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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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London, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Onelifeliveit
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Honey B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 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 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 care much about service. The venue itself is nice but that's the only positive about... More 

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Thank Ciahasher
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!!

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Thank Terri J
Brighton, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank JoKD16
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 took our picture. You could tell the truly appreciated it. Would recommend to kill some... More 

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Thank Ron M
North Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 who knows what sauce. Ackie and salt fish was just ackie and salt. Management could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?