Italian Cuisine in the USVI

Almost everywhere in the Virgin Islands, expect to be overwhelmed by the tempting spread of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. But guests who seek Italian cuisine in particular can't afford to miss the restaurants known for these fun flavors. If you're wondering how common it is, there's dozens of restaurants within this cuisine alone.

With so much to try, from the very casual atmosphere at Pizza Hut Villa La Reine to the inviting dinner and lunch at Domino's Golden Rock, you're sure to locate a menu item worth sending a postcard about.

Take a moment to read up on the wide selection of restaurants specializing in Italian food available in the Virgin Islands. Click on one of the options to view more information about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Café Amici

Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 779-9000

Positioned near the center of downtown Charlotte Amalie, Café Amici is a part of A.H. Riise. As part of a menu decked with Italian cuisine, this possible dining pick likes to suggest its pasta and pizza.

Café Amici is an open air spot with a bistro-style ambiance.

Cultured Pelican

East End, St. Croix | (340) 773-3333

Located in East End, close to Cotton Valley, Cultured Pelican is on East End Road. In case you're wondering, Christiansted is to the west. Although some delight in the general selection of Italian culinary creations, this possible dining pick likes to suggest its pasta and pizza.

This restaurant is Italian, and you will see many of the famous Italian dishes on the menu, including global favorites like spaghetti with meatballs, chicken Parmesan, and grilled veal. You will also see a number of less famous, but equally authentic dishes. As for the pizzas, you will be able to either a pie with tomato sauce, or a white pie, as well as being able to customize it with an assortment of traditional toppings, like pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, and ham. Similar to the pizzas, you will also be able to order calzones, which can also be customized with the same toppings.

Sam & Jack's Deli

Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 714-3354

Sam & Jack's Deli

Sam & Jack's Deli is located on St. John. Speaking of delicious, specialty food with Italian flair, this local spot serves up an awful lot of pasta and sandwiches.

Specialty Sandwiches are available either hot or cold, or you can put together your own creation by mixing and matching any of their house-roasted meats, huge cheese selection and seemingly endless vegetables and house-made condiments. After a long day on the beach, stop by for a glass of their famous sangria, a cold beer, or the wine of the month while you peruse the grab'n'go dinners.

Entrees change daily, and some favorites include fusilli pasta with wild mushrooms and truffle cream sauce, roasted chicken, lobster mac'n'cheese, baby back ribs, turkey pot pies and several varieties of freshly made ravioli that you can take back to your villa with a bottle of wine (best prices on the island!).

Virgilio's Restaurant

Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 776-4920

Set near the middle of downtown Charlotte Amalie, Virgilio's Restaurant is a good choice for you to consider if you're going to check out this neighborhood or the surrounding area. It's worth noting that within the genre of Italian-inspired cuisine, this visitor favorite boasts about their pasta and pizza.

While you sit in Virgilio's, you will be led through a meal of homemade pastas and soups, prepared with "Grandma's" old recipes. Your elegant meal will be complimented with the soft music in the background and professional service.

ZoZo's Ristorante

Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 693-9200

ZoZo's Ristorante

Located toward the northeastern outskirts of Cruz Bay, ZoZo's Ristorante is on the premises of Caneel Bay Resort. Speaking of delicious, specialty Italian culinary creations, this visitor favorite likes to suggest its appetizers and pasta.

ZoZo's offers traditional Italian dining. There, it is common for diners to eat an appetizer followed by a small pasta dish, and finally a plate of the main meal which is of either fish or meat. All the food -- including the pasta -- is made fresh daily. Guests should also be aware that in order to utilize fresh ingredients, the base menu changes about four to five times a year. Currently, some of the guest favorites include osso buco and pistachio crusted mahi mahi.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Cafe Roma Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 776-6524
Café Amici Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 779-9000
Cultured Pelican 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Cotton Valley St. Croix Italian (340) 773-3333
Da Livio Ristorante Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 779-8900
Da Pizza Boat 2.5 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie Water Island Italian --
Domino's Golden Rock 1.0 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix Italian (340) 718-6040
Domino's Nisky Center 1.6 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 776-3030
Domino's Tutu Park Mall 0.5 mi. West of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas Italian (340) 775-3400
Dorothy's Pizzeria Restaurant & Bar Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 714-1313
Napoleon's Pizza 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Frederiksted St. Croix Italian (340) 713-9955
Pesce 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas Italian (340) 714-7874
Pie Whole 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 642-5074
Pizza Hut Veteran's Drive 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 774-2291
Pizza Hut Villa La Reine 3.9 mi. Southeast of Central Cane Bay St. Croix Italian (340) 778-2100
Pizza Hut Wheatley Center 0.9 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 774-7975
Pizzeria Amore Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 774-2822
Pizzeria on St. John St. John St. John Italian (340) 693-7700
Portobello Ristorante 2.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 777-8800
Ronnie's Pizza & Mo Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 693-7700
Sam & Jack's Deli 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John Eclectic, Italian (340) 714-3354
Senor Pizza 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas Italian (340) 775-3030
Smuggler's Cove 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix Italian (340) 719-1333
Tutto Bene 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix Italian (340) 773-5229
Un Amore 1.5 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix Italian (340) 692-9922
Virgilio's Restaurant Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Italian (340) 776-4920
Vista Mare Downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 777-6273
ZoZo's Ristorante 1.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John Italian (340) 693-9200

Similar Food

Tavern On The Waterfront

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
The Terrace Restaurant (340) 779-8550 French Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Tavern On The Waterfront (340) 776-4328 European Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Top Hat Restaurant (340) 773-2346 Scandinavian 2.7 mi. West-Southwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Salud Bistro (340) 718-7900 Spanish 1.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
40 Strand Eatery (340) 201-8633 Danish Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Pickled Greek (340) 713-1868 Greek 1.2 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Kendrick's (340) 773-9199 French Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Grande Cru (340) 774-7263 Mediterranean 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Sangria's Beachside Bistro (340) 714-7874 Mediterranean 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas
Skipper's Brit Pub (340) 777-4653 British 0.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John

And don't forget to check out the signature dishes served at places like those below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Presto Marketplace (340) 715-6125 Pizza 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Subway Golden Rock -- Pizza 1.2 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted
Caribbean Steakhouse & Saloon (340) 775-7060 Pasta 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town
Health Conscious (340) 778-6610 Pizza The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John
Joe's Rum Hut (340) 775-5200 Pizza Downtown Cruz Bay
North Side Bistro & Brewery (340) 775-5098 Pasta 2.2 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
Slice VI - Craft Pizza & Cafe (340) 777-5423 Pizza 1.9 mi. East-Northeast of Central Maroon Town
Thirteen (340) 774-6800 Pizza 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie
Sun Dog Cafe (340) 693-8340 Pizza Downtown Cruz Bay
Magens Bay Cafe & Pizzeria -- Pizza 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie

Some of the most unique places to dine in the Virgin Islands are those that you decide upon spontaneously during your daytime travels. Although, it doesn't hurt to plan on visiting specific venues. To discover more details concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.