Sam Sharpe Square, DownTown, Montego Bay
(showing Civic Center at Left)
The Famous Dome Building
Here in the center of the town is also the Civic Center, operated by the St. James Parish Council. It is used to accommodate many cultural events and is a popular attraction for the people of Montego Bay, surrounding towns and all over from Jamaica.
The facility provides:
Public Parking &
Then there is also The Cage, a very ancient building which was used to house runaway slaves but is now used for selling all things Jamaican and Fort Montego, which still housed some of the cannons used to defend the city.
Bay is also known as home of the ever so popular Reggae Sumfest and
patrons from all over the world (foreigners, Returning Residents,
Natives here at home) are all in high gear whenever the month of July
comes every year to look forward to this memorable event.
Montegonians are also proud to say that the city has been host to the Jazz and Blues Festival which saw a lot of famous talents from all over the world.
Restaurants In Montego Bay
Montego Bay boasts a wide array of dining and restaurant options. These range from casual outdoor to posh and elegant dining.
Among them are:
Robbie Joseph's Seahorse Grill/ The Yacht Club (Sunset Drive, Freeport, 876-684-9133)
The Pork Pit Restaurant (Hip Strip, 876-940-3008)
New! Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (Jimmy Cliff Boulevard)
Jerky's Bar & Grill (Fairview Shopping Center, Alice Eldemire Rd, 876-684-9101-2)
Sugar Mill Restaurant (Rose Hall, 876-953-2228)
The Houseboat Grill (Southern Cross Rd, Freeport, 876-979-8845,)
Pelican Restaurant (Hip Strip, 876-952 3171) Kid friendly. Great for groups or the entire family.
China House (Hip Strip)
Dragon Court Court Chineese Restaurant (Fairview Shopping Center, Alice Eldemire Rd) &
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