Rick's FAQs

Business Hours: What are your business hours?
Open every day/365 days a year from 12/Noon to 10PM.


Time Zone: What is the time zone?
Eastern Time Zone.  Jamaica does not observe day-light savings time.


Cover Charge: Is there a cover charge at Rick’s Café?

No.  Admission is free.

What is the dress attire? 
Light weight, tropical clothing is best; flat or gym shoes.


Children: Do you allow children?


Pets: Are pets allowed at Rick’s?
Due to the crowds, it would not be safe.


Reservations: Do we need dinner reservations?
Small groups (2-6) – NO. Larger groups – YES.  Please call us at 876-957-0380 or come in and we will get you in as soon as we can.


Cabana: Are guests able to reserve Cabanas in advance? 
Yes, with CC number, authorization # and ID information. Please call us at  876-957-0380 for more info.


Cabana Rentals: How much is it to rent a Cabana?  
December 15 - April 15 = $103(USD) a day, plus tax.
April 16 - December 14 =$75(USD) a day, plus tax.


Cabana Size: How many people fit in a Cabana?

Approximately 10 people.


Pool: Is there a pool?


Cliff Diving: Can you jump off the cliff at Rick’s Café?
At your own risk.


Cliff Diving: How high is the cliff?
There are 3 different levels: 10ft (3m), 25ft (7.6m) and 35ft (10.6m)


Cliff Diving: How deep is the water that people jump into?
15ft (4.5m) deep


Credit Cards: What type of credit cards do you accept?


Taxes: What are the taxes?
General consumption tax of 16.5% on all purchases in Jamaica.


Tips: What are the typical tipping and service charges?
A gratuity of 10-15% is typical at restaurants throughout Jamaica.


Gift Shop: Do you sell t-shirts on line?

Sorry, we don’t do on-line sales yet.


Music: Do you have live music?
Yes, live reggae music daily from 5:30PM-8PM.


Shuttle Service: If we take your ‘free’ one-way pickup, how do we get back to our hotel?
The same Shuttle Service will take you back to your hotel for a discounted rate of $8(USD) per person.


Shuttle Service: We are staying in Montego Bay/Ocho Rios.  What is the best way to get to Rick’s Café?
Check with your Hotel Tour Desk for the best price on tours to Negril and Rick’s Café.


Weddings: We have a wedding party - do you do weddings or rehearsal dinners?
We have incredible pool and cliff-side cabanas you can reserve from Noon (daily) and a beautiful dining room overlooking the cliffs that can be reserved after 8PM. Please email us at info@rickscafejamaica.com


Careers: I am looking for a job in Jamaica and would like to work at Rick’s Café.
The Jamaican Government does not allow foreigners to work in Jamaica without being a resident with a work permit.