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Rick’s Cafe

You’ll be joining the touristy throng at this ever-popular West End institution, but why not? Just for one evening. The drinks menu features empty-your-wallet cocktails and pricey Red Stripes (skip the food):...

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Drifters Bar

Swing by this beach bar run by former Drifters singer Luddy for the terrific reggae and soul jam on Friday afternoons, or live tunes on Sunday – or enter a friendly vocal contest with locals during karaoke...

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Red Dragon

About as local as it gets, this friendly, dingy neighborhood dive bar is redolent with the scent of di 'erb. Nothing fancy: just cold Red Stripes and Dragon Stouts from a cooler, older men playing dominoes, and...

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Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville

The home of the 'cheeseburger in paradise,' Jimmy Buffett’s sustains a spring-break vibe all year long, although it has a bit of a forlorn air on slow nights. There are big-screen TVs, trampolines in the sea,...

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The only bona fide nightclub outside the all-inclusives, Jungle, with its tacky decor, is not the most urbane place, but the DJs definitely know what they’re doing; during high season guest talent from Miami and...

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A friendly and comfortable clifftop haunt centered on a small yet lively tiki bar, LTU is the perfect place to strike up a conversation at sunset or to enjoy a Bloody Mary before noon. Good international food, too.

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Sunrise Club

At the hotel of the same name, this is a relaxed bar for those looking to escape the beach mayhem. We particularly like the cocktails, though the Blue Mountain coffee is a great perk-me-up in the mornings.

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Sir D's

If all you want is to watch the greatest show on earth – Negril's fiery sunset – with a Red Stripe in your hand, then this friendly little place that clings to the clifftop fits the bill perfectly.

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Mi Yard

Popular with locals, this place draws a late-night crowd into the wee hours, when you can swig shots of white rum and slap down dominoes with the Rastas. Food served around the clock, too.

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Even if you can’t afford to stay at Caves, you can still join sunset cocktails at its classy bar on Wednesdays and Saturdays, when it's open to the public.