Must see restaurants in Montego Bay

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    Houseboat Grill

    Moored in Bogue Lagoon at Montego Bay Freeport, this converted houseboat is still among the best restaurants in the city. The changing menu offers…

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    Pork Pit

    At this glorified food shack on the Hip Strip, your meal is cooked over a traditional jerk pit fashioned from pimento wood sticks laid over smoking hot…

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    Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records

    Usain Bolt is not a subtle man. A vast statue of him stands sentinel by the entrance, striking his famous pose, while TV screens inside replay his…

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    Millennium Victory

    Cheap and cheerful I-tal food shack, decorated in Rasta colors and serving creative dishes such as escoveich tofu (tofu in a spicy, vinegary sauce), ackee…

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    Pelican Grill

    Both upper-crust Jamaicans and tourists are beckoned by Pelican Grill's air-con chill and superlative goat curry and oxtail, consumed while sitting on…

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    MVP Smokehouse

    It's well worth seeking out this casual spot on the southern approach to MoBay for a bit of local color, with neighbors playing dominoes in the corner as…

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    Dragon Court

    This is the best fine-dining Chinese cuisine in MoBay, located in the modern Fairview Shopping Centre. The menu is replete with mostly Cantonese standards…

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    Pier One

    Best known as a nightclub, Pier One also has a restaurant with ringside sunset seating – which is as much of a draw as the very good Jamaican standards…

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    Evelyn’s On The Beach

    Fantastic choice: a true local’s spot, this rustic seafood shack (near Sandals Montego Bay) is also patronized by some very in-the-know tourists. Come…

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    This restaurant provides a lovely setting from which to watch the sunset while drinking cocktails, followed by dinner on the elegant clifftop patio. That…

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    Toby’s Good Eats

    As casual eats go, Toby’s is a good choice, especially if you’re staying on Sunset Dr and don’t feel like venturing onto the actual Hip Strip. The menu…

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    Nyam ’n’ Jam

    On the cusp of the craft market, you can retreat to check out this truly authentic Jamaican dining experience. Settle down for snapper with a spicy sauce;…

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    Juici Patties

    Popular chain and Jamaican institution serving chicken, beef, ackee and lobster patties, as well as red pea and chicken soup and three types of porridge.

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    CC's Cupcakes & Coffee

    Dive in off the hot Hip Strip for gulps of refreshing air-conditioned air, passable lattes and sweet cupcakes. There's also wi-fi and some savory snacks.

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    Devon House I-Scream

    For some of the island's best ice cream, come to this little kiosk inside the shopping center. We particularly like the grape-nut flavor.

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    Tastee Patty

    One of two popular patty chains, Tastee sells inexpensive patties with numerous fillings (chicken, beef, saltfish...).