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“In plaza”
Review of Mama Marley's

Mama Marley's
Ranked #35 of 112 Restaurants in Ocho Rios
Cuisines: Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Huntsville, Canada
1 review
“In plaza”
Reviewed 22 February 2012

Food was ok, staff were friendly, convenient location when shopping

Visited February 2012
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Regina, Canada
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“uhmm.....”
Reviewed 10 February 2012

A little bar in the market area of Ocho Rios. Beer is $4.00 for Red Stripe. Everything is expensive around there, especially when the cruise ships are in.

Visited February 2012
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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
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“That wasn't chicken!!!”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We ordered jerk chicken from the menu, but that wasn't chicken! It tasted similar but we couldn't recognize the bones. By that time it was too late! We already had eaten it. It sickens me to think we might have possibly consumed someone's lost pet.

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Eastern Ontario
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37 reviews
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“Know what you're getting & enjoy.”
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Mama Marley's is one of the more upscale restaurants in Ochos Rios, and it is close to the Sunset Grande as well as other hotels. It is attached to the Bob Marley store and is nicely decorated in an all-Bob-all-the-time sort of theme.

This is *not* authentic Jamaican food. This is not an inexpensive meal. There are many places in Ochi that provide that, but MM's offers essentially an upscale dining experience with Jamaican fusion and American cuisine.

I have eaten there on more than one occasion (I go to Ocho Rios at least once a year), and it is more or less the same every time I have been there. It tends to be a *very* quiet restaurant with very laid-back, leisurely service. The food has always been quite good.

If you are looking for an upscale, leisurely meal with good food this will do fine. However, there are other upscale restaurants in the area with better food, and many more modest restaurants in the town with better prices.

  • Visited March 2011
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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“Good Food pricey but fresh”
Reviewed 13 October 2011

We went there on the suggestion of our guide. We had jerk chicken, that was finger licking spicy and so fresh. I must make this comment, I would never buy pizza at a Jamaican restaurant. I would also comment on the fact that some should just stay in the USA and be done with it. Get to enjoy someone else s culture for a change and try to work with it.

  • Visited September 2011
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