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Mama Marley's

520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-0197
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“rice” (17 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed 26 November 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...More

Thank Ciahasher
Reviewed 25 November 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
Reviewed 10 October 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
Reviewed 6 October 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
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We took a cab to shop. After we were shopped out, we went to this rooftop place for appetizers and drinks. The time we spent there was great. The two folks in the kitchen were very friendly. I tipped the cook and the guy that...More

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stay clear!!!! Do not let your tour guides fool you. This place is the biggest tourist trap. No longer owned by the Marleys means no longer authentic Jamaican food. Jerk chicken was baked chicken with Bbq sauce. Jerk shrimp looked like popcorn shrimp swimming in...More

3  Thank RNUF89
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Of course we wanted to eat at Mama Marley's! How much more authentic can you get than eating at Bob Marley's mother's restaurant? We had the curry chicken, and it was delicious! However, you must order at least $20 worth of food and drinks if...More

Thank KleopatraJones
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Lots of great food for the price....loved the chicken jerk....the restaurant is upstairs on the patio where you can look down on the city with all its cool shops

Thank wolfkeep1
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Food was good and service was friendly & quick. Fairly priced food & drinks. The restaurant was very clean and new.

Thank Rubyee0908
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Where do I start...well I walked in to find one member of staff asleep with her head on the cash register. I then walked to the bar, got a menu and ordered food and a soft drink. I ordered the chicken tenders with fries. What...More

4  Thank alanb1979
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6 June 2016|
Response from Beachandsunlovers | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20 minutes
6 June 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
3 May 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
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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