Pan Asian / Pacific Rim Cuisine in the USVI

When the craving strikes for Pan Asian / Pacific Rim cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to treat yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a few locations in the Virgin Islands specializing in this this type of food.

With lots to try, from the fine dining favorite named The Galleon to the simple cafes where spirits are just as important to dinner as the food, you're bound to find something you absolutely love.

Below, read more about the limited selection of Pan Asian / Pacific Rim eateries you'll run across during your vacation. On each restaurant's name, click to see the full article about its hours, location, and other offerings.

Rhumb Lines

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 776-0303

Rhumb Lines, which is on the premises of Meada's Plaza, is located within downtown Cruz Bay, in the heart of Cruz Bay. The fresh taste of fish and Pan Asian / Pacific Rim flair are made for each other at this friendly favorite.

While the dishes may be from different parts of the globe, most involve seafood grilled with flavorful spices and prepared in traditional methods. However, you will also be presented with a number of pork, beef, and chicken options, often cooked with noodles or rice.

The Galleon

St. Croix | (340) 718-9948

Located 2.5 miles east-northeast of downtown Christiansted, The Galleon is on the same premises as Green Cay Marina, and is a viable choice for guests who are going to be visiting this part of the island. It's 2.4 miles east-northeast of Christiansted. Hoping to indulge a bit on appetizers during your stay? Even if you're just out for the atmosphere, consider making this fun restaurant the one thing you both agree on.

Set on the waterfront, the large windows give way to views of the marina, where sail boats are constantly coming and going. Inside, the decor is tropical and comfortable, with flowers on the table, palm leaves sprouting from the corner, and wooden chairs that invite you in to sit down and tuck into a meal.

Wok on the Beach

Coral Bay, St. John | (340) 693-3313

Wok on the Beach is found in outside the center of Coral Bay. If the idea of Asian Fusion food paired with Pan Asian / Pacific Rim makes your mouth water, make it a goal to eat at this restaurant at some point during your the Virgin Islands getaway.

The menu at Wok on the Beach features yummy pan-asian tapas selections as well as a long list of what the restaurant calls 'Big Bowls' which are combinations of different meats, fish, vegetables, and seasonings all cooked together. Along with that, Wok on the Beach also has an extensive list of hand-crafted cocktails and traditional sakes and teas.

Similar Food

Also worth considering if you really love Pan Asian / Pacific Rim food, you'll find commonality between the restaurants above and restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Luck Chops (340) 690-3868 Asian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Golden Dragon Restaurant (340) 777-8111 Chinese The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
China Panda -- Chinese 1.0 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Savant (340) 713-8666 Thai 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Peking Tokyo (340) 779-7338 Chinese 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
China Jade Restaurant (340) 778-1996 Chinese 3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
China Express (340) 775-3388 Chinese Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Buddah Sushi (340) 714-3474 Japanese 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Anna's Retreat St. Thomas
Galangal -- Thai Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Great Wall Restaurant (340) 776-3566 Chinese 0.7 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Some of the best culinary offerings in the Virgin Islands are those that you decide upon spontaneously while walking around during the day. But of course, you can't go wrong when you learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To find out much more about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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