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Amalia Cafe

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5143 Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Paradise Island, New Providence Island
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we happened to stumble upon Amalia Cafe while downtown Charlotte Amalie. It was a very quaint little place with excellent food and great service. We will return here when we go back to St Thomas!!!

Thank Rod S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food here is excellent. If you are looking for a great meal, this is your spot. It is tucked away in Palm Passage, so it is in a great location but it still has a quiet feel. The bar is a great spot to sit and chat while enjoying a great cocktail. Our food was so tasty, you absolutely... More 

1 Thank MichiganMandy
Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had an outstanding lunch there. Everything was perfect- Gazpacho was ice cold and served in a large stem glass, 1/2 lobster stuffed with crab meat including tempura asparagus and tempura rice cakes, and key lime meringue pie. A beautiful location in Palm Passage in the heart of the shopping district. they also are open for dinner

1 Thank alanbreck88
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice food and good service combine in this little alley-based restaurant. A fun place for a drink and tapas.

1 Thank Jim C
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch in this charming restaurant. It is located in an alley amongst trendy shops and looked very pleasing on the eye. The service was excellent as was the food and the sangria. The appetizers were so big that we had to skip on an entrée. We had clams and mussels and enjoyed them very much.

1 Thank Elabelle2
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch today. The ambiance was lovely and the food was spot on. Sangria was so refreshing. One of the best meals we had in St. Thomas!

1 Thank Kelly M
Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely last night of our trip at this quaint little place in one of the most beautiful little on alleys in St. Thomas. Go early for the best shopping in the area, without the hassle of jewelry row. Great tapas. Best chorizo ever! Ask for a side of manchego (not on the menu) for a perfect opener.... More 

Thank SuzanneCVA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away, this restaurant is a gem. The varied menu and great service by Cara made an impromptu lunch one to remember. Zarzuela, chorizo, and garlic shrimp were well seasoned and highly flavored. The highlight of the meal, however, was the lamb shank. When it first came out, the sauce seemed watery. The first bite took care of that. The... More 

Thank Blys
West Orange, New Jersey
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleased to find this great spot in Charlotte Amalie. It's tucked away and hard to find so I didn't know about it for a couple of years. Once I found it, I always stop there for lunch with my friends. Great food. Great service.

1 Thank Deb100000
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish this was a terrible experience. Our server (who said his name was not important) was terribly condescending and controlling. Tap water was not given as an option even though every other restaurant had offered it. The food was not good at all. The grouper was bland and improperly prepared and the paella was less than desirable.... More 

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Pitamon, Owner at Amalia Cafe, responded to this review

As the proprietor of Amalia Cafe, I would like to thank you for your review.I sincerely apologize for the manner in which you were served.That type of behavior is not typical or acceptable in our business. Having said that...I know that a bad start "my name is not important" can literally leave a bad taste in your mouth. We cannot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?