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Evelyn & Olive Restaurant & Wine Bar

630 Madison Ave. (Orleans St.) Send to Phone
901-748-5422 | Menu
Jamaican cuisine meets Southern food at this mom-and-pop restaurant.
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Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Evelyn & Olive Restaurant & Wine Bar Restaurant Review

: The laid back atmosphere at this no-frills Jamaican diner lends the place a lounge vibe. Diners may opt for a regular table, a space on the vinyl-covered couch, or a stool at the wooden bar in the back of the restaurant. They may order a jerk-seasoned version of just about anything --- chicken, pasta, shrimp. Or lean toward one of the many seafood and fish entrées, such as Kingston stew fish, salmon cakes or cod fritters. Vegan and vegetarian selections abound and boast such names as the Marley Meal (seasoned Kingston cabbage and rice with pigeon peas) and Rasta Pasta (vegetables and black beans tossed with fettuccine and olive oil). Tofu and black bean tacos with kiwi salsa are available, too. For dessert, try Olive’s bread pudding, a Southern classic served with cinnamon cream. Although called a “wine bar,” Evelyn & Olive doesn’t boast a massive wine list, just some standard American and Italian wines, most of which are affordable by the glass. The place does, however, make a mean Jamaican rum punch.

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