Asian Cuisine in the USVI

If you've got a hankering for Asian cuisine, don't miss out on an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a few restaurants in the Virgin Islands offering meals in this style.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the very casual atmosphere at Buddah Sushi to the cafes whose decades-old preparations are worth returning for, there's a menu for every type of traveler and any style of dining desired.

The list below allows you to read more about the small handful of Asian eateries you could be curious about during your vacation. For each option that interests you, click the name to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Buddah Sushi

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

Set in Maroon Town, near Anna's Retreat, Buddah Sushi is on Red Hook Road. It is 1.2 miles west-southwest of Red Hook. In the mood for sushi? If you say yes, you'll likely agree Buddah Sushi could be the easiest decision you'll make all day.

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

Luck Chops

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 690-3868

Luck Chops is located in downtown Cruz Bay, near the middle of Cruz Bay. Vacationers who can't wait to eat Asian fare will find those fond flavors at restaurants like this one. Make sure it's on your agenda if you're spending time in a nearby area.

The outdoor lounge is set on a cozy porch with wooden floors that is open to allow for a cool breeze. Indoor seating is casual with the choice to either dine at the bar or a table.

Wok on the Beach

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

Positioned toward the center of Coral Bay, Wok on the Beach is a good choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about visiting this town and areas nearby. When you and your group have a desire to mate Asian cooking with Asian Fusion flair, this restaurant is selling both.

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 your preferences are flexible, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Great Wall Restaurant (340) 776-3566 Chinese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Golden Dragon Restaurant (340) 777-8111 Chinese The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
The Galleon (340) 718-9948 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Fung Kong Chinese Restaurant (340) 718-3001 Chinese The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar & Restaurant (340) 777-8744 Japanese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
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
Galangal -- Thai Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Rhumb Lines (340) 776-0303 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
China Jade Restaurant (340) 778-1996 Chinese 3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best cuisines in the Virgin Islands are those that you run into naturally while walking the streets near your hotel. But, jotting down the names of some nice-looking restaurants on a checklist, is better than leaving everything to the last minute. To learn much more regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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