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All 40 Cruz Bay Restaurants

Margarita Phil's

North Shore Rd, Cruz Bay, St. John
(340) 693-8400
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Ranked #31 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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Fairfield, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

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
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Glendale, Arizona
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568 reviews 568 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stopped in for appetizers while waiting for our boat back to St. Thomas. The other nearby shops were closed so we gave Phil's a try. Nice little shop. The chicken tortilla soup was, well, interesting, edible and had a nice taste but bore no relation to the tortilla soups of the southwest. The conch fritters, on the other hand, were... More

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Readington, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our group ate here twice because it was so fresh and so tasty. Both nights we had great service from our waiters. If you're in the mood for Mexican, this is the place to go! We didn't have dessert, so I cannot comment on that. We did have fajitas, and guac, and salad, and everything was delicious. Right near an... More

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East Chatham, New York, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Not bad for a quick lunch- drinks and food were typical tourist fair- staff were friendly for a really busy night - good for filling, basic food

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Really surprised to see how few seats there are here. If you want to eat and stay at the restaurant, reservations are a must. Food was really good and we come from great Mexican food territory. Quesadilla, steak, was, hands-down the favorite of our group. The first night we were there we sat at the bar (no other seating available... More

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Mansfield, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We love Margarita Phil's! They have the best Mango Margarita's and Seafood Enchiladas! It's a small restaurant (maybe seats 18-20 on the patio), so if you want to sit on the patio, make your reservations early.

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Land O Lakes
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Everything is made fresh while you wait, so sit back and relax on island time and enjoy a tasty jumbo margarita. Charles, the chef, makes delicious sauces so every dish is fabulous. We will be back!

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Additional Information about Margarita Phil's

Address: North Shore Rd, 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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