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“A must”

The Houseboat Grill
Ranked #5 of 131 Restaurants in Montego Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Houseboat is a must if you are visiting the area. Wonderful view, great food. Service staff was friendly. If you go, make sure you make reservations for the top of the boat. YES it really is a boat!

1  Thank Marc S
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Can't even begin to tell you how much I enjoyed this restaurant from start to finish. We had a driver George M. recommend this place and it surpassed all restaurants in Jamaica! A little raft took us over to the restaurant (about 10 feet) than rang a bell to let people know we were there. We were able to sit outside and have a cocktail while we perused the menu and took in the phenomenal sights. Yes, not just the bay but the fish seemed to put on a show for us as well. Myself being a vegetarian found it very comforting that the first choice on the menu was a mushroom lasagna. Let me tell you, it was fantastic. My husband had the fish and not only fresh but incredibly delicious.Waitstaff was very attentive and the bread was delish. Do not miss the chocolate souffle for dessert. Everything was just SOOOOO great. I so recommend this restaurant!

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

I live in Jamaica each winter. I live in various villas but at least once a week, we try a different restaurant. No more trying! We're all sold on The Houseboat for its unique atmosphere (the kids loved the floating entrance!), and fabulous tenderloin and seafood. Don't even ask me about the heavenly desserts! Request a table on the outside deck for the delightful night air and unforgettable view.
Linda Smith

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

While in Jamaica for a wedding, a group of us took the opportunity to leave the resort we were staying at and venture out for dinner 'off campus'. Houseboat came highly recommended. It was worth branching out for.

There was nothing out of the ordinary on the menu, but everything was cooked well and with tons of flavor, and the portions were great.

The atmosphere was unique and authentic...to the point where, if you looked over the side of the restaurant, into the water, you were able to see TONS of fish swimming around you. You really felt like you were in the Caribbean!

The service was a little slow, but hey, they're on island time!

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1  Thank keri b
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Reviewed June 8, 2013

We had a corner table outside, a great view right on the water. The food was excellent, we had a shrimp appetizer with scotch bonnet pepper sauce, and the chocolate molten cake was awesome.

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Thank Chris H
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