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520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
876.974.0197
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Everyting Irie Mon!

We had a group of 14 people out on an excursion for the day and stopped in for lunch. They were easily able to accommodate us on their balcony looking out over the street. The ripe plantain and jerk chicken wings were amazing! Be careful if you can't handle a lot of spice though. The jerk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had a group of 14 people out on an excursion for the day and stopped in for lunch. They were easily able to accommodate us on their balcony looking out over the street. The ripe plantain and jerk chicken wings were amazing! Be careful if you can't handle a lot of spice though. The jerk definitely has some heat... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Situated in the Sonis shopping plaza it's the only place to get something to eat and drink in the plaza. Great cocktails at around $7-$8 each. The menu looked good too but we didn't eat. You will be pestered by a guy trying to lure you into the liquor store next door which is part of Mama Marleys. A great... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The food, ambiance, and music was a perfect way to wind down our time in Ochos Rios. The staff was friendly and efficient.

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Elko, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We asked some of the locals what the best place in Ochos Rios was to eat for some good authentic Jamaican food, well Mama Marley's was what they all recommended. The restaurant is situated in a small shopping center which is safe for travelers. It is on the second level overlooking one of the main streets with options of sitting... More 

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Lake View, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Nothing to write home about, if you ask for anything extra the staff gets short with you. With travelers by a source of income, I would have expected a little more home town friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The Bob Marley story is one which is well played out in Jamaica - as is his music - especially in a tourist town like Ocho Rios. So when we ventured through the Marley gift shop and braved the music to go upstairs to this bar/restaurant on the first floor of the Taj Mahal shopping complex, we did so with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife went to Mama MARLEY'S for lunch when I was on my vacation in ocho rios and the food and the drink was amazing. We were taken care of the Yanique and her service was excellent. Thanks Yanique, I'm sure we will be back soon.:)

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We did not eat anything at Mama Marley's so I cannot comment on their food but I can tell you that their drinks are very good. However, I do think that their prices are a bit high. The Jamaican shot was $10! Granted you get to keep the shot glass but I do think it is a lot of money... More 

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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

excellent place to eat away from the resort. plus great shopping afterwards; its a busy little place, but they get food to you pretty fast, excellent jerk chicken!.

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Cleethorpes, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

There is a Mama Marley's in both main shopping areas in Ocos Rios, and as the shopping centres appear to be catering to the cruise crowd, so does Mama Marley's. The bar/restaurant is very nicely furbished, Bob Marley themed, and has a gift shop downstairs if you haven't managed to buy enough Marley memorabilia. They do have traditional Jamaican food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: 876.974.0197

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Jamaican

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