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Driftwood David's

Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
+1 340-777-4015
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (157 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
“key lime pie” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had such an awesome time at Driftwood David's during our trip. We went for happy hour but ending up staying much longer! David is so friendly and fun! He made great drinks and delicious ribs and fish and chips. We sat at the bar...More

Thank Hannah Y
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

David's bbq ribs are the ONLY ribs I will eat. I still am not a fan of bbq, but I just LOVE these that David cooks up. And the key lime pie is to die for! Now that his restaurant will be closing, we will...More

Thank MySadieGirlsMama
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Dave is AWESOME! We have been here every year for many years - the food is plentiful, the view is awesome, and Dave is a fantastic host. Great place to stop in after a long day of doing nothing on the beach...

Thank brna2000
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My husband & I were last here 12/2016 and had so much fun @ Driftwood Dave's place celebrating the upcoming holidays with some of his regulars! We ALWAYS end up going here 2-3 times before we leave & each visit is always filled with enjoying...More

Thank CarolinaNurse323
Reviewed 25 June 2017

My husband and I shared the fish and chips. If you grab the table on the outside you have a decent view of the National Park dock. The server who waited on us was very friendly and made us feel very comfortable. The fish was...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Yummy! It's a small, unassuming place located in the Lumberyard (not a hardware store, but the name of a shopping/dining complex). Just 2 tables facing the water of Cruz Bay and one hard working man making delicious food. It was so good that we not...More

1  Thank 2-an-island-lady
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Went for lunch and the place was empty. Had Fish & chips that were average at best. Service was friendly and fast, but food was disappointing.

Thank TravelBob78
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I ate here 2 years ago and everything was fantastic. It didn't disappoint! The owner, Dave is a great guy! He runs a different special every night.

Thank NCWrestler
Reviewed 10 April 2017

this is a great find in the lumberyard. david is a great guy and makes and great, FRESH burger!. the fish n chips was freshly breaded and the prices were great. definitely find time to stop by and see him!

Thank Madrugb
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our family visited Driftwood David's on our first trip to St. John in 2015. It was a great meal and wasn't overly expensive. I had the Mahi Mahi sandwich and the rest had burgers. Everyone was impressed and we came back when we visited in...More

Thank TINA C
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29 January 2016|
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Response from PelicanwatersBeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As previously replied, they are imported Danish baby back ribs. Delicious.
Donna G
24 December 2015|
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Response from rickneva | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call, Dave often answers the phone himself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4015
  • E-mail
Local neighborhood sports bar and restaurant that offers fresh burgers, ribs, fish wings and fries. Daily specials ..Live music and dance nights..Call for more info
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