Mexican Cuisine on St. John

While staying in the Virgin Islands, you'll encounter a plentiful supply of choices with regards to dining. When your preference is Mexican food, you will want to visit the various establishments that always feature it on the menu. Preview the varying interpretations of Mexican food available at the dining options detailed here.

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From the very casual atmosphere beloved by diners at Greengos Caribbean Catina to the much anticipated dinner service at Taco Hell, you could encounter a dish worth fighting over.

The following list allows you to preview the handful of Virgin Islands restaurants that specialize in food of the Mexican variety. Click each option to read more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Taco Hell

Red Hook, St. Thomas | (340) 777-4275

Taco Hell is located in the heart of Red Hook. Does your whole family love tacos? If you say yes, you should think of this place as the one thing everyone will harmonize over.


St. Thomas | (340) 775-2899

Rumbuzz is located at Magens Point Resort, and is a popular choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this part of the island. It's 1.5 miles northeast of Charlotte Amalie. Fresh seafood and Mexican flair come together for some great dishes at this super casual establishment.

Rumbuzz has a large variety of food that is sure to satisfy most. From hamburgers and hot dogs to traditional Mexican and simple sandwiches, the restaurant has a little bit of everything.

Margarita Phil's

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 693-8400

Margarita Phil's is located in downtown Cruz Bay, near the heart of Cruz Bay. Pay a visit or two to downtown Cruz Bay if you love Mexican food, but especially crave tacos.

Some examples of starters are fajita salad, tri-colored chips, conch fritters and Santa Fe Cesar. Some entrees are enchiladas, burritos, quesadillas, sizzlin' fajitas, pan-roasted grouper fillet and grilled grouper tacos.

Greengos Caribbean Catina

Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 714-8282

Located near the center of downtown Charlotte Amalie, Greengos Caribbean Catina is at 34 Dronningens Gade. Guests that want tacos will wholly like dining here during a trip to downtown Charlotte Amalie.

Greengos has the perfect balance of small appetizers, spicy entrees, and hand-crafted cocktails, all influenced the traditional Mexican spices and flavor. Their Cantina Bowl is a crowd favorite with cilantro rice, greengo beans and melted cheddar cheese, topped with shredded cabbage, corn, poblano peppers, red onions, tomatoes, fresh guacamole and your choice of meat. Along with that, they also offer tacos, burritos, enchiladas, taquitos, and nachos. As for the drinks, everyone's favorite part, Greengos specializes in unique drinks such as the Mexican Mudslide, Donkey Punch, and Painkiller. You'll have to check their menu to find out what is in these tasty drinks.

Amigo's Dockside Cantina

Red Hook, St. Thomas | (340) 775-1270

Amigo's Dockside Cantina is located near the heart of Red Hook. Tourists that are in the mood for tacos will wholly love dining here during a trip to Red Hook.

Similar Food


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

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
SandBar (340) 715-7263 Latin American 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Havana Blue (340) 715-2583 Latin American 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Rancho Latino (340) 774-8909 Latin American 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Barefoot Cowboy (340) 228-5200 Tex-Mex Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Or if you're still looking for that special something, seek out one of the specialties, like the tacos, which is on the menu both at Sib's on the Mountain and Sib's Restaurant.

Oftentimes, the best dining destinations in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while walking the streets near your hotel. But of course, that doesn't mean you can't plan ahead. To find out more concerning the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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