Restaurant Options in Cruz Bay

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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

For guests who like finding unusual foods that are specific to the regions they visit, Cruz Bay has a great range of local choices to pick from. Caribbean and International dishes are two of the more popular options you'll find in the area. Don't forget to click on the links to read further information.

High Tide is located at Wharfside Village and is a restaurant serving hamburgers and seafood found in downtown Cruz Bay. High Tide offers high quality dishes in a casual setting. While lunch offers casual entrees like hamburgers and tacos, dinner has a bit higher taste of meals, including skirt steak and seared tuna. If you are looking for something specific and want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (340) 714-6169.

Restaurants Map

Lime Inn has a variety of specialties to enjoy, including salads and sandwiches. For over 32 years, Lime Inn has been known for fresh seafood, delicious recipes and fantastic cocktails.

The Longboard offers a variety of cuisines to choose from, including Caribbean and American. Executive Chef Kenny Claxton serves up Caribbean cuisine that meets the lite and fresh feel of Southern California in a style that owners Clint and Tyler have dubbed "Coastal Cantina." Find them at 1C Cruz Bay Quarter.

Below you can find the 21 restaurants serving up this kind of cuisine.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Asolare Restaurants 0.3 mi. North of Downtown Cruz Bay Asian Fusion, Caribbean (340) 779-4747
Candi’s Barbecue 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean (340) 779-1452
D'e Coal Pot Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean (340) 714-2625
Etta's West Indian Cuisine 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean (340) 693-0090
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
Lemongrass Restaurant & Bar 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8000 ext. 6010
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
Ocean Grill Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Contemporary (340) 693-3304
Rhumb Lines Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 776-0303
Sogo's Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean (340) 779-4404
Taste of Love City Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean --
The Fish Trap Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-9994
The Longboard Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean, Vegetarian (340) 715-2201
Viva La Revolution Cantina Downtown Cruz Bay Mexican (340) 777-3473
Waterfront Bistro Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, French (340) 777-7755

European and Asian

Waterfront Bistro

Visitors will find a number of European restaurants in the vicinity, though you shouldn't expect to find too many options for Asian food. In addition to Italian cuisine, you'll be able to choose from French and eclectic options.

Asolare Restaurants has a couple of cuisine options to try, including Asian Fusion and Caribbean. The entrees offered are Thai vegetable lemongrass curry, Thai marinated baby back ribs, Shanghai smoked duck confit legs, Japanese sous-vide filet, Caribbean conch layered mahi, Asolare's signature shrimp and grits and sesame-encrusted pan seared tuna. You will be able to find them on North Shore Road.

Rhumb Lines is a restaurant in the vicinity to consider. 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're located on King Street.

Waterfront Bistro is located at Wharfside Village and offers a couple of cuisine options to choose from, including Caribbean and French. Located on beautiful Cruz Bay, the Waterfront Bistro offers French cuisine in an elegant setting that tourists just can't seem to get enough of. Visitors can find them on Strand Street.

Another local establishment to consider is The Terrace Restaurant. High quality ingredients meet French preparation and combine to create the mouthwatering good menu at the Terrace. Start your meal with an impressive bouillabaisse, onion tartlette, or escargot before moving on to a salad with toppings you might never have imagined being paired together like the Duck and Arugala salad which is prepared with duck confit, toasted pistachios, foie gras, brioche croutons, and a pickled cherry vinaigrette. The property is situated on Bay Street.

Below you will be able to see the 11 eateries offering this type of cuisine.

European and Asian Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Asolare Restaurants 0.3 mi. North of Downtown Cruz Bay Asian Fusion, Caribbean (340) 779-4747
Cafe Roma Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 776-6524
Da Livio Ristorante Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 779-8900
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
Vista Mare Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 777-6273
Waterfront Bistro Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, French (340) 777-7755
ZoZo's Ristorante 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 693-9200

American

Caneel Beach Terrace

American fare is never very difficult to find in Cruz Bay. For the less adventuresome, there are 16 dining establishments to enjoy characteristic American dishes.

Caneel Beach Bar & Grill can be found at Caneel Bay Resort and is a bar and grill situated in northern Cruz Bay. Sushi and sashimi, sandwiches, burgers, and other international eats will fill you up, while the desserts will treat you. If you are looking to call before you go, do so at (340) 776-6111 ext. 334.

Sun Dog Cafe: The diverse menu is split into several sections that let guests choose from salads, tacos, rotis, gourmet handmade pizza, and plenty of seafood entrees. However, some of their more popular entrees include their fish tacos and Shrimp Very Cruz, which is jumbo shrimp with a dash of blackening seasoning rolled up in a flour tortilla with jack and cheddar cheeses and topped with mango vinaigrette as well as chipolte barbecue sauce. They can be found on North Shore Road.

Joe's Rum Hut is located at Wharfside Village and offers a couple of specialties to choose from, including appetizers and pizza. With one of the happiest hours on St. John, you'll find the drinks to be cool and refreshing. They are $3 from four to six, so you know that's the best time to stop in. The property can be found on Strand Street.

Caneel Beach Terrace is located at Caneel Bay Resort and is a buffet situated in northern Cruz Bay. Operating hours vary according to season. If you would like to call in advance, you can do so at (340) 776-6111 ext. 334.

Below you can find the 16 eateries serving this kind of food.

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
Driftwood David's Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-4015
High Tide Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 714-6169
Jake's Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-7115
Joe's Rum Hut Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 775-5200
Lime Inn Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 779-4199
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
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
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

There are a large number of establishments offering other types of food in Cruz Bay.

Banana Deck is a local burger *specialty joint located in downtown Cruz Bay. Salads, sandwiches, and burgers make up the bulk of the menu, and the appetizer menu, which includes hot wings, fried mozzarella, and conch fritters reminds you that you are indeed at a bar. Visitors can find them at 3-FB.

Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant is a pleasant restaurant in the vicinity you could visit. Guests staying at the hotel enjoy a free continental breakfast of a fruit and biscuit plate for breakfast, while hot meals are available for a fee. In addition to biscuits and gravy, steak and eggs are also popular. You can contact them at (340) 776-6378.

La Tapa: An intimate setting that makes guests feel as though they are treasured friends dining in a private home, this place is charming on top of the fact that the food of unique and delicious. If you are looking to call ahead, do so at (340) 693-7755.

Travelers may want to consider trying Lemongrass Restaurant & Bar. The menu at Lemongrass ranges from small plates bursting with flavor for a quick bite, to full plates when you're in the mood for a hearty meal. Some of the small plates offered include bakes brie, Wagyu beef meatballs, tostones, pan seared sea scallops, seared Ahi tuna and Calabaza pumpkin soup. Try calling them at (340) 693-8000 ext. 6010.

Ocean Grill can be found at Mongoose Junction and offers a couple of cuisines to choose from, including Caribbean and contemporary. The Ocean Grill offers two very different menus throughout the day. On the lunch menu you will find quick and easy entrees like tacos, hamburgers, and sandwiches.

Be sure to view the chart right below to find information on related choices in the area.

Other Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Name Location Type Phone Number
Banana Deck Downtown Cruz Bay International (340) 693-5055
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
Lemongrass Restaurant & Bar 0.8 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8000 ext. 6010
Morgan's Mango Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8141
Ocean Grill Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Contemporary (340) 693-3304
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
The Fish Trap Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-9994
Turtle Bay Estate House 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Contemporary (340) 776-6111
 

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