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24 Allan Ave, Port Antonio, Jamaica
384 4730
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Kingston, Jamaica
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

For 26 years Oliver has been serving very good Ital vegetarian food to residents and visitors in Port Antonio. My husband and I stumbled upon Survival after eating at the very popular Anna Banana next door. We wish we found Survival first. It has now become a regular place for us to get delicious rice and peas with fish (when... More 

2 Thank 643vivs13
Moncton, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

His meals changes every day, but you can be assured that it will be full of flavor and healthy! Its all fresh and very yummy AND for a great price. Arouns 500 jam dollar. Very cheap for the quality of the food! I strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank esm6475
State of Sao Paulo
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Great option if you like vegetarian food What in Jamaica is called ital food Very natural and vital Rice and peas are delicious

Thank simbiya
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Super cool little restaurant on the water in Port Antonio. The food was brilliant and all vegetarian. And the chef is a really nice dude!

Thank Jessica M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This place is amazing, right on the water and the food is GREAT!! As with most restaurants in the area, you sit outside in the beautiful sunshine!

Thank Kevin Toad S
Los Gatos, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Once we came back after a hurricane season, and said to Oliver, "you're still here?!". He said. "yes, we are survival beach." Wonderful food, right by the water, might want to make sure you have mosquito repellent on. Callng ahead is helpful if you have a group.

Thank Dianelg
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

The food here is really good. There is a lot of variety. Oliver ensures that the food is fresh. Do not expect a menu. He will let you know what is available. The meals he provides is based on the produce he was able to get that day. I had a vegetarian meal consisting of ackee, breadfruit, plantain, rice and... More 

Thank Natalie T
Los Angeles, California
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319 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

We ate here because we really did NOT care for the popular Anna Banana restaurant next door, where everything was overpriced and not all that great. Survival Beach, however, has good, freshly prepared ital (vegetarian) food that's much cheaper and much tastier! The guys here are very friendly and will cook you up a nice meal. Give them a try,... More 

1 Thank GermaicanSpiceGirl
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015

Excellent, fresh vegetarian food. REAL ital. cooking, served by beautiful people next to East Bay. No meat, no alcohol, but delicious vegetable dishes.

Thank jdplus33
North Wales, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

We had lunch here after going on a diving trip in Port Antonio. Jamaicans tend to eat a lot of meat, which we're not used to so it was great being able to get a completely vegetarian meal (they also serve fish). We had the ital stew with ackee and rice/peas and it was really tasty. We also liked the... More 

Thank MangoLycheeA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Jamaican, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Allan Ave, Port Antonio, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Portland Parish  >  Port Antonio
  • Phone Number: 384 4730

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?