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Still some nice choices for drinks or dinner, some shopping as well

Constantly changing and some shops remain closed since the hurricanes, but nonetheless, it is a... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts
Lots of restaurants/bars and shopping

Parking was very expensive. This was our goto place for dinner and entertainment. Lots of... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2017
Cary S
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A complex of stores sure to intrigue, if not satisfy, the veteran shopper.
Cruz Bay, St. John
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Constantly changing and some shops remain closed since the hurricanes, but nonetheless, it is a nice spot for live music (that is new) and happy hour cocktails, or dinner. High Tide is nice and so is the Beach Bar, although the later is only partially...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JudyK288
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Typically since we stay walking distance of Cruz Bay, this is our go-to spot and I would definitely give it a 5 rating. However, was just on St. John and though it is low season, only High Tide Restaurant is open. It does appear that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Parking was very expensive. This was our goto place for dinner and entertainment. Lots of options. Our favorites were St. John Spice, High Tide, Joe's Rum Hut, and Parrot Club.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Cary S
Reviewed April 14, 2017

This area of Cruz Bay sits right on the water and has restaurants all along that water front. There are a few shops on the street side (lots of jewelry places). The best shop there however is St. John Spice which is on the second...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Loved that you are able to safely walk around this area of St.John. We did the Happy Hour Crawl and had a blast!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Janet B
Reviewed May 2, 2016

When you're on St. John you'll go to Wharfside Village as it is the commercial strip on the bay and the ferry dock. Lots of food and eat places - most are better for the drink than the eat. Shops aren't bad but we actually...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank StephenP449
Reviewed October 26, 2015

There aren't a ton of great places to shop but there are some great places to grab a drink and food while you wait for your ferry! If you want to shop head to mongoose junction which is a short walk away.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank annageez
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Easy access from St. Thomas by shuttle boat.Joe's Rum Hut great drinks beat food.Best shopping on Island.Wonderful

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank 575brian12345
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Good shopping for jewelry and trinkets. Tshirts and beachwear. Great beachside bars and restaurants. Gorgeous views, fabulous drinks, nice walks.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank EllicasMom
Reviewed July 7, 2015

We loved walking around shopping at Wharfside Village. Many lunch and dinner options for dining too!

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank IWantAnotherVacation
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December 15, 2017|
Response from TyWalkabout |
The beach bar is closed this season for a planned renovation (not storm related).