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Amalia Cafe

5143 Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
340.714.7373
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Amalia Cafe is a delightful open air Spanish themed restaurant in historic downtown Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie. The menu is heavy on tapas, with favorite Spanish entrees like Paella or Zarzuela. Enjoy a taste of Spain in the Caribbean.
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
St. Croix
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It is tucked in the alley next to palm passage shopping right on the waterfront. Great atmosphere to go along with the food and service. A must when visiting downtown St Thomas.

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Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My boyfriend surprised me with a night at Amalia Cafe during our stay in the VI and were definitely not disappointed. It was fantastic! We went mid-week in the 'off season' just before 6pm so we virtually had the place to ourselves. The place is awesome! The sangria is wonderful and even my BF loved it. But OMG the food.... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

what can I say...first time I ate at this killer café was in 06...I had just moved back to the VI from Puerto rico to manage the frenchmans cove time share construction.....AMAZING food and prices were very reasonable(I had lived on st john for 13 years so anything on st Thomas was a bargin!) cant say enough about the food,... More

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Kingman, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great Barcelona burger. Mussel appetizer fantastic. Rick, the bartender, makes the best painkillers in Virgin Islands. Great place good service!!!

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Boston
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I could not find an entry for the Amalia Bar but it is right in the middle of this beautiful little street with nice artistic shops . The bartender Rick (Spanky) was a blast and almost immediately we started telling stories and hitting it off. The drinks were killer and I had a Banana thing that was heavenly. We didn't... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I ordered Paella had a couple of rum drinks and key lime pie for dessert. It was excellent. Not to mention a LOCAL resturant. The food was delicious and served by a wonderful waiter who clearly enjoys placing such delicacies down in front of you to eat. The key lime pie was just the right tartness and sweet. All of... More

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Our foursome stopped here for lunch after a local shop owner recommended it. We ordered the zarzuela, the Barcelona burger and the pork sandwich. Everything was good, but the zarzuela was outstanding and easily served two for lunch. A pitcher of sangria turned out to be a surprising bargain, even though we weren't initially certain we would be able to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The atmosphere was quaint the sangria was yummy the meal was delicious. The waiter was friendly and attentive. I would highly recommend dinning there.

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Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

After reading all the rave reviews about the paella here my fiancé and I decided to visit. Maybe we're weird but the paella was mighty salty and not worth the visit on its own, BUT everything else we had was great. The sangria is a must. Let me repeat, GET THE SANGRIA. In fact i got one to go as... More

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Paphos, Cyprus
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

after reading from one tripadvisor that the paella was delicious, I took my husband to go and eat at amalia cafe. The place is very pretty, we sat outside, nice waiter good service. My husband chose the paella and I chose Zarzuela de Mariscos which is a seafood medley in sauce. The paella was dry and tasteless the mussels were... More

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