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Gallows Bay, Christiansted 00820, St. Croix
(340)719-1989
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Never Disappointed

We have eaten at the Golden Rail every time we've come to St.Croix. They always serve up a good meal including the daily "catch". The wait staff is very accommodating and attentive and the Honey Dipped Chicken is to die for!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

On our way to the airport, we stumbled upon this little gem tucked in an unlikely spot, the marina. Regina (try the sandwich bearing her name) waited on us and was so personable, pleasant and efficient. My fish and chips were quite yummy! I can't wait for our next trip so we can try one of their breakfasts.

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Rochester, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My wife and I just had lunch at the café this year and it was the best mahi sandwich I have had here on st Croix this year. Nothing happens fast here on the island but just took time to watch the boats and people in the Marina area. The wait was worth it for a great meal and very... More 

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have eaten at the Golden Rail every time we've come to St.Croix. They always serve up a good meal including the daily "catch". The wait staff is very accommodating and attentive and the Honey Dipped Chicken is to die for!

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I'll admit that the breakfast is pretty good. However, I was not impressed with their lunch. The wait was quite long despite the rather empty restaurant (only one other table had a couple). The wait didn't bother me too much, but the bug in my Iced Tea did. Despite the insect in my drink, my friend and I chose to... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's a shame that this is the only restaurant in the marina. If you are not in a hurry or don't like your drinks refilled, this is the place to go! While it is good food when you finally get it, the wait and poor service makes this a place only to go as a last resort for food.

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Located at the Marina they have great specials and a Sunday Brunch...Bloody Marys or Mimosas. Typically a cool breeze and out door seating in style.

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Boston
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We wanted to stay close to the Hotel (The Buccaneer) and having eaten there the night before, we wanted to go off property. Since we were there off season, we did not have a lot to choose from,to boot it was a Sunday night. We heard good things from others on this site about the Golden Rail so we thought... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was here right before the storm in Aug and loved watching the bug sailboats being lifted out of the harbor. But honestly I was surprised that the food was really good as well! My friend fro Denmark raved about his Mahi topped salad and I had a great rollup. Servers are very sweet and I would def go back... More 

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Christiansted, St. Croix
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Terrible service, local hangout of unfriendly people, lowlife, employes and staff! Full of cats and dogs. Lots of mosquitos and no-see-ums. Food made us sick! Nasty restaurant overall! Was not friendly to our guests! Will never return. Much better places on the island!

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Venice, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The food is great no matter what you order. They have daily specials that almost always involve lobster. We have eaten breakfast, lunch and dinner here and have enjoyed all the meals. We especially enjoyed the people that you meet there. The service is great and the regular customers make you feel at home. One of our favorite spots on... More 

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  • Address: Gallows Bay, Christiansted 00820, St. Croix
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Croix  >  Christiansted
  • Phone Number: (340)719-1989

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