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The Lime Inn

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20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay, St. John
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lime Inn has lengthened their Happy Hour and upped their menu. Still the best Wednesday all-you-can-eat shrimp Wednesdays. Richard & Chelsea super

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had the special last night and it was awesome. Usually go for their fresh lobster but couldn't resist and glad I didn't. Always great service too!

Thank IslandMike07
Hillsdale, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been dining at the Lime Inn for 12 years. It was the first dinner we enjoyed on our honeymoon in 2004, and it's still our "go-to" restaurant. Plus, our kids (ages 7 & 8) really enjoy it, so it is a win-win for everyone. Their specials are always amazing. This time my husband got a tuna steak to die... More 

Thank msnewll
Fairbury, Nebraska
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352 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I guarantee that you will love the food as it was of excellent quality when we ate there last night. I had their prime rib and it was very good. My friends had lobster and they went on about how much they liked it. So food quality you will be happy with Wait staff was fun, positive, and quick to... More 

Thank Douglas8098
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We both had the special, 1/2 lobster roll and conch soup. If you like conch this is the soup for you. Each bite had 3-4 pieces of conch. Broth was very good. Tasted like it was cooking for hours. A little pricy for lunch but was good. Server was awesome and very attentive.

Thank Jeremy l
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had two excellent meals at the Lime in on our recent trip. Once we had the special of the day and the Coquile St John and the other two Lobsters. The kids enjoyed their meals as well. The service has always been excellent, and the food terrific not only on this trip but on several earlier trips as well.... More 

Thank Mark R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our group of 11 had two dinners plus afternoon cocktails. Each time the staff was very attentive. The food was great and we left very satisfied. A casual place with great food.

Thank sandrag995
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

great food, great drinks, great service, great value. Short walk from ferry dock in Cruz Bay. Caribbean feel as it is outdoor dining

Thank Holli S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to St. John for a week and asked around about what restaurants to try. We ended up eating at the Lime Inn our first night and it was amazing! I wanted to eat fresh fish each night, being in the Caribbean. The tuna that I got was the best I've ever tried, and the sides were delicious. My wife... More 

Thank Vit M
United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very good food. new bar is a great addition. courtyard dining ambience is very nice. kids enjoyed the lobster. First restaurant we ever ate on on St John on our first trip back in 1996 and it is just as good if not better today. That kind of staying power speaks volumes!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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