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Mama Marley's

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520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-0197
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Shanghai, China
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar is located on the second floor of a souvenir shop in Ocho Rios. The walkways are all marked with watch your step... but at the entrance there is a low overhang that, from experience, will ring your bell... The staff is quick to respond with antiseptic rum to clean cuts and numb the pain, just take caution... The... More 

Thank Scott P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hey mama Marleys has great food. Find reneè she is the best. The gift shop downstairs is nice as well. A great bit of food for the prices. Check it out tell em shana said come thru

Thank shana a
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

cab driver recommended...all food was ok, but nothing great. Husband had the saltfish which was very fishy...I had jerk chicken and it was ok...daughter had shrimp---very small and only about 5 or 6...ordered appetizer but it never came...when we asked waitress she said the chef said he couldnt make it. ??? Oh well, just as well...doubt it wouldve been anything... More 

Thank bev042660
London, UK
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257 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We ordered a coffee whilst we perused the menu but they had run out of coffee! Huh ? The restaurant is surrounded by duty free shops selling the stuff !!! We decided on fruit juice. We ordered. I opted for a burger and fries, my partner bbq chicken and rice and peas. Two minutes later, the waitress advised that they... More 

Thank Onelifeliveit
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited mama marleys as a group of 7 including 4 adults and 3 children. So I will start off by saying it you have infants in a pram you will struggle to get up the stairs unless there is someone around to help. Anyway upon entry we were told to take a seat at the bar whilst we waited... More 

Thank Honey B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

U wanna enjoy ur day just go to Mama Marley restaurant on the shopping center tajmahrl I abet that bartender will give u the best time in jamaica very friendly and happy we didn't eat just have some few drinks we went for 5 minutes and end up spend over a hour lol we'll definitely come back next year. Dr.t... More 

1 Thank jsses55
Houston, Texas
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300 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

This place gets a lot of tourists off the cruise ships because of its location. As a result, the prices are higher than in other nearby restaurants/bars. This applies to drinks, food, etc. The staff was unenthusiastic. They get lots of tourists so they don't care much about service. The venue itself is nice but that's the only positive about... More 

Thank Ciahasher
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

The food was tasty and plentiful. The atmosphere is so True Jamaican. The people there were friendly, happy and helpful. The whole experience at this dining place was what Jamaica is all about! Absolutely loved it!!!

Thank Terri J
Brighton, Illinois
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I ordered Ackee & Saltfish nice native dish, it was yummy. Service was good. Rum runner was very delicious. The only downside was having to go through yet another hassling shop to get upstairs to the restaurant. Very annoying in my opinion. Nice atmosphere.

Thank JoKD16
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1,084 reviews
737 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

food was good, but overpriced. I had a cheeseburger and my wife had jerk chicken wings. it kept us out of a downpour, so I guess it was worth it... well just a little.

1 Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-0197

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