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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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Boston, MA
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great dinner at Enkai. We had 6 different roles which our waitress recommended and we loved each and every one. Don't like one of the ingredients? No problem- they will customize anything. There are tarpon schooling by the dock and if you're lucky they will give you scraps to feed them.

Thank JakenSydsmom
Frederick, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rolls, rolls, rolls!! If you love sushi rolls, this is the place for you. Enkai's creative rolls are hands down the best I've eaten. The place sits right on the harbor in Frenchtown downtown St. Thomas. The view is stunning and you can see the big tarpon in the water (they feed them with the fish scraps from the restaurant).... More 

Thank AmyAnn7374
Columbia, South Carolina
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous sushi. We had a table of 4. Average service. Atmosphere dilapidated pier. Best sushi my fiance has ever had. Had the storm role and long dong.

Thank Jim T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The approach to Enkai is not that promising. But once you get to the bar and restaurant it has a great vibe. The fish is incredibly fresh and grab a drink by the dock and member you'll get to see them feed the local tarpon scraps from the sushi bar.

Thank bearbranchgirl
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Great sushi! Creative and amazing chef Steve! Housemade rangoons and amazing deep fried donut/ ice cream! Definitely bringing friends and coming often.

Thank Crystal m
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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164 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Difficult to find and get to but enjoyable view and fresh sushi once you get there. Best sushi on island with fantastic water view.

Thank TooBlueVilla
Flower Mound, Texas
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017

On the water, a local favorite. Great sushi, rolls are outstanding. Everything from craft cocktails to beer and everything in between. Very casual and fun

Thank tfaris
Albany, NY
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

All 4 of us loved our experience at Enkai- including my husband who beforehand claimed he didn't like sushi. The selection of rolls was outstanding and included one that had a tropical twist. The spicy edamame was a twist on a favorite appetizer. The restaurant is on the water and after dinner we were given rubber gloves and a pan... More 

Thank Karynj
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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313 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

We got there at about 2PM. We sat at the bar to have a good view of the bay with Marlena, our bartender/waitress, who was just a doll and made our late lunch a lot of fun. We tried to remember the sushi rolls we had, but the drinks were so good....and effective. So we got her 3 favorite rolls... More 

1 Thank Troy H
Grasonville, Maryland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

This place is off the beaten path bit worth it! My first attempt at trying out their sushi I had to bail due to the crappy parking but went and ran some errand and came back around 3. I am glad I gave the parking a second attempt! Although they are not your typical sushi place then menu was cool... More 

1 Thank SRJ109

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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, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view, 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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