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The Beach Bar

Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-4220
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna bites” (47 reviews)
“crab dip” (39 reviews)
“nachos” (67 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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211 - 220 of 1,532 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect bar/restaurant right on the beach of Cruz Bay. Food and drinks are great and it's hard to beat the view- you might want to pinch yourself to make sure you aren't dreaming.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We spent some time here nearly every day, whether it was just drinks, while waiting on friends, a quick lunch or dinner, or stopping by to enjoy the live music & wonderful atmosphere at night. No matter what time of the day, you can be...More

Thank CandiO33
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We grabbed drinks at the fun bar and the staff are super fun and talkative! You are literally steps away from the beach, with a big bar space and seating on the sand with a cold drink and live music playing there is not much...More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Beer and nachos on the beach with great view!! Live music at night!! Not a huge restaurant but in great location. A must to visit!

Thank Nmirish
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We enjoyed our afternoon sitting on the beach at The Beach Bar. Great Service beautiful view. The drinks were good and reasonable especially during Happy Hour after 3. We enjoyed the warm crab dip Being used to Maryland Crabs, we found it to be very...More

Thank linkwatson
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Easy to stay for several drinks. The view is wonderful, the bartenders are very friendly and laid back, and if you get hungry the food is good!

Thank jbfla
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after being at Trunk Bay for several hours. Right on the water. A small beach right next to bar. Had super Happy Hour drinks. Can watch the ferry come and go. Beautiful scenery. Close to some shopping. Right next to ferry that goes...More

1  Thank Kristel H
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I loved The Beach Bar. Great cocktails and yummy appetizers especially the crab wontons & plantains!

Thank Jaime P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

You can't stay on St. John and not stop by The Beach Bar and truly understand the island. Go after the beach, sandy and all, and their painkillers will take your breath away along with the view of the water. Play cornhole in the sand...More

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Ate and drank after a dive next door. Fantastic crab Rangoon with real crab. Great drinks and had a table ON the beach. Love it here.

1  Thank Amy B
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Questions & Answers
Lillian T
5 June 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey Lillian, It is VI Law that you cannot smoke within 20' of the service area in any restaurant or bar. Folks who want to smoke just move downwind 20' from the tables. Thanks and we hope to see y'all when you get on... More
15 May 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey there, Most likely we can. What specific date and time are you looking at for your party? Reed
19 March 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
We have a couple of salads that can be vegan. And some of our sides would be, as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4220
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