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“Great change of pace” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bamboo Blu

Bamboo Blu
30 Beach Road, Mammee Bay, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-9983
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Ranked #1 of 74 restaurants in Ocho Rios
Price range: $4 - $40
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Be Brave - drink a BIG BAMBOO in your very own to keep Bamboo Chalice. Be a Star - Howl at the Moon around our nightly bonfire. Be Liz Taylor. Be Martin Luther King. Be Frank Sinatra - they created this historic jetsetters hideaway! Be Mellow - pre Reggae tunes of Mento & Ska air when local Rastafarian guitarist Jah Happystone takes a snooze. Be Hungry - eat new original for 2013 - Jerky's Popcorn Pork Festival Bites. Be Happy. .......... Also, please note Bamboo Blu is not a public beach, reservations are required at our restaurant to access beach facilities.
Chicago, Illinois
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“Great change of pace”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I stayed at Riu Ocho Rios and visited this place one night. GREAT change of pace. We had Crazy Christina as our server. She was awesome. The atmosphere was amazing. Quaint and romantic. The guitar player was nice too with the live music. The food was pretty good. I was more interested in the atmosphere and service which can't be beat!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Bamboo B, General Manager at Bamboo Blu, responded to this review, May 7, 2013
We're glad you discovered our little Paradise while staying at RIU!

Thanks for the lovely compliments & we hope to see you again soon!
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Kingston, Jamaica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Hidden Oasis”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

I visited this little oasis with some family members some weeks ago and I was blown away. The staff, the atmosphere, the food and the pristine beach really impressed us. If you want a hide away for a couple hours this is the perfect spot.

Thank you Bamboo Blu, I have to spread the word and I will be back soon.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bamboo B, General Manager at Bamboo Blu, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
We're thrilled you were blown away (not literally!).

Looking forward to serving you and your family again :)
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“"Bliss"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Bamboo Blu is one of my favorite places to go to whenever I'm in Ocho Rios. It's an ideal spot to taste not only their amazing food but also to taste paradise which are one of the places I highly recommend to go to for a calm and relaxed euphoria.

Visited April 2013
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Bamboo B, General Manager at Bamboo Blu, responded to this review, May 6, 2013
We at Bamboo Blu try to make it as relaxing as possible for our guests, the ocean surely does spread a feeling of tranquility!

See you soon again & thanks for the review!
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“Great day out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Visited Bamboo Blu with busines associates for a lunchon session .the food was great . Wait staff were friendlyr and provided excellent services .

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bamboo B, General Manager at Bamboo Blu, responded to this review, April 29, 2013
Thanks for your review!

We will surely recognise our staff members for the excellent service.
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“Hi Andre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We never ate here but many people came off of the cruise liners & said it was great, it was right next to our hotel on the beach, so we went a couple of times for a drink & were made very welcome. Andre asked us when were sat at the bar with him where we came from & found our house on Google maps, this was a nice touch. thank you guys.

Visited April 2013
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Bamboo B, General Manager at Bamboo Blu, responded to this review, April 28, 2013
Thanks for your review!

We will let Andre know he made your visit special!

See you soon again!
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