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Driftwood David's

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Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
+1 340-777-4015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We highly recommend going here over any place in Cruz Bay! I had the burger and my husband had the fish and chips. It was amazing!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

My wife, two kids (13 & 10), and I found Driftwood David's on Trip Adviser and we are glad that we did. We arrived around 6 pm and were served by Driftwood David, himself. He treated us with warm southern hospitality and the food was excellent. Highly recommend the fish salad.

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We remembered visiting DD's during our last visit to St. John and wanted to hit it again on our last trip. So glad we did! We all ordered the ribs and my daughter added a slice of key lime pie. We liked it all so much, we decided to hit it again before we left. Great food!

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Round Rock, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stopped in to grab a $1 beer on the way to a sunset cruise. Friendly service, cold beer. Could not ask for more

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

If you're worried about the cost of eating out on St. John, try Driftwood David's. Really good food at reasonable prices. Their baby back ribs rock. And plenty of choices for the kids, too.

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Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Toss the menu in the trash and order the ribs. I promise you won't be disappointed. Having eaten here for years, I was disappointed in the items that are no longer on the menu--lobster Mac and cheese and the pasta/clam dish. Driftwood David's is now a hot sandwich type place save for the ribs. He imports them from Denmark and... More 

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Bedford, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Our group had burgers at DD's and everybody loved them. David waited on us, prepared everything himself, and served us and we had a wonderful meal in a great newly remodeled space. Please stop and support a great guy serving great food. Everyone was upset we didn't have enough vacation time to go again everyone enjoyed it so much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We came across Driftwood Dave's looking for a cheap place to eat and what a surprise. Dave was a trip and the food was simply, but delicious. I had a sweet potato veggie burger - best veggie burger I've had, hands down. Cheap beer and easy food. Give it a chance!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We are a Family of 6 we were walking about the downtown tea looking for a place to eat we stumbled upon Dave's once in ,we ordered cheeseburgers, Blt, Pulled Pork and Fish sandwich,all were served promptly and were delicious ,they had drink Specials to, It was very Reasonably priced too!!! Give Driftwood Daves a shot you'll be glad you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We eat key lime pie at every restaurant we have visited in the Caribbean over the past 30 years. A few years ago we popped into Dave's for a burger and tried the key lime. It needed work. But this year as we came in from St. Thomas we stopped for a quick bite and bam! He decided to make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $9
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4015
Description
Local neighborhood sports bar and restaurant that offers fresh burgers, ribs, fish wings and fries. Daily specials ..Live music and dance nights..Call for more info

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boston
7 months ago
Collierville, Tennessee, United States

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