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Best Romantic Restaurants In Negril Jamaica
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by Venesha Johnson | Associate Writer

Do you think Negril the most romantic town in Jamaica? It is the ideal paradise for couples seeking a romantic escape. Its known for its breathtaking sunsets, serene beaches, and intimate dining experiences; making it an ideal spot for lovebirds.

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A romantic dinner date is a quintessential part of any couple’s trip. Negril boasts some of the most enchanting restaurants that provide delectable cuisine and an unforgettable atmosphere. Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, a honeymoon, or just looking for a romantic getaway, Negril has a lot to offer.


Here are some of the best romantic restaurants in Negril that promise to elevate your dining experience. Well, in my opinion of course. 

Ivan’s Bar & Restaurant

Ivan’s Bar & Restaurant is located within the Catcha Falling Star Resort, and is a top choice for romantic dining in Negril, and no you don't need to be staying at the resort to dine here. This oceanfront gem offers spectacular cliffside views, especially enchanting at sunset. The candlelit patio creates a dreamy ambience perfect for an intimate dinner.

Their menu features a modern twist on many of our traditional Jamaican and Caribbean dishes,  such as jerk chicken, grilled lobster, jerk chicken penne spaghetti, and mango chicken. The atmosphere and is complemented by reggae and 80s music, plus the staff is said to be super nice and friendly, making Ivan’s a favourite among locals and visitors alike.

Rockhouse Restaurant

Perched on a clifftop above Pristine Cove, the Rockhouse Restaurant at Rockhouse Hotel is a must-visit for couples seeking a mix of stunning views and authentic Caribbean cuisine. It's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and is known for its use of high-quality, locally sourced ingredients.

Some of their popular dishes include jerk chicken, crispy whole snapper, and slow-cooked pork. Their is an outdoor dining area that offers breathtaking ocean views. A romantic sunset dinner here would be one you would have trouble forgetting. 

The Lodge Restaurant

Located at the Tensing Pen Hotel, The Lodge Restaurant is another fantastic option for couples in Negril. This restaurant offers a variety of international cuisines alongside traditional island fare. Some of their signature dishes include Ackee Crostini, fresh snapper or grouper, and jerk pork.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you are interested in a more intimate dining experience they are more than willing to create one for you, just let them know in advance.

Kuyaba Restaurant

The Kuyaba Restaurant is located just off the Seven Mile Beach and offers a laid-back yet romantic dining experience in a dreamy, lush, tropical setting. Kuyaba is known for its ‘island-style dining and has quite an extensive menu; from seafood and steak to pasta and poultry, you will have so much to choose from.

They have a Gazebo Tower that is the perfect spot for couples and offers a bird’s eye view of the Caribbean Sea. Kuyaba is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and provides a diverse selection of wines and other beverages to complement your meal.


The Blue Mahoe Restaurant

The Blue Mahoe Restaurant offers seaside dining at its finest! It is located at the Ocean Cliff Hotel Negril overlooking the magnificent blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. This restaurant is perfect for catching stunning sunset views with you lover! Their farm-to-table food concept ensures that dishes are fresh and locally sourced.

The menu includes traditional Caribbean cuisine, seafood, steak, pizza, and vegetarian options, catering to all dietary preferences. Open daily from 7 am to 10 pm, The Blue Mahoe is an excellent choice for any meal, with happy hour from 5-6 pm providing the perfect time to enjoy the sunset.

The Caves

I may have left the best for last because for a truly unique and romantic dining experience, The Caves is unbeatable! Imagine dining in a cave, illuminated by dozens of flickering candles and adorned with pink bougainvillea petals, with the sound of the Caribbean Sea as your backdrop.

The Caves offers two exclusive and secluded dining areas, fashioned from genuine limestone caves. This intimate setting, accessible by a footbridge and coral stairs, provides an unforgettable dining experience. It’s one of the most enchanting spots for a romantic dinner or a cocktail, making it a must-visit for couples in Negril.

Negril is a paradise for couples looking to escape to a romantic destination. Stunning sunsets, serene beaches, and intimate dining experiences - the makings for a memorable getaway are all abundant in Negril!

The romantic restaurants in Negril provide the perfect settings for couples to enjoy each other's company while savouring delicious cuisine. From cliffside dining at Ivan’s and Rockhouse to the unique cave dining at The Caves, Negril’s options are sure to impress and leave lasting memories.

I am sure with all these exceptional choices in what could quite possibly be titled the most romantic town in Jamaica, you are ready to book that romantic getaway with your lover. But hold on, before you do, check out our eBook, Jamaica On A Budget, for key tips and tricks on how to plan and execute your vacation in Jamaica on a budget, even if it's a tight one! And once you are through book with us! Through our partnership with stay22, you will get major deals and discounts you won't want to miss. 

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