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Best Breakfast In Montego Bay
8 Best Restaurants For Continental & Authentic Jamaican Meals In Montego Bay

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by Venesha Johnson | Associate Writer

Whatโ€™s the most important meal of the day? Breakfast they say. So to start your day off right, a delicious and nutritious breakfast will go a long way.

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Whether you want to sit and dine or you prefer to just grab something and head off to work, you can be sure to find quite a few restaurants in Montego bay serving up a hot breakfast. Your options may vary from local traditional cuisine or continental or American-style breakfasts.

The Pelican Grill

The Pelican Grill is the place to go in Montego Bay for home-cooked Jamaican food. For nearly 50 years, the Pelican family-run restaurant has provided customers with only the freshest, most authentic Jamaican cuisine.

The restaurant has a view of the park and the sea and is conveniently situated on the Montego Bay Hip-Strip. The Pelican Grill is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Their breakfast menu consists of continental and local cuisine options such as eggs, waffles, pancakes, ackee and saltfish, steamed vegetables and much more. They open as early as 7 am daily.

Contact Information

  • Address: Gloucester Ave, Montego Bay
  • Phone: (876) 952-3171

Snappaz Seafood Grill and Sportsbar

A sports bar that is open for breakfast? Yes, please! This is a great option for those who enjoy a good traditional Jamaican breakfast. Start with a cup of banana or plantain porridge then move on to some curried chicken or ackee and saltfish with fried dumplings for your main dish. They open at 8 am, the perfect time for breakfast.

Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Kent Ave White House District, Montego Bay
  • Phone: (876) 367-3171

Bamboo Fever Restaurant

Bamboo Feverโ€™s mission is to provide a warm atmosphere with live entertainment from local and international artistes all while serving delicious meals from breakfast to dinner.

This is one of the rare places where you wonโ€™t find much local cuisine. Their breakfast menu includes continental choices such as pancakes, omelettes, toast and sandwiches. They open at 8 am daily.

Contact Information

  • Address: Campbell Lane, Montego Bay
  • Phone: (876) 776-8893

Day-O Plantation Restaurant & Bar

Situated between lush gardens, sparkling pools, and picturesque views on the Old Barnet Estate Sugar Plantation. They provide a variety of international and Jamaican dishes on their menu. They are open from 9 am daily. The large property is often rented out for special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.

Contact Information

  • Address: Lot 1, Fairfield Road, Montego Bay
  • Phone: (876) 952-1825

Olโ€™ Joe Restaurant

Olโ€™ Joe is a grab-and-go restaurant so there is no seating available. They started with the intention of bringing back local homestyle cooking to the Montego Bay area and have been living up to that.

They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their breakfast menu consists of traditional dishes such as ackee and saltfish, callaloo, saltfish fritters, brown stew chicken, liver and kidney. They are open at 7:30 am.

Contact Information

  • Address: Alice Eldemire Dr, Montego Bay
  • Phone: (876) 618-2622

Mama Vena's Kitchen

This restaurant comes highly recommended as one of the best in Montego Bay if you are looking for a tasty traditional Jamaican breakfast. They open as early as 8 am.

Contact Information

  • Address: 49 Union St, # 15 Overton Plaza, 49 Union Street, Montego Bay
  • Phone: (876) 799-6294

Father Bull Restaurant Bar and Jerk Center

You might have also run into the location if you've travelled to Manchester. They provide a variety of Jamaican cuisine in addition to domestic and foreign drinks for their customers to enjoy.

Along with great regional fare, the branches offer a variety of dining options for their patrons. Customers at the St. James' location experience an "island oasis" atmosphere with views of the Caribbean Sea from as far away as the bar, all while sitting as little as two metres from the shoreline.

This is a great spot if you enjoy a late breakfast as they open up around 10 am.

Contact Information

  • Address: Greenwood, St. James
  • Phone: 1 876-394-3792

Toby's Good Eats

This restaurant is located on the property of Tobyโ€™s Resort but is also open to non-guests. They serve up delicious local and continental breakfast options. This is another great choice for those who prefer a late breakfast as they open at 10 am.

Contact Information

  • Address: Sunset Blvd, Montego Bay
  • Phone: 876 952 4370

These restaurants are great, but if you are someone who enjoys the more sophisticated casual ambience that cafes offer, you can read here to find some of the best in Montego Bay.

Need more breakfast and brunch options in Montego Bay? Here are some of our favourite cafes!

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Best Breakfast In Montego Bay | Written: December 10, 2022

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