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The Banana Deck

3FB | Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-693-5055
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Ranked #19 of 42 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American, Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Aloha and welcome to The Banana Deck, home of the Big Deck Burger! Located in downtown Cruz Bay on St. John, we offer a full menu of casual Caribbean cuisine and American classics! We're all about providing good food and good service in a great atmosphere to bring our customers the best experience!
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Overall, a mediocre experience. Waitress was distracted. Food was mixed - some dishes were good. Some were terrible. Just not worth it

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Keswick
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I go for fish when I'm in the Caribbean but this place specialized in steaks and mine was served with blue cheese and pine nuts atop. Perfectly cooked. Partial ocean view, pricey like most things on any island.

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NC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate dinner here one evening. The restaurant has a neat atmosphere and you feel like you are dining in the tree tops of Cruz Bay. The pork chop was delicious, just be sure to ask for it well done.

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoy our atmosphere. Also, we're always happy to cook your meal just the way you like it. Now, if you ever come back again, we'd love to see you! Many thanks! The Banana Deck Team More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Great food to fill you up, refuel, and a chance to chill. The food is always good. Service is very good as you are always well taken care of. Bloody Mary's are the bomb! Just a great must do while in St. John. The breezes are to die for.

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

We think this review is the bomb, Phoebe! We're happy we can be your spot in St. John to relax and have a good meal. Now, please come see us again soon! Many thanks, The Banana Deck Team More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We scheduled our son and daughter-in-law's wedding rehearsal dinner here and we couldn't have asked for any better service. They set us our party on their large deck which allowed space for standing and chatting as we gathered and took some photos. The deck was decorated with lights to give it a festive feel, and there was a steel drum... More 

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

When getting ready for a wedding, there is so much to do, so we're happy you had a fun time at the rehearsal dinner with us! We're always happy to do what we can to make special events that much better -- from decorative lights to live steel pan music. Also, great to hear you liked the rib-eye, and that... More 

Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Had a great steak dinner and drinks recently. the service was great, the ambiance was just wonderful and the steak was just perfect.

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

Glad to hear your enjoyed the steak, drinks, and service here. If you're ever in the area again, we'd love to see you. Many thanks, The Banana Deck Team More 

North Kingstown, Rhode Island
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Servers at this restaurant were very friendly..which offset the slow service we received. Rib Eye steaks were excellent..what they are known for. The Mahi was very fishy..would not recommend that dish.

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

We appreciate the constructive notes on our service and food, Marianne. We're very happy to hear you got along well with our servers. Your note on the Mahi is definitely something we can look into -- thanks for letting us know. Thanks so much, The Banana Deck Team More 

Republic, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

You can tell the local bartenders like to hang out here. It was ok but made us feel a little like we were outsiders. Drinks were very good and the bartender did his best to keep us entertained. Loved their appetizers.

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

The last thing we want to do is make anyone feel like an outsider, Lizzy! While we love locals, we love getting to know visitors as well. We must have just been having an off night. We would love to see you if you ever decide to come back. Also, we're happy you enjoyed the drinks and appetizers. We appreciate... More 

c-ville
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Definitely not as good as a few others, but its a change of pace. Off to the side of town. Been there twice , food is average, but then again not over priced. After you hit a few other restaurants this will be a change of pace.

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review. However, we take our food seriously, and want it to be the best it can be. If you ever visit up again, please let us know how we can improve. Many thanks, The Banana Deck Team More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Banana Deck is my favorite restaurant on the island. Never had a bad meal here and I love the outdoor seating!

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Keaten D, Owner at The Banana Deck, responded to this review

We love having you, Erin! Great to hear you enjoy the food and atmosphere. Hope to see you soon! Many thanks, The Banana Deck Team More 

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Additional Information about The Banana Deck

Address: 3FB | Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-693-5055
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Average Prices: USD 0 - 40
Cuisine: American, Caribbean

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