Asian Cuisine in the USVI

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Asian cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to treat yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of places in the Virgin Islands serving this style of food.

From the very casual atmosphere at Buddah Sushi to the simple cafes whose top dishes are worth adding to your vacation scrapbook, there's a menu suited for each visitor and every mood.

Below, preview the few Asian restaurants you could try during your vacation. For each option that interests you, click the name to view the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Buddah Sushi

Maroon Town, St. Thomas | (340) 714-3474

Buddah Sushi is located close to Anna's Retreat; it is a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the west-southwest of Red Hook. In the mood for sushi? Actually, either way you'll likely agree Buddah Sushi could be the one thing you both agree on.

This pagoda-style restaurant has an open kitchen where guests can look on as their food is being prepared.

Wok on the Beach

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

Positioned near the heart of Coral Bay, Wok on the Beach is a viable choice worth considering if you're going to spend some time exploring this town and its surroundings. If the idea of Asian Fusion food combined with Asian makes you hungry, consider this restaurant during your the Virgin Islands getaway.

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

Also worth considering if you really love Asian food, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Peking Tokyo (340) 779-7338 Thai 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
China Express (340) 775-3388 Chinese Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Asolare Restaurants (340) 779-4747 Asian Fusion 0.3 mi. North of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John
China Fast Food (340) 775-6881 Chinese The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
Great Wall Restaurant (340) 776-3566 Chinese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
China Panda -- Chinese 1.0 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Galangal -- Thai Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar & Restaurant (340) 777-8744 Japanese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Galleon (340) 718-9948 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Umami Bar (340) 244-2824 Asian Fusion Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Sometimes, the most satisfying dining destinations in the Virgin Islands are those you run into naturally while trekking the town of your choice. However, jotting down at least a couple dining options in your daily agenda, allows you to stay flexible. To learn more details concerning the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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