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Mongoose Junction

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Address: North Shore Road, 00830, St. John
Phone Number: 340-693-7615
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Mongoose Junction is St John's premier collection of fashionable shops and...

Mongoose Junction is St John's premier collection of fashionable shops and restaurants in a unique architectural and tropical setting unmatched in the Virgin Islands and quite possibly in the entire Caribbean.Visitors consider us one of St. John's favorite attractions after our National Park and beaches.Just a few minutes stroll from the St John Ferry Dock, you will find Mongoose Junction to be as varied and unique as St John itself, with shopping, restaurants, bars, clothing and other professional services for every style, age and taste.

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Shaded and cool. Great place to shop

My husband and I took our first trip to St. John and Mongoose Junction and will definitely be back. Probably every year. The shops are interesting and have a nice variety... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I took our first trip to St. John and Mongoose Junction and will definitely be back. Probably every year. The shops are interesting and have a nice variety. Loved That my husband could sit at an outdoor spot to grab a beer while I shopped. I didn't get to explore all of it, but I'm not done... More 

Thank VintageJ129
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not much of a shopper, but I was intrigued by the architecture of this venue. It was designed by a local architect, and built using many traditional methods and materials. It is very quaint overall, and has lots of great shops. It was the nicest place we visited in Cruz Bay - by far!

Thank Jonathan B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent all ages! Something for everyone! Quality fine jewelry clothing and local art with just the right mixture of locale gallery interesting affordable pieces to purchase!! Fun fun

Thank Brooke L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ocean Grill is delicious and like eating in a treehouse. Go for ice cream around the corner.. fun outing!

Thank Natalie B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mongoose junction offers many restaurants and interesting shops right on the outskirts of Cruz Bay. There are jewelry and clothing shops, restaurants, shady places to people watch, and parking. It is a little less hectic than trying to find a place to park in the heart of town. We also appreciate the trip and info kiosk they have there making... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Have a few hours to kill and tired of the beautiful beaches in St. John, then head to mongoose junction for a fun walkabout. Local made items as well as regular tourist fare. Some nice swimsuits available at typical island prices. Great way to get away from the afternoon daily showers that last a few minutes. Some nice eateries as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Based on the reviews I was looking forward to coming here. But many of the stores were closed and the restaurants were all sit down restaurants. The area is very nice, but very small. They have a nice shop that is supported by the Friends of St John National Park. Would skip it if you don't have the time.

Thank RockNCreekGirl
grand rapids
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Even while on gorgeous St John, you may need a short break from the sand and sun. This one of a kind area has it all. It is worth seeing for the stone construction alone. Little shops are interspersed among winding stairways and tropical plants. There is often music playing and little open-air bars and restaurants around several corners. Unique... More 

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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Small outdoor bar but great drinks. 10 seats perhaps and good hangout while your wife is shopping. Been here many times over the years and always fun. Bartender will make any drink you want. Bring your camera.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Loved several of the shops here, there's a bar in the middle so you can grab a drink while shopping, and several restaurants too; I loved the ocean grill. Right near downtown and worth the trip!

Thank DHancock

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