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What to Eat in U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands offer an assortment of restaurant options that range from white tablecloth establishments to affordable diners and fast food joints. For a  good meal, try Frenchtown or Red Hook restaurants in St. Thomas, or the eateries by Cruz Bay on St. John. There are also a handful of good options on St. Croix's West End. 

Most restaurants in those areas will give you the coddling tourist experience, but you might also find the opportunity to try something more authentic. Look for menu options like pate (ground beef, chicken or salted cod wrapped and deep-fried in dough), johnnycake (deep-fried dough), fungi (corn meal) or peas and rice (kidney beans or lentils with brown rice) to eat like a Virgin Islander.

Find the Best Restaurants in U.S. Virgin Islands

  • #1
    Dinghy's Beach Bar and Grill
    #1 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 930 reviewsTripAdvisor (930)
    $ | American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
    10 Honeymoon Beach Water Island, 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #2
    Island View Guest House
    #2 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 224 reviewsTripAdvisor (224)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, American
    332 Scott Free Road, 00803 St. Thomas
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  • #1
    Side Street Pub
    #1 of 77 Places to Eat in Charlotte Amalie
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 316 reviewsTripAdvisor (316)
    $ - $$ | American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub
    5130 Trompeter's Gade, Creque's Alley, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
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  • #4
    Pizza Pi
    #4 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 434 reviewsTripAdvisor (434)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    Great St James Island, 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #2
    Beuchert's Beer Garden
    #2 of 77 Places to Eat in Charlotte Amalie
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 306 reviewsTripAdvisor (306)
    $ | American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub
    17 Main Street across from Palm Passage, next to Hot Look, Charlotte Amalie 00804 St. Thomas
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  • #3
    Amalia Cafe
    #3 of 77 Places to Eat in Charlotte Amalie
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 992 reviewsTripAdvisor (992)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    5143 Palm Psge, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6416 St. Thomas
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  • #1
    Heidi's Honeymoon Grill
    #1 of 1 Places to Eat in Water Island
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 296 reviewsTripAdvisor (296)
    $ | American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Grill
    Honeymoon Beach, 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #1
    Island Time Pub
    #1 of 15 Places to Eat in East End
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 771 reviewsTripAdvisor (771)
    $ - $$ | Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
    American Yacht Harbor Red Hook St. Thomas
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  • #1
    The Twisted Cork Cafe
    #1 of 8 Places to Eat in Frenchtown
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 361 reviewsTripAdvisor (361)
    $ - $$ | American, Wine Bar, Cajun & Creole, International
    3525 Honduras, Frenchtown 00802-6457 St. Thomas
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  • #2
    Pesce Italian
    #2 of 15 Places to Eat in East End
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1256 reviewsTripAdvisor (1256)
    $$ | Italian
    1 American Yacht Harbor St Thomas, 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #11
    Gladys' Cafe
    #11 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2083 reviewsTripAdvisor (2083)
    $ - $$ | Caribbean
    5600 Royal Dane Mall Suite #9, 00802-6410 St. Thomas
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  • #12
    Thirteen
    #12 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 541 reviewsTripAdvisor (541)
    $$ | Pizza, Contemporary
    13A Estate Dorothea Rt. 33 Crown Mountain Road St. Thomas
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  • #2
    Oceana
    #2 of 8 Places to Eat in Frenchtown
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 986 reviewsTripAdvisor (986)
    $$ | Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary
    8 Honduras Villa Olga, Frenchtown 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #14
    Frenchtown Deli
    #14 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 189 reviewsTripAdvisor (189)
    $ | American, Cafe
    24A Honduras St. Thomas
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  • #15
    Virgilio's
    #15 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 432 reviewsTripAdvisor (432)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
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  • #4
    Greengos Caribbean Cantina
    #4 of 77 Places to Eat in Charlotte Amalie
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1005 reviewsTripAdvisor (1005)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Healthy
    5185 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6400 St. Thomas
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  • #17
    The Tap & Still Redhook
    #17 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1100 reviewsTripAdvisor (1100)
    $ | American, Pub
    123 American Yacht Harbor Redhook, 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #5
    Pizza Amore
    #5 of 77 Places to Eat in Charlotte Amalie
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 290 reviewsTripAdvisor (290)
    $ | Italian, Pizza
    Al Cohen's Mall Havensight, Charlotte Amalie 00802 St. Thomas
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  • #19
    Fresh Bistro
    #19 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 202 reviewsTripAdvisor (202)
    $ - $$ |
    Yacht Haven Grande Next to Havensight/WICO dock St. Thomas
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  • #20
    Jen's Island Cafe and Deli
    #20 of 296 Places to Eat in St. Thomas
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 395 reviewsTripAdvisor (395)
    $ - $$ | American, Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood
    43-46 Norre Gade St. Thomas
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