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7 Evelyn St, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2811
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (28 reviews)
“oxtail” (44 reviews)
“peas” (27 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Evelyn St, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you're looking for a restaurant to actually sit down and eat, I suggest you keep looking. The tiny place I found after asking a few people (despite having the location, it's a short street) looks like a garage or an apartment in a bad...More

Thank DanaSV
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We trusted our taxi driver to bring us to an authentic Jamaican restaurant for ox tail, and he brought us here. It was so delicious and wonderful to be part of the culture of Jamaica

Thank ritav500
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Delicious ackee and salt fish. That's probably my favorite meal there for breakfast, with the fried dumplings. Once you have one, you'll want to keep having more (the dumplings, that is). Good service, ok surroundings.

Thank Marsha K P
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Local food..cheap and delicious... small menu..but its all good. Rice and peas means rice and beans...keep that in mind. Baked chicken is tender and juicy. Small place where locals go.

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Mom's is the true Jamaican experience. Not fancy but plentiful, delicious food. Tiny working class restaurant hidden between larger buildings. Even when we knew where it was we had trouble finding it but persevere.

2  Thank eroof01
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I came here twice for beef patties, they were pretty good. The cashier tried to give me change back in Jamaican currency after I gave her a $20 bill and got upset when I asked for my change to be the same currency I paid...More

2  Thank mysstownsend
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I guess it's true that they do run out of things, because we showed up at 6:30 pm and the only things left on the menu were fried chicken and curried goat. Almost walked out, but changed our minds and stayed, and of course we...More

2  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We enjoyed a great lunch meal at Mom's. We had oxtail and fried chicken both of which were very tasty. We asked if they had any ackee or festival left from breakfast. They didn't but graciously provided us fried dumplings at no charge. Four of...More

1  Thank gwtrips
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went for breakfast and felt that as a tourist I was getting authentic food. They don't take cards, but you are able to pay in US dollars and will get change in their currency. The food was traditional (stewed chicken, mackerel, saltfish, ackee, etc.)...More

1  Thank TravelinTeresa84
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Chicken soup was to die for! We had curry goat and it was the very best I've ever had. A truly authentic experience.

1  Thank Martha1313
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18 July 2017|
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Response from Lorraine M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. I did not have any there, but they do serve it.
ethan s
11 April 2017|
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Response from DanaSV | Reviewed this property |
It's a walking distance (5-10 min); US currency is accepted everywhere in Jamaica. That place is inexpensive and the prices are in Jamaican dollars but the conversion is easy, 1USD=120JD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Evelyn St, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-2811
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