Cruz Bay Restaurants

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Cruz Bay is an extremely busy port and it works hard to keep up with the demands of all who visit. One of the most important of these demands is food. Dozens upon dozens up restaurants operate within the town limits, and although local fare prevails, the culinary horizons of the island have grown in recent years, providing a nice selection of international dining as well. Happy hour offerings along the Bay are plentiful and fun to experience, especially when the sun sets.

Caribbean and Local

High Tide

Diners will find several opportunities to enjoy local dishes and flavors throughout their stay in Cruz Bay. Caribbean and International dishes are among the options found in the area. Remember that you will be able read more info about each place on the page by clicking on their names.

High Tide is located at Wharfside Landing and offers a couple of cuisines to try, including American and Caribbean. Kick back and relax at High Tide Bar and Grill. You can grab some fresh seafood and a cold drink as you watch the sea, or watch the TV.

Restaurants Map

Lime Inn offers a variety of dishes to choose from, including salads and sandwiches. For over 32 years, Lime Inn has been known for fresh seafood, delicious recipes and fantastic cocktails. If you have questions and want to call before you go, you can do so at (340) 779-4199.

North Shore Deli is located at Mongoose Junction and offers a couple of cuisine options to choose from, including American and Caribbean. For a quick and fresh sandwich or other tasty treat, stop by North Shore Deli. You will receive fast and friendly service, and be able to enjoy your meal hassle free before you head back out for more shopping or a trip to the beach. The property is situated at 507 Mongoose Junction, North Shore Road.

The table below shows the 11 relevant possibilities that are able to be seen while in Cruz Bay.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
1864 The Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 774-1864
Extra Virgin Bistro Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean (340) 715-1864
Hercules Pate Delight Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6352
High Tide Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 714-6169
Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6378
Lime Inn Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 779-4199
Margarita Phil's Downtown Cruz Bay Mexican (340) 693-8400
Morgan's Mango Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8141
North Shore Deli 0.2 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 777-3061
Rhumb Lines Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 776-0303
The Longboard Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean, Vegetarian (340) 715-2201

European and Asian

The Quiet Mon Pub

Travelers can pick from quite a few European restaurants nearby, but don't expect to find too many options for Asian cuisine. Alongside Italian food, you'll be able to find eclectic and French restaurants, among other options.

Luck Chops is a dinner option located in downtown Cruz Bay. Vegetarian, gluten-free and delicious meat dishes are served. Start your meal off with lemongrass pork meatballs with peanut sauce or steamed edamame. The property is located at 5A Cruz Bay Quarter.

Your group should think about trying Rhumb Lines. For a taste of tropical cuisine from around the world, stop into Rhumb Lines, where "tropical" is more than just Caribbean. This internationally themed restaurant will offer you tastes from Southeast Asia and the Polynesian, as well as the local favorites. They are located on King Street.

The Terrace Restaurant: One of the more elegant eateries on the island of St. John, this spot offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a fine dining experience as they sample items from a French-inspired menu and are served an expert and attentive waitstaff. They're located on Bay Street.

Another area restaurant you might like is The Quiet Mon Pub. Come hang with locals at this true Irish pub; this is the only spot on the island where you'll find draft beer on tap. Stop by for a few good drinks in a friendly atmosphere, as well as a lunch that is as delicious as it is comforting. If you want to call in advance, you can do so at (340) 779-4799.

The table below will show you all 9 different possibilities you can visit while in Cruz Bay.

European and Asian Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Cafe Roma Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 776-6524
Da Livio Ristorante Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 779-8900
Little Olive Downtown Cruz Bay Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian (340) 998-5162
Luck Chops Downtown Cruz Bay Asian (340) 690-3868
Rhumb Lines Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 776-0303
Ronnie's Pizza & Mo Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 693-7700
Sam & Jack's Deli 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Eclectic, Italian (340) 714-3354
The Quiet Mon Pub Downtown Cruz Bay Irish (340) 779-4799
The Terrace Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay French (340) 779-8550

American

Caneel Beach Terrace

American dishes are a tremendously popular choice in Cruz Bay. For less adventurous diners, there are 18 places where you can find characteristic American fare.

Caneel Beach Bar & Grill is located at Caneel Bay Resort and is a bar and grill found in northern Cruz Bay. Sushi and sashimi, sandwiches, burgers, and other international eats will fill you up, while the desserts will treat you.

Sun Dog Cafe: Relax carefree at Sun Dog Cafe, where the food is tasty and the mood casual. The casual atmosphere does not take away from the quality of offerings, however. Visitors will find them on North Shore Road.

A good restaurant in the area you might consider visiting is Joe's Rum Hut. The hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, 2017 damaged this property, and it is currently closed. Voted one of the best beach bars in America, you'll find this spot to be picture perfect, laid back, and unique. Guests will find them on Strand Street.

Caneel Beach Terrace can be found at Caneel Bay Resort and is a local eatery situated in northern Cruz Bay. Operating hours vary according to season. Customers can reach them at (340) 776-6111 ext. 334.

Take a look at the chart just below for information on related choices in the region.

American Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Phone Number
Caneel Beach Bar & Grill 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6111 ext. 334
Caneel Beach Terrace 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6111 ext. 334
Cruz Bay Landing Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6908
Dog House Pub Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-3361
High Tide Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 714-6169
Joe's Rum Hut Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 775-5200
Lime Inn Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 779-4199
Mango Deli 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8000
North Shore Deli 0.2 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-3061
Ocean 362 Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-0001
Snorkel's Bar & Grill 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8000
St. John Provisions Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 690-4131
Sun Dog Cafe Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8340
The Beach Bar Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-4220
The Longboard Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 715-2201
The Tap Room Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 715-7775
Uncle Joe's Bar-B-Q Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8806
Woody's Seafood Saloon Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 779-4625

Other Restaurants

Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant

You'll find alternative restaurants offering other types of cuisine in Cruz Bay.

Banana Deck is a burger *specialty spot located in downtown Cruz Bay. Home to the famous "Big Deck Burger," this laid back bar and grill is a great place to kick back and relax. Watch the boats sail out on the water as you sip on a cold drink and enjoy a bite to eat from the extensive International menu. Find them at 3-FB.

You may enjoy trying Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant. A quaint little eatery located in the courtyard of the hotel, this spot is often frequented by guests staying on-site and those considered to be "in the know." The restaurant has been voted as having the "Best Breakfast" and the "Best Creative Cuisine" on the island by Virgin Island Daily News, so you know it's good. If you have questions, call them at (340) 776-6378.

La Tapa has a couple of cuisine options to choose from, including contemporary and Mediterranean. The menu changes on a nightly basis in order to offer guests the freshest meals every time. For customers who want to call before booking a room, you can do so at (340) 693-7755.

A nice nearby food place to think about is Morgan's Mango Restaurant. The menu at Morgan's Mango features a melting pot of dishes inspired by Creole, African, Caribbean, East Indian, Chinese, Spanish, French, British, and Danish cuisine. The restaurant hosts exciting events and menu specials on certain nights.

Sam & Jack's Deli is a local restaurant found in the heart of Cruz Bay. Specialty Sandwiches are available either hot or cold, or you can put together your own creation by mixing and matching any of their house-roasted meats, huge cheese selection and seemingly endless vegetables and house-made condiments. After a long day on the beach, stop by for a glass of their famous sangria, a cold beer, or the wine of the month while you peruse the grab'n'go dinners. For customers who want to call ahead, you can do so at (340) 714-3354.

Be sure to go through the table right below in order to learn of the relevant options that you will be able to find inside Cruz Bay.

Other Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
1864 The Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 774-1864
Banana Deck Downtown Cruz Bay International (340) 693-5055
Bikinis on the Beach 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay International (340) 779-2155
Hercules Pate Delight Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6352
Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6378
La Tapa Downtown Cruz Bay Contemporary, Mediterranean (340) 693-7755
Little Olive Downtown Cruz Bay Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian (340) 998-5162
Morgan's Mango Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8141
Sam & Jack's Deli 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Eclectic, Italian (340) 714-3354
The Barefoot Cowboy Downtown Cruz Bay Tex-Mex (340) 228-5200
Turtle Bay Estate House 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Contemporary (340) 776-6111
 

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