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“Best Darn Ribs & Burgers On The Planet” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Driftwood David's

Driftwood David's
Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
+1 340-777-4015
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Ranked #15 of 47 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $9
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Local neighborhood sports bar and restaurant that offers fresh burgers, ribs, fish wings and fries. Daily specials ..Live music and dance nights..Call for more info
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best Darn Ribs & Burgers On The Planet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

Everything about this place shouts awesome. Incredibly delicious food cooked up before your very own eyes in their sleek open kitchen. Lots of seating options including 2 bars! The only criticism I have is that they were not the most comfortable bar stools on St. John's. What a fun place to hang out at. David and Thaddeus and Aaron make such a delightful staff. They treat everyone as if they were the President of the United States.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Boca Raton, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Casual and delicious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We wanted a casual and delicious meal which took us to Driftwood David's. Their ribs were as advertised - fall off the bone yummy. A little spicy and sweet!! Also ordered the shrimp and mussel pasta in a light sauce which was also very tasty . Topped off with Key Lime cheesecake which was a excellent finisher. Just go and enjoy. You will not be disappointed! Service was timely and responsive. Tummy smiles!

  • 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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“I don't get all the 5 star reviews!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

We ate here based on the all the 5 star reviews. I don't get it, it's bar food served with a cheap bag of chips! The ribs were chewy and hard and they didn't have a kids menu. We ended up paying $12 for a grilled cheese made with American cheese for a 4 year old. If you are looking for a reasonably priced meal (for St. Johns) don't have kids and want some average bar food, this is your place.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Raleigh, NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Awesomeness”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

Back in St John and back again at Driftwood David's. The ribs are by FAR the best I have ever had! Our entire family of 4 got them and we devoured them in record time! They literally fall off the bone and the sauce is incredible! I can honestly say I cannot see me coming to St John and not making it to Driftwood David's. Trying is believing!

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Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Driftwood Daves”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Just returned from St John. We ate at Driftwood Daves twice. Ribs were excellent as was the stir fry and pasta dishes. Prices were very reasonable. Mike was our waiter and did an excellent job even entertaining our grandaughters with juggling and teaching us how to make pina colladas. Don't miss this place. Open Tue thru Friday. Lunch service begins at 11, dinner at 6.

  • 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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