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7712, St. John
340.776.6524
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Cafe Roma has served St. John since 1981. The restaurant has been voted...
Cafe Roma has served St. John since 1981. The restaurant has been voted "BEST ITALIAN CUISINE" in the US Virgin Islands, seven years in a row. Cafe Roma serves delicious Italian Trattoria-style cuisine with an extensive menu, full bar and has a vast selection of wines. Offering in-house specials and traditional recipes. Vegetarian, seafood, veal, chicken, pizza, salad, and pasta selections are all freshly prepared. Sit back and relax in an casual air-conditioned cafe setting with a heavenly mural.
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Visitor rating
  • 91
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wanted Italian

We took a look at serval Italian rest while in St John. We found this one and as we started up the stairs saw several people leaving and asked them what they thought-everyone said it was great and they had been here several times so we gave it a try. It was a good choice. Wine----Good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Jim R
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Huntington Beach, California
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  • Families with children
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Henderson, KY
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Called for take out pizza last night. Both the person on the phone and at the bar was very friendly & helpful. We enjoyed the pizza and will return in the future.

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Middletown, NJ
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Went here for dinner with high expectations as the restaurant was very busy. Lots of people ordering pizza takeouts. Our dinners were disappointing. Penne Boccoli with garlic white wine sauce was so bland, no flavor. Chicken cacciatore entree was loaded with oregano and owerpowered the dish. We had a pitcher of sangria which was even tasteless and watered down. Service... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We took a look at serval Italian rest while in St John. We found this one and as we started up the stairs saw several people leaving and asked them what they thought-everyone said it was great and they had been here several times so we gave it a try. It was a good choice. Wine----Good selections Food----Very Good Service--Nice... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

An evening with friends over a delicious meal at Café Roma. The salads were fresh, and meal-size. The risotto balls were delicious - well paired with a tasty tomato sauce. My only complaint would be the appetizer & entrée portions were quite large - and that's really not a complaint at all :)

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Acworth, Georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We at Cafe Roma before the fire that destroyed it and really enjoyed our meal. This time, after rebuilding and under new ownership, we were disappointed. The food just didn't have the flavor it did previously. The bread was even bland. It's a shame because the food was really good before. I hope they spice things up a bit and... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was in my top 5 places to try on our recent visit to St. john. The menu is great, especially when you are ready for something besides seafood. But, the Veal in my Veal Masala was pretty tough and chewy. The sauce was tasty though. My husband had the Shrimp Diablo, but the tails were still on the shrimp.... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a small italian restaurant that my family has loved for years. We come on every visit. My daugter has dairy allergies and they make her a pizza without cheese. Great good. You need to be patient as it is a small restaurant that makes everything from scratch so service is very good but you take your time.

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St. John
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I recently dined at Cafe Roma with visiting family. The food as always was awesome. My brothers teenage boys couldn't even finish their entrees. They were big, and after feeding these human garbage disposals for a week I was shocked. We took them in doggie bags and they were gone before they went to bed. These are picky kids and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Always eat here whenever we visit paradise. Great selection of italian menu items and the best pizza on the island. Great location right in Cruz Bay with a very nice atmosphere. Food is also very reasonably priced.

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My family's favorite restaurant on all of St. Thomas and St. John! They serve incredible Italian food for very reasonable prices (family of 5 ate here last week for under $150 with drinks, multiple appetizers, and meals). Service was top notch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7712, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: 340.776.6524

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Cafe Roma has served St. John since 1981. The restaurant has been voted "BEST ITALIAN CUISINE" in the US Virgin Islands, seven years in a row. Cafe Roma serves delicious Italian Trattoria-style cuisine with an extensive menu, full bar and has a vast selection of wines. Offering in-house specials and traditional recipes. Vegetarian, seafood, veal, chicken, pizza, salad, and pasta selections are all freshly prepared. Sit back and relax in an casual air-conditioned cafe setting with a heavenly mural.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?