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De' Coal Pot

2DC Kongens Gade | Cruz Bay, 00830, St. John
+1 340-714-2625
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curried goat” (59 reviews)
“plantains” (45 reviews)
“rotis” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Caribbean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2DC Kongens Gade | Cruz Bay, 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I came here on the advice of the front desk of our car rental agency, when we expressed we were interested in experiencing authentic Caribbean cuisine. Like for most locations in Cruz Bay, there is no on-site parking, so you either walk...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow we dined here today after a day on the beach and I was pleasantly surprised with the delightful home cooked meal that satisfied all of my taste buds. The long Island ice tea was also pier full served by the friendly laid back staff....More

Thank Dcemperor
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the stewed chicken along with goat. The entrees and sides were wonderful. Overall, the best we have had on the trip save for Zozo's and perhaps Ms. Lucy's. The price for three dinners of $50.00 with diet cokes was outstanding. Also, it it...More

Thank Chad J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was delicious with a variety of choices. The prices were not exorbitant. It appeared to be a special place for locals and tourists lucky enough to find it.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We fell in love with this place!! The food is authentic, local food and absolutely delicious!!! It is a smaller restaurant and we were a party of 9 but they were able to accommodate us. Between all of us we got chicken creole, curry goat,...More

Thank Rosie3130
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was great and very friendly. Menu was great. We had goat - which is why we chose this restaurant. Food was ok - not great for the price. The restaurant is pretty run down and felt neglected.

Thank Jeanne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a nice little hole-in-the-wall with very good yet out-of-the-ordinary authentic Caribbean cuisine, then this is the place! A local recommended it and we were very pleasantly surprised, as it does not stand out from the outside. I had curried goat,...More

Thank HappyVoyager_101
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Don't listen to that Laura M post... I was looking for good local food and I popped into this place. The lady who greeted me was friendly and helpful. The decor was warm and welcoming, ok- so its not sunny in their, but its kind...More

Thank MannyA1980
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I got takeout for my wife and I - goat roti for me and veggie roti for my wife. We both loved it. I was impressed enough that on my return to Saint John, Da Coal Pot will be my first dinner stop.

Thank UncleMiltieDC
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

If you like hunks of bone (extra large chunks) and chicken skin, this is the place for you. The 3 bites of chicken in the chicken roti were very flavorful and left me hungry for more. Hungry because the rest of the large wrap consisted...More

Thank Debbie8466
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2DC Kongens Gade | Cruz Bay, 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: +1 340-714-2625
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