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Mongoose Jamaica Restaurant and Lounge

) #15 of 98 Restaurants in Ocho Rios €€ - €€€ Caribbean, , Jamaican
52 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+1 876-622-6942
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (22 reviews)
“mash” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican, International
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
52 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service were great! Especially since we received horrible service and horrible food from our hotel. However it was a bit pricey. We paid $22 usd for oxtails and rice and peas.

Thank Melissa O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to stop and cool off while exploring Ocho Rios. Good food and strong drinks. Lots of cool shade.

Thank 3tigger10
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We had a fun night and nice dinner at the Mongoose in anticipation of the Saturday night live music. The Boston Jerk burger was to die for! Highly recommended. The jerk pork with rice and peas was nice too, with plenty of extra jerk sauce,...More

Thank Jansen S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Courteous staff and very good seafood. It is located right on the main in a central location. We would definitely return. Wished they had more local desserts.

Thank Pennyrose2016
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

While visiting Jamaica in May, I went to Mongoose 3 times. I love the atmosphere here, the selector (DJ) played some nice old school reggae during like the happy hour time. The service is great and the food and cocktails are good. The only thing...More

Thank MrsDLC95
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a trip to Dunns River Falls - excellent stop off with great food and such a lovely place💕

Thank Babycat_7
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great location in downtown, away from the resorts! Nice servers, good food! We sat outside, close to the bar, and it was still quite!

Thank Allis245
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Located directly across from Rooms on the Beach. Very good Jamaican fare, reasonably priced, in a relaxed atmosphere. Has outdoor seating which accommodates smokers/

Thank auggiebee
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We were there to check out the area for Christmas Eve and stopped in to grab a beer and something to eat. We did just that. The service was quick, beer cold, and egg rolls were unique in a fun, delicious way.

Thank ellen d
Reviewed 14 March 2017

this place is located right across the bay of ocho rios and the famous Moon Palace Jamaica Grand a very relaxing and safe environment and most importantly offer great food ,drink,and entertainment lovely,and friendly staff

Thank jeneilmack
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10 June 2017|
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Response from eroof01 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry--we were there in the evening.
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20 October 2015|
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Response from SexyAlef76 | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your you are staying in Jamaica. But the best thing for you to do is contact JTL (Jamaica Tourist Line). They do all the transfers from the airport. If you are doing a package deal. You may want to see... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 01:00
Monday
09:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 01:00
Thursday
09:30 - 01:00
Friday
09:30 - 03:00
Saturday
09:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Main Street, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Saint Ann Parish  >  Ocho Rios
  • Phone Number: +1 876-622-6942
Description
Mongoose Jamaica is more than a Restaurant, it's an experience.This Restaurant is "something different," We did something 'different' with the name as well, when we choose the "Mongoose" which has a rich history in Jamaica. Breakfast ranges from typical Jamaican fare of ackee and salt fish to pancakes and French toast. For dinner, there's chicken southern fried, curried, grilled lobster, grilled or curried, pork or steak. If you prefer, grab a sandwich, a pizza, some Jamaican jerk, or something from the grill, or maybe a cocktail from the bar. Black forest cakes and cheesecakes are our specialty desserts.
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