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3801 Crown Bay, Frenchtown 00802-6463, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-6254
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here in a couple years. Sadly no better. Sashimi is dry and flavorless. Compare this to red hooks raw bar where they have excellent fish. The rice is wet. Best dish is wasabi tobiko. The dim sum is deep fried so beware. The view is nice but it is warm as there is little breeze.

Thank Richard W
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Sure is a hellofa view!! The roll w the truffles, if was OK. Tasted more like a spaghetti roll. LOL. Husband had the road somethin roll, was better!!! All the other nagiri was great. We wanted something local, but all of it was flown in. The waitress did say that there were local specials during the one season. The cocktails... More 

Thank Bethany G
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The sushi was good (not the best I ever had), but it did satisfy my sushi craving. I did like the idea of serving a salad over some of the sushi options. The service was good and the drinks were quite strong. I had a moscow muler and felt a good buzz after just one drink. They were also very... More 

Thank DDTravelover
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Super Good! Waterfront setting but a bit hard to find, but totally worth the search. Very nice waitresses and excellent dinner and dessert. Highly recommended!

1 Thank Toby D
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I have been traveling back and forth from St. Thomas for business for over two years now, and Enkai Sushi has always been my favorite spot. They have everything from fresh, traditional rolls to crazy, innovative rolls with stuff like tempura bacon and duck confit! The girl in charge there, I think her name is Katie, is a freakin foodie... More 

1 Thank Toni B
Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

I came here with a group of family and friends last summer for a sushi feast, and we all really enjoyed our food. The sushi is good enough, although they are way too fond of sprinkling those little fried onion crunches all over everything! What's up with that?Nevertheless, it was a good meal! One thing we didn't care for is... More 

Thank Robert M
Steven P, Owner at Enkai, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review for our restaurant from a year ago. You must have an awesome memory! For the past two years we have been in transition since the previous owner just left the island one day, literally, and never came back. I made a choice to take over the business, so no one would lose their jobs.... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is a diamond in the rough! Deliciously fresh sushi that rivals anything on the mainland. I have a gluten sensitivity and they checked ingredients and prepared items to be gluten free by making small modifications. Wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Relaxed atmosphere. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Sherry H
Boynton Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

During our recent one week stay on the island, we visited Enkai twice. Found the food to be delicious, well prepared and creatively plated. The first visit was quiet so the service was attentive and almost too quick. During the second visit, we had to wait at the bar until the server could accommodate us (empty table, but as she... More 

Thank Susan K
St. Thomas
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Live in St Thomas for 8 years and this was my favorite sushi place for years. Went about 6 months ago and was not the same. Yesterday took my visiting family there and hands down the worst I had ever !! To start the special drinks was horrible. The soup uneatable und the spice tuna roll old. The top was... More 

Thank Sailaway00802
Steven P, Owner at Enkai, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review and we are sorry to hear your experience wasn't the best however, you violated TripAdvisor guidelines by posting two reviews from the same party. I also feel your comments were a bit extreme as at least 4 of our servers have food sensitivities and none of them have ever gotten sick from our food... More 

St. Thomas
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

I have to say I think Enkai is my favorite sushi spot on island right now...whenever we come here, the fish is always fresh, the rolls are awesome, the service is super, and its all-around a great time! Enkai has definitely deserved this 5 star review! They are tucked away in a little corner of Frenchtown across the way from... More 

1 Thank TropikalParadize

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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
$8 - $25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Bar, Pub, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Crown Bay, Frenchtown 00802-6463, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Frenchtown
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-6254
Winner of the reader's choice 'Best Sushi of the VI on St. Thomas 2014'. Enjoy an array of artisanal sushi, created with love.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?