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Evita's Italian Restaurant

Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2333
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Caribbean, Jamaican, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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11 - 20 of 783 reviews

Reviewed 23 March 2018

Great looking with wonderful views and old world charm, the menu mostly Italian offers. Jamaican fusion options as well as traditional dishes The wine list is very reasonable and the desserts as good as they sound. Will be back soon

Thank brookewilson
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you, Brooke for your 'excellent' review and most of all, the promise to be back, soon... Looking forward to your so appreciative, patronage. Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 23 March 2018

We love Italian food and really enjoyed the dinners we each ordered. It's a quaint restaurant up on the hillside, and they gave us a corner "window" seat overlooking Ocho Rios. We got there in the evening twilight, just as all the lights were coming...More

Thank IslandBoy_Coconut
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you, IslandBoy for your lovely, comprehensive, enthusiastic review and recommendation! I am happy that you really enjoyed your evening at Evita's and hope you will come back soon again, to Jamaica and, Evita's... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 13 March 2018

What an absolutely beautiful place! We dinned here on our last night in Ochi and I wish we had gone sooner so we could have dinned a few times!!! We found all dinning in Ochi to be very expensive. So, when we came here for...More

Thank olineck_l
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you, Olineck, for your FANTASTIC review and, recommendation!!! Mamma Mia, you made my day! Will certainly let the staff know how happy they can make people continuing with their excellent work and great attitude! Hopefully you will make it Jamaica, and Evita's, again, soon...?...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

We had front desk make a reservation and the restaurant sent a car to pick up up. The location is amazing, up the mountain and over looking Ocho Rios. The food was out of this world. We normally don't do 3 course meals but we...More

3  Thank Carol D
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you, Carol, for your excellent so 'glowing review' and, recommendation/suggestion!!! Other patrons have expressed the same view as yours, unfortunately there are some restaurants who do offer cash incentives, especially to taxi drivers to suggest their restaurants. I have always refused to be part...More

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at Evita's. The building is old colonial style perched on the hillside overlooking Ochi. The inside is romantic and nicely lit and the staff welcoming. The menu is a fascinating fusion of Jamaican and Italian which I was really looking forward...More

1  Thank Tony B
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you, Toni B., for your so nice, detailed & descriptive review and, recommendation. Hopefully you will make it Jamaica (and Evita's), again ... soon ...! Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful meal Eva!!! Loved every single dish: the grilled octopus, my favorite gnocchi Gorgonzola Espresso Every thing was excellent and Eva you are wonderful soul! Thanks much we will be back SabrinaMore

1  Thank sabrinaJamaica
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you, Sabrina for your wonderful review and compliment! I am glad Susanna chose to come to Evita's to treat you to your your birthday and, especially, since you are both Italians, that you both enjoyed your meal!!! I know that Italians are really very...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It was OK I expected more but I'll return... My waiter Onfroy was nice n professional he ensure that our order wasn't too long n drawn out like other restaurant... My bartender Tabina made my drinks it was very good thumps up... Hope I get...More

Thank Loriann L
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you, Loriann, for your review: will certainly convey your satisfaction in an job well done, to Tabina & Onfroy! Hopefully, when you return, your expectations will be fully met and I will be able to meet you personally as I am always curious to...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A really sweet spot just up on the hill above Ocho Rios with a lovely view over the trees towards the sea. A wide variety of Italian dishes pastas, salads, desserts. Very nice cozy spot and if you have a chance to meet the owner...More

1  Thank twigitha
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you, twigitha, for your excellent review and compliment!!! I am really happy you enjoyed Evita's and look forward to hosting you again, soon....so that you can try some more of Evita's 'creative' dishes.... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Cocktails were amazing at Evita's. Food was a bit pricy so we just had drinks while watching the sun set

1  Thank jmgl0nd0n
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you, for your so 'candid' review. I am glad, though, you enjoyed our 'amazing' drinks while watching the sunset, from our veranda, overlooking Ocho Rios and the sea. Hoping you will make it Jamaica and Evita's, again ... soon. Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Four of us had dinner at Evitas during restaurant week 2017 and the food was awesome and the view spectacular overlooking Ocho Rios

1  Thank Paul B
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you, Paul, for your GREAT review! I guess you were really 'impressed' to remember us so well, that you decided to post this review even three months after, your visit...Mamma Mia... Ciao! Eva

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Naledge82
28 July 2017|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
Little Shaw Park is 15 min. ride away from Evita's. Yes, we can pick you up. Ciao! Eva
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eroof01
5 November 2016|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
Yes, the restaurant is open on Christmas day. We are already taking reservation for this day, please e-mail me at the address on my website. Ciao! Eva
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Claudette C
3 October 2016|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
You can see my prices posted on Facebook in US$ to figure them out in Canadian $ we will be using the bank exchange rate of the day. Ciao! Eva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-2333
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Description
Set in an authentic 1860 Historic Gingerbread House, overlooking Ocho Rios, Evita's opened in 1989 and has established a reputation for great service, ambiance, decor, view and excellent Italian and Jam-Italian 'fun' creations. All food is cooked to order. Celebrities keep frequenting Evita's as they really enjoy it's romantic atmosphere and, also appreciate, 'value for money'....Occasionally there is live entertainment, usually, a 'guest star' appearance.
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