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Latitude 18

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Vessup Point Marina | Vessup Beach, St. Thomas
+1 340-777-4552
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family ate here on October 3, 2016. We had an amazing experience! Our server/bartender Tracy highly recommended ALL food items and made the yummiest cocktails. Everything was delicious!! We tried the shark bites, vegetarian roti and baked fish sandwich. My 7 year old daughter couldn't have been happier with the mac & cheese! Tracy was very attentive and friendly.... More 

Thank Wall Street E
Birmingham, Alabama
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can literally take a 5 minute walk down the beach road parallel to the shore to this hidden dive. Open air restaurant/bar with live music. Had lunch there with a selection of a burger, local roti wrap or fish sandwich. Wonderful shrimp appetizer and delicious hamburger. Great portions and prices are very reasonable, esp. when staying @ The Ritz.... More 

Thank DannaMRay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

After sailing around St. Thomas and St. John for the day - we asked Capt. Justin (of Survivan) where a cool place to have drinks and dinner at would be. Since we were dropped off at Red Hook - he said you should try a place locals hang out at - Latitude 18. We love dive bars - and this... More 

Thank billmyers66
Vero Beach, Florida
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355 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We went there with family and were quite surprised. Although very casual, entertainment was great and the food even better. My husband had the shrimp creole and I had the tuna. Absolutely delicious. Service was very good.

Thank cb628
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here hundreds of times!! This spot has the best fresh tuna to add to your salad on the island!! It's grilled to perfection and many large slices will be added.. They have great drinks and a great staff !!!

Thank Bob P
Burlington, Wisconsin
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160 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Found this place on TripAdvisor, and wanted to come for the shark bites! Well, my son did. It's off the beaten path, was glad I rented a Jeep lol. It's an experience. Not a very clean place, but was fun nonetheless. We had Shark bites, the shrimp Bake, another shrimp dish and the vegetarian Roti. We enjoyed the atmosphere, in... More 

Thank corndogsmom
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We stumbled on this gem! Far from the maddening crowd and a great place to get a local feel! We went for lunch and our bartender/server was so knowledgeable about other places to visit! Get the bake sandwhich or the shark bites! You won't be disappointed! We missed the live music but we got to feed the amazing fish that... More 

Thank hhbeachcomber
Benedict, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great Food Great Wait Staff Quick Service Fairly Priced VERY BUGGY!! Bring your OFF Nice little swing set for the kiddies

Thank dedewhite308
Chesterfield, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We were looking for some Caribbean food and this place is it. A bit hard to find, but was worth it. We got curry chicken with roti, came with mango chutney, which was really good too. We also had the shark and bake and fish bites. Everything was delicious!

1 Thank Paula M
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

You can't go wrong here. A great Caribbean water-side bar and restaurant with great views over the Red Hook harbor and around to the BVI. Food is always very fresh and served piping hot. Beers are always cold and among some of the lowest prices on the island.

1 Thank AlexanderDC1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vessup Point Marina | Vessup Beach, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4552
Latitude 18 is one of the last remaining true island, open air restaurant in St. Thomas. Come experience the rustic charm of this 25 year old landmark! The road is bumpy but would you rather go to a bad bar at the end of a good road or a GREAT bar at the end of a bad road? Latitude 18 sits on the edge of the azure ocean. We serve Caribbean and American cuisine! And the FAMOUS "Shark & Bake" Sandwich which was featured on the Food Network and is available ONLY at Latitude 18. Renowned for LIVE ENTERTAINMENT there's live music and dancing EVERY NIGHT OF THE WEEK! Latitude 18, THE LIVE MUSIC CAPITAL OF ST. THOMAS Latitude 18.....Great Food.....Live Music!!

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