Renting a car gives you the opportunity to explore the city and savour Jamaica's mouthwatering dishes. What Makes Jamaican Food Unique? A culinary melting pot that reflects the cultures that have influenced the island over the centuries, Jamaica's local cuisine focuses on fruits, vegetables, meats, and seafood that are all typically grown and sourced by regional farmers. But where do you find the best of the best? This is your guide to the best Jamaican cuisine.
Ackee and Saltfish:
Jamaica's national dish is a must-try dish on any visit to the island. Ackee, Jamaica's national fruit, is sautéed with salt fish (cod) fish, onions, tomato, sweet pepper, and other seasonings after being boiled.
A high-end restaurant located at the Geejam Hotel. Enjoy this fabulous restaurant that boasts a beautifully decorated patio backed by exquisite nature views for al-fresco dining and stylishly plated dishes. Try a savoury and meaty entree by sampling the Braised Oxtail. It has Geejam gravy, a medley of local spices, rice, garden vegetables, broad beans, peas, and your choice of sweet or mashed potatoes. Drive over to Bushbar, Geejam Hotel now!
Presley’s Seafood Bar & Grill
The perfect casual spot to eat with your partner, friends, or loved ones. Make your way to Presley’s Seafood Bar & Grill. They offer various seafood-based entrees, generous portions, a relaxed vibe, creative tropical cocktails, and cold beer. Ready to drive over to Presley’s?
Sips & Bites
Is a longtime-running family-owned Jamaican restaurant that opened its doors roughly 20 years ago. Why is this restaurant a must-eat? It boasts home-stle cooking, a colourfully decorated interior, try their pineapple chicken and other tasty dishes that won’t empty your pockets. Ready to dig in and drive over to Sips and Bites?
Celebrate your special day at one of the best birthday restaurants in Jamaica, the Bamboo Blu. This magnificent eatery offers buffet and plated meal options and a menu tailored to your budget and appetite. It boasts a multi-functional venue space with complimentary wifi, cabana beds, a private beach, and more. It also has a nightly bonfire, lounge chairs, and live entertainment on selected days. Relax in Bamboo Blu now!