Spanish Cuisine in the USVI

If you've got a hankering for Spanish cuisine, don't miss a chance to indulge yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a few places in the Virgin Islands within this category.

Your plate will be full of choices, from the informal attitude beloved by patrons of Amalia Cafe to the simple cafes whose regional delicacies are worth snapping pictures of, you might come across a dish worth fighting over.

The following list allows you to browse the limited selection of Spanish places that you may hear about during your getaway. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to learn more about its ambiance, specialties, and nearby things to do.

Salud Bistro

St. Croix | (340) 718-7900

Located 1.7 miles west-northwest of downtown Christiansted, Salud Bistro is a viable option for travelers who are going to explore the island. If you're wondering, Christiansted is a mile and a half (three kilometers) to the east. Speaking of delicious, specialty Spanish food, this possible dining pick will recommend their best: desserts and 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.

Amalia Cafe

Downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas | (340) 714-7373

Situated in the heart of downtown Charlotte Amalie, Amalia Cafe is on the same premises as Palm Passage, and is a logical choice that's worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this neighborhood or the surrounding area. You certainly don't want to pass up downtown Charlotte Amalie if you love Spanish food, but especially crave tapas.

At Amalia Cafe, you will find meals that are full of the Spanish flavor, including traditional lamb shank, seasoned fish entrees, and tasty pork sandwiches. If you're not up for a full meal, the tapas menu is extensive and great for sharing with a friend.

Similar Food

Da Livio Ristorante

If your preferences are flexible, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Domino's Golden Rock (340) 718-6040 Italian 1.0 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant (340) 774-1996 Jamaican Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Da Livio Ristorante (340) 779-8900 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Ronnie's Pizza & Mo (340) 693-7700 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Skipper's Brit Pub (340) 777-4653 British 0.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
Sam & Jack's Deli (340) 714-3354 Italian 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Portobello Ristorante (340) 777-8800 Italian 2.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pesce (340) 714-7874 Italian 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
St. Tropez (340) 772-3000 European Frederiksted, Southern part of the USVI St. Croix
The Terrace Restaurant (340) 779-8550 French Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Plus, you can of course sample the signature menu items found at restaurants like those below:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location Island
Paradise St. Croix (340) 692-2233 Tapas 0.2 mi. South of Central Frederiksted
SandBar (340) 715-7263 Tapas 1.5 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Havana Blue (340) 715-2583 Tapas 1.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie
Twisted Cork Cafe (340) 775-2675 Tapas 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie

Sometimes, the most satisfying foods in the Virgin Islands are the ones you find unexpectedly while walking around during the day. That being said, you can't go wrong when you plan ahead. To discover more details concerning the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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