St. John: Cruz Bay Dining Guide

St. John: Cruz Bay Dining Guide

As you walk through Cruz Bay in St. John on any given evening you’re sure to hear the distant sounds of live music traveling in the evening breeze. As you pass various establishments, you’ll hear the laughter of visitors and locals alike sharing a good time over some island cocktails. You won’t hear the traffic or train noises of a city, but you will find that same global community here on this rock in the Caribbean. After just a few minutes of experiencing the variety of smells and ambiances coming from each little eatery, you’ll see that Cruz Bay is a culture-filled “city” on an island, full of visitors and “locals” from all over the world. These remarkable dining experiences are just one of the many reasons why St. John is so attractive. Let me be your guide through the many cuisines, cultures, and culinary options you’ll encounter in Cruz Bay:

Breakfast- Morning Fare, Unique Island Twists, Weekend Brunch

Baked in the Sun (Daily, Closed Sundays)

Cafe Livin (Daily)

Cruz Bay Landing (Daily)

High Tide Bar & Seafood Grill (Daily)

Inn At Tamarind Court (Daily)

Jake’s Restaurant (Daily)

Rhumb Lines- (Sunday Brunch)

Lunch, Dinner, or a Beachside Party

At The Deli- Sandwiches, Lighter Fare

Baked in the Sun (L)

Cafe Livin (L)

Jake’s Restaurant (L)

North Shore Deli (L)

Sam & Jack’s (L)

Fresh Catch & Something for Land Lubbers- Seafood, Caribbean, Surf & Turf

De Coal Pot (L,D)

Extra Virgin Bistro (D)

Lime Inn (L,D)

Morgan’s Mango (D)

Ocean 362 (D)

Ocean Grill (L,D)

Sogo’s Restaurant (L,D)

The Fish Trap (D)

The Terrace Restaurant (D)

Turtle Bay Estate House (D) Caneel Bay

Waterfront Bistro (L,D)

Happy Hours- Island Bar, Pub Fare

Barefoot Cowboy (D)

Joe’s Rum Hut (L,D)

Quiet Mon Pub (L)

The Beach Bar (L,D)

The Tap Room (L,D)

Woody’s Seafood Saloon (L,D)

X on St. John (D)

Keepin’ It Casual- Casual Fare, Laid-back Ambiance

Candi’s Delights (L,D)

Cruz Bay Landing (L,D)

Driftwood David’s (L,D)

High Tide Bar & Seafood Grill (L,D)

The Banana Deck (L,D)

Uncle Joe’s BBQ (L,D)

Stock Up- Market, Provisions

Dolphin Market

Starfish Market

Treat Yourself- Sweet Treats

Drink St. John (Cocktails)

Our Market Smoothies (Smoothies)

St. John Scoops (Ice Cream)

Sip & Chill (Coffee, Frozen Yogurt)

Way Off Island- International Cuisines

Aqua Bistro (L,D) (American, Mediterranean, Caribbean)

Asolare (D) Near Caneel Bay (Asian Fusion)

Bowery (D) (International Fusion)

Cafe Roma (D) (Italian)

Caneel Beach Bar & Grill (L,D) (American, Pizza, Sushi)

Da Livio Ristorante et Pizzeria (D) (Italian)

Inn At Tamarind Court (D) (International)

La Tapa (L,D) (Spanish, Mediterranean)

Little Olive (L) (Greek Food Truck)

Margarita Phil’s (L,D) (Mexican)

Rhumb Lines (D) (Asian Fusion)

Ronnie’s Pizza (L,D) (Pizza)

Sun Dog Cafe (L,D) (American, Pizza, Tex-Mex)

The Dugout at 420 to Center (L,D) (Chinese)

The Longboard (D)  (Asian Fusion, Tacos)

Vista Mare (D) (Italian)

Viva La Revolution Cantina (D) (Mexican)

ZoZo’s (D) Caneel Bay (Italian)

After Midnight-After hours bar scene   

Joe’s Rum Hut- open until 1am

Quiet Mon Pub- open until 1 or 2am

The Beach Bar- open until 2am

The Dugout at 420 to Center- open until 1 or 2am

Woody’s Seafood Saloon- open until 1 or 2am

X on St. John- open until 1am

Dining in Cruz Bay is more than just a great meal, it’s a unique connect to the island that you’re unlikely to forget. So dive right in and don’t be shy! You can’t go wrong to try something new anywhere in Cruz Bay.

A Toast to St. John,


A local dining guide to Cruz Bay in St. John, USVI. Discover the many cuisines found in St. John and the variety of restaurants located in Cruz Bay.
Megan Carpenter
Executive Editor, CaribbaConnect
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