Japanese Cuisine in the USVI

When the craving strikes for Japanese cuisine, don't miss out on a chance to spoil yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a couple of restaurants in the Virgin Islands where you can sample some.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the very casual setting of Peking Tokyo to the dives where wine and cocktails are every bit as important as the food, you are sure to find something you'll return for again and again.

The list below allows you to read up on the few delicious Japanese eateries that you'll have the chance to visit during your vacation. On each restaurant's name, click to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Buddah Sushi

Maroon Town, St. Thomas | (340) 714-3474

Buddah Sushi is situated in the general vicinity of Anna's Retreat; it's a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the west-southwest of Red Hook. Does your whole family love sushi? Actually, either way make this restaurant a done-deal, as far as your itinerary goes.

This pagoda-style restaurant has an open kitchen where guests can look on as their food is being prepared.

Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar & Restaurant

Havensight, St. Thomas | (340) 777-8744

Located on the edge of Charlotte Amalie, a quarter mile east-southeast of downtown, Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar & Restaurant is a smart choice for you to consider if you're thinking about visiting this neighborhood or the surrounding area. Got sushi on the brain? Even if you're just out for the atmosphere, there's no shame in it being a done-deal, as far as your itinerary goes.

The design at Ben Iguana's is sleek and modern, with the focal point being a series of fish tanks.

Peking Tokyo

Red Hook, St. Thomas | (340) 779-7338

Positioned near the middle of Red Hook, Peking Tokyo is a good option for guests who are going to check out this town and its surroundings. Vacationers who desire sushi will especially love eating here during a trip to Red Hook.

Similar Food

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Savant (340) 713-8666 Thai 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
China Jade Restaurant (340) 778-1996 Chinese 3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Fung Kong Chinese Restaurant (340) 718-3001 Chinese The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
Galangal -- Thai Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
China Panda -- Chinese 1.0 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Wok on the Beach (340) 693-3313 Asian 0.2 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
Rhumb Lines (340) 776-0303 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Luck Chops (340) 690-3868 Asian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
The Galleon (340) 718-9948 Pan Asian / Pacific Rim 2.5 mi. East-Northeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
China Express (340) 775-3388 Chinese Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Or you can sink your teeth into the specialty items served at places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Great Bay Lounge (340) 775-3333 Sushi 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook
Caneel Beach Bar & Grill (340) 776-6111 ext. 334 Sushi 1.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay
Club Comanche R.A.W. (340) 643-4729 Sushi Downtown Christiansted

Some of the most unique cuisines in the Virgin Islands are those you find suddenly while journeying to and from your hotel. Then again, it doesn't hurt to have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read more details about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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