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Motu

1 Bay Street, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
407-758-6924
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Ranked #1 of 3 Nightlife in Cruz Bay
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Lake Placid, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
31 helpful votes 31 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 helpful votes 2 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 via mobile

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Georgetown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Really enjoyed Motu and the scenery. Service was great and atmosphere was fun and relaxing. A must stop when visiting St John.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

all i can say you is you cannot go wrong if the first day you are on st. john you walk over to Motu and settle in for a sunset cocktail. unbeatable. it is the reason folks like us go to the islands.

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Warren, VT
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We went to a cocktail hour here last night and had the nicest time. They had a steel pan player, light appetizers brought in from next door and a few drink specials. This place is just around the corner from all of the beach bars in Cruz bay and shouldn't be missed. Nice outdoor couches and an elevated patio give... More

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