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“Go for the all-you-can-eat shrimp Wednesdays!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Lime Inn

The Lime Inn
20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Ranked #14 of 47 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.
New York City, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Go for the all-you-can-eat shrimp Wednesdays!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Went here last week and had great clams for an appetizer followed by the all you can eat peel and eat spicy shrimp. The wait for our shrimp was long despite a layer reservation, but once you finish your first plate the waitstaff are right there with more if you want it. Really tasty and worth it. Would have liked to try some of the other specials but couldn't miss the shrimp!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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catawba island, oh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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“Great Dining and Service -A must in Cruz Bay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This was our third visit to St. John. One of our "musts" is dining at the Lime Inn. Many restuarants have sprouted,but this continues to be one of our favorites. Rich & Chris have been on the island for many years and have a balance between serving excellent cuisine while making you feel like your eating in their own home. On a recent evening we both shared seafood pasta and strip steak/blackened shrimp. Both were prepared perfectly. You feel so welcome at this tropical establishment.Bartender-Tyler will quickly tend to your thirsts for an an island beverage.We are so appreciative to have an establishment so consistenly wonderful. Thank You

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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chelseaantoinette, Manager at The Lime Inn, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Thanks for your continued loyalty and patronage, it's greatly appreciated!
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Indiana
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“Fresh fish,shrimp night and Lobster were all excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I love the Bermuda salad.We ate on shrimp night. We brought our family back when they joined us. The clam chowder was enjoyed by everyone. I had the lobster and it was grilled perfectly. My husband had the mussels. Rich the owner is very friendly and works very hard. Our waitress was a hoot. We will be back next year.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Orono, Canada
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“great spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

Great spot in Cruz bay to stop for a drink and something to eat. This place has a laid back atmosphere with a good menu. We stopped by for drinks at the bar and i had the couquille St john which was superb. Very friendly owners, you can see why they've been in business for over 25 years here on the island.

Visited January 2013
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chicago,il
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“Usually great just average this time!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We have eaten here many times before when we have come to St John but this time the food was not the greatest. My husband had the grouper which was fare, I had tenderloins of beef which had to be sent bak because they were raw. The Caesar salad was good but overpriced.we love the atmosphere but the food was a disappointment!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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chelseaantoinette, Manager at The Lime Inn, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Sorry that one of your items had to be sent back, that's a disappointment for us as well. We try to keep our prices as low as we can, so it's also upsetting that you felt that the caesar was overpriced.
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