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Ocean Grill

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Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-693-3304
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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We always do dinner at ocean grill while visiting St. John. Lunch was good too! We love the vibe of the restaurant as it has beautiful stone walls. Definitely recommend and great good!

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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We looked forwards to the meal after our last meal there back in 2010, instead we were very disappointed. The Grilled Fresh Mahi Mahi with risotto was a bland plate as was the he Spice Fried Calamari appetizer. The Tuna Tartar flavor was overpowered by the seasoning. The Crab Stuffed Shrimp came with just five shrimps and the chipotle mashed... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ocean Grille was recommended to us by several people and it did not disappoint. Food, atmosphere and service was wonderful!!

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Raton, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the Scallops, and my husband had a steak and shrimp. VERY GOOD. Nice Atmosphere, and good location to shops if you want to shop before or after. Also in the same Mongoose shopping area is a great ice cream shop on the end.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really nice dinner and wonderful service. In the Mongoose junction shops area, so the spot has a beautiful feel to it. Great Caribbean music playing live while you just take it all in. And then you can shop before or after too....

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Pineville, Louisiana
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Food, service and venue is top notch. Ate there twice on my vacation. From the first moment you enter you are put in the most relaxing mood. The set up is so very tropical and relaxing. The food is superb and the service was outstanding.

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Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had been craving seafood and this was the place. I had lobster pasta and my husband had seared tuna, both prepared to perfection. Service was exceptional as well.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ocean Grill is always our first stop for lunch in St. John. It's located in the nicest shopping area in Cruz Bay, and it sits back into a lovely green grotto. Ask to sit in the gazebo, and you'll have the best seat in the house. The food is delicious. If you're extra hungry, start with the calamari. For... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here with 2 friends in June for dinner. It never disappoints. The specials are always something special and the regular menu is very good. Desserts are a must. I had the lobster tail and ravioli. It was very good.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make a reservation to eat here when in St. John, as it has great food, service and is an easy place to get to. In the Mongoose Junction shopping mall, there is usually music being played in the restaurant and there's a bar to support your need for an island drink if you have to wait for a table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-3304
Description
Ocean Grill takes tremendous pride in consistently delivering to you a delicious and personal dining experience - contemporary cuisine with a casually elegant tropical flair - upscale, innovative dishes emphasizing clean, crisp, fresh ingredients without being fussy or heavy. Casual by day and white tablecloth tropical chic by night, within a stone walled courtyard, built in traditional Danish style plantation architecture, visitors & locals alike give rave reviews for our inspired lunch and dinner menus.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?