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Margarita Phil's

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Near Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay, St. John
(340) 693-8400
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the crap nachos and the tri dip appetizer. Wonderful fun place for lunch or dinner. Can't wait to go back next year!

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Thank Monty C
Valley Stream, New York
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small not much more than a bar inside with maybe three tables, outside covered deck has about five tables.Stopped here after a day snorkeling at the Cannel Bay National Park. It was hot, and we walked pass the place , the drinks looked enticing. We each ordered the Margarita's and we were disappointed , lots of ice and mix, and... More 

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Thank golizzy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to Margarita Phil's every time we visit St. John. The nachos were great and my husband loves the margaritas. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Michael N
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner tonight and no customers were in the restaurant. A person waiting tables was sitting at a table on his phone. We told him we had a party of 6 and he said he had two other parties coming but he could probably go ahead and seat us. He started taking our drink order and it was... More 

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Thank rehawk
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was pretty good, but it was about about 4x what you'd pay in the states for the same quality. And the margarita was about 10% margarita and 90% ice. Server was pretty good.

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Thank Toby D
Henderson, Nevada
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to give this place a three star because the food is around a four to five star and the service was a one to zero. We've eaten here many times, but we were disappointed recently. The food was out of this world good, but we had to wait 45 minutes before ordering drinks!! There was 1, repeat 1,... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Awesome selection from basic, to papaya, to cucumber & jalapeño. Giant cups to take with you as you stroll thru town. What a small world - Megan the bar manager is buddies with a friend from home. What a pleasant surprise in a tiny bar in paradise. We'll be back, for sure!

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Thank SuzanneCVA
Austin, Texas
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Being from Texas we were a little worried about trying Mexican food in the islands. But there was nothing to worry about, the food was very good, not exactly what you expect at home, but good flavors! Excellent service and a fun little spot.

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Thank Kpounds3
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

As a margarita lover, I had to stop in given the name of this place. Very disappointed. My Margarita was watered down(was surprised to see the bartender pouring the drink out of a gallon water jug). Premixing a cocktail with liquor already included is a big No No in my book. If you are a Margarita lover, I suggest Longboard,... More 

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Thank Nikki H
Bel Air, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Margarita Phil's has become a "go to" dinner stop for our first night on the island. After a long travel day, the large margaritas are just what are needed to slow down to island time. Phil's may be a "hole in the wall" restaurant and bar but the food is great and I love the Ahi tuna tacos.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Near Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: (340) 693-8400

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