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Mama Marley's

520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-0197
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (18 reviews)
“wraps” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican
$$ - $$$
520 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed August 7, 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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RyanC3290
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Climber268460
Reviewed July 7, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Paul W
Reviewed February 27, 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.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TravelDivaNay
Reviewed January 30, 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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank etep513
Reviewed January 23, 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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Ann H
Reviewed January 19, 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

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Eric C
Reviewed December 15, 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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank olayinka247
Reviewed December 4, 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.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank fisherman65
Reviewed October 6, 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

Date of visit: September 2017
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June 5, 2016|
Response from Beachandsunlovers | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 20 minutes
June 5, 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
May 2, 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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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