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Virgin Fire Bar & Grill

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2nd Floor, Mongoose Junction | Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Boston, MA
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, okay food. Took over an hour to be served. Staff was amateurish/inexperienced. No effort at front desk to advise people they were under staffed and likely to have delays in being served.

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

Had dinner here tonight. The food was excellent. We have a family of six and had guacamole that was made fresh table side as an appetizer. It was so good that several family members that thought they didn't like guacamole loved it. The food and service was great! Would highly recommend and will be returning.

1 Thank rehawk
Bloomingdale, New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Virgin Fire, now known as Viva Revolution, was one of the best restaurants my family and I dined in during our 10 day stay in St. John. The table-side guac was delicious! The service, the tacos, the sangria, and the burritos were all excellent! A great experience.

1 Thank kathyg1425
Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My fiance and I "bought out" the restaurant for our wedding reception of 25 people in early July. When we first picked this location, it was still Virgin Fire. A month or two before our wedding/reception, we received a call from the owner, Michael, informing us of the concept change for the restaurant (Viva Cantina). He was wonderful to work... More 

2 Thank tdubburnett
Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Perfect place for a 40 person party. The food was "medium" but the bar and dance floor made up. The balcony and open air made it warm but airy.

Thank drjjjohnston
MongooseMgr, Owner at Virgin Fire Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks! It is a great place for a party: parquet dance floor, great lighting and we have great air movement to keep the party cool. More 

Glendora, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Food was really good. Gumbo served in large portion and very tasty. I had the sample meats on salt brick, be prepared to cook yourself!

Thank Superchica2013
Longwood, Florida
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Looks like the same owner, but now Mexican. We did not like Virgin Fire and thought the Mexican would be good. Very disappointing food and evening. Food nor good. They don't know what the food is when they serve it to you. They need to start over.

Thank Mark M
Edmond, Oklahoma
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167 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We tried Virgin Fire for the first time this year, and we found the food to be delicious and the service excellent. We made a reservation and requested a table on the balcony where we enjoyed both the view and the tropical breeze. The restaurant is appropriately named--the food is nice and spicy. Not for the faint of appetite, but... More 

Thank gingerlee13
San Antonio, Texas
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We arrived at the very end of happy hour that had discounts and drinks and appetizers. My wife and I shared 3 appetizers, one was fish tacos (great), coconut shrimp, (even better) and the gumbo. Gumbo was good, but not what we were used to, it was heavier and did not have as much of a soup feel to it.... More 

Thank peterpan1963
Willoughby Hills, Ohio
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Planned on going to another restaurant in Mongoose Junction but ended up changing our minds when seeing their menu. Decent food, decent prices and good service. No complaints. Overall good experience.

Thank candm7906

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $40
Cajun & Creole, Seafood, American, Caribbean, Bar, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd Floor, Mongoose Junction | Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: 13407773473
Looking for a Local Hot Spot? Virgin Fire Grill has everything: a fabulous eclectic menu with New Orleans flair served by a dedicated staff and a gracious Mongoose Junction location. Outside, smaller parties can enjoy a breezy romantic veranda, intimate and comfortable. Inside, a historically inspired interior with cozy booths, the largest hi definition video screen on the island, a convivial mahogany bar with stained glass elements and Kimberly Boulon's portraitures. We're great with large parties, family friendly with ample free parking behind Mongoose Junction. Join us for half price appetizers daily from 4 to 6 pm, and for frequent live jazz or reggae. Check our website for the current menu, media and music schedules.

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