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Mama Marley's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, , Jamaican
520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-0197
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“rice” (17 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This establishment has since been renamed to "Smilin' Island: Cedella Marley Booker". We were presented with severely undercooked chicken. When the dish was sent back, the chef was very clearly and loudly heard exclaiming "Tell her to go **** herself". Extremely unprofessional and a definite...More

Thank RyanC3290
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I loved this restaurant, that was back like ten years ago, but I can still taste that pizza 😉🇯🇲🍕

Thank Climber268460
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Stopped in here on a shopping trip with CTI. Nice place with friendly staff. Cold beer on a hot day.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I was in the same shopping plaza as Mama Marley's and decided to take a break. I stopped in and the service was good. I also loved the drinks I had there.

Thank TravelDivaNay
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Place was pack and getting into park was challenging. Happy our driver was familiar with the task of getting in and out. The food was well worth the wait!!! The dining has a very homely feel and servers were nice but could give more attention...More

Thank etep513
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Our tour guide highly recommended this place and was clearly getting some kind of kick-back. We ordered the jerk chicken and a vegetarian burger and plantains. Nothing was very interesting or tasty, even with the various bottled sauces on the table. It also ended up...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Not a clean plate at our table. My wife and I ordered the Jerk shrimp w/rice & peas while I ordered the Saltfish and Ackee. Both were excellent while the others at the table ordered the oxtail with rice and peas. Server was friendly and...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 15 December 2017

nice location. Convenient to eat if shopping. Restaurant upstairs with a balcony aspect. Marley store below, selling memorabilia - quite tasteful stuff if you want a momento. Restaurant - has a reasonable selection of traditional dishes, curried goat, jerk chicken, rice and peas etc. I...More

Thank olayinka247
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We decided to eat here for lunch while shopping in the market. We had the jerk chicken which was very tasty and had just the right amount of spices.The waitress was fast and friendly and drinks had lots of booze in them.

Thank fisherman65
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We took the city bus to Ocho Rios Deciding where to have lunch stopped at Mama Marley s Excellent with reasonably priced Heineken Sometimes you need something else than Red Stripe All I can say is the Jerk Chicken is fire As the Reggae Wraps...More

1  Thank robertcanada2017
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6 June 2016|
Response from Beachandsunlovers | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20 minutes
6 June 2016|
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Response from Debra G | Reviewed this property |
I think it was downtown Ocho rios We just finished a river tubing tour which was a blast. There was a sTrae market not far for tourists. Avoid at all costs. Jerk chicken was amazing
3 May 2015|
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Response from Tommycrutch | Reviewed this property |
The Prices were about 10-15 per entree. It's a very very casual atmosphere just be prepared for no frills and no fuss.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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