Latin American Cuisine in the USVI

During your visit to the Virgin Islands, you'll be able to sample a variety of choices with regards to dining. Can't resist Latin American food during your holiday here? Guests should take note of the places that always feature it on the menu. Get an idea of the Latin American favorites offered and the ambiances to choose from.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal setting of Havana Blue to the lingering deliciousness of dinner and lunch at Rancho Latino, there's a menu suited for each type of traveler and any style of vacation desired.

Before your trip begins, you can read up on the restaurants in the Virgin Islands that specialize in food of the Latin American variety. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Havana Blue

Bellevue, St. Thomas | (340) 715-2583

Havana Blue is a good option for you to consider if you're thinking about spending some time visiting this neighborhood. It is south-southeast of Charlotte Amalie. Visitors that are compelled to eat tapas will wholly enjoy eating here during a visit to Bellevue. Perhaps the most visible aspect of the restaurant is the intense decor that gives Havana Blue an elegant and gourmet feel.

Villa Morales Restaurant

Frederiksted Southeast, St. Croix | (340) 772-0556

Villa Morales Restaurant is located in Frederiksted Southeast, a neighborhood on St. Croix; a mile and a half (two kilometers) to the southeast of Frederiksted. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Latin American creations and one favorite, barbecue, but wouldn't you know they're also fawned-over for another favorite, chicken. Along with their regular menu, Villa Morales Restaurant features the following daily specials: Thursday - stew goat and barbecue spare ribs; Friday - roast pork, roast goat, boil fish and fungi; Saturday - roast pork, roast goat. When it comes time to quench your thirst, Villa Morales is known for J.T.'s Famous Mojitos.

The Pink Spot

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 778-7465

The Pink Spot is found toward the heart of Frederiksted. Don't hesitate to pass through Frederiksted when you have a strong hankering for tapas. This restaurant specializes in a tapas menu where you can find items like kabobs, crab cakes, and tacos. They also do pig roasts on Sundays and Prime Rib on Mondays.

Rancho Latino

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 774-8909

Rancho Latino is found in the eastern outskirts of Charlotte Amalie. The fresh taste of fish and Latin American cuisine both describe the best dishes at this dining option. At Rancho Latino, you will find plenty of options that range from across the Western Hemisphere. You can chow down on a hamburger, bite into some pulled pork, or dig into some mofongo. Either direction you take will be something hot, juicy, and tasty.

The West End Grill

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 772-2160

Positioned near the middle of Frederiksted, The West End Grill is a logical selection that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this town and its surroundings. If you and your party have a desire to couple Latin American dishes with Caribbean panache, this restaurant is dishing up both.

Latin American Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
El Flamboyant Restaurant St. Croix St. Croix Caribbean, Latin American (340) 779-3285
Havana Blue 1.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Fusion, Latin American, Pan Asian / Pacific Rim (340) 715-2583
Rancho Latino 0.7 mi. East-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas Latin American (340) 774-8909
The Pink Spot 0.2 mi. South of Central Frederiksted St. Croix Creole, Latin American (340) 778-7465
The West End Grill Frederiksted, Southern part of the USVI St. Croix Caribbean, Latin American (340) 772-2160
Villa Morales Restaurant 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Frederiksted St. Croix Caribbean, Latin American (340) 772-0556

Similar Food

The Barefoot Cowboy

If you're willing to step just outside the box, there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Savant (340) 713-8666 Mexican 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
The Barefoot Cowboy (340) 201-1236 Tex-Mex Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Pirate's Tavern (340) 778-9650 Mexican 3.3 mi. East of Central Cane Bay St. Croix
Rumbuzz (340) 775-2899 Mexican 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Sharkey's Bait Stand (340) 719-9935 Tex-Mex 0.7 mi. East of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Luncheria (340) 773-4247 Mexican Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Amigo's Dockside Cantina (340) 775-1270 Mexican 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Margarita's Mexican Eatery (340) 693-8400 Mexican Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Taco Hell (340) 777-4275 Mexican 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Fajita Mexican Restaurant & Bar (340) 774-2525 Mexican The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to try any cuisine in the Virgin Islands are the ones you happen upon while trekking the town of your choice. Although, you can't go wrong when you plan on visiting specific venues. To read much more regarding the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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