Mexican Cuisine on St. Croix

When the craving strikes for Mexican cuisine, don't miss out on a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not incredibly abundant, you can still find a couple of places in the Virgin Islands serving this style of food.

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With everything from the fine dining attitude at Savant to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Pirate's Tavern, there's something in store for each visitor and any style of vacation desired.

Below, you can scan and read details about the limited selection of Mexican eateries that you'll have the chance to visit while vacationing nearby. For each restaurant, you can click its name to learn more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Coconuts St. Croix

St. Croix | (340) 774-0099

Coconuts St. Croix is a smart choice for guests who are going to spend time visiting the island; it is about three quarters of a mile (about a kilometer) to the north of Frederiksted. Pleasantly surprising, this dining destination is not just Mexican goodies, which yes, includes barbecue, but it's also masters of hamburgers.

You'll want to come to Coconuts on the Beach hungry to enjoy the hot and fresh meals on the menu as long as you can. With over forty different options, you will have to decide between the healthy wraps, famous burgers, and fresh seafood. However, most items do not stand a chance against the specialty Tex-Mex barbecue options.


Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 713-8666

Situated a few hundred yards east-southeast of downtown Christiansted, Savant is at 4-C Hospital Street. Fresh fish and Mexican cuisine make for an exciting meal at this notable fine foods restaurant.

Outdoor dining in a courtyard surrounded by tropical greenery and lit with tiki lights makes this spot truly appealing to diners who want to make every moment they are on the island shine.

Pirate's Tavern

The North Shore, St. Croix | (340) 778-9650

Set east of Cane Bay, Pirate's Tavern is a logical choice worth considering if you are going to be spending time seeing this part of St. Croix. From the restaurant, Christiansted is approximately four and a half miles (approximately seven kilometers) to the east-southeast. Both exuberant and exhausted travelers love that this awesome bar and grill is about as casual as they come, and that's good because your gang won't need more than comfortable clothes and a healthy appetite to dig into the scrumptious menu items.

The Pirate's Tavern specializes in their margaritas that keep customers coming back for more, as well as a selection of other tropically themed drinks. For the hungry guests there is also plenty of hot food dishes, including steaks, tacos, and grilled chicken. If you are looking for good food, a fun time, and a cold drink, this is the place to be.


Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 773-4247

Luncheria can be found in downtown Christiansted, in the heart of Christiansted. When you'd rather not get all dressed up before grabbing tasty Mexican cuisine, stop by this restaurant which is a very casual establishment.

Similar Food

Above the Cliff

Also worth considering if you really love Mexican food, maybe you should explore related flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Paradise St. Croix (340) 692-2233 Latin American 0.2 mi. South of Central Frederiksted
Above the Cliff (340) 718-1100 Tex-Mex 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cane Bay
El Flamboyant Restaurant (340) 779-3285 Latin American St. Croix
Villa Morales Restaurant (340) 772-0556 Latin American 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Frederiksted
Sharkey's Bait Stand (340) 719-9935 Tex-Mex 0.7 mi. East of Downtown Christiansted
The West End Grill (340) 772-2160 Latin American Frederiksted, Western part of St. Croix

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to try any cuisine in the Virgin Islands are those that you run into naturally while walking the streets near your hotel. However, writing down the addresses of a few interesting-sounding restaurants on the list, might make sense for your travel preferences. To read more concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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