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Amalia Cafe

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5143 Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
340.714.7373
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Description: Amalia Cafe is a delightful open air Spanish themed restaurant in historic...
Amalia Cafe is a delightful open air Spanish themed restaurant in historic downtown Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie. The menu is heavy on tapas, with favorite Spanish entrees like Paella or Zarzuela. Enjoy a taste of Spain in the Caribbean.
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  • 401
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Spanish food, great service

We had been to Amalia Cafe about a yer ago and could not wait to get back. The alley or passage setting and the atmosphere are very relaxing. The Spanish food and drink was excellent. We started with Red Sangria. Then I had the Zarzuela (seafood stew) and my wife had the Salpicon de Marcisco... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Denbo75
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had been to Amalia Cafe about a yer ago and could not wait to get back. The alley or passage setting and the atmosphere are very relaxing. The Spanish food and drink was excellent. We started with Red Sangria. Then I had the Zarzuela (seafood stew) and my wife had the Salpicon de Marcisco (seafood salad). Our waitress Cara... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just do this, look at the menu first. 1 Beer, 1 glass of house Merlot wine 1 ham and cheese panini $40 We liked it but.... You may or may not....

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Louisvillle
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located along one of the cities quaint New Orleans-style alleys, with the trademark green doors and natural stone encrusted with sea creatures and limestone. Spanish style tastes, especially the paella and a great dish, starting with z that included shrimp, scallops, mussels and more. Ample servings of sangria topped off with homemade deserts and bread. Efficient, courteous, knowledgeable and friendly... More 

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Lebanon, Ohio
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This, for us, was a pleasant "stumble upon" place. It is easy to miss as it is down a sort of alley. Very quiet and relaxing... a good thing as traffic and noise around downtown Charlotte Amalie can be a bit much. We found the variety of items on the lunch menu to be good and the prices reasonable. Only... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went to the bar outside in the courtyard for drinks at lunchtime. It's a really cool and picturesque spot and Karl the bartender is really friendly, great to chat to and makes a mean cocktail. Particularly recommended for relaxing with a cold one while your significant other peruses all the shops nearby. The restaurant is Spanish/tapas style but... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely courtyard restaurant down a cobblestone alley amid shops and a profusion of exotic flora. The Spanish plates here include a best-of-my-trip grilled octopus salad which I may never forget. A Paella dish was scrumptious. I could go on, but just go there!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to go to Amalia Cafe because of the great reviews and wanting different choices on a menu than most of the restaurants. We had very attentive service and the food was delicious. At our table we had a bread basket, French onion soup, paella, zarzuela (a fish pot meal), New York strip steak, and duck. All our meals... More 

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1 Thank Carol A
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a real surprise --authentic Spanish (from Spain) food, including Andalusian Gazpacho, lamp, mussels, other tapas, including Puntalintas (baby squid). Yum!

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Wake Forest, NC
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered the Amalia Cafe several years ago when vacationing in St. Thomas and now it is a must eat at place for us. The Paella was perfectly seasoned with a hearty amount of scallops, shrimp, clams and calamari. The gazpacho was perfectly prepared and served in a martini glass with garnish. We ordered a pitcher of red Sangria and... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a group for business dinner. Appetizers were nice, red sangria -- eh . . . had better many other places. All other diners' entrees arrived, my place remained empty for 5 to 6 minutes . . . my entree was obviously forgotten . . . arrived, looked like it had been thrown together by a 3 year old (must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5143 Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie
  • Phone Number: 340.714.7373

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic

Description

Amalia Cafe is a delightful open air Spanish themed restaurant in historic downtown Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie. The menu is heavy on tapas, with favorite Spanish entrees like Paella or Zarzuela. Enjoy a taste of Spain in the Caribbean.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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