Tex-Mex Cuisine on St. Croix

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Tex-Mex food, you might find yourself with an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of places in the Virgin Islands serving this style of food.

From the pleasant, very casual setting of Coconuts St. Croix to the simple cafes whose specialties will melt in your mouth, it really is possible to find the dish with all the right flavors.

Restaurants Map

Below, preview the small set of popular Tex-Mex places you could try during your stay. On each restaurant's name, click to see the full article about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Coconuts St. Croix

St. Croix | (340) 774-0099

Coconuts St. Croix is a smart choice worth considering if you're going to be visiting this side of the island. From the restaurant, Frederiksted is about three quarters of a mile (about a kilometer) to the south. This local establishment isn't merely Tex-Mex food and barbecue, but it's also dubbed a hotspot for 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 located in the eastern outskirts of Christiansted, close to downtown Christiansted. If you're not looking to doll-up before grabbing a decent plate of Tex-Mex food, remember 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.

Similar Food

Rhythms at Rainbow Beach

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Rhythms at Rainbow Beach (340) 772-0002 American 1.3 mi. North of Central Frederiksted
Lost Dog Pub (340) 772-3526 American 0.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Frederiksted
Subway Golden Rock -- American 1.2 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
McDonald's Golden Rock -- American 1.2 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Cafe Fresco (340) 719-0126 American Downtown Christiansted
KFC Golden Rock -- American 1.1 mi. West of Downtown Christiansted
Deep End Bar & Grill (340) 718-7071 American 2.4 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted
Villa Morales Restaurant (340) 772-0556 Latin American 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Frederiksted
The West End Grill (340) 772-2160 Latin American Frederiksted, Western part of St. Croix
The Mermaid (340) 712-2100 American 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Christiansted

Some of the most memorable dining options in the Virgin Islands are those that you run into naturally while trekking the town of your choice. However, it's still a good idea to have a concrete plan for some meals. To learn more regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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