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Aqua Bistro

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Salt Pond Road | Coral Bay, Coral Bay 00830, St. John
(340) 776-5336
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was about our 10th trip to Coral Bay and our second time to Aqua Bistro. Last year, it was worth the $20 taxi ride from Gallows. This year it was not. Our group was 5 couples. We all travel together frequently, in fact some of us have been to St John 13 times. We know when we all walk... More 

Thank Sunshine31412
St. John
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a frequent visitor to Coral Bay and Aqua Bistro over the past numerous years, I must say my recent late lunch visit was disappointing. The bar wasn't that busy - maybe 8-10 patrons max. My original beer came pretty quickly. But my bartender was more interested in flirting with other partrons than providing good service to all us customers.... More 

1 Thank Wolf J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A group of us recently dined here for lunch. Service was decent, sandwiches were good and prices were reasonable. The mahi tasted very fresh. Everyone was happy with their selection. The location is nice as you can see right to the water.

Thank snorkeler-6
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago 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 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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

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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
Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Large groups
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?