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Amalia Cafe

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5143 Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
340.714.7373
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Amalia Cafe is a delightful open air Spanish themed restaurant in historic...
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 313
    Excellent
  • 94
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
best place

Great restaurant. Excellent service, Carl our waiter turned our evening into a dining experience. Food excellent, try any of the tapas.We highly recommend this place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Hartford, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Great restaurant. Excellent service, Carl our waiter turned our evening into a dining experience. Food excellent, try any of the tapas.We highly recommend this place.

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Antioch, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

My first night in St. Thomas I was taken to Meson Amalia for dinner. The experience was amazing...the food, the service, the music...everything! The entrees were beyond delicious, and for dessert we shared the Banana Blueberry Bread Pudding. Two days later we returned and had the Bread Pudding for lunch...this time there was no sharing!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Beware bread cost $4.00 and water cost $7.00, on top of an average 30.00 plate cost. Food was average, service was good.

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Atlanta, GA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We loved everything first time so we decide later for aperitif and dessert. best cappuccino! best dessert!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We've been here before but I felt it worth mentioning again since it has been a couple of years. We recently visited in March and we love the food here so much we came three times! Each time we had Cara as our server. She is absolutely fabulous. So helpful and pleasant. She's the best! They had the most divine... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My best friend, Paul G and his wife started this restaurant back in the '90's. With his great food and service, he had to turn down overbooking and then had entertainment and fashion shows, etc. A beautiful setting too in Palm Passage... until the Hurricane/tidal wave hit ... ugh!! DO GO TO THIS PLACE NOW! - if it's 10% of... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We came here after all the cruise people had gone for the day, and we found the little empty street on which our table looked to be very picturesque. The food was superb. My partner had a crab salad that was crisp and flavorful, and I had hake in a sauce that was rich with flavor. You get a free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Found this restaurant gem (among the many jewellery shops) on Trip Advisor. Amazing seafood and the blackened lobster Caesar Salad was amazing. Cara our server makes the best recommendations and cappuccinos! The courtyard location in the aptly named Paradise Passage is a real oasis. Enjoy!

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Fort Lau
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97 reviews 97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We dined here for lunch during a cruise stop. This restaurant is absolutely one of the best Spanish restaurants in the world. Cara (spelling?) is a fantastic waitress and there is no request too difficult for her. The ingredients are fresh, the service excellent (especially for "island time") and the location is extremely convenient in Palm Passage - right in... More 

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Salem, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

It was my job to choose restaurants for our group, and one of the first I chose was Cafe Amalia on Palm Passage in downtown Charlotte Amalie. It's an open-air tapas restaurant with a separate outdoor bar. The bartender, named Rick, had quite a personality and kept us well-entertained until dinner. Most of us chose entres rather than tapas. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5143 Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie
  • Phone Number: 340.714.7373

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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