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Evita's Italian Restaurant

Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios no zip needed, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2333
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Caribbean, Jamaican, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios no zip needed, Jamaica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner night out with family at Evitas was wonderful! Excellent Italian cuisine headed by owner Evita, originally from Italy. Very tasty! Pasta sauces were exceptional! Good view, good ambience, great service! No complaints at all.More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, for your GREAT review! It is a PLEASURE to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of what Evita's has to offer... Will certainly convey this to the staff, to encourage them to keep up the good work... Hopefully you will make it Evita's,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lovely view of Ochi from Evita's. The service was good and I loved that Evita herself was walking around to each table to check up on her guests. My pasta was delicious. Both the food and charming set up of the restaurant...More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Jehc180, for your 'charming' review and compliments. Yes, since I am from Venice , Italy, the Italian will 'pervade' the restaurant, but I added the warmth of the Caribbeans so as to make it even more 'inviting' and, TASTY...!!! Looking forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I sent my parents here for a surprise bday dinner and they loved it. I would recommend it to others...the view an staff is execellent

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Dika, for your great review and recommendation. I am so happy that your parents loved their Birthday dinner... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Evita's sent a complimentary ride to pick up my family from my hotel. The restaurant sits on the side of a mountain and has a wonderful view. We ordered five different entrees with an appetizer, dessert and after dinner drink and everything was fresh and...More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you, Nancy, for your GREAT and 'to the point', review! Also, thank you for the recommendation...will make sure to keep up the good standards and I am looking forward to your next visit, to Evita's.... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had a vegetarian pasta dish and enjoyed it very much. Love the fusion Italian/Jamaican. The service was excellent and the view fantastic!

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you, Gunvor, for your excellent review! Looking forward to you, visiting Evita's, again, soon.... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were in Jamaica off of a cruise ship and had just done the Jamaican Bobsled We saw the sign at the bottom of the hill for the best pasta in Jamaica nd decided to give it a try. So very glad we did. We...More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your great review and compliments!!! It was a pleasure meeting you, seeing you enjoy the food so much (especially your son) and sharing Evita's new recipe, of our 'Guilt Free' Zucchini Pasta.... Hopefully, you will make it Jamaica, again, soon! Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Been in Jamaica for a couple of days and been trying out both the Jamaican food and the regular style of food, so far Evitas food is my favorite!

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you, anubiskiwi, for your great review and compliment! Hope to see you again, before you leave Jamaica... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Always wanted to visit Evita's so my husband took me there for dinner on my birthday. We got there 2 hours before closing time, the hostess greeted us with a long face. She was unpleasant, and after we sat down they started cleaning up around...More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you, May, for your review and, I am really sorry that your birthday dinner did not turn out as one of the most romantic ones, as this is what patrons, usually enjoy at Evita’s! Usually, if you reserve and tell us that it is...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have been waiting to visit Evita's for a long time. Finally had the chance. Friends from Jamaica love this place and heard many good reviews. Yes It is a very pleasant place to dine. The menu, music, hostess - the owner and the chef...More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you OCIAUSA for your Excellent review and compliments! I am really happy you enjoyed all aspects of Evita’s, it is a very SPECIAL place… Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have been going for years to Evita's. The Jamaican spin on her Italian menu makes it one of our favorite restaurants. It is a nice romantic getaway, but we also take friends as the atmosphere is so fun to share. Eva is such a...More

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Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you Korver, for your excellent review, compliments and recommendation!!! Yes, I do try to keep Evita’s ambiance & atmosphere romantic & unique and menu, ‘fun’! I am certainly looking forward to hosting you, and your friends, soon, again! Ciao! Eva

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Naledge82
28 July 2017|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
Little Shaw Park is 15 min. ride away from Evita's. Yes, we can pick you up. Ciao! Eva
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eroof01
6 November 2016|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
Yes, the restaurant is open on Christmas day. We are already taking reservation for this day, please e-mail me at the address on my website. Ciao! Eva
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Claudette C
4 October 2016|
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Response from Evitas | Property representative |
You can see my prices posted on Facebook in US$ to figure them out in Canadian $ we will be using the bank exchange rate of the day. Ciao! Eva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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Description
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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