Cajun Cuisine in the USVI

If you can't get enough Cajun cuisine, don't miss a chance to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a couple of restaurants in the Virgin Islands serving this kind of food.

With options including everything from the very casual atmosphere beloved by diners at La Reine Chicken Shack to the simple cafes whose top dishes will have you craving more, it really is possible to find the dish that tempts your taste buds.

Take a moment to peek at the few Cajun eateries that you may hear about during your getaway. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to read the full article about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

La Reine Chicken Shack

St. Croix | (340) 778-5717

Located 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. Not only is this restaurant famed for Cajun themed dishes and of course barbecue, but we shouldn't forget they're also quite the favorite for chicken.

You should come hungry to La Reine Chicken Shack, as the slow roasted chicken and pig are sure to have you wanting more. Using local techniques and flavors, Chicken La Reine has been serving their barbecued meats and fresh fish to locals and visitors alike since 2002. However, today the also offer some more excitement with regular Latin and Soca music playing on the weekends for patrons to dance to.

Kim's Restaurant

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

Kim's Restaurant is located in downtown Christiansted, near the middle of Christiansted. Lovely, mild seafood and Cajun cuisine come together for some great dishes at this dining option.

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

Joe's Rum Hut

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Cafe Concordia -- American 2.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
The Delly Deck (340) 776-9943 American 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Sunset Grill (340) 776-8500 American 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
McDonald's Tutu Park (340) 775-4691 American 0.6 mi. South West of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas
Magens Bay Cafe & Pizzeria -- American 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Sib's on the Mountain (340) 774-8967 ext. 8 American 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Mermaid (340) 712-2100 American 1.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Sharkey's Bait Stand (340) 719-9935 American 0.7 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
The Terrace Restaurant (340) 779-8550 French Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Jen's Island Cafe And Deli (340) 777-4611 American Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Some of the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Virgin Islands are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly while journeying to and from your hotel. But, noting the names of some tasty-sounding cafes and bars in your travel plans, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To read more information about the dining options available to you, check out this page.


Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.