Restaurant Options on St. John

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The lush island of St. John is well-loved for its quiet atmosphere, but you don't have to do without during your stay. Numerous restaurants are available throughout the island, especially in Cruz Bay. Favored dining establishments tend to be set right on the bay and feature open air dining rooms, while if you head to Coral Bay you'll encounter a collection of casual pub-style eateries that cater to the ex-pats that call the small town home. The best thing about dining here is that most of the eateries are locally owned, so you'll enjoy something new at every turn.

Caribbean and Local

High Tide

Visitors will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy local flavors and dishes during their time on St. John. Caribbean and American dishes are among the options you'll find on the island. Don't forget that you can click on the link to each restaurant to read further details.

High Tide is situated at Wharfside Landing and offers a couple of cuisine options to try, including American and Caribbean. High Tide offers high quality dishes in a casual setting. While lunch offers casual entrees like hamburgers and tacos, dinner has a bit higher taste of meals, including skirt steak and seared tuna. If you would like to call ahead, do so at (340) 714-6169.

Restaurants Map

Indigo Grill has a variety of dishes to choose from, including pizza and sandwiches. The Indigo Grill offers a tasty menu that takes full advantage of its Caribbean location. Menu items like Spicy Mojito Prawns, Cuban Sandwich Sliders, Buffalo Wings, and fresh pizzas highlight the diversity available at this restaurant. Guests will find them on Highway 10.

Lime Inn has a couple of cuisine options to choose from, including American and Caribbean. Lime Inn's New England chowder, French onion soup and their Soup Du Jour, along with their Bermuda salad, and locally organic green salads are some of the best. Appetizers of bacon wrapped scallops, mussels meuinere, cracked conch, brie en croute and smoked fish dip are enjoyed by both locals and visitors. A selection of sandwiches include lobster rolls, limin cheesesteak, Cubans, crunchy chicken, local mahi and smash burgers are available for lunch as well as fresh Caribbean lobster, whole jerk snapper and a pound of crab legs. If you have questions and want to call before making reservations, you can do so at (340) 779-4199.

You can learn more on similar types of eateries inside St. John by viewing the table below.

Caribbean and Local Restaurants on St. John
Name Location Type Phone Number
1864 The Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 774-1864
Aqua Bistro Coral Bay, Central St. John Caribbean, International (340) 776-5336
Cafe Concordia 2.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay American, Caribbean --
Chateau Bordeaux Restaurant Central St. John Caribbean (340) 776-6611
Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis Coral Bay, Central St. John Caribbean, Soul Food, Vegetarian (340) 774-1030
Extra Virgin Bistro Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean (340) 715-1864
Hercules Pate Delight Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6352
High Tide Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 714-6169
Indigo Grill 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Coral Bay Caribbean (340) 774-4433
Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6378
Lime Inn Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 779-4199
Lime Out VI 2.6 mi. East of Central Coral Bay Caribbean, Mexican (340) 643-5333
Margarita Phil's Downtown Cruz Bay Mexican (340) 693-8400
Miss Lucy's Restaurant 1.8 mi. Southeast of Central Coral Bay Caribbean (340) 693-5244
Morgan's Mango Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8141
North Shore Deli 0.2 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 777-3061
Rhumb Lines Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 776-0303
Shambles Island Bar & Grill 1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Vegan (678) 877-4678
Shipwreck Landing Restaurant & Bar Central St. John American, Caribbean (340) 693-5640
Skipper's Brit Pub Coral Bay, Central St. John British, Caribbean (340) 777-4653
T'ree Lizards Restaurant 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean (340) 776-6330
The Longboard Downtown Cruz Bay American, Caribbean, Vegetarian (340) 715-2201

European and Asian

The Quiet Mon Pub

If you and your party are hoping to enjoy some European cuisine, you'll find quite a few restaurants to choose from in the vicinity. Alongside Italian-style food, you'll also be able to find eclectic and French options, among others.

Luck Chops is a dinner possibility found in downtown Cruz Bay. Vegetarian, gluten-free and delicious meat dishes are served. Start your meal off with lemongrass pork meatballs with peanut sauce or steamed edamame. Find them at 5A Cruz Bay Quarter.

Skipper's Brit Pub offers several different dishes to enjoy, including comfort food and home cooking. Formerly known as Sweet Plantains, Skipper's Brit Pub is new and improved! Still in the same location, Skipper's specializes in authentic British pub food and one of the biggest and best selections of beer and rum in the Caribbean. You'll be able to find them at 16119 Little Plantation.

Rhumb Lines is located at Meada's Plaza and offers a couple of cuisine options to choose from, including Caribbean and Pan Asian / Pacific Rim. While the dishes may be from different parts of the globe, most involve seafood grilled with flavorful spices and prepared in traditional methods. However, you will also be presented with a number of pork, beef, and chicken options, often cooked with noodles or rice. They're on King Street.

Hungry travelers should think about visiting The Terrace Restaurant. High quality ingredients meet French preparation and combine to create the mouthwatering good menu at the Terrace. Start your meal with an impressive bouillabaisse, onion tartlette, or escargot before moving on to a salad with toppings you might never have imagined being paired together like the Duck and Arugala salad which is prepared with duck confit, toasted pistachios, foie gras, brioche croutons, and a pickled cherry vinaigrette. They can be found on Bay Street.

See more about related types of dining options on St. John by viewing the table down below.

European and Asian Restaurants on St. John
Name Location Type Phone Number
Cafe Roma Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 776-6524
Da Livio Ristorante Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 779-8900
Little Olive Downtown Cruz Bay Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian (340) 998-5162
Luck Chops Downtown Cruz Bay Asian (340) 690-3868
Rhumb Lines Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 776-0303
Ronnie's Pizza & Mo Downtown Cruz Bay Italian (340) 693-7700
Sam & Jack's Deli 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Eclectic, Italian (340) 714-3354
Skipper's Brit Pub Coral Bay, Central St. John British, Caribbean (340) 777-4653
The Quiet Mon Pub Downtown Cruz Bay Irish (340) 779-4799
The Terrace Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay French (340) 779-8550
Wok on the Beach Coral Bay, Central St. John Asian, Asian Fusion, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 693-3313

American

Caneel Beach Terrace

American fare is a particularly popular choice on St. John. For less adventurous guests, there are 23 restaurants where you can find familiar American fare.

Caneel Beach Bar & Grill is situated at Caneel Bay Resort and is a local eatery serving hamburgers and sushi Caneel Bay, in western St. John. Sushi and sashimi, sandwiches, burgers, and other international eats will fill you up, while the desserts will treat you. If you would like to call before making reservations, do so at (340) 776-6111 ext. 334.

Full Moon Cafe offers a variety of specialties to choose from, including coffee and desserts. Along with being a cafe that serves traditional coffees, teas, and snacks, Full Moon Art Gallery also exhibits art from over 50 local residents. The property is situated at 13 Estate Carolina Suite 1-4.

A notable dining venue worth considering is Skinny Legs. Skinny Legs is known for its mouth-watering hand-patted burgers, and has in fact been recognized in Esquire Magazine several times because of their tastiness. After you've sampled one, stop by again and try one of their fresh, crisp salads, or choose from a variety of sandwiches. They are situated at 9901 Estate Emmaus.

Sun Dog Cafe is located at Mongoose Junction and is a casually themed restaurant located in downtown Cruz Bay. The diverse menu is split into several sections that let guests choose from salads, tacos, rotis, gourmet handmade pizza, and plenty of seafood entrees. The Shrimp Vera Cruz, one of their more popular items, includes jumbo shrimp with a dash of blackening seasoning, rolled up in a flour tortilla with jack and cheddar cheeses. They are situated on North Shore Road.

Take a look at the chart right below to get more detailed information on these types of options within the area.

American Restaurants on St. John
Name Location Phone Number
Cafe Concordia 2.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay --
Caneel Beach Bar & Grill 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6111 ext. 334
Caneel Beach Terrace 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6111 ext. 334
Cruz Bay Landing Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6908
Dog House Pub Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-3361
Full Moon Cafe Coral Bay, Central St. John (340) 774-9033
High Tide Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 714-6169
Joe's Rum Hut Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 775-5200
Lime Inn Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 779-4199
Mango Deli 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8000
North Shore Deli 0.2 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-3061
Ocean 362 Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-0001
Shipwreck Landing Restaurant & Bar Central St. John (340) 693-5640
Skinny Legs 0.2 mi. East of Central Coral Bay (340) 779-4982
Snorkel's Bar & Grill 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8000
St. John Provisions Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 690-4131
Sun Dog Cafe Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8340
T'ree Lizards Restaurant 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay (340) 776-6330
The Beach Bar Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 777-4220
The Longboard Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 715-2201
The Tap Room Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 715-7775
Uncle Joe's Bar-B-Q Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 693-8806
Woody's Seafood Saloon Downtown Cruz Bay (340) 779-4625

Other Restaurants

Aqua Bistro

You'll be able to choose from plenty of locations offering other types of cuisine on St. John.

Banana Deck is a lunch and dinner spot located in downtown Cruz Bay. Salads, sandwiches, and burgers make up the bulk of the menu, and the appetizer menu, which includes hot wings, fried mozzarella, and conch fritters reminds you that you are indeed at a bar. Guests can find them at 3-FB.

Hungry travelers should think about visiting Aqua Bistro. Stop by for a refreshing meal that focuses on good food and fun times. Aqua Bistro brings together the workings of a bar and grill, a bistro, and a nightclub into this family friendly, care free eatery with quality dishes. If you're looking to call before booking a room, you can do so at (340) 776-5336.

Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant: Guests staying at the hotel enjoy a free continental breakfast of a fruit and biscuit plate for breakfast, while hot meals are available for a fee. In addition to biscuits and gravy, steak and eggs are also popular.

Hungry travelers should consider visiting La Tapa. An intimate setting that makes guests feel as though they are treasured friends dining in a private home, this place is charming on top of the fact that the food of unique and delicious. If you would like to call before making reservations, do so at (340) 693-7755.

Morgan's Mango Restaurant has a couple of cuisines to try, including Caribbean and International. The menu at Morgan's Mango features a melting pot of dishes inspired by Creole, African, Caribbean, East Indian, Chinese, Spanish, French, British, and Danish cuisine. The restaurant hosts exciting events and menu specials on certain nights. If you'd like to call ahead, do so at (340) 693-8141.

The table just below will show you the 14 relevant options that are able to be seen inside St. John.

Other Restaurants on St. John
Name Location Type Phone Number
1864 The Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 774-1864
Aqua Bistro Coral Bay, Central St. John Caribbean, International (340) 776-5336
Banana Deck Downtown Cruz Bay International (340) 693-5055
Bikinis on the Beach 0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay International (340) 779-2155
Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis Coral Bay, Central St. John Caribbean, Soul Food, Vegetarian (340) 774-1030
Hercules Pate Delight Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6352
Inn at Tamarind Court Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 776-6378
La Tapa Downtown Cruz Bay Contemporary, Mediterranean (340) 693-7755
Little Olive Downtown Cruz Bay Greek, Mediterranean, Vegetarian (340) 998-5162
Morgan's Mango Restaurant Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, International (340) 693-8141
Sam & Jack's Deli 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Eclectic, Italian (340) 714-3354
Shambles Island Bar & Grill 1.6 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Caribbean, Vegan (678) 877-4678
The Barefoot Cowboy Downtown Cruz Bay Tex-Mex (340) 228-5200
Turtle Bay Estate House 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay Contemporary (340) 776-6111
 

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