Snack on spicy jerk chicken at Negril's roadside restaurants in Jamaica. You can get a taste of nouvelle cuisine, Caribbean-style, at Jamaican restaurants in Kingston. Drink a few Jamaican rum cocktails with the party crowd until the small hours at Jamaican bars in Montego Bay.
For breakfast try the national dish, ackee and salt fish (fruit and cod) at beachfront shacks among Jamaican restaurants on Treasure Beach. For lunch, you'll find yourself stopping at roadside stalls around Negril for Jamaican favourite, fiery jerk chicken. Kingston has the best gourmet Jamaica restaurants for an evening of nouvelle cuisine. Try Montego Bay to enjoy Jamaican restaurants serving freshly caught snapper fish and steaks.
You may have to book early to get a table at the popular Jamaican restaurants in the busy tourist areas like Montego Bay. In Negril and Montego Bay you'll find a laid-back feel to the restaurants and Jamaican bars. But kitchens usually close at about 10.30pm so don't wait too late to eat. There's a distinctly local feel to menus in Jamaican restaurants in Kingston, where you can try different specialities from Jamaica, like curried goat and fried plantain.
You'll find that the beach bars along Jamaica's Long Bay in Negril are great for escaping the sun with a cold Red Stripe beer. Watch the daring divers who provide the entertainment at Jamaica's West End bars by diving off cliffs into the water. There's a chilled vibe to Jamaican bars in Treasure Beach, but they do close early. If you're out to party, plenty of bars in Jamaica's Montego Bay mix up rum cocktails. Sip them on the beach, gazing at the stars.