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Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-975-4785
Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

My friend and her husband invited me to dine at Toscanini Restaurant some time ago and it was a delightful experience. This "top class" restaurant serves delicious and innovative Italian fare. The ambiance is unique because of its location on the northcoast of Jamaica, proximity to Ocho Rios and the fact that it is housed in an authentic "gingerbread" house... More 

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Thank onyije
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the kind words and for choosing Toscanini-- it makes what we do so worthwhile. We pride ourselves on our beautiful "gingerbread house" :) Looking forward to seeing you again anytime you’re back in Jamaica! Best Regards, Lella Co-Owner | Toscanini More 

League City, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

we visited Toscanini after leaving another close by restaurant where we simply couldn't eat the food, our meal was very nice & the house Chianti was excellent, made us wish we had come here in the 1st place!

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Thank Stewart W
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Stewart, We're glad we could give you a more delicious alternative! Thank you for choosing Toscanini and looking forward to seeing you again anytime you're on the island. Best Regards, Lella Co-Owner | Toscanini More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We went with friends yesterday evening to eat. Service is very attentive, I like the Menue Boards which they bring to the table.Lella came and explained every dish to help us choose. Food arrived hot and we loved it.Food Portion were big so we had no room for dessert.Lella sat with us after dinner and explained the history of the... More 

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Thank KeaG_13
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Toscanini. We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourself! It makes what we do so worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you again anytime you’re in Jamaica. Best Regards, Lella, PG, & Staff More 

Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Dining at Toscanini is a must if you are on the North Coast near Ocho Rios. The food is fresh, prepared with pride; the service outstanding. We have been coming here for many years and have never been disappointed. The owners greet you, the staff greet you, they sit with you and introduce that day's menu. It doesn't get any... More 

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ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the review and for choosing Toscanini. It's lovely to have regulars who know what we strive for every day-- consistently outstanding food and service. We look forward to seeing you whenever you're back in Ocho Rios! Best Regards, Lella Owner | Toscanini More 

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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had heard this restaurant was good and wanted to get off resort for a local Jamaican experience. Located in a 150 year old house on beautiful grounds. The owner sat down with us and explained of the menu items in detail. The lobster was excellent. The whole meal was an excellent experience. Just minutes east of Orcho Rio. Restaurant... More 

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ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Gary, Thank you for choosing Toscanini. We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourself! Looking forward to seeing you again anytime you’re in Jamaica. Best Regards, Lella Owner | Toscanini More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We like Toscanini's so much, we went there twice Lella is a co-owner with her brother and a whirlwind delight. The food wad was excellent. I would highly recommend the marinated mackerel for a great starter to the meal. Everything we had was good. The service can be on island time, so plan to sit back and enjoy the evening.... More 

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ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Toscanini. Island time is definitely a thing, but we strive to create the type of environment where you can sit back and relax. We look forward to seeing you again anytime you’re in Jamaica. Best Regards, Lella Owner | Toscanini More 

Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our day got 100% better when we by chance ran into Lella (co-owner) seconds after stopping into Harmony Hall to visit the site + art gallery. We were captivated by her charm in an instant and a crummy day was transformed...Lella made us feel welcomed + special as we sat and had coffee with her, discussing life, the world, and... More 

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ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Jeanie and Alex, Thank you for the kind words and for choosing to dine at Toscanini during your honeymoon. It was a pleasure to chat with you, as I try to visit with every table as much as possible. You are welcome to enjoy our unique mix of "Italian food and Jamaican irie" whenever you next visit the island :)... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My girlfriend and I were in Ochi in December/January and we were staying a short walk from Toscanini. We took a chance on showing up on New Year's Eve without a reservation and although they were fully booked, they accommodated us at the bar, which is a great spot outside. One of the owners, Lella, greeted us, walked us through... More 

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ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Sean and Alexa, We remember you-- and we are so pleased that you had a good experience! It makes what we do so worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you again anytime you're back in Jamaica. Warmly, Lella Owner | Toscanini More 

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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This restaurant takes fresh ingredients to a whole other level! I had homemade pasta with veggies and could actually taste the quality ingredients. Each veggie was so vibrant and the pasta actually tasted like it was rolled out and made with care. My husband got a steak dish that he thoroughly enjoyed as well. The service is insanely amazing as... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Third visit in the three years we have been coming to Jamaica. Never disappointed. Food was delicious; tuna tartare was as fresh as can be, pasta perfectly al dente, marlin so tasty. Wonderful Italian wine selection. The patron talked me out of the bottle I had selected and recommended a cheaper one - it was a superb choice. Look forward... More 

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ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this review

Anthony and Carole, We are so glad that you enjoyed yourself! It makes what we do so worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you next year-- you are always welcome. Warmly, Lella Owner | Toscanini More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 38
Cuisine
Italian, Caribbean, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-975-4785
Description
We are an authentic Italian restaurant located just outside the resort town of Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The property is an original plantation house that also houses an art gallery featuring famous local works of art.

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