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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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The chicken roti and the princess lemonade are amazing! Great, affordable local place! No wait during lunchtime, but service is definitely on island time. We'd love to go back! Try the jerk wings!

Thank Lauren L
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped for a Bagel and a tea, the waitress was far from friendly and acted as I was bothering her by not ordering more. $17.00 for a small snack, really not worth it either.

Thank Robert M
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the food here. We have visited before and so have returned for the fare. Recommend friendlier attitudes but all in all good.

Thank dws631
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for authentic Caribbean food you must try this restaurant everyone is so nice great service and the food is delicious I went twice in one week smothered chicken and oxtails so delicious.

Thank Juanita D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch and it was great..Prices the same anywhere on the island..Will come back...place hard to find. Ask locals for help

Thank Burghboys
O'Fallon, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were shopping downtown and wanted lunch. Gladys' had good reviews so we gave it a try. The food was good and prices were decent for the area, but it definitely wasn't one of the more memorable meal stops on our trip. Neat building, but you have to exit the building to use the restroom where paper towels and toilet... More 

Thank Amy P
Dover, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a cruise and had asked several people where to go eat locally. We did not want a chain restaurant but a local place. Service was not fast but the food was wonderful and our waitress was awesome. It was worth the wait and it was nice to just sit down and relax a bit. We will definitely... More 

Thank deladypilot
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gladys Cafe was amazing the jerk chicken entree was amazing and flavorful. The environment was nice and the people were super nice even the other folks eating there great for conversations with locals or people also experiencing the Island!

Thank Jesse Beau U
Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gladys' Cafe is a quaint little place tucked in an alley. It is very comfortable inside and the service is excellent. We had guacamole and chips to start with. It was the best guacamole I have ever had. My husband ordered chicken curry and I had conch in a lemon butter sauce. Both dishes were excellent. Our meals also came... More 

Thank StephF916
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was great! Great local feel! Must try all of the hot sauces! Great place to get the local feel!

Thank Tessa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, Jamaican
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?