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Gladys' Cafe

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5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
340 774 6604
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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South Orange, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The menu is voluminous. The food is good, but nothing to write home about. I thought the restaurant was comfortable and cozy, while busy. My family didn't care for the atmosphere. The owner works up front. The waiter, when I went to the bathroom, which is next door, ran out after me when I misunderstood him regarding the tip --... More 

Thank barboza2015
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went in for late lunch/early dinner (lets call it Linner) and just made it, they close at 5 I think it was. We all had salads and they were great. I was a bit disappointed that the desert menu was so short, but I understand they don't stay open late. And my soda tasted odd, come to find out... More 

Thank ldybug252000
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was recommended to us by a local and I am really glad we went there. Our server was a little scary(seemed stern) but other than that I cannot fault the place. It was busy with a mix of locals and tourists. The chicken curry was perfect and so flavorful. My husband had the jerk chicken which was spicy but... More 

Thank Dana S
Miami, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gladys' is a true Caribbean diner, with Caribbean favorites and a welcoming atmosphere. We love the conch fritters, the callaloo soup, the roti, and the chicken salad/avocado. Also, the soursop daiquiri (virgin or... not)!

Thank Dan H
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stumbled upon Gladys' Cafe while wandering the streets of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas. I have a gluten allergy so eating out on vacation can be difficult at times. We walked into Gladys' Cafe and were immediately welcomed and taken to a table. When I asked the hostess about a gluten free menu, she said that they did not have... More 

Thank Deborah C
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We found Gladys' Cafe on our first visit to St Thomas and will go there every time we return. The food is authentic Caribbean and delicious, and the service is fantastic. Highly recommend!

Thank Mark R
Cable, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for local cuisine, this is your place! Everything is fresh & the helpings are generous. Very friendly staff & great drink specials. No restroom inside the restaurant though, you have to walk up the alley where someone is waiting to hand you toilet paper before you go inside.

Thank harleygirl2288
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Reasonably priced restaurant for breakfast with fantastic fruit drinks. The restaurant is down a small alley in the middle of town. Inside it is very authentic and the service is quite good. Park at the fort and it is about a five or 10 minute walk. Ask directions as you walk everyone knows where it is

Thank sun03
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was okay but our server motion had a terrible attitude and called one of the guests grandma

Thank Ashley B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in while shopping on Water St. on the advise of our water shuttle captain. Although we didn't eat we found the cocktails to be reasonable and delicious. The conversation with Gladys and her sister Paulina was also very enjoyable.

Thank Steve G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, Soups, Jamaican
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: 340 774 6604
Try authentic Creole Caribbean and Continental dishes at breakfast and lunch in a colonial warehouse in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Sample all three varieties of Gladys' world famous homemade Hot Sauce - it makes great gifts for your spicy-food-loving friends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?