Restaurants Cruz Bay St John
Here are some of our favorites, but there are lots of others to choose from on St. John. We have added a link to each restaurant’s website if we could find it. Hours, menu selection and events may vary by season – check in advance to see if the restaurant offers dine-in and/or take out options. Many of the listings can also be found on Facebook.
The Longboard ⭐️
Asian flare in the heart of town.
The Windmill Bar ⭐️
Mid-Island on Route 10/Centerline Road (Closer to Cruz Bay) (across from Shambles Bar)
Great lookout toward St. Thomas with Bar, Food, Music (see their calendar) to enjoy with an amazing view.
Shambles Bar ⭐️
Mid-Island on Route 10/Centerline Road (Closer to Cruz Bay) (across from the Windmill Bar)
Convenient place tucked into the roadside for bar food like BBQ, pizza and burgers. Reasonable menu.
The Tap Room ⭐️
Cruz Bay. Mongoose Junction.
Home of St. John Brewers. Another place for good burgers. Half-price pizza special 4-6 daily.
Greengos Caribbean Cantina ⭐️
Cruz Bay. Mongoose Junction.
Nice selection of Mexican dishes. Also large screen TVs if you want to watch sports.
The Banana Deck ⭐️
Sits close to the beach and The Beach Bar. Go for the steaks.
The Beach Bar ⭐️
Cruz Bay. Beach.
Painkillers and Beach Concerts. The long-awaited favorite hangout is re-open! Great happy hour 3-7, $2 Caribe, $3 beers and $4 PainKillers.
Cruz Bay. Near Mongoose Junction.
If you want a fancy night out, this restaurant may be one to try. It’s one of the the most upscale restaurants and has a tropical feel with all of its mahogany woods and tropical greenery. Located just down the street from Mongoose Junction.
Extra Virgin Bistro
Swanky date night spot for delicious food with Italian flare.
Menu is a Spanish / Mediterranean flare. Maybe grab a table to sit close to the street & watch the crowd go by.
Joe’s Rum Hut
Cruz Bay. Beach.
Right on the water, this newly refurbished establishment has recently re-opened. Wine and dine by the water.
The Beach Bar is right next door.
The Lime Inn
Down the street from the wharf side area. Convenient to stroll down from the beach and stop at a few shops. Lobster risotto is John’s favorite dish.
North Shore Deli
Cruz Bay. Deli sandwiches, salads, dips, breads and pastries.
Located in Mongoose Junction, downstairs.
Cruz Bay. Greek Food Truck. W,Th, Fr only 11-3.
Located near the only traffic circle in town, across from the fire station.
Cruz Bay. Here are just a few listings. There are more around the island
Lime Inn; North Shore Deli; Longboard; Shaibu’s; Cruz Bay Landing; Extra Virgin
Shopping & Grocery
For grocery stores and shopping, there are no major or “big box” stores on St. John. All are local establishments and most grocery stores would be considered small “mom and pop” sized stores.
CRUZ BAY. A central location to shop, stroll and dine. Lots of businesses to visit and get souvenirs, look at art and jewelry, listen to music and try a restaurant. Restaurants include: The Tap Room, North Shore Deli, 18°64° The Restaurant, Scoops, Sun Dog Cafe, Bajo el Sol Gallery and Art Bar, and Greengo’s Caribbean Cantina. https://mongoosejunctionstjohn.com
CRUZ BAY. Off the foot ferry to the RIGHT there are shops for snorkel rentals or purchase, clothing, jewelry, wine tasting, casino, beach bars & restaurants, etc.
Area by Passenger Ferry
CRUZ BAY. Off the foot ferry to the LEFT there are shops for souvenirs, jewelry, clothing, bars & restaurants, etc. Straight ahead is an ATM and Connections West (luggage storage/mail services)
Mid-way Gas Station and Market – Central
MID-ISLAND. On Route 10/Centerline Road, it’s the only grocery store between Cruz Bay and Coral Bay, so if you’re heading on way or the other, it’s a convenient place to stop. This is a new establishment so not all departments are fully-stocked (for example, meats and cheeses). There is also a gas station and prepared food-stand at this location.
Dolphin Market – Cruz Bay
CRUZ BAY. Grocery Store at the traffic circle in Cruz Bay.
There is also another Dolphin Market in Coral Bay, less than 5 minutes from the villa.
Starfish Market & The Marketplace – Cruz Bay
CRUZ BAY. At the traffic circle, take the first exit directly to the right of the straight up hill (that would take you to Route 10 / Centerline Road). You will end up on a one way side street where there will a church on your right. Proceed straight down this road, and down a hill, then the Starfish Market will be on your left.
Biggest grocery store on island. Within the store there is a meat & seafood section and deli for freshly made sandwiches, hot entrees, pizza, bread.
This is a shopping complex called the Marketplace that not only has the Starfish grocery store, but other shops including the only pharmacy on island called Chelsea Drug.
St. John Gourmet Market – Cruz Bay
CRUZ BAY. At the traffic circle, take the first exit directly to the right of the straight up hill (that would take you to Route 10 / Centerline Road). You will end up on a one way side street where there will a church on your right. Proceed straight down this road, and down a hill, then passed the Marketplace on your left. Keep going passed first gas station on your left, then up and over a steep hill. After the second gas station on your left, St. John Gourmet Market is on your left.
Another good selection of grocery items to choose from. It includes a meat section and deli for freshly made sandwiches, hot entrees.