Negril + The South Shore

Restaurants in Negril + The South Shore

Previously featured on The Amazing Race, the 3 Dives jerk stand is named for the surrounding limestone cliffs, which provide great diving spots as well as stunning views of the sea.

Country Peppa restaurant is just steps from the water on Seven Mile Beach in Negril. The soft pink tropical hut has a grass-thatched roof, a shaded veranda, and pastel lounge chairs, while inside are bamboo walls and simple bar area.

Blackie Christian at Little Ochie has been serving up seafood at this Aligator Pond spot since 1989. The thatched-roof shacks (some made from old boats), painted in bold colors, sit on the black sands overlooking the bay.

Located in the West End of Negril, the Rockhouse Restaurant features the creative Jamaican cuisine of chef Kevin Broderick. The deck, lit by tiki torches, is perched on top of the coral cliffs and overlooks the sea.

Part of Jake's Hotel in Treasure Beach, Jack Sprat is a casual waterfront eatery with its own private beach on Calabash Bay.

Order a Red Stripe by the pool from affable barmen Adrian and John, followed by curry goat or jerk pork. Try the Cartini cocktail, with rum, mint, cucumber, and brown sugar.

Popular with the locals, Alfred’s Ocean Palace is a casual restaurant, entertainment venue, and hotel situated on Negril’s famous Seven Mile Beach. The simple, concrete restaurant provides both dining room seating and outdoor tables, which are illuminated by candlelight after dark.

Located in Middle Quarters at the turnoff for YS Falls, Howie’s is a casual roadside eatery housed in a long, low-slung cinderblock building.