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The Beach Bar

Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-4220
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tuna bites” (49 reviews)
“crab dip” (39 reviews)
“nachos” (67 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

We stopped here for lunch while doing an excursion. The bartenders were very friendly and the drinks were great. We ordered some chicken tenders to snack on and they were great as well. I would definitely come back the next time we are on the...More

Thank travelovinmom
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Always a bright, friendly place! The food is very good and out does bar food that we had elsewhere. Pain killers at happy hour are a good buy - add a Meyers rum floater..

Thank medcitytraveller
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Crab dip and crab wontons, get them! The bartenders are super friendly and make some of the best drinks on island. My husband's new favorite drink is the Cruzan Confusion. We came for happy hour on our 7th anniversary and ended up staying here because...More

Thank IslandchicMissouri
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Recently we hosted the rehearsal at The Beach Bar in St. John. The entire experience was fantastic!! From my initial contact with Nikki, the event manager, to signing the credit card receipt -- there is not one single negative I can think of. Nikki facilitated...More

Thank Natalya G
Reviewed December 8, 2016

This is our stop after a long day at the beach. A great drink and perhaps a fish and chip basket. We always have a great time talking to all the bartender's and they are very nice. They do remember us from year to year...More

Thank cchellem
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We were there on a very busy night, but were lucky to find two seats together at the bar. The Mahi sandwich was really good. Nice view of the beach and water.

Thank Mwietro
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Love beach bar! Always can count on them for live music. Some of the best and cheapest food I've found on St. John, drinks are great and on the cheaper side as well. Staff is always friendly, and the owners support green initiatives in the...More

Thank Alexandra J L
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Everyone told us we HAD TO GO TO BEACH BAR, and we did for a drink. You had to order everything from the bar and take it back to your (dirty) table, or set up your own table and chairs on the beach, bathrooms were...More

Thank stua0500
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Great location, but we visited a few times and we only eat fish and vegetables, they have a tuna sandwich and veggies but each time they were out. They said were sorry. We heard several people complain it took an 1 1/2 to get their...More

Thank Ron B
Reed C, Owner at The Beach Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Sorry to hear of your bad experience, Ron. But we don't have a Tuna sandwich or veggies on our menu. Please come by next time you're on island and we'll make sure to take good care of you. Thanks, Reed

Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Heaven on earth. This is the quintessential beach bar. Right on the water, nice sunsets, close to the St. Thomas ferry. Cold beer, tropical drinks and decent food. Sometimes they have live music on the weekends. There is a gift shop right next store and...More

Thank Michael K
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Lillian T
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey Lillian, It is VI Law that you cannot smoke within 20' of the service area in any restaurant or bar. Folks who want to smoke just move downwind 20' from the tables. Thanks and we hope to see y'all when you get on... More
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey there, Most likely we can. What specific date and time are you looking at for your party? Reed
March 19, 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
We have a couple of salads that can be vegan. And some of our sides would be, as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
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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