American Cuisine on St. John

During your travels through the Virgin Islands, expect to come upon a wide range of choices with regards to dining. Those who adore American cuisine particularly will want to visit the restaurants known for these fun flavors. This isn't a rare option either, considering there's an incredible amount of choices for this type of food alone.

With lots to try, from the very casual setting of Lime Inn to the tasty dinner service at Sunset Grille Beach Club, there's something in store for each type of traveler and every mood.

Take a moment to get more details about the numerous restaurants serving American cuisine in the Virgin Islands. Click each option to learn more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Skinny Legs

Coral Bay, St. John | (340) 779-4982

Skinny Legs

Located near the center of Coral Bay, Skinny Legs is a good choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about visiting this town and its surroundings. Got hamburgers on the brain? If so, make this restaurant a priority on your agenda.

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.

Sun Dog Cafe

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 693-8340

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Located in downtown Cruz Bay, Sun Dog Cafe is a part of Mongoose Junction, and is a logical selection for vacationers who are going to explore this neighborhood. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering American creations and one favorite, pizza, but wouldn't you know they're also masters of sandwiches.

Located in the courtyard of Mongoose Junction, dining at Sun Dog Cafe takes place under green umbrellas in an environment of native stone and mahogany with lush terraces. There are just 10 tables with green umbrellas to keep you cool overlooking the courtyard for an intimate and relaxed feel. There is also an open air bar overlooking the courtyards where eclectic shops and galleries provide browsing and buying opportunities.

Full Moon Cafe

Coral Bay, St. John | (340) 774-9033

Full Moon Cafe is found in outside the center of Coral Bay. It's worth noting that within the genre of American-inspired cuisine, this visitor favorite serves up an awful lot of 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.

High Tide

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 714-6169

High Tide

Located near the center of downtown Cruz Bay, High Tide is on the premises of Wharfside Landing, and is a logical selection for people visiting this neighborhood. Though one might say the overall focus is American food, this potential favorite eagerly offers their hamburgers and seafood.

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. However, do not forget this is a "bar" and grill, so there is also plenty of cold drinks to order.

Caneel Beach Bar & Grill

Caneel Bay, St. John | (340) 776-6111 ext. 334

Positioned toward the outskirts of Cruz Bay, a half mile northeast of downtown, Caneel Beach Bar & Grill is on the premises of Caneel Bay Resort. It's worth noting that within the genre of American cuisine, this local spot will recommend their best: hamburgers and sushi.

Sushi and sashimi, sandwiches, burgers, and other international eats will fill you up, while the desserts will treat you.

American Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Betsy's Bar and Restaurant 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 774-9347
Cafe Concordia 2.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John American, Caribbean --
Caneel Beach Bar & Grill 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 776-6111 ext. 334
Caneel Beach Terrace 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, International (340) 776-6111 ext. 334
Caribbean Steakhouse & Saloon 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 775-7060
Chester's Fried Chicken 0.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas American --
Coconuts Bar & Grill 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American, Caribbean (340) 774-0099
Cruz Bay Landing Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 776-6908
Driftwood David's Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 777-4015
Epernay 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American, French (340) 774-5348
Fatty's 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 777-4275
Fish Tails 1.5 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American, Caribbean (340) 714-3188
Frenchtown Deli 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American, International (340) 776-7211
Full Moon Cafe Coral Bay, Central St. John St. John American (340) 774-9033
High Tide Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, Caribbean (340) 714-6169
Hook Line & Sinker 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 776-9708
Hooters Buccaneer Mall 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 693-9464
Hull Bay Hideaway 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 777-1898
Jake's Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 777-7115
Jen's Island Cafe And Deli 0.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American, Caribbean (340) 777-4611
Joe's Rum Hut Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 775-5200
Lime Inn Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, Caribbean (340) 779-4199
Magens Bay Cafe & Pizzeria 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American --
McDonald's Frenchtown 0.8 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 774-5246
McDonald's Lockhart Garden 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 774-3240
McDonald's Tutu Park 0.6 mi. South West of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas American (340) 775-4691
North Shore Deli 0.2 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, Caribbean (340) 777-3061
Ocean 362 Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, Contemporary (340) 776-0001
Pickles in Paradise Coral Bay, Central St. John St. John American (340) 693-5140
Presto Marketplace 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 715-6125
Robert's American Grille 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas American (340) 714-3663
Rum Shandy 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 775-7861
Sapphire Bar and Grill 1.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 775-6123
Shark Bar 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas American (888) 695-2073
Shipwreck Landing Restaurant & Bar Central St. John St. John American, Caribbean (340) 693-5640
Sib's Restaurant The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None American (340) 774-8967
Sib's on the Mountain 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 774-8967 ext. 8
Skinny Legs 0.2 mi. East of Central Coral Bay St. John American (340) 779-4982
Snorkel's Bar & Grill 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, International (340) 693-8000
Subway Buccaneer Mall 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 776-4545
Subway Contant 1.6 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 774-8160
Subway Redhook 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 774-4981
Sun Dog Cafe Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 693-8340
Sunset Grill 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American, Caribbean (340) 776-8500
Sunset Grille Beach Club 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 775-6550
T Restaurant & Chicken Fry 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 777-8102
T'ree Lizards Restaurant 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, Caribbean (340) 776-6330
Texas Pit BBQ 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 774-0610
Texas Pit BBQ Wheatley Center 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 714-5775
The Beach Bar Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 777-4220
The Delly Deck 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 776-9943
The Longboard Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American, Caribbean, Vegetarian (340) 715-2201
Tickles Dockside Pub 1.7 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas American (340) 776-1595
Uncle Joe's Bar-B-Q Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 693-8806
Woody's Seafood Saloon Downtown Cruz Bay St. John American (340) 779-4625
XO Bistro 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas American (340) 779-2069

Similar Food

Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis

If seeking variety within the same genre, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis, which is offering up soul food favorites and The Barefoot Cowboy, where they tempt diners with wonderful Tex-Mex cuisine.

Plus, taste more of the same with the featured specials from restaurants across the region, including these:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Banana Deck (340) 693-5055 Hamburgers Downtown Cruz Bay
Candi’s Barbecue (340) 779-1452 Barbecue 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay
The Quiet Mon Pub (340) 779-4799 Hot Dogs Downtown Cruz Bay
Cruzan Beach Club (340) 775-6550 Comfort Food 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town
Fat Turtle (340) 775-8328 Barbecue 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Bistro 4560 (340) 774-4560 Hamburgers 3.0 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie
Skipper's Brit Pub (340) 777-4653 Comfort Food Coral Bay, Central St. John
Sails (340) 775-3333 Hamburgers 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook
The Greenhouse Bar & Restaurant (340) 774-7998 Hamburgers 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie
Cuzzin's Caribbean Restaurant & Bar (340) 777-4711 Hamburgers 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best culinary offerings in the Virgin Islands are those you find suddenly during your daytime travels. Then again, that doesn't mean you can't know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To find out much more concerning the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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