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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” (46 reviews)
“crab dip” (38 reviews)
“nachos” (65 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great food and excellent atmosphere. A must visit for anyone going to St John. Highly recommend the fish and chips. My wife loved their mango colada and the painkiller was good too. Perfect place for lunch or dinner and you can even get your food...More

Thank jek28
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Beach bar has one of the best locations on the island. I always feel like they could be doing so much more with the space but they like being what they are. I wish they would spruce it up a little maybe adding picnic tables...More

Thank travelqueen15
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Best bushwackers on the island. And we tried several places. Tried some of their other drinks too, and they were all fantastic. ..especially sitting next to the beach.

Thank EAWilson_3
Reviewed 18 October 2016

No trip to St John is complete without the Painkiller at The Beach Bar! Had a great afternoon sitting at The Beach Bar drinking Painkillers and eating the best crab dip of all time!! Perfect spot to relax and wait for the fairly back to...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This was a fun place on the beach for a happy hour cocktail. It's dog friendly if you like that. It seemed to be a hot spot for locals. We did not try any food so I can't comment on that. Offers a great evening...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great bar for drinks and food right on the beach. Sit and watch the aqua marine water roll up onto the white sand while having a cocktail and bite to eat. The crab meat Wontons were to die for, I would have eaten a bucket...More

Thank MrHappyTravels
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited St. John for 7 days and couldn't resist returning to the Beach Bar time and again. Great drinks, great food, great corn hole and live music. You can't beat it!

Thank jms5882
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stay on SJI for eight days! One of our favorite bars from our Grande Bay Condo was the Beach Bar just steps away! We also enjoyed the chairs out on the beach in Cruz Bay right off the Beach Bar. Great food, dips...More

Thank PapaTiger
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

All of the meats are smoked on site, it smells so good in the shop. My husband had the DJ sandwich and I had The Italian. My sandwich was yummy but my husbands sandwich was amazing. I highly recommend stopping in for a bite.

Thank Gina880
Reviewed 6 October 2016

it's right above the beach, very relaxed. you can enjoy a drink and just take in the view of the tiny beach and across to the ferry dock. it'll be on our visit next time too...

Thank beachminow
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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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
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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