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The Beach Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill
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Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-4220
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is ok, but they do have a late night menu if your looking for a late dinner. Bartenders are nice and drinks are good...and ofcourse it's on the beach so you can enjoy a rum punch or painkiller by the water!

Thank Marie V
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got a variety of food and it was all very delicious. Also it's right along the beach which only added to the atmosphere.

Thank Rob R
Cushing, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a group of 20 that ate lunch at the Beach Bar. The kids loved swimming in the ocean and playing on the beach while the adults enjoyed sipping drinks. Perfect spot for all ages.

Thank Andrea W
Annapolis, Maryland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great little bar located right on the Beach in COwpet Bay. It is an easy stroll from the beach and is situated between the pool and beach areas. They make a great painkiller or any other of your Caribbean concoctions. They also sever small appetizers... I've never been disappointed by the beach bar and I have been... More 

Thank gidon c
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently had dinner at the Beach Bar. There was no wait service, only a bartender, so we had to go to the bar for drinks if we wanted refills, no problem, it is slow season. We ordered burgers and fried plantains and headed down to dine beachfront. The burgers were VERY good and the plantains were... More 

Thank snorkeler-6
Rio Vista, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is an outdoor feeling, with a great view. This used to be one of our favorite places, but, I guess we go over there (a couple of months a year) too much. The bartenders are not personable at all! The food is good, but the service isn't. There are too many other places to hang out for me to... More 

Thank carl2063
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Food, Service and Drinks! Adam you are the best! They took care of us and were very accommodating with our large group! Fun time! Great music and atmosphere!

Thank steemerwife
College Station, Texas
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to grab a famous painkiller and lunch or their spinach artichoke dip as a break from shopping or coming off a sea excursion out of Cruz Bay. The place is very popular so it gets crowded in the late afternoon. The beach is ok...but not our main draw. There are a number of boats and dingys that are... More 

Thank DebOfAggieland
Leland, North Carolina
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great food and excellent atmosphere. A must visit for anyone going to St John. Highly recommend the fish and chips. My wife loved their mango colada and the painkiller was good too. Perfect place for lunch or dinner and you can even get your food to go.

Thank jek28
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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425 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach bar has one of the best locations on the island. I always feel like they could be doing so much more with the space but they like being what they are. I wish they would spruce it up a little maybe adding picnic tables or something in the sand and upgrading the plastic chairs at the bar. Their bartenders... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $16
American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4220

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