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The Tourist Trap

14B John's Folly, Coral Bay 00830, St. John
340-774-0912
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Ranked #1 of 9 restaurants in Coral Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Diner, Eclectic
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Brookline, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We did not love this place. There is a limited menu and not enough choices for dinner. We had the pulled pork nachos, tacos and a pulled pork sandwich. Not a standout in the bunch. Not many vegetable choices either. I think evening is just a bad time of day to be there, the mosquitos were out and people were... More

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Huntertown, Indiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We were travelling with a group of friends who know the island well and raved about the pulled pork nachos here. My husband and I left the kids with the gang at Lameshur and stopped in for lunch - so glad we did! I had my heart set on trying the pulled pork nachos but when I saw the lobster... More

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wv
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This little place is doing it right. Off the beaten path,great view and most of all quality food in a quirky atmosphere.

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South Jersey
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Fun place for lunch. We stopped in after a sweaty hike to Ram's Head and a cooling soak at Salt Pond Bay. Instantly felt welcomed by our energetic and helpful waitress Mary. The grouper tacos with tomatillo salsa, lobster roll with a side of spicy pickled slaw, and nachos were all delicious and made with fresh quality ingredients. The "drink... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We've been by this place a few times and it finally worked out where it was lunchtime and they were open (they tend to keep odd hours sometimes in the off-season). New Englanders, required stop here. The lobster rolls are great and pretty reasonably priced for island prices (they were $20) and they were chocked-full of caribbean lobster. Toasted bun... More

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Only had 1 very busy waitress but good service. Food just ok with limited menu. Cute, funky place. Not always open...depending on time of year. Outside eating in what seems to be the yard of their house.

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NJ
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I don't understand how such amazing food comes out of such a simple place. First, the atmosphere is fun. It is an outdoor place, with a few tables behind this little hut in the picture. They have a small menu probably about 15 different items but the food we had was outstanding. I went for the lobster rolls and I... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A must stop after a long day at Lameshur Bay or Salt Pond. Stopped here for another "no shower" happy hour after spending the day at Lameshur one of the best beaches on St John. The food is great - blackened fish sandwich and lobster roll with a couple of painkillers and beers. What really makes this place so great... More

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Virginia Beach
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I ate here as we were making our way from one of the North shore beaches to Little Lamesure beach. I had a "Drink Right Drive Left" drink and it was outstanding. We both had lobster rolls, which were amazing! The warm, buttered rolls gave off a mesmerizing aroma, only to be followed by the sweet chunks... More

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Boston
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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great outdoor spot with good food at affordable prices. Beef nachos with veggies were particularly good. We were there mid day and it was a bit hot but a cold beer helps! Wished I had tried the lobster roll as women next to me had it and it was jacked with lobster.

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