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Ocean Grill

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Caribbean, Dessert, Contemporary
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Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-693-3304
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Ocean Grill takes tremendous pride in consistently delivering to you a...
Ocean Grill takes tremendous pride in consistently delivering to you a delicious and personal dining experience - contemporary cuisine with a casually elegant tropical flair - upscale, innovative dishes emphasizing clean, crisp, fresh ingredients without being fussy or heavy. Casual by day and white tablecloth tropical chic by night, within a stone walled courtyard, built in traditional Danish style plantation architecture, visitors & locals alike give rave reviews for our inspired lunch and dinner menus.
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Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 328
    Excellent
  • 192
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent in every way.

I can't say enough about the wonderful dinner experience we had at Ocean Grill. Located at beautiful Mongoose Junction, the open air environment is very inviting and relaxing. We were seated right away by the very polite maitre d'. I wish I could remember our server's name because she was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Wethersfield, CT
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Wethersfield, CT
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about the wonderful dinner experience we had at Ocean Grill. Located at beautiful Mongoose Junction, the open air environment is very inviting and relaxing. We were seated right away by the very polite maitre d'. I wish I could remember our server's name because she was friendly, efficient and professional in every way. She never hovered,... More 

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Farmington, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We visited the Ocean Grill on a Monday night at 5:00 so we more or less had the place to ourselves. The restaurant is located in the Mongoose Bay shopping area of Cruz Bay which is the upscale part of town. The seating is actually indoors, but there are few walls and the décor makes you feel like you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We walked in without a reservation on a Thursday night. The restaurant is in a beautiful setting - o felt like I was in the middle of a garden. They had live music AND a kids menu and the adult food was fantastic, too. I had the ginger tuna (prepared rare, of course). It was perfection. Also enjoyed the Lime... More 

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Calistoga
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23 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The Ocean Grill has it all; great food, knowledgeable & professional service and nice ambiance. I started with the grilled calamari salad. A mound of fresh greens were covered in perfectly grilled calamari and dosed with the just right amount of light dressing. In retrospect I should have ordered another calamari salad as my main because it was so good.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Our family went once just for dessert which was wonderful and went back for dinner. Outstanding food , good service , nice ambience.

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were there for a late afternoon lunch and were very pleased with the food and staff.....We know several people that had visited for dinner and were also very pleased.

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We went as a family to eat Easter Dinner at Ocean Grill. We were seated as soon as we arrived (with reservations) and the food a fabulous!.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

We arrived for dinner early, were promptly seated. Since the hour was early, there were few patrons, our appetizer (crab stuffed shrimp), came quite soon. I then enjoyed the seafood bouillabaisse, while my partner has sesame seared tuna. Both very good. The dessert menu was fairly large. I had the blackberry/mango pie, my partner had a chocolate/banana/pecan spring roll with... More 

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Fairfax, VA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Had a very good family meal with two teens. Everyone enjoyed, had good food, and liked the live entertainment. We'd definitely go again and really recommend Ocean Grill. My only gripe is small...the boullibase desperately needed a crouton...I've never seen it served without and was kinda bummed.

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Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Such a great dining location. We enjoyed it three times (once for lunch)and were never disappointed. Our server was DIANE at all visits and she is a gem.Really enjoyed the peaceful background dinner music almost as much as the dessert Chocolate Spring Rolls...they are a must to try! Delicious cocktails from the Lime Rickey to the Dark and Stormy. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-3304

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Dessert, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Ocean Grill takes tremendous pride in consistently delivering to you a delicious and personal dining experience - contemporary cuisine with a casually elegant tropical flair - upscale, innovative dishes emphasizing clean, crisp, fresh ingredients without being fussy or heavy. Casual by day and white tablecloth tropical chic by night, within a stone walled courtyard, built in traditional Danish style plantation architecture, visitors & locals alike give rave reviews for our inspired lunch and dinner menus.

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