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Margarita Phil's

North Shore Rd, Cruz Bay, St. John
(340) 693-8400
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Ranked #32 of 40 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
Stamford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The food here is so good we went for dinner 3 times in our 10 night stay! Not only great Mexican for St. John but some of the best we have had in the States as well. The giant margaritas are killer, and even better you can get some to go as you stroll in downtown Cruz Bay. The waiters... More

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Tx
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Drinks were good but the food was average. For what turned out to be one of our most expensive meals during our stay, I wasn't impressed.

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Elk Grove, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was probably our least favorite restaurant on the island.......if you eat here, my recommendation would be to eat on the patio and drink something other than a margarita! Cons~The inside of the restaurant is very small with only a few tables. The tiny, cramped, coed bathroom is right next to one of the tables, which I found distasteful. The... More

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Lima, Peru
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Excellent fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, ...... we were 14 !!!! We had a great time and every one was satisfied.

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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great salsa and seafood enchiladas!!! Affordable place for a fun lunch. Staff friendly and quick!!!!

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went there twice in a recent trip to St Johns. Good location. Cool place. Food both times was really good. Service was not great. Both times we went for lunch and it seemed that there is only one person there besides the cook. It was not that the staff was not trying but when you have to make drinks, takes... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I went to Margarita Phil's for dinner on the 4th of July. We sat at the bar and ordered drinks and food. The bartender was very friendly, and we enjoyed chatting with him. The kitchen was a little short-staffed and they were out of some items. Charles, the chef, was churning things out as best he could--given... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Hubby had the queso grouper chilupa (twice) and loved it. I had the tacos the first night, very good and fajitas the other visit, both were good, tacos were my favorite. The $7 chips and variety of salsa were not really good, I hate saying this. The Margaritas were good, not exceptional. Good food, we will go back.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My wife and I were in the mood for some different food. Phil's was perfect! I got the large margarita and it was delicious and more than enough to last through the meal. The chicken quesadilla was delicious as was the shrimp quesadilla.

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Richmond, Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We just got back from St. John. We took our 5 kids. We tried hard to find places to eat that would please everyone and not cost a fortune. Unfortunately, on the island that is difficult. We had a great meal here. Kids ate the nachos. We had Tuna tacos and a pulled pork burrito. It was all delicious and... More

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