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Margarita Phil's

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Near Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-693-8400
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fishbowl margaritas (passionfruit!) and incredible fresh catch tuna tacos among great modern mexican. Fantastic naked natchos, fajitas, burritos, tacos and more.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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219 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some time to wait for the next ferry back to St. Thomas. Had just spent two hours on a bumpy bus ride [cruise ship's excursion] so were ready for some liquid refreshment. Enjoyed two of the local Virgin Island's brand beers. Also sampled the delicious cucumber jalapeno margarita. Interesting bartender shared her travel adventures and visa versa, so it... More 

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Thank Blokzijl
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried Margarita Petes. Very expensive and the good was not worth it. Margs were simple. Would not recommend especially for families $$$$$

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Thank Jaime P
Atlanta
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food at Margarita Phil's was good, and this would be a good restaurant if you must have Mexican while on your trip to St. John!

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Thank fromAtl
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Huge margarita, watered down-overpriced. Wife had fajita said it was really good. I had salad it was okay. Spicy food, need water, "Tap water no good, only have bottled" $3 later for 30 cent bottle. You want to use charge, another Dollar. Enough said?

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Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

We got a great Strawberry margarita here! They have many different flavors. Located in Mongoose Junction, it is a good destination

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Thank lbaker9
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We stumbled into this restaurant from an afternoon at the beach, we pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food and margaritas. Service was great too, definitely recommend stopping in the next time you are in St John.

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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328 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

My wife and I had about an hour to kill prior to catching a ferry back to St. Thomas and decided to stop in Margarita Phil's. It was a cozy, comfortable, lazy atmosphere. Easy to meet folks at the neighboring tables kind-of-place. Only problem we experience is that there was only one girl working in the place, so service was... More 

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DEN
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

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.

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Thank Shelleeee
Fort Worth, Texas
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
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: +1 340-693-8400

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