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Toscanini Restaurant

Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-975-4785
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Caribbean, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate to be the guy that writes this review, this is the best Italian restaurant in Jamaica, I'll give it that, but it is a 3.5 star restaurant in any major city. I'll star with the good, we got complimentary taxi service from our...More

Thank interterra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us met to celebrate a friend's birthday. Before all the party had arrived we enjoyed having a drink at the bar with Omar who is very knowledgeable and friendly. The open-air verandah has welcome breezes on a hot summer day. Leila, the co-owner...More

Thank dawnimac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place just driving to our all inclusive resort and looked it up. Not often that you find an Italian restaurant ran by an English woman in a Jamaican parish. We set up a reservation for dinner even though we probably didn't need...More

1  Thank kr2917
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your dinner and evening at Toscanini. .It makes all the hard work so worthwhile. And thank you for taking the time to post a comment on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you back soon in Jamaica Lella Ricci and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As my title says, the Tuna Tar Tar, the best I have had ever! The spicy olive oil with Jamaican pepper in it dashed onto our bread...Oh boy. Great location with a nice vibe. PG the owner comes up and discusses the menu with you...More

Thank Jason M
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a comment on Trip Advisor, we really appreciate it. Our Tuna Tartare is always a big seller !! Hope to see you son Jason Pg, Lella and Toscanini team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited this restaurant on two different occasions. Both were incredible. Wine can be a tad expensive, but the food is world class! Pasta is made fresh on the spot, and the ingredients are carefully selected so as to give every dish its own personality....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I are having our last night here in Ochos Rios this trip & decided to try this highly rated restaurant out. My wife's having the Shrimp Thermidor & it is heavenly. I tasted the sauce & I could just eat it by...More

1  Thank Mario S
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review, we really appreciate it. And we are so happy you enjoyed your meal and evening at Toscanini. Please come and see us again next time you are in Jamaica. One love Lella, Pg...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toscaninini was an entire dinner experience. We were staying at Jamaica Inn and had a complimentary taxi pick us up. Lella (co-owner) was waiting out front and greeted us and immediately took us to a table. Her welcome set the tone for what we knew...More

Thank ColWoody
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I can see why this place is always rated #1. We enjoyed the food immensely, great service. We stayed at an all inclusive & wanted to venture out to have a great meal. We were glad that we did. We would definitely return.

Thank 1Luxurytraveler
Reviewed 4 June 2017

3rd time's a charm.Over the years , the first two times we dropped in at Toscanini's it was closed, once on a Monday and once at odd hours. This time we were blessed, truly. The place is beautiful. the pasta extraordinary, Candy the barman is...More

Thank muycontento
ToscaniniJA, Owner at Toscanini Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Thank you so much for your beautiful review, it makes what we do all the more worthwhile. And we look forwand to seeing you again next time you are in Jamaica. One love Lella,Pg and Toscanini Team

Reviewed 29 May 2017

My wife and I were staying at a very nice all-inclusive resort only 5 minutes from this lovely Italian/Caribbean restaurant. Even though we were staying at an all-inclusive, we wanted to experience some authentic Italian food off of the resort, so we decided to take...More

1  Thank loui267
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Stephanie F
8 June 2017|
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Response from Nebbio2112 | Reviewed this property |
I would say maybe 20 minute drive. Golden Eye is right near Santa Maria Island on the accompanying map to this page. They may come get you and bring you back.
Derrick M
25 May 2017|
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Response from Brooklyn B | Reviewed this property |
if you obtain a cab within the resort about 40 bucks but outside of the resort the can will be 20 USD one way....the restaurant is on the other side of ocho rios. it will be about a 30 to 35 minute ride.... ij enjoyed... More
9 April 2017|
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Response from onyije | Reviewed this property |
I'd take a cab to and fro a dinner reservation - comfier, and then one is free to have a glass or two of wine!
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-975-4785
We are an authentic Italian restaurant located just outside the resort town of Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The property is an original plantation house that also houses an art gallery featuring famous local works of art.
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