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“Good eats” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rowdy Joe's

Rowdy Joe's
East End of Cane Beach | North Shore Road, Christiansted, St. Croix
340-718-0055
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Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good eats”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Give them a try. Cool island vibe and good food. Staff was very friendly (everyone is) Mac jac attack was great, do have the ice cream and sit outside.

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Stratford, Connecticut, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Don't forget the ice cream! You can get it to go.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Seriously, this place rocks. It's a Red Sox bar in the Virgin Islands for starters (go sox!), and they have some of the best homemade ice cream anywhere, continental U.S. included. The spicy edamame is excellent, the drinks are great (there is some homemade Ginger Beer and Rum drink that my friend loved, and I love their Spicy Margaritas with house infused tequila), and they have a Mac n Cheese that is ridiculously good (I get it without the bacon, but my friends who love bacon love it). It's a local place late at night, which is fun, and it is very relaxed and casual. It's right by where we stay and we always make a point to go at least twice during our annual week-long vacation.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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South Florida, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“WORST service EVER!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I would never recommend this place to anyone, you have so many options on St. Croix to eat, this would be one place I would skip. Everyone recommended this place to us, the food was good, nothing amazing, over the top or even wonderful. The service was the absolute worst I have ever had in my entire life! We had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated, which is fine, once we were seated someone rushed over to to quickly go over the menu which is just posted on the wall and not given to you. She seemed annoyed that we were asking questions. She never asked us for a drink order and it took us over 15 minutes to get someone to take our order for drinks about another 10 minutes to get them, which we just ordered sodas. They restaurant was fairly busy but its not that big, the lady who was initially helping us was drinking wine behind the bar, I believe she was the manager on duty, maybe even the owner, which is prob why it took so long for us to get our drink order, she was busy drinking. We got our food, no one ever came back to check on us. Other people had issues while we were there as well, issues with their bills and we could hear people talking about the service. Beyond that, everyone was just sooo rude, I really was shocked, I have never been treated so poorly, just bad attitudes. We were a party of 3. Talking to other people on the island on different tours and such, we found that others had bad experiences here as well as far as service. Its not on the water or anything really special and again the food was just okay, we had the ice cream it was good, but when you have such horrible service its hard to really enjoy anything.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Very Casual Fun Place with Great Homemade Ice Cream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Rowdy Joe's is a very casual restaurant located on a bend in the road at the intersection of route 80 and route 73. It doesn't have an ocean view but it is still a great place. We opted to sit on the covered front porch to enjoy the night air. Our waitress was prompt and very friendly. Arrive early, about 6 pm as this place fills up fast and is very popular. We tried the breaded brie cheese that others recommended and it was excellent, yummmmm! My husband had the taccos and I had the pork with pear sauce and mashed potatoes. Both very good, large portions, and inexpensive considering the meal we were served. The best part was the homemade ice cream. We split a dish of the mint chocolate chip and we were not dissapointed. Excellent!

Visited March 2013
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A surprising good and eclectic menu”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The menu was eclectic, completely unexpected and dElicious. We went there twice over 8 nights. Great home made ice cream too!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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