Creole Cuisine on St. John

If you've got a hankering for Creole cuisine, you might find yourself with a chance to treat yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a couple of places in the Virgin Islands serving this type of food.

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With everything from the very casual setting of Sweet Plantains to the restaurants whose specialties will melt in your mouth, there is a choice for every guest and even for a memorable date night.

Use the list below to browse the small collection of Creole restaurants you could be curious about during your stay. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read the full article about its location, ambiance, and more.

Virgin Fire

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 777-3473

Set in downtown Cruz Bay, Virgin Fire is a popular choice for you to consider if you're going to spend some time exploring this neighborhood. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Creole delights and particularly barbecue, but we shouldn't forget they're also dubbed a hotspot for seafood. Virgin Fire is a full service restaurant combining an upscale casual ambiance with fresh food. They also host special events on a regular basis. The property is equipped with state of the art theater equipment that is Apple compatible and able to steam web casts in real time. Although this is not used on a daily basis, they will often host viewing parties for sporting events and movies that will allow guests to drink and dine while they watch. Sun Dog Cafe thrives as a social environment, and guests can enjoy the view of Cruz Bay as they dine on the veranda.

Sweet Plantains

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

Sweet Plantains

Situated near the center of Coral Bay, Sweet Plantains is a good option worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this town or nearby. Seafood and Creole flair share the same plate at this chilled-out restaurant. 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&P By the Sea

Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 693-8587

P&P By the Sea is located outside the center of Cruz Bay. Lovely, mild seafood and Creole food get along famously at this colorful establishment. Patricia creates her masterpieces in a converted moving van, while dining takes place in a gazebo of four tables looking out over Turner Bay in her backyard.

Similar Food

Fat Turtle

For something different in the same ballpark, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant (340) 774-1996 Jamaican 0.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Lobster Grille (340) 775-1800 ext. 2500 Caribbean 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Petite Pump Room (340) 776-2976 Caribbean 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Lime Inn (340) 779-4199 Caribbean Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
The Delly Deck (340) 776-9943 American 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Caribbean Steakhouse & Saloon (340) 775-7060 American 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Uncle Joe's Bar-B-Q (340) 693-8806 American Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Fat Turtle (340) 775-8328 Caribbean 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Candi’s Barbecue (340) 779-1452 Caribbean 0.2 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Indigo Grill (340) 774-4433 Caribbean 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Coral Bay St. John

Sometimes, the most satisfying kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Virgin Islands are the ones you happen upon during your daytime travels. However, writing down at least a few intriguing establishments on a checklist, will keep your mind at ease. To discover more concerning the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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