Eclectic Cuisine on St. Thomas

Throughout the Virgin Islands, you'll encounter a variety of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. Can't resist eclectic food during your holiday here? Guests should take note of the various establishments that do it best. Luckily, you're likely to come across several restaurants within this culinary category.

With lots to try, from the very casual locale of Beachcomber Bar and Grill to the lingering deliciousness of breakfast and lunch at Bumpa's Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop, you are sure to find something you'll return for again and again.

Use the list below to read up on the enticing set of places where guests can grab eclectic food. Click each option to discover the details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Banana Tree Grille

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 776-4050

Banana Tree Grille

Located less than a hundred yards east of downtown Charlotte Amalie, Banana Tree Grille is on the same premises as Bluebeards Castle, and is a logical selection worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this part of the city and nearby areas. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer eclectic food and seafood, but it's also good at steak. The Banana Tree Grille cooks to order dozens of tasty and juicy entrees. These include Angus Beef from New Zealand, veal, mahi-mahi, roasted chicken, and many other traditional dishes. As you can see, just because this is a steakhouse does not mean it can only cook steaks. With as many seafood options as beef, their selections such as orange ginger ahi-tuna and crab imperial stuffed grouper are some of the local favorites. After dinner, do not forget to try their famous Key Lime Pie or a glass of dessert wine.

Lobster Grille

St. Thomas | (340) 775-1800 ext. 2500

Lobster Grille, which is part of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, is a good option that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time visiting the island; it's three miles (four and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Charlotte Amalie. Seafood and eclectic fare make for a bold combo at this favorite eatery. Breakfast at Lobster Grille ranges from the heavy bananas foster pancakes to a lighter fruit and muffin. The lunch menu is also full of lite offerings like salads and sandwiches, but for dinner the restaurant goes all out. Try one of many lobster dishes, pasta, or a juicy steak.

Beachcomber Bar and Grill

St. Thomas | (340) 774-5250

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Beachcomber Bar and Grill is on the premises of Island Beachcomber Hotel, and is a viable option worth considering if you're going to spend time visiting this part of the island. It is 2.4 miles west of Charlotte Amalie. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its eclectic food and appetizers, but here they're also masters of barbecue. Expect a peaceful ambiance, where dining takes place out on a covered patio at tables with upscale patio furniture. Because the restaurant edges the beach, the view is of the sand and sea, lined with blue beach chairs and coconut palms.

Twisted Cork Cafe

Frenchtown, St. Thomas | (340) 775-2675

Twisted Cork Cafe is a popular choice for guests who are going to be visiting this neighborhood. It's 0.9 miles west of Charlotte Amalie. While more generally known for eclectic culinary creations, this possible dining pick likes to suggest its seafood and tapas. Utilizing local produce -- even some plucked fresh from the on-site garden -- and seafood, this spot also bakes all of its breads and desserts daily.


Catadupa, St. Thomas | (340) 775-3333

Sails is located at Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas. It's 0.7 miles southeast of Red Hook. Not only do they have festive fare including eclectic cuisine and hamburgers, but here they're also fawned-over for another favorite, sandwiches.

eclectic Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Banana Tree Grille 0.6 mi. East of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Eclectic (340) 776-4050
Beachcomber Bar and Grill Central St. Thomas Eclectic (340) 774-5250
Bumpa's Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop Downtown Charlotte Amalie Eclectic (340) 776-5674
Famous Delite 1.6 mi. Northeast of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Eclectic (340) 777-6050
Lobster Grille 2.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie Caribbean, Eclectic (340) 775-1800 ext. 2500
Sails 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook Eclectic (340) 775-3333
Twisted Cork Cafe 0.6 mi. West-Southwest of Downtown Charlotte Amalie Eclectic (340) 775-2675

Some of the most unique dining options in the Virgin Islands are those that you catch sight of - or scent of - during your daytime travels. But, noting at least a few different places on your itinerary, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To discover more information about the dining options awaiting you, check out this page.


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