Cajun Cuisine in the USVI

If you can't get enough Cajun food, don't miss out on an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of locations in the Virgin Islands where you can try some.

With many options, from the very casual attitude at La Reine Chicken Shack to the dives whose chefs' specials are worth daydreaming about, you are sure to find something with just the right elements.

The following list allows you to scan and read details about the few choices for Cajun eateries you could be curious about as you explore. For each option that interests you, click the name to see more important info about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Blue Moon Cafe

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 772-2222

Blue Moon Cafe is situated in the heart of Frederiksted. Because this is an informal style of restaurant, it's easy to see why people love popping in for their food. Old favorites with a twist are what you'll find on the menu at the Blue Moon Cafe. Examples include pina colada pancakes and Thai sesame slaw.

La Reine Chicken Shack

St. Croix | (340) 778-5717

Positioned 3.8 miles southeast of Cane Bay, La Reine Chicken Shack is at 24 Slob A-B, Estate La Reine. If you're wondering, Christiansted is five miles (eight kilometers) to the east. While more generally known for Cajun-inspired cuisine, this place is known for its barbecue and chicken. La Reine Chicken Chicken Shack is located in a building that could easily be someone's private residence. The atmosphere is lively, and everyone is always having a good time at this spot.

Kim's Restaurant

Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 773-3377

Kim's Restaurant is located in downtown Christiansted, near the middle of Christiansted. Salty, fresh seafood and Cajun fare both describe the best dishes at this restaurant. Kim's Restaurant serves local cuisine that resembles a mix of American, Caribbean, and Cajun food, of which the result is hearty, flavorful dishes like chicken and conch pastas and fresh fish seasoned in spicy sauces.

Similar Food

Waterfront Bistro

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you might like distinctly different, but still related local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Caneel Beach Bar & Grill (340) 776-6111 ext. 334 American 1.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Cafe Fresco (340) 719-0126 American Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
The Longboard -- Californian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Waterfront Bistro (340) 777-7755 French Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Subway Carlton (340) 772-0048 American 0.8 mi. South-Southwest of Central Allandale St. Croix
Above the Cliff (340) 718-1100 Tex-Mex 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cane Bay St. Croix
Tony's Barbeque (340) 693-7247 American The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
T'ree Lizards Restaurant (340) 776-6330 American 3.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Subway Redhook (340) 774-4981 American 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
The Mermaid (340) 712-2100 American 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix

Sometimes, the most satisfying kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Virgin Islands are those you run into naturally while walking the streets near your hotel. But, keeping a few nice-looking restaurants on the list, will prevent a desperate search for food. To read more details regarding the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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