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Gladys' Cafe

5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-6604
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So good we went twice! Stopped while shopping with my husband the first time. He had the Chicken Roti and I had Kalalloo soup, johnny cakes and fungi with creole sauce. Oh. My. Golly!!! They were super busy due to the cruise ships but attentive....More

Thank Theresa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Gladys on several occasions while on the island. We loved it! Food was great and service was exceptional. Ms Pauline is the best! We will be back.

Thank Sheila V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jerk Chicken Plate was delish and the papaya colada was tasty. The place is rustic, with beautiful pictures on the walls for purchase.

Thank Jas O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was awesome and the service was great! I would really recommend it!! Right in the middle of everything.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place! Our dishes included chicken curry rotti, and conch chowder - simply delicious! The atmosphere and service are wonderful- it’s a great place! Highly recommend it!

Thank saborioa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remembered reading reviews of Gladys’ Cafe prior to our visit to St. Thomas today. Not easy to find but worth the effort. We stopped in for a mid-morning post breakfast snack....after looking at the menu, I wish I’d been hungrier. My wife ordered the...More

Thank DonK777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Down Home Caribbean at its best. Love the Oxtail specials. And dont forget to take home Gladys' Home brewed hot sauce

Thank Superfred1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here twice during our vacation. The food and service is great. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank ru4real702
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to have authentic Caribbean good. Loved the atmosphere and great service. Try the guacamole, it was fantastic, the fried fish was a hit with my daughter.

Thank fivewellbeing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had stopped in for breakfast and was in and out in 30 minutes which is unheard of on the island! Our server was super sweet, knew the menu inside and out and even suggested hints to save us money. We went back for lunch...More

Thank ssquinn1977
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March 1, 2018|
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Response from loare55 | Reviewed this property |
You can get anything to go -
Why isn't the staff friendly? Why are all guests charged $1 for the bathroom? I feel more like I am bothering someone by inquiring about your food and drink selection rather than enjoying the atmosphere and ordering off the menu. There are only a handful of ppl that work at this establishment and no one smiles unless your caucasian. Yet staff is eager for a tip....Then to not have all that's on the menu available and receive mediocre food on top of the poor service. Am I missing something? Also the alcoholic beverages seem more like a ploy to get more money from tourists because there wasn't any alcohol in the drinks I paid for 3x's . I should not hear an excuse about everyone complains about the bar tender... last but not least your portion size of rice is for a child, we are fully aware of portion control but it seems cheap to give your guests 2-3 table spoons of rice compacted to look pretty on a dish, I don't recall being on a diet.. Am I paying for a $20 and up snack or a meal... even highend restaurants give you a better portion than that... I should leave feeling full not hungry... maybe I am missing something because these reviews are very misleading.
July 24, 2017|
Response from DonK777 |
The bathroom is next door and had a sign explaining the $1 fee. I might add it was one of the nicest bathrooms anywhere. The staff was exceptionally friendly today. Just sayin’ from our experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-6604
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Try authentic Creole Caribbean and Continental dishes at breakfast and lunch in a colonial warehouse in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Sample all three varieties of Gladys' world famous homemade Hot Sauce - it makes great gifts for your spicy-food-loving friends.
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