Cajun Cuisine on St. Croix

If you're a big fan of Cajun food, don't pass up a chance to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few places in the Virgin Islands where you can try some.

From the pleasant, informal attitude at Blue Moon Cafe to the simple cafes where beer and wine are just as crucial as the the food itself, you might come across a dish that tempts your taste buds.

Take time to peek at the small set of popular Cajun places you could be curious about during your vacation. For each restaurant, you can click its name to get further details about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Blue Moon Cafe

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 772-2222

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Blue Moon Cafe is situated near the middle of Frederiksted. When your family is thinking about an inviting place serving Cajun food without a big to-do, this easy going restaurant fits the bill.

Old favorites with a twist are what you'll find on the menu at the Blue Moon Cafe. Examples include pina colada pancakes and Thai sesame slaw.

La Reine Chicken Shack

St. Croix | (340) 778-5717

Located 3.8 miles southeast of Cane Bay, La Reine Chicken Shack is at 24 Slob A-B, Estate La Reine. It's 4.9 miles west of Christiansted. It's worth noting that within the genre of Cajun food, this visitor favorite likes to suggest its barbecue and chicken.

You should come hungry to La Reine Chicken Shack, as the slow roasted chicken and pig are sure to have you wanting more. Using local techniques and flavors, Chicken La Reine has been serving their barbecued meats and fresh fish to locals and visitors alike since 2002. However, today the also offer some more excitement with regular Latin and Soca music playing on the weekends for patrons to dance to.

Kim's Restaurant

Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 773-3377

Set in downtown Christiansted, Kim's Restaurant is at 45 King Street. The fresh taste of fish and Cajun panache are a great pair at this dining option.

Kim's Restaurant serves local cuisine that resembles a mix of American, Caribbean, and Cajun food, of which the result is hearty, flavorful dishes like chicken and conch pastas and fresh fish seasoned in spicy sauces.

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If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Turtle's Deli (340) 772-3676 American 0.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted
Seini's Golden Rail Cafe (340) 719-1989 American 0.5 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
KFC Christiansted -- American Epworth, Central St. Croix
Paradise St. Croix (340) 692-2233 Creole 0.2 mi. South of Central Frederiksted
Zion Modern Kitchen (340) 773-9466 American Downtown Christiansted
Starlite Grille (877) 773-9700 American 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cotton Valley
Subway Carlton (340) 772-0048 American 0.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Allandale
McDonald's Ville La Reine (340) 778-1300 American Central St. Croix
Deep End Bar & Grill (340) 718-7071 American 2.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted
Wendy's Sunny Isle (340) 778-5999 American Epworth, Central St. Croix

Sometimes, the most exciting places to try any cuisine in the Virgin Islands are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while trekking the town of your choice. But, noting the names of some nice-looking restaurants on a checklist, will prevent a desperate search for food. To discover more details about the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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