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7 Evelyn St, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-974-2811
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08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Kirkwood, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mom's is the true Jamaican experience. Not fancy but plentiful, delicious food. Tiny working class restaurant hidden between larger buildings. Even when we knew where it was we had trouble finding it but persevere.

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Thank eroof01
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here twice for beef patties, they were pretty good. The cashier tried to give me change back in Jamaican currency after I gave her a $20 bill and got upset when I asked for my change to be the same currency I paid in.

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Rainbow City, Alabama United States
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I guess it's true that they do run out of things, because we showed up at 6:30 pm and the only things left on the menu were fried chicken and curried goat. Almost walked out, but changed our minds and stayed, and of course we had fried chicken ($5) and curried goat ($6). Both were good, and served in wonderful... More 

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Thank Maureen S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We enjoyed a great lunch meal at Mom's. We had oxtail and fried chicken both of which were very tasty. We asked if they had any ackee or festival left from breakfast. They didn't but graciously provided us fried dumplings at no charge. Four of us enjoyed a great Jamaican meal for US$30. Not a fancy spot but a very... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went for breakfast and felt that as a tourist I was getting authentic food. They don't take cards, but you are able to pay in US dollars and will get change in their currency. The food was traditional (stewed chicken, mackerel, saltfish, ackee, etc.) however you can order back and eggs if you're looking for an American breakfast as... More 

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Thank TravelinTeresa84
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Chicken soup was to die for! We had curry goat and it was the very best I've ever had. A truly authentic experience.

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Thank Martha1313
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Mom's is a place I visit every time I go to Jamaica. Visited twice this trip. Had curry goat first time and oxtail the second. Both times the food was excellent. For good food go early as some dishes run out quickly.

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Thank noiruk
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Whan owned by the former owner this place was kinf of in place to go to. Now, it's not that great. The food is ok and highrer price then before.

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Hollywood, Florida
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Best bet for a great Jamaican breakfast, come hungry leave happy. I couldn't get enough of their coffee, mackerel rundown had me licking my lips. Only sad part is ordered the ackeee and saltfish the next day and I'm still searching for my saltfish. They say it's expensive there but wow, they could do better. It was still delicious and... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Mom's is a satisfactory diner serving some decent Jamaican fare. Nice place to grab some breakfast and they've got a killer oxtail going for them. Good value place but their signage is super small and easily overlooked.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Evelyn St, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-974-2811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?