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Blue Cantina Restaurant and Lounge

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81 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2430
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NY
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The only place I ever wanted to eat in Ochi besides the much later Couples and Mrs. Tomlinson's Jamaica kitchens.... A perfectly consistent Jamaican take on homemade tacos... can't really imagine how it came about as the Spanish history of Ocho Rios is very long forgotten.... just love the tacos... not sure why ... just do...!!! :) They taste good!

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Thank forestgreenNy
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Feels like a mexican mom and pop, hole in the wall taco stand. Its genuinely authentic and has great lunches

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Thank SISUbnbjamaica
Kingston, Jamaica
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

First and foremost, you must get past the appearance. Somewhat bedraggled and worn, definitely old and badly in need of some TLC in the front of house. The menu board is exactly the same as it was 25 years ago. Exactly. I don't mean the items on it, I mean it probably hasn't been touched. The good thing is neither... More 

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Thank Isa J
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

The decor of the place needs a little bit of up grading but on the up side they make the best tacos they are always delicious.

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Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Really good chicken tacos at local lounge. Got off cruise ship early and started walking downtown but got a littler nervous. We decided to grab a taste of local cuisine with their Red Strip beer before heading back closer to ship and found this little spot for brunch. Very friendly and cheap.

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Thank Lynn M
Sacramento, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

The place takes some finding - although it's address is listed as Main street, the opening is actually on James ave. I walked right past it, while looking for it! However once I found it, I can't give higher praise. I could not finish the dinner served, including drink for $900 JMD. And that was a mere fraction of what... More 

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Thank Terryfyc
Hamilton, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

Tucked around the corner and under a shop this family run eatery serves freshly cooked fare at great value. A nice break away from the fancier and more expensive choices in Ocho Rios.

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Thank Don G
Calmspot, WI
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

Yes, it's a little stuffy but then get your tacos to go. DON'T DEPRIVE YOURSELF. The chicken is also delicious. And as always, Cecile is so gracious.

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Thank DanielaCalmspot_WI
Houston, Texas
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

The bartender at Jamaica Inn recommended tacos from here and Cecille delivered right to our beach bar! We enjoyed the chicken and beef tacos...huge tacos for $5 each with a sweet and spicy sauce. Several ther guests also ordere tacos throughout the week after seeing our delicious lunch that day.

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Thank jazzastro
Bay Area
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

So on my trip to Ochi before this year, I was super craving tacos! My brother and I decided to walk to Blue Cantina because they were the only place I found that made them. It was hot but we walked and I was so excited. We got there and as another reviewer write, it was very hot in there.... More 

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Thank mortj14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Caribbean, Jamaican
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-2430

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?