Creole Cuisine on St. John

If you can never get enough Creole cuisine don't miss an opportunity to treat yourself to some. Dedicated Creole diners will be able to find at least one location serving this style in the Virgin Islands.

With lots to try, from the very casual locale and ambiance of Sweet Plantains to the restaurants where beer and wine are just as important to dinner as the food itself, you may very well stumble upon something that suits your taste - and budget.

Before your trip begins, you can read up on the Creole restaurant you'll have the chance to check out during your stay. If this choice makes your mouth water, click its name to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Sweet Plantains

Coral Bay, St. John | (340) 777-4653

Sweet Plantains

Located near the heart of Coral Bay, Sweet Plantains is a popular choice for you to consider if you're thinking about visiting this town and the surrounding area. Salty, fresh seafood and Creole style eats come together for some great dishes at this chilled-out favorite. <p>Local favorite like saltfish cakes, meats topped with mango and guava sauces, and freshly made soups are what you'll find at Sweet Plantains.</p>

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When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Ideal Restaurant (340) 777-5321 Trinidadian 0.2 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Asolare Restaurants (340) 779-4747 Caribbean 0.3 mi. North of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Mangrove Restaurant (340) 779-8809 Caribbean 1.3 mi. East of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas
Subway Redhook (340) 774-4981 American 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Sugarcane Grille (340) 774-8056 Caribbean 0.3 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Coconut Cove (340) 775-3333 Caribbean 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas
Lobster Grille (340) 775-1800 ext. 2500 Caribbean 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Indigo Grill (340) 774-4433 Caribbean 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Coral Bay St. John
Lime Inn (340) 779-4199 Caribbean Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Caneel Beach Bar & Grill (340) 776-6111 ext. 334 American 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best places to grab a bite in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you wind up near unexpectedly during your exploration of different cities. However, keeping the names of a few delicious-sounding restaurants on the list, might make sense for your travel preferences. To learn even more regarding the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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