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Evita's Italian Restaurant

Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2333
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (93 reviews)
“shrimp” (32 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Caribbean, Jamaican, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Eden Bower Rd. | Off Da Costa Drive, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at Evita's. The building is old colonial style perched on the hillside overlooking Ochi. The inside is romantic and nicely lit and the staff welcoming. The menu is a fascinating fusion of Jamaican and Italian which I was really looking forward...More

1  Thank Tony B
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you, Toni B., for your so nice, detailed & descriptive review and, recommendation. Hopefully you will make it Jamaica (and Evita's), again ... soon ...! Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful meal Eva!!! Loved every single dish: the grilled octopus, my favorite gnocchi Gorgonzola Espresso Every thing was excellent and Eva you are wonderful soul! Thanks much we will be back SabrinaMore

1  Thank sabrinaJamaica
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you, Sabrina for your wonderful review and compliment! I am glad Susanna chose to come to Evita's to treat you to your your birthday and, especially, since you are both Italians, that you both enjoyed your meal!!! I know that Italians are really very...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It was OK I expected more but I'll return... My waiter Onfroy was nice n professional he ensure that our order wasn't too long n drawn out like other restaurant... My bartender Tabina made my drinks it was very good thumps up... Hope I get...More

Thank Loriann L
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you, Loriann, for your review: will certainly convey your satisfaction in an job well done, to Tabina & Onfroy! Hopefully, when you return, your expectations will be fully met and I will be able to meet you personally as I am always curious to...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

A really sweet spot just up on the hill above Ocho Rios with a lovely view over the trees towards the sea. A wide variety of Italian dishes pastas, salads, desserts. Very nice cozy spot and if you have a chance to meet the owner...More

1  Thank twigitha
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you, twigitha, for your excellent review and compliment!!! I am really happy you enjoyed Evita's and look forward to hosting you again, soon....so that you can try some more of Evita's 'creative' dishes.... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Cocktails were amazing at Evita's. Food was a bit pricy so we just had drinks while watching the sun set

1  Thank jmgl0nd0n
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you, for your so 'candid' review. I am glad, though, you enjoyed our 'amazing' drinks while watching the sunset, from our veranda, overlooking Ocho Rios and the sea. Hoping you will make it Jamaica and Evita's, again ... soon. Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Four of us had dinner at Evitas during restaurant week 2017 and the food was awesome and the view spectacular overlooking Ocho Rios

1  Thank Paul B
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you, Paul, for your GREAT review! I guess you were really 'impressed' to remember us so well, that you decided to post this review even three months after, your visit...Mamma Mia... Ciao! Eva

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Evita's--Miss Evita came out to our table to greet us and after came out to visit and chat. She was charming!! Service was fantastic and food was superb--shrimp linguini, red snapper, desserts, etc....everyone in our group of 4 enjoyed...More

1  Thank Carol M
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you, Carol, for your fabulous review and compliment! I do try to welcome every table and, most of the time, tell the my patrons that I will return as I will be, literally 'pending from their lips', invariably getting a hearty 'chuckle' ! Hoping...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I had eaten at Evitas over 8 times and loved it but for my birthday which was January 27th my boyfriend and I decided to come here because he know i love this restaurant. Food was amazing but the Waiter gave a bad service, he...More

Thank Delissa R
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you for your review and I am really sorry that the waiter 'ruined' your evening.....as you said you came before and love, this restaurant. Have looked back at the our records and on our reservation sheet, for that evening, we do not see a...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Nice for couples and small adult family gatherings. Large parties will be charged more. The food is good and the live entertainment is nice as well. I enjoyed my birthday dinner here.More

Thank TeShauna W
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you, TeShauna, for your review. I did read you comment card, the after you came, where you mentioned that instead of the 10% Gratuity, your party was charged 15%. This is a common restaurant practice for parties over eight. But I did, 'sternly' reprimand...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went to have lunch here as we were told all the star go there. There was pictures on the wall of quite a few famous people who had been there ( Keith Richards ) for one. The food was fantastic and also the views were...More

Thank eniarrolwilliams
Evitas, Owner at Evita's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you, Lorraine, for your Excellent review and recommendation! I am certainly glad you enjoyed Evita's. 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, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
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, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-2333
  • E-mail
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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