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Beach Side Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Caribbean, Seafood, International
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings
The Beach Side Café at Sand Castle on the Beach Hotel offers open-air, seaside dining with spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. Our varied menu offers fresh-catch seafood specials along with American favorites and local flavor. Thursday through Monday, service begins for lunch and dinner at 11am and continues throughout the day until 8:30pm. On weekends, brunch is served 10am until 3pm, and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays our outdoor grill serves up burgers, dogs, chicken and Mahi sandwiches. Throughout the week, our bar and lounge serves classic cocktails, draft beer and mocktails made from fresh local juices. Sunny lunches and moonlit dinners topped off with house-made desserts await you at
$12 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Caribbean, Seafood, International
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The owners are awesome. The place goes out of their way to make you at home and accommodate your desires.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank maryloub157
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the past, No visit to St Croix would be complete without a romantic dinner at beach side cafe. We were very disappointed this year when we arrived for dinner and noticed immediately that the atmosphere now was quite casual. The menu was more lunch...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tallgirl42
SimoneP4195, Owner at Beach Side Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are a casual beach atmosphere. We take pride in serving fresh cooked to order food. Ted

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally ate here on our last night in town. We strolled right in from our resort (nearby) and we’re seated immediately. The food was delicious. We asked for sunbstitutions and they were 100% accommodating. The waitress (I’m thinking she won’t mind if I call...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate a few meals here as we were staying at the Cottages next door. It was convenient, great location right on the beach and good food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 194kente
SimoneP4195, Owner at Beach Side Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed. Come back soon. Ted and Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant at the Sand Castle Hotel looks out right on the crystal blue waters where people can swim and snorkel. It serves up tasty food like BLTs and Caesar salads though with some uneven preparation. One of our salads came with croutons but not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank V6870UKdanl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here after a day at the beach to have a beer, some dinner and watch the sunset. Super casual place right on the beach. I had the fish sandwich, which was decent. They were out of the mango cucumber salad, and I was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jayhawks91
SimoneP4195, Owner at Beach Side Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Glad you enjoyed.

Reviewed December 15, 2018

Our first visit here was for dinner. The menu was mainly lunch type with a variety of sandwiches/ salads. There were a few "mains" and we enjoyed the grilled Wahoo and grilled Mahi Mahi dinners. (You can't go wrong ordering fish when the fish market...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank firstandlastmate
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

It was the closest restaurant that was open for dinner near our hotel, we ordered a salad and fish entrees (wahoo was one of them). It took them forever to bring the food, but the food tasted pretty good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mahmoudkhafagy
Reviewed October 30, 2018

The three of us were staying next door at Cottages by the Sea and stopped by just for drinks. The bartender was great and made great drinks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 1990MariaAB
TedB1268, Owner at Beach Side Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Maria, Thank you for you positive comments. We will make sure our Restaurant Staff gets your message. Much Appreciation, Ted and Chris

Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner and lunch two different days. Really cozy place with happy friendly staff. The first night it took a long time before we got our food but service was great other wise. Amazing view.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank louisesskni
TedB1268, Owner at Beach Side Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Louise, We appreciate your taking the time review the Beach Side Cafe. I am not sure what happened the first visit. Thank you for giving us another attempt to get it right. Come back soon. Ted and Chris

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Maria G
January 19, 2016|
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Response from Sherry C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure we didn't try it but I would think so because the restaurant is part of a hotel
Suzanne B
February 6, 2015|
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Response from lisalisastx | Property representative |
If you are carrying your beach gear then we suggest taking a very short taxi ride. A few minutes in the van and $6 later and your at the beach!
January 21, 2015|
Response from lisalisastx | Property representative |
Hello! We have weekly live music every Saturday from 6:30-9:30pm. Our musicians are generally on the jazzier side offering rock, pop, & R&B covers. We also on occasion have special performances such as the band Mama's... More
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