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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank jsses55
Houston, Texas
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286 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 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
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710 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 414 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Richard B
Omaha, Nebraska
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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 

Thank Ron M
North Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

1 Thank RNUF89
Savannah, Georgia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 you want to pay using a card. They don't bend on this rule, so make... More 

Thank KleopatraJones
Avondale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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

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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
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
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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?