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Motu

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Address: 1 Bay Street, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
Phone Number: 407-758-6924

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Nutwacker

On an all day boat ride everyone talked about this drink only at Motu. A peanut butter drink. So the next day we took the ferry to St. John. Walked over to Motu. I will never have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
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Dallas, TX.
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

On an all day boat ride everyone talked about this drink only at Motu. A peanut butter drink. So the next day we took the ferry to St. John. Walked over to Motu. I will never have a drink that yummy again. I just wish it was not so filling so that I could drink at least 3 of them.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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195 reviews 195 reviews
47 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This was our first time(s) at Motu. What a cocktail menu!!! We tried Bellinis, Watermelon Margaritas, and several kinds of Bushwackers, each better than the last!! Hillary and Heather are truly a bartender dream team! Thanks for the good times!!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is awesome. Motu was new to us as we hadn't been to St John for a couple years. It's in a great location sort of across from Beach Bar, but with a very different vibe. The bartender (MJ?) is a treasure. We started out with some standard cocktails, but once we saw some of the concoctions she was... More 

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Lake Placid, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Stop by for a drink. They have VI Hoppin IPA on tap, as it is my favorite beer on St. John. The pumpkin bushwackers are exceptional. The two ladies behind the bar are unbelievable, and very helpful with local information. We will definitely return.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Second time we have been to Motu, last time 2 years ago. Had the peanut butter bushwacker the first time, today we had the peanut butter Nutella bushwacker! All I have to say is yum! The bartenders were extremely friendly, views great, a really comfy place to go to. We will return again!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Motu is absolutely great.... You must try the peanut butter bushwhacker.... the owner Dawn is phenomenal.... such a people person and makes everyone feel like she's known you for many years. Definitely will be going back.... My wife and I really loved this place.... Felix and Sonia

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great views, beautiful little bar area with comfy couches to lounge and take in the beach breezes at Cruz Bay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Gorgeous atmosphere, friendly bartenders, amazing drinks! If you fortunate to be on the island during one of their special parties, you will have a blast!

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natewilson
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We showed up here as stop 3 on a bar hop around Cruz Bay. We arrived at around 6:15 pm. The bartender, Heather, was excellent. Tried the Bellini, mojito, motu-Ito and all were delicious. The chocolate pretzel shot was out of this world. This place has a perfect view of the sunset. We met some really nice people too. I... More 

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CT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

If your looking for a nice relaxing bar with a beautiful view then head over to Motu. Located right next to Grand Bay Resort Motu serves up a great relaxing atmosphere looking out over Cruz Bay. Motu is a small bar that serves up great drinks. Hopefully when you go MJ will be there. She really takes pride in serving... More 

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