A favorite road side spot among locals, Gwen's is always busy. In fact, it is not uncommon for her to run out of food on a particularly busy day! If the locals love it, you know it has got to be good.


You'll find Gwen's Place in a newly constructed white building about a half a mile down Gifft Hill Road on the left coming from Centerline. Inside, some of the best local dishes are available, and there is no better spot to get a huge home cooked meal.

Gwen's has a focus on ever-popular Caribbean food that's so yummy many who pass through their doors return again and again. When it comes to the level of formality, the setting here is very casual. This dining option is on the table during lunch only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


Located in Gifft Hill, close to downtown Cruz Bay, It is on Gifft Hill Road. For locals and guests who plan on spending time in and around Cruz Bay, the restaurant is located to the east of town.

This section of St. John has many attractions and activities, making it quite a colorful area of town. Two of the closest landmark sites from this establishment include Catherineberg Ruins and Rebellion Gut, both of which are only a quick ride away from Gwen's.

One reason tourists can be found roaming this neighborhood is Hawksnest Bay, the closest beach, at which you can give your feet a well-deserved break.

Nearby Restaurants

If you're hoping to find another area restaurant with some similar kinds of food or comparable prices, there is no lack of nearby options to choose between, including Lemongrass Restaurant & Bar.

Then of course, if you're looking for something a little different, this region of St. John provides an excellent range of food and drink locales, which offer all types of cuisine styles and menu items. For example, you could also try contemporary cuisine at Turtle Bay Estate House, which is about a mile away.

Hours and Other Info

Gwen is serving up hearty dishes on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from late morning until the food runs out.

Contact Info

Location: Gifft Hill Road, Gifft Hill, St. John

Phone: (340) 642-0338


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