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Dolphin Market

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Address: Boulon Center, Route 10, Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-776-5322

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Not the greatest, but better than it looks

Walking up to it from the back it can look pretty rough, but inside is actually not bad. They have some of about everything, but not a lot of anything except alcohol. The location... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 August 2016
Colton C
Florence, South Carolina
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Fort Worth, Texas
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on reading other reviews, let me add: 1) your on the islands, 2) you're a guest into another culture. A culture that moves as a slower pace in life, and expects a "Good afternoon, how are you?" before you launch into your requests/demands. Yes it's more expensive than on the mainland. Consider the logistics of having everything brought in... More 

Thank HoodlumOfMercy
Schwaig bei Nuernberg, Germany
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been vaguely looking around for eggs for about 10 minutes before asking a staff member where the eggs might be. "No eggs." she says abruptly. "With so many chickens on the island?" jokes me. "Oh well, thanks anyway." Withering look from the egg nazi. A couple of minutes later I walk past the eggs. Boxes of 12 or... More 

Thank Nigrita6
San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is so cold we have to recommend bringing a sweater (all the staff wear them). Doors are kept open despite the energy wastage. Apart from the Arctic feel Dolphin has the usual outrageous prices that USVI life brings with it, which is obviously not just their fault, but they could certainly source more discount products instead of expensive... More 

Thank Arpi-and-Arjuna
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had the privilege of visiting both locations. Both were equally friendly, well stocked. The aisles were tight at the one we frequented more often (Coral Bay), and we just had good laughs with the guy who was trying to stock shelves around us. I've read a lot of one, two star reviews and this is all I have to... More 

1 Thank Lianne H
Florence, South Carolina
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Walking up to it from the back it can look pretty rough, but inside is actually not bad. They have some of about everything, but not a lot of anything except alcohol. The location is convenient and the prices are normal for here (can of Lysol was $8). The next day we discovered The Starfish Market and never went back... More 

Thank Colton C
Beecher, Illinois
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Everything is really, I mean really expensive. We stopped here because it was late and it was the first store we found. Everything we bought was either out of code, my bad for not checking, or had turned. I bought some yogurt well within code and they were all spoiled and the milk was also questionable. The employees were rude... More 

Thank Barbara D
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Could not get to frozen foods stocking shelves. Could not move. Did not know stock. Go to Starfish Market. Check out lady was nice. Will not go back.

2 Thank robin a
Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

In a frequent St John visitor. I have to buy groceries. It's bad enough paying these prices but when you arrive at the counter to pay and you are greeted (not) by a snarky cashier who however becomes very friendly the moment one of her friends walks in (to them)---- it's too much. We tourists are responsible for them having... More 

2 Thank Pmm1948
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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177 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

A local at the rental car company told us this place had better prices than Starfish so we went there to stock up. Maybe we caught it on a bad day but they were out of a LOT of basics, like bread, and had limited choices in almost everything else. We splurged on some red wine and when we got... More 

1 Thank Escapists2
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
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139 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

A decent store with a decent selection at exorbitant prices (typical of anywhere on the island). It has a slightly better selection of fruits and vegetables than other stores. The parking lot is small and on a slope, but we had no problem getting in and out the couple of times we went.


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