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“Best jerk rub chicken we have ever had”
Review of Gladys' Cafe

Gladys' Cafe
Ranked #13 of 269 Restaurants in St. Thomas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: Caribbean, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch
Description: Try authentic Creole Caribbean and Continental dishes at breakfast and lunch in a colonial warehouse in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Sample all three varieties of Gladys' world famous homemade Hot Sauce - it makes great gifts for your spicy-food-loving friends.
Reviewed January 27, 2009

My husband and I stumbled upon this little hole in a wall place that we later found out was pretty well known. He ordered the jerk rub chicken and it was out of this world. I have since been searching everywhere for the recipe!! the waitstaff were VERY friendly and the atmosphere was very relaxed.

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Reviewed July 22, 2008

The best thing about Gladys's is the walk down the alley to it. It's quite lovely. After that it's all down hill. It was very busy when my family arrived for lunch. We were crowded in at the door as other travelers packed in waiting for a table. Eventually we were seated and then forgotten.

After what seemed like forever we were noticed and given menus. Our waiter seemed to be having a bad decade. We felt obliged ask for our menu selections "if it isn't to much trouble please" and just hope that we would really be served. This guy really was not in a waiterly type mood.

Don't order the sweet potatoes unless you know what you are asking for. They are not sweet and they are not orange. They taste something like uncooked eggplant and are grey.

My special salmon burger was in no way special. The grilled grouper sandwich looked fine and my daughter liked her chicken sandwich. So for that I give it 2 stars instead of 1.

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Reviewed July 8, 2008

My husband and I were looking for a good restaurant for lunch in St. Thomas close to the Charlotte Amalie ferry dock. The cab drivers at the port recommended Gladys' Cafe. It is a short walk (and the cab drivers will hold your luggage for free) and well worth it! The food was great (try the Callalou soup) and the service was even better. This restaurant is a great place for local food with a Carribean flair, but they also have staples such as burgers and chicken sandwiches. We both had the grilled mahi sandwich -- it was fresh and very tasty. They also sell their own hot sauces -- all of which are delicious.

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