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Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-1996
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here with a small tour group and it was absolutely outstanding. We had the jerk chicken and a ginger root drink. I will dream of eating this daily until I can come back. We are scheduled next February with a group of 15 and we will ALL be making the trip back to this restaurant to lunch. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we found this great little restaurant. Kind of off the beaten track. The food was delish, but the best part was the staff, especially Lynette! What a sweetheart! We appreciate you so much and also the introduction to Jose!

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wife and I found Trenchtown rock after a morning of drinking in St. Thomas. Needing some food, we ducked in here off of the Back Street (Wimmelskafts Gade) and were met with friendly faces and great hospitality! We ordered the conch fritters for an appetizer and braised oxtails with plantains and mac and cheese for our meal. Everything was... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

We had the Oxtail platter and the Curry Chicken. Both were outstanding. We loved eating local food in a local environment. The plantains, rice and peas as well as the cabbage sides were great. We were taken here by a private guide but were the only tourists in the restaurant. We truly got the feel of eating at a local... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

The curry chicken and jerk pork were both amazing. Great sides. Loved the caramelization on the plantains Sweet and delicious. Cheesy good Mac & cheese and the stewed cabbage was cooked perfectly. And our server Lynette was so knowledgeable and gracious. A must visit place for wonderful local food.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

We visit Trenchtown every time we go to St Thomas and the food never disappoints. We were however disappointed this time with the fact that they were out of plantains as well as conch fritters - 2 of the items we look forward to the most. :(

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Thank Lydia L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

David's tour took us here for a great local place. This is everything I have wanted. Real where the locals eat type of place. I got to eat goat, ox tail and some of the best rice. I can't say enough of this service and food quality.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

The food, drinks and service were second to none! What a great break from a morning of shopping in St. Thomas. Our server was the best! After several days in the Virgin Islands we asked for a good drink that wasn't very sweet and our server made us an amazing rum drink! The curry chicken was the best I've ever... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

While on a cruise we stopped in St. Thomas. Trenchtown Rock was recommended by a local for their specialty curry goat, curry chicken and jerk chicken wings. We stopped in there and I'm glad we did. Our server Lynette was absolutely great. (sorry it took me a few days to write this Lynette). She explained the menu to us and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined at Trenchtown Rock in 2014 and LOVED it. We were so happy that St. Thomas was on our itinerary again because we had to come back. Delicious Jamaican Cuisine and the best Bushwhackers EVER!!! Definitely coming back:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-1996
Description
Trenchtownrock Jamaican Bar and RestaurantHere is a place were locals and visitors alike can get a little taste of Jamaica in St Thomas. With dishes like Ackee & Salt Fish , Curry Chicken, Curry Goat , Jerk Chicken ,Jerk Pork and their amazing combination platters , like Jamaica Nice and thee Kingston Hot are delicious and fulling. With drink specials like the " Dutty Watta" , ice, gold and green Stop Light Shots, and Trenchtown Sunset, makes a must visit. Located downtown on backstreetHours : Mon-Thurs 11am-6pmFri-Sat 11am-8pmPhone 1 340 774 1996

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