Creole Cuisine in the USVI

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Creole cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a few places in the Virgin Islands where you can sample some.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal atmosphere beloved by diners at Paradise St. Croix to the simple cafes where drinks are just as crucial as the the grub, you're sure to locate a menu item that suits your taste - and budget.

Below, you can get more details about the limited, though enticing, options for Creole eateries that you may hear about as you explore. Click each option to find out more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Sweet Plantains

Coral Bay, St. John | (340) 777-4653

Sweet Plantains

Sweet Plantains is located near the middle of Coral Bay. Fresh fish and Creole flavors are a great pair at this chilled-out eatery. <p>West Indian artwork and a tropical garden make dining outside at Sweet Plantains a true island experience.</p>

Paradise St. Croix

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 692-2233

Located near the middle of Frederiksted, Paradise St. Croix is at 17 Strand Street. In the mood for tapas? Actually, either way there's no shame in it being the one thing on your list you do twice. <p>Aptly named, the restaurant is housed inside a pink Danish building with a prettily decorated courtyard and a bar-style inside. The overall ambiance is laid back and charming, while the theme is comedy; they try and bring in a comedian once a month or so and are looking into doing a few open mike nights. They also do live music once and a while. There are 19 tables not including the bar seats and the wall tables around the restaurant.</p>

Similar Food

Hull Bay Hideaway

If you seek even more options in this same genre, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Hull Bay Hideaway (340) 777-1898 American 2.5 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Above the Cliff (340) 718-1100 Tex-Mex 0.8 mi. East-Northeast of Central Cane Bay St. Croix
Ocean 362 (340) 776-0001 American Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
St. Tropez (340) 772-3000 French Frederiksted, Southern part of the USVI St. Croix
Aqua Bistro (340) 776-5336 Caribbean 0.3 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
Texas Pit BBQ (340) 774-0610 American 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Sweet Life Cafe (340) 775-2650 Caribbean 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Vie's Snack Shack (340) 693-5033 Caribbean 2.6 mi. East of Central Coral Bay St. John
Indigo Grill (340) 774-4433 Caribbean 0.2 mi. Northeast of Central Coral Bay St. John
Sapphire Bar and Grill (340) 775-6123 American 1.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best cuisines in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you find suddenly while walking around during the day. However, writing down the addresses of a few different restaurants in your agenda, is encouraged even for flexible travelers. To read more details regarding the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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