Top Choice Italian in Ocho Rios


One of the finest restaurants on the island, this roadside spot is run by two gracious Italians who use the freshest local ingredients in recipes from the motherland. The proprietress greets all the guests and expla…
Top Choice Seafood in Ocho Rios


Rising up above the wooden shacks on tiny Fishermen’s Beach, adjacent to Island Village and awaft with ganja smoke, this cheerful eatery with an upstairs terrace is the best place in town for fresh fish dishes. Besi…
International in Ocho Rios

Almond Tree Restaurant

Providing a splendid perch for a sunset dinner, this clifftop spot features a dining pavilion that steps down the cliffside. Candlelit dinners are served alfresco. The menu ranges from seafood and continental fare, …
Jamaican in Ocho Rios

Blue Runnings

On the periphery of Island Village is this pleasant place with a shady, peaceful patio. Jamaican fare such as jerk pork or chicken, steamed fish and a wholesome vegetarian platter (US$6) is served by day; in the eve…
Jamaican in Ocho Rios

Centre Spot

This unassuming hole-in-the-wall place whips up local favorites such as curried goat; specials include the ever-popular cow head, tripe and beans and cow foot. For breakfast, if you’re hungry consider the porridge –…
Italian in Ocho Rios


This slightly overpriced charmer sits high above Ochi in a romantically decorated 1860s house – an airy setting with exquisite views. The Italian-Jamaican menu includes jerk spaghetti, the ackee and callaloo ‘Lasagn…
Vegetarian in Ocho Rios

Healthy Way

A vegetarian kitchen and health-food store selling herbs, teas, I-tal juices and supplements, plus hearty chow such as a delicious tofu cheeseburger, stew peas and large fruit plates to go.
Fast Food in Ocho Rios

Island Grill

Branch of the ubiquitous chain is good for take-out jerk dishes.
Jamaican in Ocho Rios

Lion’s Den

West of town between Dolphin Cove and Dunn’s River Falls, this place looks like a tourist trap but is worth a stop for the excellent, well-priced Jamaican fare and unique, artistic decor. The dining room resembles a…
Jerk in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios Jerk Centre

Its deserved popularity further boosted by it being the official Knutsford Express stop, the liveliest jerk joint in town serves excellent jerk pork (J$390), chicken (J$390) and conch (J$850), as well as BBQ ribs. T…