the opening of Rick's Cafe by its founder, Richard Hershman, in April 1974. At the time, Negril was a sleepy fishing village with little development. It lacked many modern amenities such as electricity, telephone and hot running water. Our beautiful little cliffside location was originally owned by a local doctor, the son of the first Governor General of independent Jamaica.

RICK’S CAFE was the first public bar and restaurant of its type on the West End Cliffs, offering an alternative to Negril's majestic seven mile beach. From the beginning, Rick's Cafe boasted an unrivaled view of the sunset from its naturally formed cliffs. Over the years, visitors and locals alike have designated Rick's Cafe as Negril's premier gathering spot and our sunsets have become a Jamaican tradition.
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