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Margarita Phil's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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Near Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-693-8400
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is okay. However I'm from Colorado and we have some of the best Mexican outside Mexico. Anyhow, I had this Cucumber Jalepeno Margarita that was just excellent.

Thank Shelleeee
Fort Worth, Texas
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We last visited here in 2009 and loved the place. We came back last week. Kids liked the conch fritters. Good place for your basic Mexican/Tex-Mex fair. As a Texas resident, who eats a variety of Mexican food weekly, that's saying a lot.

Thank HoodlumOfMercy
Schwaig bei Nuernberg, Germany
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on the way back from Honeymoon Beach for a refreshing margarita. It was huge but not very alcoholic. The burrito was delicious and (like most places in the VIs) expensive. The guy behind the bar was lovely and friendly. Part of the Woodies empire.

Thank Nigrita6
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We go to St. John every few years, and have visited their for at least a dozen times, Since discovering Margherita Phil's a few years ago, we try to go there at least once every visit. Huge Margherita's, excellent food, especially the Fresh Ahi Tuna Tacos.

Thank Kevin S
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We discovered Margarita Phil's on our first visit in 2007. It is a warm, laid back place with cool staff and good food. Our favorite memory is when the electricity went out island-wide before we got our food. The cook (bless his heart) made our dinner with a flashlight and since they have a gas stove...dinner was served. We ate... More 

Thank KrisDenver
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stopped here for lunch and were so glad we chose this restaurant. Very pricey, so just be prepared. It is worth the cost. Charles is the chef preparing the fresh catch tacos and did an outstanding job. Three of us ate the three tacos and one of us ate the pork burrito. Each meal was $29. Don't let that... More 

Thank Dawn C
Edmond, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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!

Thank Monty C
Valley Stream, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 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 

Thank golizzy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

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.

Thank Michael N
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
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: +1 340-693-8400

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