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Evita's Italian Restaurant

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Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios no zip needed, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2333
11:00 - 23:00
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Kingston, Jamaica
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great menu choice.....particularly loved the Jamaican-Italian pasta fusion........wonderful hostess who personally interacted with guests at each table........old fashioned elegance..........a must-do before you leave Ocho Rios.......

Thank Bernard182
Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was very good and the service was good an overall very good dining experience. I like the location nestled in a quaint secluded area of a busy town away from everything.

Thank 51Gaynor
Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Celebrating my boyfriends birthday i emailed for reservations and was accommodated in the best seat in the restaurant. Seriously it was soooo beautiful. Dinner was delish and I loved the fact that Eva the owner came over to chat with us! The birthday singing had my boyfriend for a loop and he was very surprised. I will definitely be back!

Thank Cynt87
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our night at Evita's was amazing. Food was awesome and presentation was great Amazing view of the town

Thank Edward M
Calmspot, WI
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a favorite spot for the city view, friendly service and Jamaican influenced Italian comfort dishes. A personal welcome by the lovely Evita only adds to our enjoyment of a perfect dinner!

Thank DanielaCalmspot_WI
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful view of Ocho Rios, every portion of meal was great from hot bread, soup, salad, and pork medallion with penne pasta cream sauce Fantastic. Dessert was great as well couldn't bet the meal. Service was good. If you want a nice night out with dinning and a view you cant beat.

Thank ruthsherboneau
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the beef tenderloin, potatoes, mixed vegetables and it was cooked to perfection and very tender. I would very much recommend eating here. Sweet potato cake was awesome.

Thank marilyn19752017
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Evita's twice for dinner during our week in Jamaica. The view and ambience coupled with the fabulous food make for a wonderful evening.

Thank Dawn M
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Dawn, for your GREAT review. Hope you will make it back to Jamaica, and Evita’s, again, soon… Ciao! Eva More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, however a little bit pricey for what you get. Service was exceptional. Constantly refilling water and giving table baskets of garlic bread. Good variable menu with good vegetarian options also. Be prepared to spend!

Thank varissap
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you, Varissa, for you so nice review. Regarding being a little ‘pricey’ (sigh), it is because many of my ethnic products, all the kitchen equipment, table ware, china & glassware have to be imported and, custom duties are really prohibitive in Jamaica! What in Miami will cost $ 1.00, by the time it gets to me, through a local... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only the view would make this over-priced and underwhelming restaurant worth a visit and that's a stretch. Poor service, tiny portions and cramped tables - not at all what a night out should be - sad choice for us, good luck to you.

1 Thank Evergreen12201
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

So sorry, Evergreen, that we did not meet your expectations. I guess we were a little busier than expected the evening you came and, will try to address the kitchen re portion sizes. ‘Cramped’ tables? This is certainly a ‘first’ in the 28 years that this restaurant has been in business in Ocho Rios…. Ciao! Eva More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Italian, Caribbean, Jamaican, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios no zip needed, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-2333
Set in an authentic 1860 Historic Gingerbread House, overlooking Ocho Rios, Evita's opened in 1989 and has established a reputation for great service, ambiance, decor, view and excellent Italian and Jam-Italian 'fun' creations. All food is cooked to order. Celebrities keep frequenting Evita's as they really enjoy it's romantic atmosphere and, also appreciate, 'value for money'....Occasionally there is live entertainment, usually, a 'guest star' appearance.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?