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“Off the beaten path for sure but worth it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cuzzin's Caribbean Restaurant and Bar

Cuzzin's Caribbean Restaurant and Bar
7 Wimmelskafts Gade [aka Back Street], St. Thomas
340.777.4711
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Ranked #36 of 181 restaurants in St. Thomas
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Orlando, FL
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Off the beaten path for sure but worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

First time visitor to St.Thomas and boy what a nice treat! Seems common practice to have people on the main street steering you to places on the side streets which is good because there was no way we'd have found this place. Locals and tourists hang out there....food was excellent....variety that will satisfy the person who wants the "island" cuisine and those that want something more recognizable. Service and drinks were great too!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Greatest local food around!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

If you want REAL Caribbean cuisine, I highly recomend Cuzzin's. Menu is heavy on the conch, chowder, etc. and you can literally have it almost any way you want it! My favorite dish is the conch sauteed in onion, butter, etc. Really great on the "escargot" taste... The locals flood this place, so get there early! Lunch time can get really crowded so be forewarned. Staff is friendly and there is great atmosphere.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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North, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Luncheon Spot in St Thomas”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Cuzzin's was highly recommended by our resort staff, and we enjoyed a superb lunch. Right off Main St, great menu, service and decor. Friendly staff, a place frequented by "locals"; all of us agreed they earned a very high rating.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bay Area, CA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Authentic, local, and FANTASTIC!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Looking for some killer Caribbean Jerk? Look no further! Cuzzin's offers some amazing local fare at very reasonable prices - we were able to try both the pork and chicken jerk -- and both were amazing! The chicken fell off the bones and the spices were simply amazing!

We tried a few truly local side dishes and were blown away with each: their stuffing tasted so much like sweet potatoes that we called the waiter on it...and he brought out some of their actual sweet potato side dish for us to compare it against without batting an eye. Both were quite tasty. My favorite however was their fungi (okra and cornmeal) which complemented the jerk like nothing else going!

Dessert? We're usually the first to pass here, but had to try their local rum cake. Guess what? THEY SHIP!! It was that good. A must-visit if you're in St Thomas!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I first visited this place in 2005 and fell in love. The food was spectacular!!! I promised myself that the next time i visited St. Thomas that would be a definite stop. And it was. I went there on October 22nd, 2012 and was shocked. I had bragged to my friends that came along with me how amazing the food was and the local drinks (Because two out of the six of us were first timers).

Long story short, on that day the food was not good. Nothing like i remembered. None of us enjoyed our meals and was highly disappointed. To top it off, they had none of the local drinks on the menu. I was so confused about the food and drink situation that i had to speak to the manager. She explained, that they had a new cook in the kitchen. And I said to myself if i were you, i would get rid of him, fast! The food i had craved for years turned out to be a major disappointment.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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