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Hercules Pate Delight

North Shore Rd | Downtown Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-776-6352
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pates” (5 reviews)
“beef” (7 reviews)
“salted fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Fast Food
North Shore Rd | Downtown Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

When you see someone walking to the early ferry with a grease stained paper bag, you know they have pate from Hercules. Fry bread filled with beef, chicken, goat, fish, conch, whelks, or whatever he has available is a tasty change up. My daughters go...More

Thank RickG_USVI
Reviewed December 23, 2017

We love to stop by Hercules for a breakfast or lunch pate. It is very reasonably priced and the service is great.

2  Thank VIadict
Reviewed July 25, 2017

When you think of Pate', you think of French cuisine and liver. This is NOT that kind of pate'! It is more like an empanada-type dish but oh, so good. Hercules Pate' is open at 5 a.m. to feed the ferry workers or perhaps the...More

1  Thank BeachKat50
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the beef and saltfish, and some johnnycakes. Not sure what kind of fish exactly, but it was appropriately fishy- and salty-tasting, and delicious. Open at 5am for locals heading to the ferry for work or hungover/lost tourists. We were there after the presumed morning...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 26, 2017

I like pate and I've had a few better (not many) but most are a lot worse. A great way to start the day or grab a quick lunch.!

Thank Jet_Lag_Tom
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

We stopped on the way out to the beaches at 7AM and got a couple of pate's for lunch later. They were delicious hours later after sitting in the car. She wraps them in foil and it seem to keep it fresh. Cash only, but...More

Thank Cary S
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Had some nice beef and saltfish pates. On our second visit the had been sitting around too long, so maybe try to scope out if they are fresh before ordering.

Thank Zootable
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

We drove past this little stand all week & finally stopped on our last day. We couldn't decide which was Pate (patty) was better-- the chicken or beef. Kids wanted to go back for seconds, but we had to catch the ferry.

Thank Meg S
Reviewed February 8, 2017

I love Pate and Hercules is the Mecca!!! Every type they sell is the best you've ever had!! I have been eating their pates for more than 20 years and rank them among my favorite food, period!!!!

Thank John P
Reviewed January 27, 2017

This "hole in the wall" serves good local food. Called "pate" we tried the salt fish (salted cod) pate. It is a deep fried battered mashed fish served on a napkin with hot sauce if you wish. It is finger food. there are a couple...More

Thank Peter R
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Shore Rd | Downtown Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6352
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