Restaurants

Top Choice Vegan in Ocho Rios

Live Food

This Rastafari-run joint – a cute thatched shack enlivening an otherwise boring strip of shops – is a great way to get an injection of I-tal food. The big salads are filling and delicious, and the raw take on a pizz…
Italian in Ocho Rios

Caffe Da Vinci

An excellent addition to Island Village, the Italian food here is top notch, with some good wines and service to match. Eat in an open restaurant spilling into a series of gazebos surrounded by trees and ferns by th…
Jerk in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios Jerk Centre

The liveliest jerk joint in town serves excellent jerk pork, chicken and conch, as well as BBQ ribs. There are daily specials, the best being curry goat (J$550) and goat head soup. Grab a Red Stripe and watch sports…
Jamaican in Ocho Rios

Mongoose Restaurant and Lounge

Lively restaurant and bar that quickly serves up big plates of hearty food. If you want Jamaican, go for the stews (particularly the oxtail), otherwise you can get really good burgers, grilled fish, pizzas and the l…
International in Ocho Rios

Almond Tree Restaurant

Providing a splendid perch for a sunset dinner, this clifftop spot at the Hibiscus Hotel features a dining pavilion that steps down the cliffside. Candlelit dinners are served alfresco. Seafood and steaks are their …
International in Ocho Rios

Boardwalk Bistro

The setting seals the deal here – this cafe-restaurant is on the boardwalk facing the beach, and serves up good Jamaican and American breakfasts, filling sandwiches and a mix of international and Jamaican standards …
Jamaican in Ocho Rios

Mom's

This home-style restaurant has few frills but is a gem nonetheless. Eat in or takeout generous servings of oxtail, stew chicken, pork and fish, and all the Jamaican classics. If you had a Jamaican auntie, this is ho…
Bakery in Ocho Rios

Tropical Kitchen

Cakes, pastries and damn fine sweet-potato pudding. And, whisper it, but we reckon that the flaky pastry on their patties beats the big chains hands down.
Ice Cream in Ocho Rios

Devon House I-Scream

Serves some of the best ice cream on the island. The shop tends to shut earlier if there's no cruise ship in dock.
Jamaican in Ocho Rios

Lion’s Den

West of town near the entrance to Dunn’s River Falls, this place looks like a tourist trap but is worth a stop for the decent Jamaican fare and unique, artistic decor. The dining room resembles a Rastafari chapel wi…