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 Caribbean cuisine so memorable that some of their patrons sometimes can't resist a second helping. When it comes to dress code and level of service, this restaurant's setting is very casual. They are open for business during lunch only, so make sure to plan your visit around the limited hours they are open.


Located on the northern edge of Gifft Hill, close to downtown Cruz Bay, Gwen's is on Gifft Hill Road. For residents and vacationers spending time in and around Cruz Bay, the restaurant is situated to the east of town.

This part of St. John has plentiful popular attractions, which makes it quite a colorful area that's an attraction all its own. Two of the closest places of interest from their location include Rebellion Gut and Catherineberg Ruins, both of which are within a reasonable driving distance of the Gwen's.

Another point of interest in this area is Hawksnest Bay, a beach where you could either work up your appetite, or wind down after a meal.

Nearby Restaurants

For those seeking out another area restaurant that has similar types of food or a similar atmosphere, there are several nearby places to consider, including North Shore Deli.

Then of course, if you're looking for a change of pace, this region of St. John provides an excellent range of dining possibilities that will suit the tastes of nearly any kind of diner. For example, you might also enjoy contemporary food at Turtle Bay Estate House, which is about a mile northwest.


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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