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Cafe Roma

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1-C Parcel, 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6524
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When traveling, rarely do we go to the same restaurant twice only because we love to try new restaurants. But during our recent trip to St John we found ourselves eating at Cafe Roma THREE times! The first night our group of 4 enjoyed different pasta dishes, all of which were great. The table next to us had pizza, which... More 

Thank IslandLover1961
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing fancy but very good Italian. Good location in town. Easy access via taxi. Salad and ravioli's were very good. Bottle of wine fit right in.

Thank DebandAng
United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here has always been consistently good - pizza and sangria were excellent. Our server - Jessie - was excellent!

Thank pixiestix
Dunkirk, MD
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Funny how you find out about restaurants. We were in the hot tub at our resort & someone told us about the Cafe Roma. It was better than they had told us & wow was it Italian. The calamari was perfect! The scallops & shrimp linguine was awesome. Shannon was our server, she is a delight & took excellent care... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We got lucky as we arrived on the island on Cafe Roma's last night before closing for the season. Everyone was tired so we ordered pizza. We were pleasantly surprised by how good their pizza is. When we go back to St. John we'll try the rest of their menu!

Thank Edp19
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The Italian food at this restaurant is great. The pizza is perfectly cooked even though you have to sit at the bar or take out. I especially love the alfredo. The service is solid and sitting next to the windows gives you a great view of the street. Eating during sunset is a great experience.

Thank zoozathegolfer
Farmington, Connecticut
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is one of my favorite places to eat when visiting St. John. The pizza is fantastic and the penna ala vodka is amazing. The atmosphere is great with a small restaurant on the second floor. Good restaurants are hard to find in St. John, so this is a must go.

1 Thank Spenser54
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We were here for a week thought CAfe Roma was awesome. Tried 9 restaurants in town, this is the best food by far. Cruz Landing second, lime inn, the new mexican restaurant was very good, Rum hut had a good view, and Longboards best party but food was average.

1 Thank Mike A
Corning, New York
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This is by far my favorite place to eat while visiting the VI. Chef John knows Italian food and the portions are huge! Don't think there's a bad thing on the menu and leftovers make the perfect breakfast!

Thank MRNaida
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice food and good service but only offer full size pizza at the bar or to go. A little odd to ask clients to move to the bar with your family if you want a pizza.

Thank James J

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-C Parcel, 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6524
Cafe Roma has served St. John since 1981. The restaurant has been voted "BEST ITALIAN CUISINE" in the US Virgin Islands, seven years in a row. Cafe Roma serves delicious Italian Trattoria-style cuisine with an extensive menu, full bar and has a vast selection of wines. Offering in-house specials and traditional recipes. Vegetarian, seafood, veal, chicken, pizza, salad, and pasta selections are all freshly prepared. Sit back and relax in an casual air-conditioned cafe setting with a heavenly mural.

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