Mexican Cuisine on St. John

While exploring the Virgin Islands, expect to come upon a wide selection of options when it comes to dining. When your preference is Mexican food, you should take note of those restaurants that always feature it on the menu. Prepare your taste buds for the Mexican dishes awaiting you at the satisfying set of restaurants below.

Restaurants Map

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual destination known as Taco Hell to the lovely dinner service at Margarita Phil's, you're sure to locate a menu item with just the right elements.

The following list allows you to peek at the group of popular establishments that specialize in food of the Mexican variety. Click each option to see more important info about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Greengos Caribbean Catina

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

Greengos Caribbean Catina is located in downtown Charlotte Amalie, near the heart of Charlotte Amalie. Head on over to downtown Charlotte Amalie when you want the familiar, inviting flavor profile of tacos.

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.

Taco Hell

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

Positioned near the heart of Red Hook, Taco Hell is a logical choice worth considering if you're going to explore this town and its surroundings. People that want tacos will especially enjoy stopping here during a trip to Red Hook.

Margarita Phil's

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

Located in downtown Cruz Bay, Margarita Phil's is on North Shore Road. Guests who are in the mood for tacos will thoroughly love dining here during a trip to downtown Cruz Bay.

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.


St. Thomas | (340) 775-2899

Rumbuzz is located at Magens Point Resort, and is a viable choice worth considering if you're thinking about exploring this side of the island. In case you're wondering, Charlotte Amalie is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the south west. Fresh seafood and Mexican panache both describe the best dishes at this chilled-out restaurant.

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.

Amigo's Dockside Cantina

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

Amigo's Dockside Cantina can be found near the heart of Red Hook. Pay a visit or two to Red Hook if you love Mexican food, but especially crave tacos.

Similar Food

The Barefoot Cowboy

If seeking variety within the same genre, you will find similar ingredients and influences at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
The Barefoot Cowboy (340) 228-5200 Tex-Mex Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Rancho Latino (340) 774-8909 Latin American 0.7 mi. East-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

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

Some of the best places to try any cuisine in the Virgin Islands are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. That being said, that doesn't mean you can't have a handful of favorites in mind. To learn even more regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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