Tex-Mex Cuisine in the USVI

If you find yourself in the mood for Tex-Mex cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few restaurants in the Virgin Islands specializing in this this type of food.

From the pleasant, very casual backdrop at The Barefoot Cowboy to the fantastic dinner and lunch at Above the Cliff, there's a menu for every visitor and even for a memorable date night.

Take time to scan and read details about the few delicious Tex-Mex places that you may hear about during your stay. For each restaurant, you can click its name to get further details about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Coconuts St. Croix

St. Croix | (340) 774-0099

Coconuts St. Croix is at 72 La Grange. It's 0.7 miles north of Frederiksted. Speaking of delicious, specialty Tex-Mex food, this local spot is especially proud of their barbecue and hamburgers. <p>You'll want to come to Coconuts on the Beach hungry to enjoy the hot and fresh meals on the menu as long as you can. With over forty different options, you will have to decide between the healthy wraps, famous burgers, and fresh seafood. However, most items do not stand a chance against the specialty Tex-Mex barbecue options.</p>

Sharkey's Bait Stand

Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 719-9935

Sharkey's Bait Stand is located along the eastern outskirts of Christiansted, close to downtown Christiansted. If all you need is good company, a nice setting, and to be enjoying tasty Tex-Mex fare, take a look at this restaurant where you'll find the setting to be relaxed. <p>Sharkey' Bait Stand is always ready to show you a good time. They are always hosting parties and theme nights, and they have karaoke and billiards to boot.</p>

The Barefoot Cowboy

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 228-5200

The Barefoot Cowboy

Located in the heart of downtown Cruz Bay, The Barefoot Cowboy is on Upstairs at The Lumberyard, North Shore Rd. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit downtown Cruz Bay if your busy day calls for a satisfying serving of tacos. <p>The Barefoot Cowboy has plenty of tasty food that fits any appetite. On the large side you will find a pulled pork and brisket meal (which includes a shot of tequila) and pulled pork sandwiches, while on the smaller side you can find tacos and pulled pork sliders.</p> <p>While at the Barefoot Cowboy, one thing to try is the Adult Snow Cones that are no different than regular snow cones, except that instead of syrup flavoring, they use flavored vodka and rum; a tasty treat to cool off with.</p>

Above the Cliff

Belvedere, St. Croix | (340) 718-1100

Above the Cliff

Above the Cliff is located near Cane Bay; it's 6.7 miles to the west-northwest of Christiansted. Don't overlook Belvedere if you love International food, but especially crave barbecue. <p>Above the Cliff is located in a yellow shack, decked out as you might imagine a sports bar to be: neon signs, flat screen televisions, music and awesome views.</p>

Similar Food

Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you might like distinctly different, but still related places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Robert's American Grille (340) 714-3663 American 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas
Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis (340) 774-1030 soul food 0.2 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
High Tide (340) 714-6169 American Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Wendy's International Plaza (340) 777-3663 American The vicinity of St. Thomas and St. John None
Cafe Concordia -- American 2.4 mi. South of Central Coral Bay St. John
Caribbean Steakhouse & Saloon (340) 775-7060 American 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Sib's on the Mountain (340) 774-8967 ext. 8 American 0.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Wendy's Sunny Isle (340) 778-5999 American 3.2 mi. West-Southwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Woody's Seafood Saloon (340) 779-4625 American Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Cafe Fresco (340) 719-0126 American Downtown Christiansted St. Croix

Sometimes, the most satisfying places to dine in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you run into naturally while journeying to and from your hotel. But of course, you can't go wrong when you plan on visiting specific venues. To read more concerning the types of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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