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Margarita Phil's

Near Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay, St. John
(340) 693-8400
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Ranked #31 of 42 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We enjoyed our meal at Margarita Phil's, and our server was very friendly! Great place to get Mexican-style fare in St. John!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We made one trip into Cruz Bay and stopped here for dinner. The staff were very friendly and we shared the fajita platter for two. We go the combo platter but I'd suggest skipping the beef. It is not worth the extra chewing.

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United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were craving Mexican food and heard this was THE place to go in St John. We were not disappointed. Yes the decor could use some work and the bathroom is pretty much in the middle of the bar (and needs a bit of a scrub but...) The guacamole was amazing. The staff was super friendly and nice and went... More 

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Our waitress was very nice, but the food not too much. the naked nachos were ok, although we could not enjoy them with guacamole on the side because they had finished their daily supply (seriously, no more guac at a mexican restaurant???). margarita and beer were fine, although in the menu they did not state the prices of beer. finally... More 

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Top Contributor
306 reviews 306 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The margaritas are good enchiladas and taco decent you go mostly there for the ambiance The prices are reasonable for this island St. John is not cheap

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great margaritas, food good, and nice vibe. Why do we need 50 characters when a few words say it all?

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I had the nachos and they were great. The wait staff was great! Helped my friend find a dairy free dish ( due to an allergy). A great place to eat!

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nj
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stumbled into margarita Phil's after a long long day of beach hopping. So happy that we ended up here! The coronas were cold and the naked nachos were amazing. We sat on the outer part of the deck and had fun watching the live chickens. Service was slow, but you're on vacation, on island time, just relax and enjoy your... More 

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River Grove, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Margarita Phil's had great margaritas and an entertaining waitstaff, but the food was really only ok. If you're expecting authentic Mexican food, you've come to the wrong place. The food was overly saucy and cheesy and left me wishing we'd stuck with drinks only and gone somewhere else for food.

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A bartender at a Mexican restaurant should know first and foremost how to make a margarita, or so you would think. We came for the margarita and left before the food could disappoint us as much as the service and drink.

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Additional Information about Margarita Phil's

Address: Near Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: (340) 693-8400
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Cuisine: Mexican

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