Cajun Cuisine in the USVI

When the craving strikes for Cajun food, you might have a chance to indulge yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of locations in the Virgin Islands where you can sample this kind of food.

With plenty of variety, from the very casual backdrop at La Reine Chicken Shack to the simple cafes where wine and cocktails are just as important to dinner as the grub, you may very well stumble upon something with just the right elements.

Below, you can scan and read details about the small handful of Cajun places that you may be referred to during your vacation. For each restaurant, you can click its name to see more important info about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Blue Moon Cafe

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

Situated in the heart of Frederiksted, Blue Moon Cafe is a good choice for people thinking about going to this town and adjacent locations. Gladly termed an informal type of restaurant, it's not hard to see why people come here to "put their feet up". <p>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.</p>

La Reine Chicken Shack

St. Croix | (340) 778-5717

La Reine Chicken Shack lies 3.8 miles southeast of Cane Bay; it's five miles (eight kilometers) to the west of Christiansted. This local establishment isn't merely Cajun cuisine and barbecue, but it's also known for putting out great chicken. <p>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.</p>

Kim's Restaurant

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

Set in downtown Christiansted, Kim's Restaurant is a smart choice worth considering if you're exploring this neighborhood. Salty, fresh seafood and Cajun food get along famously at this restaurant. <p>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.</p>

Similar Food

Off the Wall

For something different in the same ballpark, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Hook Line & Sinker (340) 776-9708 American 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
XO Bistro (340) 779-2069 American 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Shenanigans (340) 713-8110 American Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
KFC Golden Rock -- American 1.1 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Off the Wall (340) 778-4771 American 0.0 mi. East of Central Cane Bay St. Croix
Joe's Rum Hut (340) 775-5200 American Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
IHOP Sunny Isles (340) 778-4467 American 3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Fish Tails (340) 714-3188 American 1.5 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Tickles Dockside Pub (340) 776-1595 American 0.8 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Betsy's Bar and Restaurant (340) 774-9347 American 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Some of the best places to grab a bite in the Virgin Islands are those you run into while walking the streets near your hotel. But, including a handful of different places in your travel plans, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To learn much more about the culinary options available to you, check out this page.

 

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