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Barefoot Cowboy Lounge

Lumber Yard Complex | 2nd Floor, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Ranked #26 of 42 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Price range: $5 - $16
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Mexican, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
Description: The Barefoot Cowboy Lounge in Cruz Bay on the beautiful island of St. John in the USVI is servin' up some of the best "Texas Style" BBQ you'll ever eat! You'll be clamoring to "come getcha sum" once you've had our tasty fixins offered up from our Barefoot Daily Menu. We offer smoked brisket & pork, pulled pork, sausage & chicken. You can choose from the Outlaw, Cowboy Combo, Redneck Sandwich or the Barefoot Nachos just to name a few. The Hillbilly Sliders - you're gonna love Wayne's Frito Pie!
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English first
Cruz Bay, St. John
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Best BBQ in town! Wayne is a hoot and so much fun. There have been many a good time at this joint. Great food! Great drinks! and Great friends!….

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Parsippany, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had an awesome meal, some great drinks and were very surprised how inexpensive it is. Loved this place! Chelsea our server was awesome, thanks for the great service!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stopped in this place on a recent vacation to St. John. We were very excited about some southern BBQ in paradise! We have some really great BBQ at home but had never tried Texas BBQ. Loved the concept and name of the place.. As we walked in, we noted that we were literally the only customers in the place,... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Barefoot Cowboy Lounge is an average BBQ joint as compared to BBQ joints in the US. As for the islands, the food is above average (especially if you are looking to get away from fried foods.) We initially tried the "All you can eat Tuesday" and I would say it was worth the $20 cash. The chicken legs were... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

We thought we would get so e good BBQ, however I found it to be overpoweringly smokey and the corn was soggy and beans bland and unseasoned. The gentleman working there was not very friendly and acted bothered to even serve us. When my husband payed for the meal he was not even offered change back, the employee just kept... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We wandered in to the Barefoot Cowboy early in our visit to STJ, and ended up coming back for a 2nd time! The owner and chef Wayne recommended that if we enjoyed ourselves, we needed to visit for All You Can Eat night, and we certainly weren't disappointed! There was disagreement at our table over which of the flavorful meats... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The restaurant is cash only. The owner is not friendly and the food was nothing to write home about, at all. We were sadly disappointed.

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Seattle, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We were in St. John in the summer of 2013 and ate at the Barefoot Cowboy twice. We'll be back to St. John, and we will go back to Barefoot Cowboy at least once on the trip. It's great barbeque.

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North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Food was excellent! We ordered the all-you-can eat special, which includes pulled pork BBQ, a 1/4 of BBQ chicken, brisket, three sides and bread. The sides rotate daily, and we had cole slaw, beans and corn on the cob. It was so much food on the first round there was no way I was ordering more - I didn't even... More 

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Memphis, TN
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I went to the BCL tonight for the all you can eat BAR B Q. It was better today than it was when I ate it there in the past. They must have stopped using the sauce they did in the past that I didnt care for. So I am glad they did. And the bartender (cali) i referrenced in... More 

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Additional Information about Barefoot Cowboy Lounge

Address: Lumber Yard Complex | 2nd Floor, Cruz Bay, St. John
Phone Number: 340-201-1236
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Average Prices: USD 5 - 16
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Mexican, Bar

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