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The Lime Inn

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$$ - $$$
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20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just love the Lime Inn and have been there many times. Usually, in the off-season they keep the bar and front area open. This year they were closed for off season! We sure were bummed! They have excellent food choices and their crab legs are my favorite! It is family owned and they are very friendly! They have drink... More 

Thank 571annamariew
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved sitting at the bar when we visited. Drinks were well formulated and plentiful. Actually got to spend some time with the owner and thoroughly enjoyed his stories about the 80's in St. John.

Thank Akempus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on the evening of my birthday and I can't believe that in all my trips to the island I had never dined here. Now it's a new favorite and I'll be sure to come back! I had fresh caught Caribbean lobster, grilled and seasoned to perfection! Our service was amazing and they have guest parking in... More 

Thank Jennifer P
Rome, Georgia
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife and I have been to the Lime Inn to many times to count over the past 20 or so years.We always look forward to fresh seafood and lobster and visiting with Rich and his staff and It"s usually the first dinner we have upon arriving on St.John.However,on our last visit (July 2016) we arrived early,had a drink at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We planned our timing for the all-you-can-eat shrimp night and it was worth it! They truly encouraged us to enjoy it! Throw-back to the 1980's restaurant my parents loved. Solid wine selection and knowledgable staff.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Roselle, New Jersey
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

All you can eat shrimp on Wednesdays is very good, however spicy. Crab legs were excellent. Sides are average - if they improve the sides (rice and vegetable) would be more apt to eat there again.

Thank LJF910
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I went to dinner and had a great experience. The food was excellent, but the reason I am writing this review is due to the excellent service. I felt as though the servers and other wait staff were genuinely excited to see me. I would recommend to all who visit StJohn to get to the Lime Inn and order the... More 

Thank zoozathegolfer
St. Thomas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Very good, fresh fish. Great service. Fun atmosphere. Would recommend to visitors and locals. Love the decor.

Thank lilttlewindy60
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We had eaten dinner at another location but we decided to have dessert at another location. We went to the Lime Inn which across the street from our hotel. Great Key Lime Pie! We have eaaten there before and there was excellent food and service.

Thank Gary D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Stopped at the bar to have a drink before sitting down at our table and had a very fun bartender, caught on that we had just gotten married and had several staff members come to our table to congratulate us. Had Adam as our server, he did an amazing job making our night out a memorable experience that made our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: 3407766425
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.

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