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Rick's Cafe

West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
+1 876-957-0380
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (55 reviews)
“the cliff” (973 reviews)
“fun to watch” (113 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
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Reviewed yesterday

The previous reviews are correct as its a must see. Key is to get their early if you don't like crowds as the Catamarans with 300 people arrive at 5:00 - 5:30. Great vibe as people are jumping off different levels of cliffs and really...More

Thank SharkDiver-2010
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Negril and Ricks Cafe on our wedding anniversary. It was great fun watching the professional cliff divers prior to the sunset. I found the food and drinks reasonable cost wise considering that this is a main attraction. Unfortunately a cloud decided to...More

Thank Trish P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Rick's Cafe is a must when you are in Negril. You have very beautiful Sunset. You can see the cliff divers jumping off the cliff. There are different levels to jump. Tourists jump, mind you I would have been afraid but it is one of...More

Thank Lucie1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent the afternoon and early evening here enjoying the live music, divers, and then a magnificent sunset. Introduced my husband to a bucket of beers lol Do not miss this spot if you visit Negril.

Thank pizzeria342
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited to see the sunset. This is one of the main tourist attractions so it does get busy. We did get a seat so had a good view of the sunset - otherwise it’s a case of standing around.

Thank sunlovertraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

music was good. environment was cool. We watched the sunset and my friend jumped off the cliff. I would probably go again, but after I dine somewhere else. Service was excellent, food and drinks were average and a bit pricey. it was raining, but that...More

Thank mrsmichellewright
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a boat trip from Montego Bay to negril where you end at ricks cafe. Ideal spot to see a fantastic sunset and sit relax with a beer and some dinner. A nice day out and a definite recommendation

Thank coops77Wolverhampton
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an awesome night!! Cliff diver was incredible, band was great and our waitress "Shanna Banana" was the BEST ever!! If you go, you MUST ask for her! She made our night & we will never forget her!! We had the snapper/shrimp combo for dinner...More

Thank jjstreit
Reviewed 4 days ago

Watching the sunset was beautiful, but the jerk chicken that my husband and I got was not good and the price made it even worse for us. The chicken was dry, the waitress never asked us if we wanted white or dark meat, they served...More

Thank vanessa9762137
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a day trip from our Montego Bay resort to Negril and Rick's was our sunset stop! I am so glad we went! It was fun to watch the cliff divers and a few of us took the plunge ourselves! (Hint - plug your...More

Thank Tracy O
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Kelly H
26 August 2017|
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Response from katreyes_1 | Reviewed this property |
It starts getting extremely crowded by 5 pm because everyone is there for the sunset. no booking tables. they do have food and drinks yes
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JennaMose
1 July 2017|
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Response from Cheri D | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is first come first serve...
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Melissa R
23 February 2017|
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Response from Cheri D | Reviewed this property |
yes, don"t know what it costs...im sure not much
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West End Road, Negril, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Westmoreland Parish  >  Negril
  • Phone Number: +1 876-957-0380
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Description
OUR STORY BEGINS with the opening of Rick's Cafe by its founder, Richard Hershman, in April 1974. At the time, Negril was a sleepy fishing village with little development. It lacked many modern amenities such as electricity, telephone and hot running water. Our beautiful little cliffside location was originally owned by a local doctor, the son of the first Governor General of independent Jamaica.

RICK’S CAFE was the first public bar and restaurant of its type on the West End Cliffs, offering an alternative to Negril's majestic seven mile beach. From the beginning, Rick's Cafe boasted an unrivaled view of the sunset from its naturally formed cliffs. Over the years, visitors and locals alike have designated Rick's Cafe as Negril's premier gathering spot and our sunsets have become a Jamaican tradition.
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