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The Beach Bar

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American, Bar, Seafood, Grill
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Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-4220
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Outdoor Seating

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  • 12
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tuna Bites and Beers!

I ate here 4 times during the week! Kicking back by the beach eating tuna bites and drinking cold beers. Everything kinda rolls by in slow motion. Love this place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
mrbeefjerkey
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Vernal, Utah
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Vernal, Utah
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I ate here 4 times during the week! Kicking back by the beach eating tuna bites and drinking cold beers. Everything kinda rolls by in slow motion. Love this place.

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Stephens City, Virginia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for lunch while out on our excursion. My party that I was with and I loved the fact that our boat was able to park on the edge of the beach and walk right up on the beach and over to the restaurant. 4 out of six of us thought the food was really good. The other... More 

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Dallas
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped at the Beach Bar several times during our stay on St. John. The live music was good and the drinks were good as well, but the service was just average. It took too long to get the bartender's attention in between drinks. We liked the designs they put in the bushwackers (although they put too much chocolate in... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Beach Bar is a good spot to relax and unwind after coming back from dinner. Have a few drinks, look at the sunset and listen to good live music. The staff is very friendly we never had a bad time there. Their Happy Hour is OK, if you look you will find better from 3 - 6. All in... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Beautiful spot overlooking the ferry dock. Super nachos and shrimp. Friendly staff and great tropical drinks. Lively in the evenings, quitter at lunch time.

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Just feet from the ferry landing this bar is always bumping from 11am to midnight if not later. There is often live music on the beach front property. There is a little giftshop, bar seating, patio seating and tables and chairs right in the sand as well. Service is kind and efficient considering the crowds. It can get rowdy with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Been going to St. John for 5 years now and we spend more time at the Beach Bar than any other. It is the place to be for sunset in Cruz Bay! The menu has nice selection of bar food and sandwiches and is reasonably priced. We love the Tuna Bites, but have never ordered anything on the menu that... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a fun place to hit for happy hour and stay to watch the sunset. Just order your drinks and stroll onto the beach. Pull up a plastic chair dip your toes in the surf and enjoy the view.

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Southern MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Our group of four was having trouble deciding where to eat. We saw this menu and some good reviews and decided to try it out. It didn't disappoint. I saw that some people complained about the food, but it's fried beach/ pub food, not a five star restaurant! For what it was, it was excellent and fairly cheap, especially compared... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed across the street and went to the Beach Bar almost daily. They have the best Painkillers on the Island... not too sweet and perfect. Their food is great!

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Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-777-4220
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Average Prices: USD 9 - 16
Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, Grill

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4220

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 16
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget

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