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Mama Marley's

520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-0197
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“rice” (17 reviews)
“oxtail” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food was ok. Not bad. If you are shopping in Ocho Rios it is a convenient place to eat. The service was good. Overall nothing to seek out but not a bad place to eat.

Thank Amy Stone A
Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

we ate here during our cruise. The peas and rice were amazing!!!! The festival and jerk shrimp we really good as well! If you want some authentic jamician

Thank Tommycrutch
Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Nice restaurant with friendly staff, affordable and clean. Next to shops and not too far from the cruise ship docks. . (Its a little spicy)

2  Thank betheljoy
Reviewed February 14, 2015

food was decent, drinks had no shortage of alcohol. Terrace view to watch traffic and people go by. I had a burger and fries, which was decent, crab cakes were nothing special, not much crab in them, and quite expensive.

Thank nothanks123456
Reviewed January 20, 2015

Just came back from a Caribbean visit for my birthday. My wife and I were in a hurry and saw Mama Marley's from a distance. We came in and were welcomed with smiles, since we were in a hurry we asked for Jerk Chicken to...More

Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Stopped on our way back to the Cruise ship. Restaurant has a great location close to the Cruise port and shopping. The service was slow (even by Caribbean standards). Food was ok. My daughter did discover "Festival" a corn meal cake, so that was a...More

1  Thank Stu S
Reviewed December 6, 2014

We really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant. The staff was attentive and the food was excellent. The oxtail was absolutely amazing as well as the curry goat. If you visit Ocho Rios I highly suggest having a meal at Mama Marley's!

Reviewed December 5, 2014

On Main Street in the heart of the tourist shopping we saw a open air tropical restaurant on the second level. We stopped off at Mama Marley's (Bob Marley's Mother) Restaurant and tried some jerk chicken and some extremely spicy hot rice with red beans....More

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed November 27, 2014

Very tasty jerk chicken and oxtail with rice and beans. First time eating Jamaican food GREAT Staff friendly, service fast and without error.

Thank Claudette R
Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Great open air 2nd floor seating. Rented immediately and seated at the beat tab available. Immediate service. Local beers to choose from. Largish menu which includes goat curry, which by the way was great. Loads of hot sauces to use. Staff very friendly and pretty...More

Thank Suzan H
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June 5, 2016|
Response from Beachandsunlovers | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20 minutes
June 5, 2016|
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Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
I think it was downtown Ocho rios We just finished a river tubing tour which was a blast. There was a sTrae market not far for tourists. Avoid at all costs. Jerk chicken was amazing
May 2, 2015|
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Response from Tommycrutch | Reviewed this property |
The Prices were about 10-15 per entree. It's a very very casual atmosphere just be prepared for no frills and no fuss.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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