Spanish Cuisine in the USVI

If you find yourself in the mood for Spanish food, you might find yourself with an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, you can still find a couple of restaurants in the Virgin Islands specializing in this this type of food.

With lots to try, from the informal atmosphere beloved by diners at Amalia Cafe to the neighborhood eateries whose decades-old preparations are worth snapping pictures of, you could encounter a dish worth sharing - or not, as the case may be.

Below, you can get more details about the limited, though enticing, options for Spanish places you could try during your stay. On each restaurant's name, click to view the full article about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Salud Bistro

St. Croix | (340) 718-7900

Located 1.7 miles west-northwest of downtown Christiansted, Salud Bistro is on Main Princess Road. It's 1.8 miles west of Christiansted. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Spanish food and of course desserts, but here they're also dubbed a hotspot for seafood. <p>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.</p>

Amalia Cafe

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

Located near the middle of downtown Charlotte Amalie, Amalia Cafe is on the premises of Palm Passage. Thinking about Spanish food, and definitely need some tapas? Then you may as well make this place the one thing on your list you do twice. <p>The open air Amelia Cafe features Spanish decor in keeping with the overall theme of the restaurant. The walls consist of beautiful stone work and yellow panels lined with photographs of Spain and Spanish inhabitants. Meanwhile the tables are a mismatch of wooden and wicker chairs.</p>

Similar Food

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If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are more options from this same flavor palette at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Virgilio's Restaurant (340) 776-4920 Italian Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pie Whole (340) 642-5074 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Un Amore (340) 692-9922 Italian 1.5 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Napoleon's Pizza (340) 713-9955 Italian 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Frederiksted St. Croix
St. Tropez (340) 772-3000 European Frederiksted, Southern part of the USVI St. Croix
Grande Cru (340) 774-7263 Mediterranean 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pizzeria on St. John (340) 693-7700 Italian St. John St. John
Ideal Restaurant (340) 777-5321 Trinidadian Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Smuggler's Cove (340) 719-1333 Italian 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant (340) 774-1996 Jamaican Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

And for even more fare from this family, try the specialties available at places like these:

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

Some of the most memorable foods in the Virgin Islands are the ones you find unexpectedly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, including the important details of a few viable options in your travel plans, means you'll have multiple alternatives, even in a pinch. To read even more about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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