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The Lime Inn

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20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6425
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent selection of appetizers, salads and entrees. Salads fresh and tasty. An appetizer and said make for a fine dinner.Staff attentive, atmosphere very Carribbean

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Los Gatos, California
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The four of us thought this restaurant was great. The atmosphere was quite "funky" in a combination of outdoors with various roofs and joined buildings. The service was really excellent from everyone--host/owner who seated us; server Adam; bus boy, etc. Two of us had the Caribbean lobster which was excellent. Others ordered snapper with a salsa sauce and shrimp/seafood scampi.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We skipped the resort dinner and branched out and was well rewarded. Off a recommendation from a "local" we hit the Lime Inn and was not disappointed. The food was tremendous and surprisingly for an area where the food is expensive, The Lime Inn was cheaper than others we hit during our visit. Definitely a must hit if you're on... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The colorful ambiance tucked in between shops, adds to the decor. The bar is cheerful and opens to the street. The eating area is raised with views of the street and bar. The food is excellent - we had the daily specials of red snapper fresh catch and the beef tips. The long happy hour starting at 11:30 adds to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do while waiting on West End ferry. Great food and cold beer with a view! Very friendly staff. We had the Nacho'a and a couple beers. Walking distance to ferry dock

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents had eaten at the Lime Inn last year and loved it so much they got my husband and I a gift card during our recent trip. Glad they did! This place is on one of the streets behind the ferry dock, and it's a bit hidden, nestled into a cute caribbean building. We sat at a high to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate an early lunch here. We got a blackened fish sandwich and a prime rib burger. Both were delicious but my husband is still talking about the prime rib burger! The Caesar salad as a side was also very tasty. We were too full to try the famous key lime pie so we will definitely try to go back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lime Inn was fabulous and a great way to kick off our holiday in ST John. Couldn't have had a better time!

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Thank Sarah H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two visits while we were here. First one ordered the blackened prime rib, overcooked temp requested. They graciously offered to replace or take off the bill. Next night ordered lobster and NY strip. Both cooked perfectly and were excellent. Good drinks. Good service. Nice atmosphere. Best Key Lime Pie on the planet! Continues to be one of our "Must Do... More 

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Tabernacle, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With 100+ plus dining options in Cruz Bay, it may be easy to overlook this gem. Don't make that mistake. ~2 blocks from the ferry dock. Excellent menu. 2 bars. Staff is cheery and attentive. Prices are STJ reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6425
Description
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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