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The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Our goal is for you to sit back and relax as you enjoy our delicious cocktails and hand-picked wines, while sampling from our diverse and consistently delicious menu. Chef Amaro and his team create fresh, thought-out, vibrant dishes in an island casual environment. Between beautiful and lively outside bar, the brightly colored Caribbean dining room, and the garden that surrounds you, a lively ambiance accompanies the delicious plates. We look forward to you spending time with us, sipping, eating, and enjoying our place.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed August 22, 2020

The food was good, the restaurant was beautiful but it was missing something. I ordered the filet but wasn’t a fan of the sauce on top, it took away taste from a good cut of meat. The Sushi Crab Tapa was amazing. I loved our...appetizers but the entrees were ok. Glad I visited once but it won’t be on our go to list next time.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 20, 2020 via mobile

Dinner for family of 5. We decided to get the 6 course tasting menu. ALL of the food was incredible. The service was top notch. The price may seem high ($95 US) but the quality and number of tasting options served family style made it...a great value. We barely had room to enjoy some of the best desserts on the island.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 8, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice meal at the Lime Inn... The local catch was an amazing Mahi the night we were there... Overall is was a Fun atmosphere with amazing food and excellent service!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 7, 2020

We have been coming to St. John for 8 years now and always eat at Lime Inn. This time however they NAILED it! We chose Lime Inn to celebrate my hubby's b-day and we are so glad we did! Their new tasting menu is amazing!!!...Lime Inn has really stepped up their game. Every single dish we had was spectacular and the portions were bigger than we expected for a tasting menu. I am not one to normally even order an app but with the tasting menu my husband and I each got 2 apps and I am so glad we did - yummmy!! If you aren't one to normally order that much don't let the tasting menu shy you away - the food is amazing and it's really fun to try a bunch of dishes. I wouldn't leave St. John without tying out this fun and unique experience. Service, food, drinks - everything = 5 stars! We can't wait to come back again. Oh and I see someone wrote in another review that they thought it was over priced. I wouldn't say that at all!! For the food and drinks we got - quality and amount of it I would say it was the best on the island at this time. Also, I highly recommend their sister restaurant on the water, Lime Out - best concept and best taco's. I mean you haven't really lived till you've had lunch at a floating taco bar. ;)More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 6, 2020

We had already eaten at Lime Out and the food was delicious so we decided to look into the restaurant behind the scene that supports the floating taco bar. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent and very knowledgeable. The drinks were on point...and the food was better than at Lime Out. We will be back ASAP.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020 via mobile

Used to be our favorite. Didn’t live up to past visits. Service very slow. Food just ok. Will try another Restaurant next visit.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed July 27, 2020

They have their tasting menu when we went, and Oh My Goodness! This was absolutely phenomenal! Best food, and the staff was amazing! Definitely put this on your list and make reservations.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 27, 2020

There are many very good restaurants in Cruz Bay, this one stands by itself as a "must eat" if you are in Cruz Bay. We didn't know what to expect with a menu option of a 4-course or 6-course meal. The only thing I noticed...with many of the restaurants in St. John, they were very ambiguous about when they were available and when you can get a reservation. We got lucky the second night and only had about a 15-minute wait. The 4-course was perfect for my wife and I. Some of the best appraisers and entree's we had the entire week. Certainly will remember them and visit again should we return to the island.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 21, 2020 via mobile

Had a great meal, 4 course everything was excellent. Owners take pride and their chef did a great job

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 20, 2020 via mobile

Skip lime inn. Over priced. Not good service. Out of lobster. But they don’t tell you until you sit down. Empanada was frozen and reheated - Extremely average food for the price. Our waitress, “Lou” was not very friendly nor did she seem happy we...were there. - Bus guys taking our drinks when they weren’t empty is a pet peeve and happened twice. I am a big time foodie but also Usually very flexible with cultures, etc but I also know good fresh food - NOT impressed. 😕. Sad. Because lime out is an amazing experience every time. It’s almost like they just expect you to be there. The only place in St. John I have ever given a negative review. :/.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Chelsea and her husband took it over from her Dad and they are very personable as well as doing a great job! Wonderful duo!
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