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Aqua Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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Salt Pond Road | Coral Bay, Coral Bay 00830, St. John
(340) 776-5336
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to grab a bite over lunch - especially the cracked conch sandwich, and nut-crusted mahi mahi. Fish dishes were fresh and well prepared. Friendly environment, and conveniently located beside a grocery store and post office in Coral Bay.

Thank KnowlesAlistair
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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425 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love aqua bistro and go multiple times for lunch whenever we come to the island. Their buffalo grouper sandwich is a can't miss. It is so fresh and the bun is not your average bun. Their fries are soo good. Really I haven't had one bad thing. Their onion rings are always a home run. Conch fritters - best... More 

Thank travelqueen15
Sandy, Utah
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had two lunch experiences on the Corral Bay side of the Island. Aqua Bistro fit our needs, and was much better than our other Corral Bay choice. Great onion rings. Fish was good but not great.

Thank 1jorda
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137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is next to the grocery store in the patio. Lots of locals visit the tiki bar. The fish of the day was wahoo. 2 of us had it and it was definitely not fresh as claimed. It was way over cooked and the sauce wasn't enough to cover that up. Service was good considering the 2 servers had... More 

Thank G2services
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to sit at the outside bar and look at the harbor. We came during slow season, so we were happy to see some local flavor and relax for a minute.

Thank LaurenAnn234
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a week in Coral Bay in the off season and visited Aqua Bistro twice for dinner...the conch fritters were a hit. The wahoo was okay but the nut crusted grouper was fantastic. Nice laid back atmosphere (just like most of Coral Bay). We visited the bar another day for smoothies and did carryout Key Lime Pie the last... More 

Thank KaseyCooper
Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Aqua Bistro again this year during our visit to Coral Bay, St. John. Once again we had a great experience. Had conch fritters and Mango Grouper. Really enjoyed both and then topped it off with a piece of Key Lime pie. They have great Key Lime pie. Will go back on our next visit.

Thank Samcharlieashley
Fort Worth, Texas
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coral Bay is on the other side of the island. We had snorkeled all day and Haulover Bay was the best place ever they have a swim up bar in the cove. So we were really hungry and happened upon AQua Bistro and it was fantastic. (I see some reviews are just ok but this was better than Woodys by... More 

Thank beachbummin777
Fairfax, VA
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

The food is good, the service ok and the vibe is fine. But nothing to write home about. The woman tending bar has gotta be the hardest working person on the island - slugging bucket after bucket of ice. The beer is definitely cold.

Thank 103BruceX
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

My husband and I stayed in an AirBNB within walking distance to this restaurant and we ate their TWICE it was so good. It was off season when we went and it was very laid back with several locals coming in/out for food/drinks. We had conch fritters, scallops, grouper buffalo sandwich, and calamari. All were DELICIOUS! You can sit by... 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
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salt Pond Road | Coral Bay, Coral Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Coral Bay
  • Phone Number: (340) 776-5336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?