Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Cuisine on St. John

If you've got a hankering for Pan Asian / Pacific Rim food, don't miss a chance to treat yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a few restaurants in the Virgin Islands serving this type of food.

With so much to try, from the very casual attitude beloved by patrons of Rhumb Lines to the restaurants where wine and cocktails are every bit as important as the grub, there's a menu suited for each type of traveler and every style of vacation.

Restaurants Map

The list below allows you to read up on the few Pan Asian / Pacific Rim places you'll have the chance to check out while vacationing nearby. On each restaurant's name, click to find out more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Rhumb Lines

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 776-0303

Rhumb Lines, on the premises of Meada's Plaza, is located within downtown Cruz Bay, near the center of Cruz Bay. Fresh catches from and Pan Asian / Pacific Rim style eats are made for each other at this fun establishment.

While the dishes may be from different parts of the globe, most involve seafood grilled with flavorful spices and prepared in traditional methods. However, you will also be presented with a number of pork, beef, and chicken options, often cooked with noodles or rice.

Wok on the Beach

Coral Bay, St. John | (340) 693-3313

Wok on the Beach is located just outside the heart of Coral Bay. In addition to Pan Asian / Pacific Rim cuisine, this locale has some darn tasty Asian Fusion dishes, so it's a excellent dining option for vacationers who are intrigued by the thought of this combination.

The menu at Wok on the Beach features yummy pan-asian tapas selections as well as a long list of what the restaurant calls 'Big Bowls' which are combinations of different meats, fish, vegetables, and seasonings all cooked together. Along with that, Wok on the Beach also has an extensive list of hand-crafted cocktails and traditional sakes and teas.

Similar Food

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Peking Tokyo (340) 779-7338 Japanese 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar & Restaurant (340) 777-8744 Japanese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Buddah Sushi (340) 714-3474 Japanese 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas
China Express (340) 775-3388 Chinese 0.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Great Wall Restaurant (340) 776-3566 Chinese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Luck Chops (340) 690-3868 Asian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Sometimes, the most exciting food and drink options in the Virgin Islands are those you happen upon while journeying to and from your hotel. But, keeping the important details of a few different places on a checklist, may prove valuable later when your stomach's grumbling. To learn more regarding the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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