Restaurant Week is the most celebrated week for restaurants in Jamaica, as over 75 restaurants will be participating in the 12th staging of the Gleaner sponsored event. For a little over a week, restaurants island-wide will have specials on selected dishes ranging from Morning Bites to Epicurean and a new category for Caterers.
All restaurants will have specials, but some will still treat your wallets better than others. Here are 10 reasonably priced restaurants that are great for the pocket but still carry the #RW16 vibes.
Whether it’s a great after work or weekend chill spot you seek, Jojo’s possesses the humble, laid back ambiance that will make it your regular hang out spot. Another great advantage is the cost effective meals and drinks offered. You’re sure to enjoy an evening of conversation and laughter then depart feeling satisfied with the bill.
Jamaicans love their Chinese/Japanese food.If you’re thinking of a perfect date-night with this theme in mind, then you’ve got a great chance of striking gold at Northside Kitchen. Its unique aura and quality service will make you feel like a big spender when in fact, their reasonable prices are what separate them from many other restaurants. So look fancy, eat fancy, and make that special someone feel fancy too.
Looking for a great place for your seafood binge? Jamaica’s best kept secret is in Little Ochie, Mandeville. As a great choice for #RW16, Little Ochie Seafood Restaurant and Bar will have your favourite dishes on specials while you enjoy the winds of the South Coast.
A popular chill spot for the entire #squad, Truck Stop is a great contender for #RW16. With famous jerk and grilled meats and signature drink specials, this outdoor atmosphere with trendy barrel seats is the perfect setting for a big group of friends looking for a nice night under the stars.
Now usually when we hear Pizza Hut, we think of the “order for delivery” routine. How many of us have set foot in the dining area and enjoyed our slices there? You’ll find that its welcoming ambiance and quality service could make you cut back on the delivery option and make the trip. It gets better – Pizza Hut–Dine In will have specials on the already reasonable prices during #RW16.
Restaurant Week is the perfect time to try dishes outside of your everyday options. If you haven’t tried Mexican before, Chilitos Jamexican Restaurant is the place! Chilitos is great for hanging out with friends and as it’s known for its appetizing burritos and tacos with a wide variety of meats, seafood, vegetables and salsas, the prices are almost too good to be true.
- Devon House Café
As one of Jamaica’s most historical buildings, Devon House has been a tourist attraction for many decades.The Café has made a name for itself with its delicious wraps, Panini and shakes, and the garden atmosphere that’s famous for attracting couples and families. You’re sure to enjoy a meal along with great conversation and a nice walk around the estate afterwards.
If you’re thinking of a nice, cozy intimate setting to enjoy a sandwich, pastries or some good ole’ chicken patties, The Brick Oven commits to giving you a satisfying dine. With great food and reasonable prices, it’s places like Brick Oven that you shouldn’t count out during #RW16.
- Toss & Roll
There aren’t as many healthy salads and natural juice bars available so it’s great to have Toss & Roll on the list for #RW16. Items like salads, wraps, sandwiches, green tea coolers and mixed berry parfaits are just a few of the delicious options that are staples on the menu. With great Restaurant Week deals, a healthy meal might just be your life-changing visit.
For variety of local cuisines, Triple T’z wins if you are feeling for some good cooked food. With both cost effective and delicious options to choose from, here’s a place that may be the highlight of your week. The range from curry goat to vegan pasta to garlic crab may first have you a bit indecisive, but you’ll be sure to enjoy whatever dish you choose.