Latin American Cuisine in the USVI

While exploring the Virgin Islands, expect to encounter a variety of quick-service, sit-down, and fine dining establishments. If you have a taste for Latin American food in particular, then you should take note of the places where this style of cooking is king. Sneak a taste of the Latin American offerings in the Virgin Islands and the ambiances to choose from.

With plenty of variety, from the informal setting of Havana Blue to the tempting dinner service at Villa Morales Restaurant, you could encounter a dish you'll return for again and again.

Below, you can pursue the handful of Virgin Islands restaurants where guests can grab Latin American food. You can click each restaurant's name to find out more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Havana Blue

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

Havana Blue is at 5 Estate Bakkeroe. If you're curious, Charlotte Amalie is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest. This local establishment isn't merely Latin American goodies, which yes, includes seafood, but here they're also masters of tapas.

Located right above SandBar, the restaurant has an intense and rustic decor that gives it the elegant and romantic setting it deserves. As the constant flow of robust flavors and spices fills the dining space, customers can get cosy while enjoying their ocean views and delectable meals.

Villa Morales Restaurant

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

Villa Morales Restaurant is a viable option worth considering if you are thinking about going to this neighborhood. Frederiksted is a mile and a half (two kilometers) to the northwest. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Latin American cuisine and barbecue, but here they're also good at 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.

Rancho Latino

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

Rancho Latino can be found in the eastern outskirts of Charlotte Amalie. Fresh seafood and Latin American panache both share the spotlight at this restaurant.

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

Situated near the center of Frederiksted, The West End Grill is at 330 King Street. In addition to Latin American cuisine, this restaurant offers up Caribbean inspired cuisine, making it a wonderful choice for those who have a whole crown to feed.

El Flamboyant Restaurant

St. Croix | (340) 779-3285

Fresh fish from the Virgin Islands' coasts and Latin American fare both describe the best dishes at this place.

Similar Food

The Barefoot Cowboy

If you seek even more options in this same genre, there are more options from this same flavor palette at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Fajita Mexican Restaurant & Bar (340) 774-2525 Mexican The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
Coconuts St. Croix (340) 774-0099 Mexican 0.7 mi. North of Central Frederiksted St. Croix
Rumbuzz (340) 775-2899 Mexican 1.5 mi. Northeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Amigo's Dockside Cantina (340) 775-1270 Mexican 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Savant (340) 713-8666 Mexican 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Taco Hell (340) 777-4275 Mexican 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
The Barefoot Cowboy (340) 228-5200 Tex-Mex Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Greengos Caribbean Catina (340) 714-8282 Mexican Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pirate's Tavern (340) 778-9650 Mexican 3.3 mi. East of Central Cane Bay St. Croix
Margarita Phil's (340) 693-8400 Mexican Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Visitors often find that the best restaurants in the Virgin Islands are those that you find suddenly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, keeping at least a couple restaurant possibilities in your daily itinerary, might make sense for your travel preferences. To discover more information regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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