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Evita's Italian Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

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Set in an authentic 1860 Historic Gingerbread House, overlooking Ocho Rios, Evita's opened in 1989 and has established a reputation for great service, ambiance, decor, view and excellent Italian and Jam-Italian 'fun' creations. All food is cooked to order. Celebrities keep frequenting Evita's as they really enjoy it's romantic atmosphere and, also appreciate, 'value for money'....Occasionally there is live entertainment, usually, a 'guest star' appearance.
PRICE RANGE
$3 - $29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Caribbean, Jamaican, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited Evita’s 4 times during our stay, and every single time the food was absolutely stunning.. the taste was incredible and the atmosphere was really nice with a beautiful view! I would definitely recommend the coo ya spicy, it was absolutely...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MLH-xo
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your EXCELLENT review and RECOMMENDATIONS! That you visited us FOUR times, during you stay, is certainly A 'testimony' that we are doing something RIGHT....smiles..smiles... Looking forward to you making it Jamaica, and Evita's again, soon! Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a nice place for lunch and found this little gem. We were really surprised. The Food was Italian with a Jamacian twist. It was really good. Service was excellent. Good wine selection. We will be back. My wife had the Tortellini...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bettina M
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Bettina, for your Excellent, to the point and descriptive, review! LOVE the 'little gem', Mamma Mia, 'grazie mille', meaning: a thousand thanks... Hoping you visit us, again, soon.... Ciao, Eva

Reviewed May 8, 2019

One of the best italian restaurants in Jamaica , with a very nice view over Ocho Rios . Friendly staff , so perfect for lunch or dinner

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank johudales
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you, Johudales, for your great review and recommendation! Will certainly convey this to the staff too. Ciao! Eva

Reviewed April 26, 2019

the food was okay, but the view was amazing. and the staff was helpful. Loved the owner as well, she made sure to check on us.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Wendy M
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

Thank you, Wendy for your so nice review and compliment! Yes, it helps to check that everyone coming to Evita's, leaves happy...and, feeling good! Ciao! Eva

Reviewed April 21, 2019

My wife and I ate here during our first visit to Ocho Rios and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The restaurant benefits from great views over Ocho Rios, particularly at night. The food and service were good and we would consider returning.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Adrian D
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Thank you Adrian, for your great review and, the compliment of coming back! This means we are doing a good job.... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed April 13, 2019

rumor is around ocho rios that evita's is closing its doors in may....is this true???? my family has not been there in years as we were never fans of her food or her unfriendly manner.....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vincent d
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Vincent, the rumors around Ocho Rios are: TOSCANINI has to close in May. The sale of the building they occupy finalizes in May, the partners are separating, and, as they cannot use the same name, are looking for other locations. Evita's is (sigh) also closing,...More

Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

The view was pretty at night. The food was the best we had in Ochos Rios. There was live guitar music for great ambiance. It's close to town but don't walk up the hill at night, grab a taxi.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2019

Thank you Janet, for your wonderful, review re: food, view and entertainment! Yes, the walk up the short, but steep hill, can be very challenging, to say the least ... smiles... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

The service was horrible. We had a pretty unfriendly waitress, who hardly said a word, then whispering. We ordered two cokes, two small dishes and spaghetti Carbonara. If she did not understand us, she would have been able to ask twice, she did not. What...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Annavejjo
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thank you, Annavejio, for your review. I am so sorry that the waitress you had, still not properly trained, was left alone by who was scheduled to be with her, that day. Please let me know what day and time you came: I can then...More

Reviewed March 20, 2019

very nice, service, price, atmosphere very romantic or family as well food is very good went several times on a date. enjoyed each time

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ochigals
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Thank you so much, Ochigals, for your excellent review! Looking forward to hosting you again, soon... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Beautiful view overlooking the city. Enjoyed dinner with party of 12. I’d come back.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank David N
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

Thank you, dnelson, for your excellent review and recommendation. Looking very much forward to making you happy, again, soon... Ciao! Eva

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Gren1921
March 10, 2019|
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Response from mcwalkerblog | Reviewed this property |
2 other tables were in use, lots of hype no content when you get there !
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Naledge82
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
Little Shaw Park is 15 min. ride away from Evita's. Yes, we can pick you up. Ciao! Eva
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eroof01
November 5, 2016|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
Yes, the restaurant is open on Christmas day. We are already taking reservation for this day, please e-mail me at the address on my website. Ciao! Eva
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