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Ocho Rios, Jamaica Restaurants: Best Local Food

By DeAnna Taylor

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Jamaica has influenced some of the best cuisines in the world. However, nothing compares to dining on the island. We’ve compiled this list of the best local food in Ocho Rios to help you during your visit to Jamaica.

 

Juici Patties

This local spot boasts some of the best patties in the world. Take your pick from chicken, beef, veggie, shrimp, and even soy. Don’t forget your side of coco bread. Located at 1 Newlin Street in Ocho Rios.

 

Photo courtesy of Trip Advisor

 

Related: Ocho Rios, Jamaica Hotels: From Airbnbs To Hidden Gems

 

Scotchie’s Jerk Center

This open-air restaurant is one of the most popular spots on the island to get authentic jerk. The grill is always fired up and ready to serve your favorite jerk dishes like chicken, pork and fish. Add in some rice and peas or sweet potatoes to make it a complete meal.

 

Photo courtesy of Scotchie’s

 

Mom’s Homestyle Restaurant

This local gem has been open since the 80’s. Located near the town square in Ocho Rios, Mom’s serves some of the best finger licking, native dishes around.

 

Mom’s Homestyle Restaurant| Facebook

 

Miss T’s Kitchen

The most famous dish on the menu is the oxtail stew. A close runner-up is said to be the curry goat. There are no walls in this restaurant, but that’s what makes it feel even more authentic.

Miss T’s Kitchen| Facebook

 

Related: London Restaurants: Best Caribbean Food. 

 

Ochos Rios Jerk Centre

A great place to relax while filling your stomach with island favorites such as jerk, conch, ribs and more.

 

Ocho Rios Jerk Centre| Facebook

 

Island Grill

This fast-food style restaurant takes the fantastic tastes and flavors of Caribbean cuisine and transforms them into unique dishes. The special BBQ, rice and peas, and curries and stews keep customers coming back.

Photo courtesy of Island Grill

 

Bamboo Blu Jamaica

This beachfront restaurant provides stunning views of the ocean and the ultimate place for relaxation. With favorites like lobster and a unique Jamaican twist on Bruschetta, this Mammee Bay Estate restaurant is a hidden gem in Ocho Rios.

Photo courtesy of Bamboo Blu

 

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DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.

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