American Cuisine on St. Croix

While exploring the Virgin Islands, you'll happen upon a variety of restaurant gems preparing local ingredients. Fans of American cuisine won't want to miss the various establishments serving this favorite. If you're wondering how common it is, there's a surplus of dining options just for this type of food.

With choices such as the very casual attitude at Sharkey's Bait Stand to the tasty breakfast, dinner and lunch at Subway Carlton, there's a menu suited for each guest and any style of dining desired.

Restaurants Map

Take a moment to read up on the several American restaurants available. You can click each restaurant's name to read more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Starlite Grille

East End, St. Croix | (877) 773-9700

Set in East End, in the vicinity of Cotton Valley, Starlite Grille is on the premises of Divi Carina Bay Resort & Casino, and is a good choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about staying near this neighborhood. From the restaurant, Christiansted is six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) to the west. Ready for much-loved local cuisine in a breezy and inviting location? Check out the naturally relaxing surroundings at this grill. The Rok Dinner Menu offers healthy meals coked on a sizzling lava rock. They call their style "stone-aged cooking with a modern flare."

Sharkey's Bait Stand

Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 719-9935

Set toward the eastern outskirts of Christiansted, Sharkey's Bait Stand is on East End Road. For times that call for a laid-back atmosphere while enjoying some great American food, take a look at this place where you'll find the setting to be relaxed. Don't expect anything fancy from Sharkey's, they serve up fired food like chicken tenders, mozzarella sticks, as well as hot dogs, grilled cheese, and hot wings. This sports bar is about having a good time with simple and tasty food. Of course, you will also find plenty of beer and other drinks to order.

The Spicy Grill

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 778-6270

Located near the center of Frederiksted, The Spicy Grill is at 52 Golden Grove. Not only do they have festive fare including American creations and one favorite, barbecue, but here they're also known for chicken. The Spicy Grill is particularly known for two famed barbecue sauces: the Creep Up and the Sneaky Twist.

Turtle's Deli

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 772-3676

Situated near the middle of Frederiksted, Turtle's Deli is at 37 Strand Street. Speaking of delicious, specialty American cuisine, this local spot will recommend their best: coffee and salads. Casual and simply decorated, Turtle’s Deli provides place for its customers to seat themselves at the tiny spot at the entrance of downtown Frederiksted.

The Mermaid

St. Croix | (340) 712-2100

Situated 1.7 miles east-northeast of downtown Christiansted, The Mermaid is a part of Buccaneer, and is a good option for vacationers who are going to check out the island. It is 1.5 miles east-northeast of Christiansted. Seeking much-loved local cuisine in an informal, unpretentious setting? Consider the casual ambiance and service at this bar and grill. The Mermaid has a selection of sandwich like wraps, burgers, and hot dogs; as well as a number of entrees that can range from grilled kebabs to lasagna. Everyone should be able to find something here, whether they are in the mood for beef, seafood, vegetarian dishes, or just a small appetizer.

American Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Bernie's Restaurant & Cafe 1.8 mi. North of Central Frederiksted American, Caribbean (340) 713-8390
Cafe Fresco Downtown Christiansted American, Eclectic (340) 719-0126
Cheeseburgers in Paradise 2.8 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted American (340) 773-1119
Deep End Bar & Grill 2.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted American, Caribbean (340) 718-7071
IHOP Sunny Isles Epworth, Central St. Croix American (340) 778-4467
KFC Christiansted Epworth, Central St. Croix American --
KFC Frederiksted 0.2 mi. North of Central Frederiksted American --
KFC Golden Rock 1.1 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted American --
Lost Dog Pub 0.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted American (340) 772-3526
McDonald's Golden Rock 1.2 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted American --
McDonald's Ville La Reine Central St. Croix American (340) 778-1300
Off the Wall 0.0 mi. East of Central Cane Bay American, International (340) 778-4771
Paradise Cafe Downtown Christiansted American, Continental (340) 773-2985
Pier 69 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted American (340) 772-0069
Seini's Golden Rail Cafe 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted American (340) 719-1989
Sharkey's Bait Stand 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted American, International, Tex-Mex (340) 719-9935
Shenanigans Downtown Christiansted American (340) 713-8110
Starlite Grille 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cotton Valley American, Caribbean, Fusion (877) 773-9700
Subway Carlton 0.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Allandale American (340) 772-0048
Subway Golden Rock 1.2 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted American --
Tavern 1844 Downtown Christiansted American (340) 773-1844
The Mermaid 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted American, International (340) 712-2100
The Spicy Grill Frederiksted, Western part of St. Croix American (340) 778-6270
Turtle's After Dark 0.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted American, Caribbean (340) 772-3936
Turtle's Deli 0.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted American (340) 772-3676
Wendy's Sunny Isle Epworth, Central St. Croix American (340) 778-5999

Similar Food

Above the Cliff

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
La Reine Chicken Shack (340) 778-5717 Cajun Central St. Croix
Coconuts St. Croix (340) 774-0099 Tex-Mex 0.7 mi. North of Central Frederiksted
Kim's Restaurant (340) 773-3377 Cajun Downtown Christiansted
The Pink Spot (340) 778-7465 Creole 0.2 mi. South of Central Frederiksted
Blue Moon Cafe (340) 772-2222 Cajun 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Frederiksted
Above the Cliff (340) 718-1100 Tex-Mex 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cane Bay

Or you can sink your teeth into the signature dishes prepared at one of these restaurants:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Blue's Backyard BBQ -- Barbecue Central St. Croix
Eat @ Cane Bay (340) 718-0360 Hamburgers 0.2 mi. South of Central Cane Bay
The Courtyard Restaurant -- Family Fare Downtown Christiansted
No Bones Cafe (340) 773-2128 Barbecue Downtown Christiansted
Chocolate BBQ -- Barbecue Central St. Croix
Mt. Pellier Domino Club (340) 713-9052 Barbecue 1.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Allandale
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach (340) 772-0002 Hamburgers 1.3 mi. North of Central Frederiksted
Harbor Master Beach Club (340) 773-2035 Barbecue Downtown Christiansted
Blue Water Terrace (340) 692-2583 Comfort Food 0.4 mi. North of Central Cotton Valley
Beach Side Cafe (340) 772-1266 Comfort Food 0.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted

Some of the most memorable food and drink options in the Virgin Islands are those that you didn't expect to find yourself craving as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. But of course, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To discover more details regarding the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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