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Tavern on the Waterfront

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Charlotte Amalie, 00802, St. Thomas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was absolutely the worst place we had eaten on our trip. Two people had the ribs which were tough and overcooked, the other friend had chicken which was undercooked. Nothing was right and service was slow. All of it tasted like it came from the gutter. Rude server but we felt sorry for him. The kitchen has 99 problems... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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206 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here each year and love the food.I love the stuffed cabbage. The service is also good. But look carefully at your handwritten bill. They added $15 to our $80 bill for "taxes" Unfortunately we didn't realize this until after we left. There is no tax in St. Thomas. This is stealing and they know what they are doing.... More 

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Geleen, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and friendly people. Beautyfull vieuw. We had a great time here. Happy hour from 5.00 untill 7.00 pm only on the bar. Why not on the table when we have diner?

1 Thank Hellen M
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

GREAT FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE MUSIC VENUE! Food was excellent!!! Drinks were strong and delicious! Crowd was a mix of locals and vacationers and everyone vibed and had a great time! 100% MUST DO!!!

1 Thank mhphotography08
San Jose, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I need to sing this restaurant’s praises. My family and I went there for lunch and the lunch was so enjoyable we came back for Friday night’s live music. We expected, what many would expect…dinner-jazz and a decent meal…WE WERE PLEASANTLY SURPRISED! The ensemble that got up and did two or three sets were amazing! They fused jazz soul and... More 

1 Thank cocoislandr
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We stayed on St John for 10 days and took the ferry to catch our plane and had some time to kill. I was with a group of 10 and we arrived right when they opened. We are all foodies and loved the food, but what really stood out was the wonderful server who took care of us, she treated... More 

2 Thank Michael C
St. Thomas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Hello all, My name is Dale M. Adams, and I was the server for this table…and it’s not just loyalty to the owners that compels me to respond to this…it’s decency. The situation from my stand point was very different then what was expressed in this review. What pains me to write this is that I had a very very... More 

1 Thank caramelsailor138
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Went there tonight because it was my daughters birthday and she loves jazz which they had tonight . I'm a local and had family in town. We ordered appetizers consisting of two puff pastries that claimed to have shrimp, spinach and feta. I couldn't find one shrimp In the pastry but I let that go because it was still quite... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

On a spur of the moment trip passing through St. Thomas to Scrub island we were just originally looking for a drink at 9:30 am....lol "lush!" I walked up the stairs only to find they don't open till 11....a really nice lady came and opened the door to invite us in for a few drinks since at that time that's... More 

Thank jasonjeep3
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Walked here from the Charlotte Amalie ferry port since we had some time before our flight. We were able to leave our bags with a taxi service - so long as you use their taxi. Outstanding meal! Don't hesitate to try the perogi. Delicious! The Jerk Chicken was a big hit with our group. As was the coconut shrimp. Excellent... More 

2 Thank JWilguess

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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
Bar, American, Caribbean, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Charlotte Amalie, 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: 340-776-4328

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