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 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>
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>
If you seek even more options in this same genre, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and places like the following:
|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|
|(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|
|(340) 774-0610||American||1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town||St. Thomas|
|(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|
|(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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