Tex-Mex Cuisine on St. Croix

If you've got a hankering for Tex-Mex food, don't miss out on a chance to indulge yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of locations in the Virgin Islands where you can sample this kind of food.

From the very casual backdrop at Above the Cliff to the neighborhood eateries whose decades-old preparations will have you craving more, there's a menu for every visitor and every mood.

Restaurants Map

The list below allows you to preview the small handful of Tex-Mex eateries you'll encounter during your stay. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to find out more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Coconuts St. Croix

St. Croix | (340) 774-0099

Coconuts St. Croix is a good option for travelers thinking about spending some time seeing this part of the island. It is 0.7 miles north of Frederiksted. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Tex-Mex food and of course barbecue, but here they're also fawned-over for another favorite, 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.

Sharkey's Bait Stand

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

Sharkey's Bait Stand is found along the eastern outskirts of Christiansted, near downtown Christiansted. For a great way to wind down while grabbing flavorful Tex-Mex fare, don't hesitate to try this place where the vibe is very casual.

Sharkey' Bait Stand is always ready to show you a good time. They are always hosting parties and theme nights, and they have karaoke and billiards to boot.

Above the Cliff

Belvedere, St. Croix | (340) 718-1100

Above the Cliff

Above the Cliff can be found near Cane Bay; it is 6.7 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted. Make the trip here to Belvedere if you're a fan of International cuisine, but particularly barbecue.

Above the Cliff tempts customers with beer, liquor, and cocktails that will go great with the smoked meats and seafood that come fresh from the smoker and grille.

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Rhythms at Rainbow Beach

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you might like distinctly different, but still related places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Pirate's Tavern (340) 778-9650 Mexican Central St. Croix
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach (340) 772-0002 American 1.3 mi. North of Central Frederiksted
La Reine Chicken Shack (340) 778-5717 Cajun Central St. Croix
IHOP Sunny Isles (340) 778-4467 American Epworth, Central St. Croix
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
Subway Golden Rock -- American 1.2 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
McDonald's Golden Rock -- American 1.2 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Savant (340) 713-8666 Mexican 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Christiansted
Shenanigans (340) 713-8110 American Downtown Christiansted

Sometimes, the most satisfying food and drink options in the Virgin Islands are those you wind up near unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. But, keeping a couple of intriguing establishments in your agenda, means you'll have multiple alternatives, even in a pinch. To find out even more concerning the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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