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Blue Cantina Restaurant and Lounge

81 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2430
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
30 Oct 2016
“A quirky old ochi standard”
17 Aug 2016
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Mexican, Caribbean, Jamaican
81 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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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...More

Thank forestgreenNy
Reviewed 17 August 2016

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

Thank SISUbnbjamaica
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...More

1  Thank Isa J
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.

1  Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Lynn M
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...More

Thank Terryfyc
Reviewed 3 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.

Thank Don G
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.

Thank DanielaCalmspot_WI
Reviewed 14 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...More

Thank jazzastro
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...More

Thank mortj14
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Diana S
19 April 2017|
Response from forestgreenNy | Reviewed this property |
yes new location on side street
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  • 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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