Explore some of the amazing restaurants in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
If you’re contemplating a visit to Ocho Rios, Jamaica,we know that a memorable culinary experience is also a priority. Here we share some of our favorite restaurants in Ocho Rios, from fresh, local seafood on the beach to delicious international cuisines.
Discover the heartwarming flavors of Jamaican comfort food at Miss T’s Kitchen, serving cherished recipes since 1972.
Dive into Jamaica’s national dishes like, ackee and saltfish, which is cooked to perfection with peppers, onions, and tomatoes. You can also tuck into slow-cooked oxtail or jerk chicken, made with Miss T’s secret recipe. They also have vegan options and a kid’s menu.
The best part is that you can enjoy these dishes within a charming rustic indoor/outdoor setting.
What’s better than getting fresh seafood on the beach? Yes, we are talking about Lobster Dave, one of the best open-air seafood restaurants in Ocho Rios.
Lobster Dave is a secluded beach shack at Fisherman’s Point where you can expect a straightforward, delicious meal.
Don’t miss Dave’s signature grilled lobster, the main course, is another dish worth trying. Next, you can enjoy lobster Thermidor. And don’t forget to try their fried fish. It’s their specialty.
It’s time to park your boat at a perfect place and have a great lunch at the beach.
Looking for Italian food in Jamaica? Experience Ciao Bella, one of the best Italian restaurants in Ocho Rios. They have an extensive menu and serve up great pizzas of all kinds, salads, pastas and a variety of appetizers. Be sure to leave room for their classic tiramisu which will melt in your mouth. The owners are usually hanging around and are happy to chat. With good food and friendly service, Ciao Bella is a culinary gem.
Right next to Kaya Herb House, you will find Scotchies, the undisputed king of jerk cuisine. They have been serving jerk chicken, pork, and fish since 1981. Their delicious, mouth-watering seafood and meat is cooked over pimento wood, which gives a smoky flavor that’s hard to describe. Enjoy a mixture of sweet, spicy, and smoky flavors when you dig into the juicy jerk cuisine which is made with a secret blend of spices.
You can also find Scotchies in The Best Restaurants in Montego Bay, Jamaica
Come to Kaya Pizza and enjoy pizzas made with love under the guidance of Chef Leonardo Sammarco. Enjoy classic pizza margaritas or pizzas made with local flavors like their jerk chicken pizza. All their pizzas are made from scratch. Located just outside Kaya Herb House, it’s the perfect place to satisfy your munchies. Grab a seat at the bar and enjoy a mouth-watering pizza pie or two. You can also find Kaya Pizza on our list of The Best Restaurants in Kingston, Jamaica
5. Hong Kong International Restaurant
If you are looking for great spot to take out Chinese food, Hong Kong International will not dissapoint. There is a variety of options on the menu, like General Tsao’s chicken, egg fried rice, sweet and sour shrimp, hot and sour soup, you will find it all. Some of their dishes are fused with Caribbean flavors, which is sure to delight your taste buds.
So there you have it! Some of our recommendations on where to eat in Ocho Rios. We will continue to build our list as we dine our way through Jamaica, and the other islands in the Caribbean, so stay tuned.