Where to Eat
Come back to craving!
Ocho Rios boasts a vibrant culinary scene, offering a variety of dining options that showcase the flavors of Jamaica and international cuisine. From beachfront dining to fine dining, Ocho Rios has it all. Indulge in authentic Jamaican flavors and soulful dishes at Miss T's Kitchen, a local favorite known for its jerk chicken, curry goat, and mouthwatering seafood. After a long day of fun in the sun or exploring the town, you simply have to try a delicious piece of authentic Jamaican jerk chicken at Scotchies in Drax Hall, or at the Ocho Rios Jerk Centre right in the heart of the town for the best jerk platters, packed with options like jerk chicken, pork, jerk fish, conch and jerk sausage. Several seafood joints dot the resort area, offering dine-in and take-out options. Sharkies Seafood Restaurant, Reggae Kitchen or Seaside Dutchie are known for their curried shrimp and brown stew fish, Jamaican style, so bring your appetite!
The availability of authentic dishes with ethnic twists is part of Ocho Rios’ charm. Evita's pasta house creates signature Jam-Italian fusion flavours while Plantation Smokehouse, Spring Gardens, and Mongoose, serve up local and international choices. Visit Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Ocho Rios, for delicious food and entertainment, or try Indian, Chinese, and Irish specialty restaurants for international and fusion dishes.
There is a long list of delights you should have on your Jamaican to-eat list for an authentically palatable experience. Whether you’d like a scrumptious gourmet meal or a dinner that replicates Sunday tables all across the island, restaurants in Ocho Rios offer a real taste of Jamaica. Whatever you choose, our culinary delights are sure to whet your appetite for more.