Caribbean Cuisine on St. Croix

Traditional and contemporary Caribbean cuisine is enjoyed across the islands by people from all walks of life, perhaps because chefs use daring flavor combinations, native produce, and beautifully prepped seafood. If you're wondering how common it is, there's an over-abundance of dining options for this cuisine.

With lots to try, from the informal attitude beloved by guests of Braata to the lovely breakfast, dinner and lunch at Deep End Bar & Grill, you're bound to find something with just the right elements.

The following list allows you to get more details about the several restaurants specializing in Caribbean food available. For each restaurant, you can click its name to view the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Eat @ Cane Bay

Cane Bay, St. Croix | (340) 718-0360

Eat @ Cane Bay

Eat @ Cane Bay is situated in Cane Bay, in the North Shore; six and a half miles (ten kilometers) to the northeast of Frederiksted. As part of a menu decked with Caribbean culinary creations, this place is particularly known for its coffee and hamburgers.

Eat @ Cane Bay is known for their Burger of the Month (B.O.T.M), a program in which they feature a new hamburger creation each month. Fresh caught seafood, cocktails, beer, wine, and international food offerings are also available, including a reggae brunch menu on Sundays.

Rhythms at Rainbow Beach

St. Croix | (340) 772-0002

Rhythms at Rainbow Beach

Rhythms at Rainbow Beach is on the same premises as Rainbow Beach. If you're wondering, Frederiksted is one and a quarter miles (two kilometers) to the south. Not only is this restaurant famed for Caribbean delights and particularly appetizers, but it's also masters of family fare.

Rhythms provides ample seating at its main and side bars as well as tables and chairs on the deck to sample it's varied menu of foods and beverages. Besides the live entertainment and performances on their famous Rhythms Stage held every Sunday, they host the island's only "Cruise Ship Party" whenever a ship is in port at the nearby dock. Be sure to check out their monthly calendar for the music fests, including the annual Reef Jam enjoyed by children and adults.


Frederiksted, St. Croix

Braata can be found toward the center of Frederiksted. Though they're broadly known for Caribbean food, this possible dining pick is particularly known for its chicken and seafood.

Restaurants Map

Chef Stridiron offers up delicious variations of Roti, with the option of Veggie, Chicken, or Shrimp. He also serves customers Ginger Jerk Chicken for a unique kick. The menu is not fixed, so even regular guests will not get stuck in a routine. Other dishes recently featured include griot with shrimp palau and accra with chimmichurri.

Duggan's Reef

East End, St. Croix | (340) 773-9800

Duggan's Reef is found close to Cotton Valley; it's six miles (ten kilometers) to the east of Christiansted. Not only do they have festive fare including Caribbean delights and particularly seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for putting out great steak.

Duggan's Reef specializes in fresh seafood caught locally, including lobster, snapper, and swordfish. However, for those who stay away from seafood, you will also find plenty of salads and meat based entrees, including steaks, hot sandwiches, and hamburgers.

Angry Nates

Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 773-3600

Located in downtown Christiansted, Angry Nates is a part of Holger Danske Hotel, and is a good choice worth considering if you are going to be visiting this neighborhood. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for Caribbean goodies, which yes, includes hamburgers, but it's also quite the favorite for seafood.

Angry Nates serves a menu of varied International dishes, with the main focus being on fresh caught seafood. Favorite dishes include seafood pasta and white chocolate bread pudding.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
AMA at Cane Bay 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Cane Bay Caribbean (651) 983-6589
Angry Nates Downtown Christiansted Caribbean, International (340) 773-3600
Braata 0.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted Caribbean --
Breezez Bar & Restaurant 1.0 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Christiansted Caribbean (340) 718-7077
Deep End Bar & Grill 2.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted American, Caribbean (340) 718-7071
Duggan's Reef 0.8 mi. East of Central Cotton Valley Caribbean (340) 773-9800
Eat @ Cane Bay 0.2 mi. South of Central Cane Bay Caribbean, International (340) 718-0360
El Flamboyant Restaurant St. Croix Caribbean, Latin American (340) 779-3285
Freedom City Restaurant Frederiksted, Western part of St. Croix Caribbean, Continental (340) 227-0682
Harbor Master Beach Club Downtown Christiansted Caribbean (340) 773-2035
Kim's Restaurant Downtown Christiansted Cajun, Caribbean (340) 773-3377
La Reine Chicken Shack Central St. Croix Cajun, Caribbean (340) 778-5717
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach 1.3 mi. North of Central Frederiksted American, Caribbean (340) 772-0002
Savant 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Christiansted Caribbean, Mexican, Thai (340) 713-8666
Singh's Fast Food 0.3 mi. South West of Downtown Christiansted Caribbean (340) 773-7357
Starlite Grille 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Cotton Valley American, Caribbean, Fusion (877) 773-9700
The Galleon 2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 718-9948
The Terrace 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted Caribbean, International (340) 712-2100
The West End Grill Frederiksted, Western part of St. Croix Caribbean, Latin American (340) 772-2160
Turtle's After Dark 0.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Frederiksted American, Caribbean (340) 772-3936
Villa Morales Restaurant 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Frederiksted Caribbean, Latin American (340) 772-0556

Some of the most unique options for Caribbean food in the Virgin Islands are those you stumble upon while walking around during the day. But, jotting down the names of a couple of nice-looking restaurants in your travel plans, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To learn more about the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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