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The Banana Deck

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3FB | Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-693-5055
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sac City, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm not much of a fish eater but the fresh fish there is not what our fish in the Midwest tastes like thank goodness. had the mahi, conch fritters and potato skins. all top notch.

Thank craigp50583
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came for Sunday brunch and it was delicious! We got there right as they opened at 11am, and we were the only ones there, so you don't need to worry about a reservation or anything. The open-air restaurant itself is really cool, and the food was very good. I got the fried chicken biscuits and gravy, and really liked... More 

Thank kusc0018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Possibly the best dinner we had in STJ. The trio of shrimp, scallops, and mahi with jerk seasoning was fabulous! The shrimp cocktail was too. Catch it at sunset for a great harbor view.

Thank Mike W
Katy, Texas
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a morning of shopping I stopped here for lunch. It was quiet and just off the beaten path with a nice view. The burgers were terrific. Definitely recommend!

Thank x_marg
Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here many time during our visit to St.John. The food is very good as well as their service.

Thank JillS259
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the best food we've had in Cruz Bay of the 3 places we've been. The tuna was excellent and the shrimp curry was delicious. We all really loved this place, especially the kids.

Thank artpapas
Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by a local for the quality of the food. We made a reservation and were seated promptly. There is not a good view in this open air restaurant but that was ok. The food was fresh (fish, steak and pasta) however it took forever for the waitperson to take our drink and food order.... More 

Thank sailrobins
Fort Collins, Colorado
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, good service, excellent location! This is always a favorite dinner spot when we are in St. John. It's casual and relaxing and a good spot to bring teens and kids.

Thank swancm
Siesta Key, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Get their special banana dessert...wow wow wow. The service is great and you cannot go wrong. For lunch or dinner the deck is a great value

Thank M H
Glastonbury, CT
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed our dinner at Banana deck. It's a fun spot, lots of stairs. We sat at the bar. Ordered delicious conch fritters to start. I had the Greek salad with blackened mahi on top... I was pleased but mahi seasoning was just a tad too salty for me. Seafood platter was alright but a little bland... May have just... More 

Thank Colafina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3FB | Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-5055
Aloha and welcome to The Banana Deck, home of the Big Deck Burger! Located in downtown Cruz Bay on St. John, we offer a full menu of casual Caribbean cuisine and American classics! We're all about providing good food and good service in a great atmosphere to bring our customers the best experience!

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