Mediterranean Cuisine in the USVI

During your visit to the Virgin Islands, expect to encounter a variety of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. If you have a taste for Mediterranean food in particular, then you should check out the places known for these fun flavors. Sneak a taste of the Mediterranean offerings in the Virgin Islands with this group of popular restaurants.

With lots to try, from the informal attitude at Alexander's Bella Blu to the much anticipated dinner service at La Tapa, there's something for every type of traveler and every dining expectation.

Take time to browse the many places that quench cravings for Mediterranean food. For each of the options, click to read more about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Sangria's Beachside Bistro

Cowpet Bay, St. Thomas | (340) 714-7874

Sangria's Beachside Bistro is located at Elysian Beach Resort. It's 0.8 miles southeast of Red Hook. Vacationers who are compelled to eat pizza will especially like stopping here during a visit to Cowpet Bay.

Dining at Sangria's takes place on a covered patio overlooking the beach, where guests sit on woven chairs pushed up to patio-style glass-top tables.

Salud Bistro

St. Croix | (340) 718-7900

Salud Bistro lies 1.7 miles west-northwest of downtown Christiansted; it is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the west of Christiansted. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Mediterranean goodies, which yes, includes desserts, but here they're also good at seafood.

The bright dining room is an eclectic mix of design, with pink walls and colorful window dressings that presents a funky, friendly, and relaxed atmosphere.

Grande Cru

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 774-7263

Set in the southeastern outskirts of Charlotte Amalie, Grande Cru is located at Yacht Haven Grande. Fresh fish and Mediterranean fare both share the spotlight at this friendly, formal dining option.

You will likely recognize some entrees from Grande Cru, such as the strip steaks and pastas that have been adapted to Grande Cru's style, but you are also likely to notice some items less familiar like unique variations on salads, crostinis, and other otherwise common entrees.

To go with your dinner, you may also want to take a look at their selection of over two dozen wines that can be paired with your meal. Or if you want something a little stronger, you can ask your server what cocktails the house is currently serving.

Alexander's Bella Blu

Frenchtown, St. Thomas | (340) 774-4349

Alexander's Bella Blu is located in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; to the west of Charlotte Amalie. Beautiful seafood and Mediterranean panache both describe the best dishes at this favorite eatery.

Bella Blu offers a range of dishes that find their flair from Mediterranean spices and unique Austrian flavors. Bella Blue features items on their menu that reflect these two cuisines, including fresh seafood, pastas, and wine representative of the Mediterranean, as well as beer, schnitzel, and grilled meats that bring Austrian cuisine to the US Virgin Islands.

La Tapa

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 693-7755

La Tapa

La Tapa is situated in downtown Cruz Bay, near the center of Cruz Bay. Visitors that desire tapas will particularly like eating here during a trip to downtown Cruz Bay.

The menu changes on a nightly basis in order to offer guests the freshest meals every time.

Similar Food

Da Livio Ristorante

For something different in the same ballpark, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Pizzeria Amore (340) 774-2822 Italian Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Amalia Cafe (340) 714-7373 Spanish Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Senor Pizza (340) 775-3030 Italian 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Skipper's Brit Pub (340) 777-4653 British 0.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
Da Livio Ristorante (340) 779-8900 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
40 Strand Eatery (340) 201-8633 Danish Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
The Terrace Restaurant (340) 779-8550 French Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Da Pizza Boat -- Italian 2.5 mi. South West of Central Charlotte Amalie Water Island
Domino's Nisky Center (340) 776-3030 Italian 1.6 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
ZoZo's Ristorante (340) 693-9200 Italian 1.0 mi. Northeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Some of the most unique kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you casually come across while walking around during the day. Although, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a concrete plan for some meals. To discover more details concerning the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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