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Terra Nova Hotel Restaurant

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17 Waterloo Road, Kingston, Jamaica
9262211
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My clients would typically visit Jamaica once per quarter for meetings and on the last two occasions I have taken them to the Terra Nova. They absolutely love it! The love the variety on the menu, the diversity of the cuisine, the quaint atmosphere, the live background music and the courteous service. The Terra Nova is the place to dine... More 

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Thank awsum78
Grimsby, Canada
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love Terra Nova have been there twice. The outdoor seating (called The Terrace) is much more 'authentic' Jamaican, and service is impeccable. Stick with local dishes and you can not be disappointed. The Jerked Double Pork Chop with tropical fruit chutney and Duchess Sweet Potato is unbelievably tasty. If you are worried about hot jerk spice don't be, it's not... More 

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Thank christineomg
Jamaica
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over & over the Terra Nova Sunday Buffet Brunch is Terrific!! There is a very wide variety of Menu items to choose from offering a wide assortment of meats, vegetables , fruits & desserts! Each & every one very tasty as over my many visits I have sampled them all! The seating area is attractive & spacious, the Staff very... More 

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Thank KButterfly17
Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with my girlfriends for ladies night out, we had a great time, had to wait awhile to be seated but the host was very courteous, not to mention the ambiance, upon being seated we were serve relatively fast after the waiter took our orders, the food was great, every bit of it we ate off our plates. I have... More 

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Thank Nicole L
Kingston, Jamaica
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! Talk about elegance, that's what this restaurant has to offer. Fine dining and affordable professional service and not to mention the food, awesomeness (yummy). If you are in town you should try this out and also visit the regency bar also on location which is very entertaining on weekends.

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Thank Ayanna G
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Despite on having to wait over an hour for my food, it tasted bad, also the group of friends I was with (my birthday party) ordered different meals and didn't like the food at all.

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Thank Victoria R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to meet up with friends or to just meet new people. The music was good, atmosphere was great and the drinks were satisfying.

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Thank michelle t
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Mostly business meetings. The buffet lunch during the week is consistent. Gets a bit humid on the terrace at times but the food is Jamaican and will not disappoint.

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Thank Tori D
New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Haute Jamaican dishes I sampled, the reimagined smoked Caribbean Marlin topped with different ceviches and pan Jerked double Pork Chop were delicious. I recommend having the pork chop, after you have sampled it at a Jerk Joint for contrast. The Terrace outdoor seating was a bit humid for me even in the evening and would have been better off... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great staff. White glove service. Awesome food. Prices are not bad for the great food and service. They should charge more.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Jamaican, Caribbean, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Waterloo Road, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: 9262211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?