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Enkai

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Bar, Sushi, Vegetarian, Fusion
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3801 Crown Bay, Frenchtown 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-6254
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Winner of the reader's choice 'Best Sushi of the VI on St. Thomas 2014...
Winner of the reader's choice 'Best Sushi of the VI on St. Thomas 2014'. Enjoy an array of artisanal sushi, created with love.
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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Amazing sushi!

This place is a hidden gem! Delicious sushi and VERY fresh. Very friendly staff. Everything we ordered was fantastic, but I highly recommend the This Is How I Roll.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Veronica G
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This place is a hidden gem! Delicious sushi and VERY fresh. Very friendly staff. Everything we ordered was fantastic, but I highly recommend the This Is How I Roll.

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Road Town, Tortola
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My first visit was very memorable; great location and very attentive service The rolls we had were bursting with flavor - some of the best I've ever eaten. My friends are regulars and they mentioned the menu change to fewer items, but they were also very happy with our meal.

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Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We have loved Enkai and have visited each of our trips down. In November 2014, our last trip, it was excellent. In February, the menu was different, which would have been fine except the rolls were not great. Not sure what might be going on; it was Friday night and it was dead. The new gyoza appetizer sounded good, but... More 

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St. Thomas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Enkai is one of my favorite restaurants on St. Thomas. I love the atmosphere and the ocean view. The staff is super friendly and always makes you feel right at home.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I ate on more than 1 occasion here, I am a little particular about the sushi I like and one of the chefs Dan can to see me and asked what I liked and made me my own special dish which was amazing. The bartender Erik was also friendly and welcoming. I would definitely head back if I returned to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Everytime I'm on island I head here for great sushi. Fresh fresh ingredients. Unique rolls. I'm dreaming still of the jerk tuna sashimi. Great vegetarian options too. I love to sit out on the water, enjoy the view while enjoying a great meal at Enkai. It's worth searching it out. Looking forward to my next visit!

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uk/usa
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

worst sushi ever had. 1st time sushi was okay if you needed a sushi fix but the last time it was beyond awful and the service was just as bad. there is fair sushi at the restaurant at the cruise dock and very good sushi at red hook next to the gentleman's club. don't go. enough said.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I eat only the vegetarian rolls, but my kids love sushi and they thought Enkai was fabulous. I don't think there is anything else on the island that can compare!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We ventured through the back streets of Frenchtown to come to what looks like a shanty on the water. It's an open air restaurant with an active bar for the dock. Friendly waitress took our order and quickly brought our sake. A very well plated dish of sashimi arrived. Large slabs of very fresh salmon, snapper, tuna and yellowtail. As... More 

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St. Thomas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

What a great lunch! I was not expecting such a great service and tasty food. Drinks were spot on! I had such a great time!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3801 Crown Bay, Frenchtown 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Frenchtown
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-6254

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: Bar, Sushi, Vegetarian, Fusion

Description

Winner of the reader's choice 'Best Sushi of the VI on St. Thomas 2014'. Enjoy an array of artisanal sushi, created with love.
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?