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“Breathtaking view & wonderful service”

The Houseboat Grill
Ranked #4 of 130 Restaurants in Montego Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner tonight at the Houseboat grill with another couple. We loved the "raft" over to the houseboat and immediately were mesmerized with the gorgeous view of the mountains. We had appetizers upstairs at the bar with Pat our amazing bartender. She even share her banana chips with us. We had the lobster cake, calamari and shrimp. Pat even peeled the shrimp for us! For our entrees we had shrimp scampi and the lobster. We were very impressed. The food is amazing. We were planning on having the lava cake but it wasn't out of the oven yet. This restaurant is very quaint and we found the prices to be very reasonable especially considering the location. A must do for your trip to Montego Bay!

Thank arkonatraveller
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

This place was highly recommended so our group of 6 just had to go. What a disappointment :-( The lobster/shrimp scampi was waaaay overcooked for three of us and the other three of our group had average meals. Service was just OK and, seriously, we def would not go back. Arlene at Calypso Shores blew this place out of the water every day with her fabulous cooking. Don't waste your time or money at the Houseboat Grill. At $100 per couple, we expected a lot more.

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Thank EdgySu
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

Amazing food and great service! The setting is very unique. Check out the tarpon swimming beside the boat. Request lava cakes when placing your order they are to die for :)

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Thank Ashlin66
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

Even the resort was recommending this place. One the staff at Secrets Resort has been here several times and recommended it as one of the best local restaurants in MoBay. The Shrimp and Lobster scampi was spot one as was the Leaks soup and the snapper. They take care of transportation to and from the resort. Professional staff, great experience. What a great place for dinner, will definitely be back.

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1  Thank Gus D
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Reviewed December 7, 2013

I have dined here twice now and loved every minute of it. The staffs are super friendly and welcoming. The only down side is the menu. I personally think they got too much seafood on the menu. A bit more variety would make this place perfect. It's in a lovely location,and I enjoyed the fine dinning. Just add a bit more meat to the menu and this place will be a winner.

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Thank Donisha32
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