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18-38 Estate Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-7115
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jake's has just started offering dinner, made by two fabulous chefs who recently were with Caneel Bay Resort. We did the $50 fixed price 3 course dinner. What a treat! Every course was delicious. Fried shrimp. Scallop with coconut polenta. Steak frites. Pork Belly. Bananas Foster. Chocolate bread pudding. The service was friendly and gracious. The atmosphere the best of... More 

Thank Amanda H
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat. Their breakfast is yum. The potato pancakes are like heaven. The staff is very good and nice people. Not like so many on island. As they stay at Jake's big deal as so many other places turn their staff so often. Same great food every time. Now they are open for dinner. Hidden secret too. As... More 

Thank Kris D
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for a mid morning breakfast and were not disappointed. Basic breakfast fare served in a cool atmosphere overlooking Cruz Bay. As annual visitors this has always been a consistent morning meal. The just started serving dinner with a former chef from Caneel Bay, will have to try. Good Bloody Mary and good friendly service from Shannon. Island speed... More 

Thank Greg S
Dunkirk, MD
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to grab a quick breakfast so we stopped at Jakes as we heard it was good. It was great, but not fast. My wife & I had omelets & they were delicious. Fresh & wow a lot of cheese! Sit at the counter at the window & enjoy the local folks walking around Cruz Bay. Shannon did a... More 

Thank aquadoc2000
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're a home fries lover, Jake's is your dream breakfast destination. On a hillside overlooking Cruz Bay, enjoy front row seats watching the hustle 'n bustle Caribbean-style below. They're open till 2 pm and serve breakfast or lunch whenever you want it.

Thank SZQ5
Starkville, Mississippi
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Came for breakfast but could order breakfast or lunch all day! Love that! We had the rancher omelet and the hungry man steak and eggs! The breakfast potatoes(homefries) are spicy and soooo good! When I asked if they had any spiked coffee drinks, she told me no, not on the menu but she was creative and made me one! Thank... More 

Thank ER5White
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Wife and I have been to Jakes many times and always enjoy the good food and friendly service. The hotcakes taste so good along with many other choices. Just tell them what you want and they'll deliver. If your looking for a nice way to start your day then Jake's is the place in Cruz Bay..

1 Thank Larry H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

A few years ago, my wife and I ate here based on a recommendation from a friend. In August we decided to have breakfast there on this trip. We were not disappointed. Any time a cook can make my sunny-side up eggs perfectly, deserves my kudos. The second floor location is also a great place to eat. You can look... More 

1 Thank Gary D
Manchester, New Hampshire
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Very convenient upon arrival to the island. A few parking spaces are available. Coffee was strong and really to our liking. We normally drink Starbucks black ice coffee. Home fries have great flavor. We ordered gramie's favorite omelet and the egg and cheese sandwich in wheat. Both were very delicious and service was friendly and fast. Reasonably priced for what... More 

1 Thank TP72
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great place to hit up for a quick, casual lunch! Nice overlook of the ferry dock and greater Cruz Bay.

1 Thank Veronica C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $14
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-38 Estate Enighed, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-7115
Serving up the best breakfast on St. John! Entire menu served all day.

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