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Driftwood David's

Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
340-777-4015
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Ranked #9 of 42 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Fine fare with casual flair. Live music Wed-Sun with Sunday afternoon Jazz 1-4. Fresh seafood and the best baby back ribs on the island
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I went to Driftwood David's for the first time on my recent trip to St. John (1/17/15 - 1/27/15). This is my 5th season in St. John so I've been to almost every restaurant on the island, both in Cruz Bay and Coral Bay (and in-between!). But for some reason, I had never checked out Driftwood David's. After reading the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Stop by during happy hour for their $5 burger or $7 half rack of Danish ribs. The ribs are terrific as the meat just falls off the bones. Best deal in Cruz Bay! Service was very good. Not too easy to find as it on the 2nd floor just across from the private boat docks. The owner, Dave, is generally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

I try ribs everywhere I go, these were the best! Ask for Kelsey's Key Lime Pie, it was awesome too!! Chris&Chris

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Really good baby back ribs and the fish special (Corvino?) was delicious according to the two who ate it. Our service was very good as well. Not much ambiance to speak of though.

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Visited here a year ago and wrote a 4 star review. We dined here again this week and everything I stated last year is still true. Ribs are great catch of the day is delighful. A good break from the fancier eateries.

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Raleigh, NC
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Recently returned from St John and had the pleasure of dining at Driftwood David's TWICE while there! The ribs are as advertised - BEST on the planet! One of our guests had the tuna and absolutely loved it as well! If you visit St John you have to go see David. Tell him Jim sent you!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have only been here so far during their daily 3PM-530PM Happy Hour so this review is based soley on that. They do $5 Half LB Burgers which were great and $1 bottled beers and $2 well drinks so it really is unbeatable! For St John you could not even buy the ingredients at the supermarket to make this meal... More 

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Memphis, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I have stopped in here a couple of times for happy hour. they have a $5 burger & a $7 half rack rib specials. but as for drinks there their selection is pretty limited. but the bartender is really nice & on top of things.

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Destin, Florida, United States
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I ate here our last night in St. John. We heard the burger was great and we had to stop by and try it out. Made it just in time for happy hour and got to meet David and the burger lived up to the hype! Yum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We visited during Happy Hour today and had one of the best burgers ever. The ribs were fantastic too and all at a good price. The burgers were only $5.00 during Happy Hour, which is a good deal on the island IMO. The burger meat was fresh and flavorful. The ribs were tender with a very tasty BBQ sauce. The... More 

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Additional Information about Driftwood David's

Address: Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
Phone Number: 340-777-4015
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Average Prices: USD 8 - 26
Cuisine: American

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