Italian Cuisine on St. John

During your visit to the Virgin Islands, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a variety of choices with regards to dining. Guests who already have plans to eat Italian food will definitely want to check out those restaurants known for this style of cooking. In this destination overall, there's quite a broad selection of restaurants that offer this favorite.

With options including everything from the very casual destination known as Domino's Nisky Center to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Senor Pizza, there is something to suit each and every type of traveler and style of vacation.

Take a moment to get more details about the several restaurants serving Italian cuisine awaiting the Virgin Islands' guests. For each of the options, click to view the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Sam & Jack's Deli

Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 714-3354

Sam & Jack's Deli

Located 0.3 miles southeast of downtown Cruz Bay, Sam & Jack's Deli is a popular choice for vacationers thinking about spending some time visiting this town or nearby. Not only do they have festive fare including Italian delights and particularly pasta, but they're also quite the favorite for sandwiches.

Specialty Sandwiches are available either hot or cold, or you can put together your own creation by mixing and matching any of their house-roasted meats, huge cheese selection and seemingly endless vegetables and house-made condiments. After a long day on the beach, stop by for a glass of their famous sangria, a cold beer, or the wine of the month while you peruse the grab'n'go dinners.

Entrees change daily, and some favorites include fusilli pasta with wild mushrooms and truffle cream sauce, roasted chicken, lobster mac'n'cheese, baby back ribs, turkey pot pies and several varieties of freshly made ravioli that you can take back to your villa with a bottle of wine (best prices on the island!).

Da Livio Ristorante

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 779-8900

Da Livio Ristorante

Located near the middle of downtown Cruz Bay, Da Livio Ristorante is on the premises of Cruz Bay Boutique Hotel. While more generally known for Italian food, this possible dining pick serves up an awful lot of pasta and pizza.

Da Livio is located on the first floor of the Boutique Hotel, and is decorated in a modern style that is able to throwback to Italy thanks to the pictures on the wall and the delicious smells coming from the kitchen. In addition to the indoor seating, there is also an outdoor patio that is large enough to sit fifty people, though fills up fast during the lovely St. John evenings.

Virgilio's Restaurant

Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 776-4920

Virgilio's Restaurant is found within downtown Charlotte Amalie, toward the heart of Charlotte Amalie. Though they're broadly known for Italian food, this visitor favorite eagerly offers their pasta and pizza.

While you sit in Virgilio's, you will be led through a meal of homemade pastas and soups, prepared with "Grandma's" old recipes. Your elegant meal will be complimented with the soft music in the background and professional service.

Cafe Roma

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 776-6524

Cafe Roma

Located in the heart of downtown Cruz Bay, Cafe Roma is a smart choice worth considering if you're thinking about visiting this neighborhood or nearby. Visitors that are compelled to eat pasta will particularly love dining here during a trip to downtown Cruz Bay.

Featuring Trattoria-style cuisine and a full bar, you'll find it hard to choose among all of the delicious menu offerings.

Café Amici

Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 779-9000

Café Amici, part of A.H. Riise, is located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, in the heart of Charlotte Amalie. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Italian themed dishes and of course pasta, but wouldn't you know they're also dubbed a hotspot for pizza.

The gourmet pizzas at Café Amici are made with whole wheat crust and fired in a stone oven. Sandwiches, salads, soups, and pastas are also available.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Cafe Roma Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 776-6524
Café Amici 0.2 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 779-9000
Da Livio Ristorante Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 779-8900
Domino's Nisky Center 1.6 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 776-3030
Domino's Tutu Park Mall 0.5 mi. West of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas Italian (340) 775-3400
Pesce 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas Italian (340) 714-7874
Pie Whole 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 642-5074
Pizza Hut Wheatley Center 0.9 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 774-7975
Ronnie's Pizza & Mo Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 693-7700
Sam & Jack's Deli 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Eclectic, Italian (340) 714-3354
Senor Pizza 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas Italian (340) 775-3030
Virgilio's Restaurant 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 776-4920

Similar Food

Tavern On The Waterfront

If you seek even more options in this same genre, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Tavern On The Waterfront (340) 776-4328 European 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Skipper's Brit Pub (340) 777-4653 British Coral Bay, Central St. John St. John
Sangria's Beachside Bistro (340) 714-7874 Mediterranean 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas
Epernay (340) 774-5348 French 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Amalia Cafe (340) 714-7373 Spanish 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
La Tapa (340) 693-7755 Mediterranean Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
The Terrace Restaurant (340) 779-8550 French Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Schnitzel Haus (340) 776-7198 German 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Quiet Mon Pub (340) 779-4799 Irish Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Grande Cru (340) 774-7263 Mediterranean 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Or you could opt to sample the specialties served at these well-liked establishments:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Sun Dog Cafe (340) 693-8340 Pizza Downtown Cruz Bay
Presto Marketplace (340) 715-6125 Pizza 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Mimi's Seaside Bistro (340) 775-2081 Pasta 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
North Side Bistro & Brewery (340) 775-5098 Pasta 2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
Coconuts Bar & Grill (340) 774-0099 Pizza 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie
Island Time Pub (340) 774-2929 Pizza 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town
Caribbean Steakhouse & Saloon (340) 775-7060 Pasta 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town
Joe's Rum Hut (340) 775-5200 Pizza Downtown Cruz Bay
Slice VI - Craft Pizza & Cafe (340) 777-5423 Pizza 1.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Maroon Town
Magens Bay Cafe & Pizzeria -- Pizza 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie

Oftentimes, the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Virgin Islands are those you catch sight of - or scent of - during your daytime travels. Then again, it's still smart to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read more details concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.

 

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