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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Let me start by saying that the food was absolutely delicious!! Probably the best meal we had on the vacation! However the events leading up to that prevent me from giving it 5 stars. I had made a reservation through open table several days ahead of time. They didn't have the reservation so we waited about 30-45 minutes for our... More 

1 Thank SamMKirk
Mandeville, LA
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They have Big Mac knockoff burger at the Deck that was nothing short of incredible. Kids liked there meal as did my wife. Cool place. Definitely feels like a tropical tree house. Nice view of Cruz Bay. Service was a little slow and not terrible attentive. More aloof; not rude. I notice that as an issue at most restaurants in... More 

Thank LSUChris
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lunch there fir the first time. The Rubin was very good. The price was reasonable as well. Great view of course. Open deck so atmosphere was great. Plenty to choose from on the menu as well. We will return regularly, no problem. You won't be disappointed 😔 I'm sure . Just across from the Beach Bar.

1 Thank Kris D
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a medium Polynesian pork and a 16 oz steak perfectly cooked with seasoned sides, served by Wade, a professional. Although we arrived more than a tad early he offered us dinner anyway with no qualms and light conversation. The banana deck is spacious and has comfortable, cushioned classy seating and is wrapped around a large tree. Since it's... More 

1 Thank TanThi R
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A few family and friends decided to make reservations at the Banana Deck so that we could celebrate my birthday. I’d suggested the location having been there on a prior occasion a couple years ago for drinks and appetizers at the bar. Since I had enjoyed my previous experience I decided that we should patronize them for dinner. Unfortunately, this... More 

1 Thank dPeters1
Windber, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, service was slow but a large group came in just before us. Food and drinks were good but not great. Good key lime pie for dessert!

Thank Pam341
New York
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of steps up.. overlooks the beach bar... nice bar.. great for drinks and prime rib dinners!! You cash in on the band playing below at the beach bar!!

Thank FloydRocco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here twice for dinner it was very conveniently located next to where we stayed. They are known for the hand cut rib eyes. We tried the ribeye quesadilla for an app it was really good. My husband got the seafood alfredo both nights and it was amazing! I got the ribeye really good I meant to ask for... More 

Thank Tessa Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick and delicious dinner was had by both - we split both the specials of the evening; bacon-wrapped grilled scallops and then a ribeye steak with a hint of blue cheese topping. Really enjoyable, and the 14 oz. steak was quite big enough, and perfectly medium-rare as we'd requested. You'd never mistake this for fine dining, but it was... More 

1 Thank Elaine S
Stowe, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent New Years Eve dinner at the Banana Deck. It was perfect for our group. The menu was reasonably priced and had great options for all 16 of us! They have super tasty specials and the service was very good for such a busy evening. We have had many dinners here in past years and have never been disappointed.

Thank GreenSki99

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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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?