Evita’s Italian restaurant
Evita's Italian Restaurant is one of five Italian restaurants available in Ocho Rios Jamaica. It's located up the hill opposite Taj Mahal Shopping Center. It is a ten minute walk from the cruise ship piers and is located at Eden road just off Dacosta drive contact # 1 876-974-2333 check out their website at evitasjamaica.com. Opening hours 11 am - 11 pm
Evita's is set in an authentic 1860's Gingerbread house with wooden floors and
mahogany bar . Established in 1984, Evita's has been a favorite destination in Ocho Rios for over many years. This restaurant has one of the most romantic dining setting. It's perched atop a hill over-looking the "Garden" city. Evita's has gained an international reputation for fine dining, and has become well known as the dining hideaway for that all important occasion.
Evita's Restaurant has as it slogan " the best little pasta house in Jamaica", it is owned and operated by Eva Myers. She has a natural love for cooking and has been doing so since her youth.
Eva has blended together the best of both Italian and Jamaican style in preparing her dishes. While Evita's serves traditional Italian pasta meals. They adds a little bit of the Jamaican spice. Customers can enjoy a taste of unique combinations such as a jerk spaghetti, lasagna Rastafari, even conch fritters. Conch fritters by the way is known as the Jamaican Viagra, many person enjoy this aphrodisiac.
Dishes such as rigatoni are Jamaicanized with tomato sauce, curry, chicken and greens. It is very popular and it's addictiveness keeps the customers coming back.
Evitas main courses include chicken, fish, lobster, shrimp which is also served with rice. Also on offer are variety of appetizers, salads, soups and deserts that guests are sure to enjoy.
The drink menu is as creative as their food menu. Guests can sit at the bar and chill out while enjoying some great live music.
The atmosphere and ambience are breath-taking , the restaurant is very beautiful. In recent times it has been catering more to locals, than tourists. Person find the spot as a romantic getaway, and is favorite place to spring a surprise wedding proposal. It's very popular for events involving the family such as Birthdays and Anniversaries. So next time you are in Ocho Rios stop by Evita's
Evitas Italian Restaurant Menu
Evitas menu has an extensive selection of creative Jam-Italian fusion and traditional pasta dishes. Evitas also offer a variety of appetizers, salads, soups and deserts in addition to these entrées.
Lasagna ‘RASTAFARI’ A ‘Vegetarian’s Dream’: Fresh vegetable lasagna with calaloo and ackee.
REGGAE-Toni Rigatoni tossed with sautéed veal (or chicken), mushrooms in a light tomato-curry-cream sauce & toasted Almonds.
‘JERK’ Spaghetti Recipe requested by Gourmet Magazine! Spicy jerk sausage sautéed with garlic, onions, marinara sauce and a touch of jerk seasoning.
‘ONE LOVE’ Penne Penne tossed in Alfredo sauce, steamed calaloo & ‘Jerk‘ seasoning. A spicy, smooth affair!
‘COO-YA’ Spaghetti ai GAMBERI Spaghetti tossed with large shrimp sautéed with onions, garlic, fresh tomatoes, a touch of red peppers and White Wine.
Fettuccine CARIB-ALFREDO Fish, lobster, baby shrimp are sautéed and tossed with creamy alfredo sauce. One of our most popular dishes!
Rigatoni ai FRUTTI di MARE Rigatoni tossed with lobster meat, baby shrimp and fish sautéed in olive oil, garlic, white wine and marinara sauce.
Ravioli ‘ECCELLENZA’ Jumbo Cheese filled Ravioli tossed in an alfredo-tomato sauce with baby shrimp sautéed in garlic olive oil & laced with Sambuca Liqueur. SUPERB!
SECONDI – ENTREES
Served w/vegetables & chef’s starch of the day or spaghetti pomodoro
ARAGOSTA (Lobster Tail) Grilled with garlic butter & lime.
FILETTO DI PESCE (Snapper Fillets) Sautéed with orange sauce OR lightly breaded & baked with capers, wine and baby shrimp butter sauce.
FRESH FISH OF THE DAY Charbroiled with olive oil, lime & thyme.
BISTECCA (Tenderloin Filet) Charbroiled with just olive oil and lime or Sautéed with Cognac & cream.
Evita’s ‘ATKINS’ Grilled tenderloin strips served over romaine, olives, tomatoes, carrots, grilled pineapple, pickled onions, fresh mushrooms & lime or Balsamic vinaigrette. GREAT!
POLLO ‘Mamma Mia’ Rosemary-marinated, grilled chicken breast: Mama’s and Papa’s old fashioned way, the BEST!
‘HERBED’ LAMB CHOPS Cut from the rack of lamb: grilled & served with mint jelly or fresh mint sprigs from our garden.
VEAL ‘PARMIGIANO’ Breaded veal Scaloppine topped with fresh tomato sauce & melted mozzarella cheese. TASTY!
JA Curry ‘SUPREME’ Shrimp & chicken breast sautéed in a curry mango-chutney & white wine sauce, topped w/ walnuts & raisins.
Gourmet ‘RUNDOWN’ Jumbo shrimp and fresh mushrooms cooked Jamaica’s favorite way: with coconut milk and chef’s very special island spices.