balter delivers elegance and simplicity. Award-winning chef Digby Stridiron utilizes fresh and locally sourced ingredients to create his dishes, while Sommelier Patrick Kralik selects one-of-a-kind cocktails and wines. At baler, you come in as a stranger, eat and drink as a friend and leave feeling like family.


balter's unique "Farm to Glass" program utilizes seasonal fruits and vegetables from around the Virgin Islands to create their amazing signature cocktails. Meanwhile, Chef Digby, who is a native of St. Croix, forages seasonal ingredients from the mangroves, rain forest and the ocean beds and uses local recipes to bring you Contemporary West Indian Cuisine.

balter tempts passersby with Indian food so intriguing, those who try it feel no shame in visiting twice.


Located near the center of downtown Christiansted, balter proves to be an inviting choice for those lodging in the region.

Combine your restaurant visit with excellent local sightseeing options by patronizing one of the many nearby area attractions, such as Steeple Building.

Guests of this restaurant also anticipate the availability of outdoor pursuits located around this district. Whether they are golfers or not, guests up for an outdoor challenge have the option of spending time at the nearby golf course, Buccaneer Golf Course, which is located within traveling distance of balter. Also, consider bringing the flip flops for Sugar Beach, which is the closest beach and is only one and a quarter miles away. Keep in mind these two are only some of the golf courses and beaches in the general area.

Nearby Restaurants

If you and your party are hoping to find another area restaurant where you can enjoy some more Indian-style cuisine, you may want to try Ace Roti Shop.

On the other hand, if you want a change of pace, this section of St. Croix provides a wide range of restaurants, where you'll encounter many different cuisine styles and menu items. For instance, you might also consider trying the food offered by Bistro Cafe.

Hours and Other Info

If you would like your dish "from the garden," then the prices range from $11 to $21. If you would prefer your dish "from the wild," it can cost anywhere from $17 to $29. Pasture raised dishes are also available from $16 to $31. If you want to share your dining experience, many dishes are available to share, ranging from $52 to $58.

The courtyard dining is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm; the dining room is open Tuesday through Saturday from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Sunday brunch is available from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. balter is closed on Mondays.

Contact Info

Location: downtown Christiansted, St. Croix

Phone: (340) 719-5896



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