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“Best lunch in Coral Bay”
Review of Miss Lucy's

Miss Lucy's
Ranked #26 of 120 Restaurants in St. John
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Miss Lucy's offers a true taste of old St. John with fresh and flavorful Virgin Island cuisine plus unforgettable views! The flavors of St. John are unlike any others and we love to share them with our guests. From steamed clams to our West Indies fish fry or a juicy rib eye steak, we have something for everyone! We recommend Miss Lucy's Famous Paella with its fresh shrimp, scallops, clams, chorizo, and spicy pulled jerk chicken served over saffron rice. It's truly a dish that you'll always remember! Or join us for our incredible Sunday brunch featuring classics like eggs benedict or Miss Lucy's signature piña colada pancakes with pineapple, bananas, and toasted coconut. And don't forget to complement your meal with a beer or craft cocktail from our full service bar! Enjoy your brunch, lunch, or dinner on our outside patio with sweeping views of St. John's beautiful beaches as you listen to live music nightly or soothing jazz with your Sunday brunch. Miss Lucy's looks forward to helping you enjoy your time in St. John with incredible cuisine and an inspiring environment!
Reviewed April 6, 2014

Don't miss the chance to stop at Miss Lucy's for lunch. The setting is fantastic -- incredible views and lots of local charm. The Grouper Reuben was hands-down the best sandwich I had while in St. John. Service is leisurely (all food is cooked to order), but there's no better place on earth to enjoy a cocktail and take in the view. If you don't go, you'll regret it.

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Thank Michelle D
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Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Me and my husband decided on Miss Lucy's for lunch and libations one afternoon, after a local gentleman recommended it to us. To our pleasant surprise his glowing review didn't even do it justice. First off the view is spectacular, Secondly the fact that chickens (or yard birds as they're referred to as by locals) and goats are running around only adds to the island experience. I will not lie to you the food does take awhile, but it's absolutely delicious. It took just over an hour for us, but luckily we had the sweetest bartender ever. Her name was Joy and she entertained us with her Island stories from the past 10+ years she lived there. Very friendly not to mentioned probly the most beautiful girl we saw on island. Miss Lucy's is a must!!

Thank 11funinthesun11
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Go for the outdoor seating and view and enjoy the chickens roaming about and the goats. The food was fair, but it's just one of those places you might want to stop at only if you're staying in Coral Bay for a time. It was still fun! I think if we went back we'd have to try the Sunday brunch.

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Reviewed March 30, 2014

We are Miss Lucy's new followers! Great vibe, completely laid back (you will be dining with chickens, cats, goats milling about). Drinks are delicious and service is friendly, but be forewarn that it is not quick. You will need to have the right mindset to dine here. When we came back for lunch another day, the service was painfully slow. We saw some people get up to leave when the servers could not get to them on time. However, if you are okay with island time, Miss Lucy's will win you over.
The conch fritters and fried plantains are worth waiting for. Paella at dinner is delicious. Actually, everything we had is good. We will definitely be back!

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

Food was fresh but fair in quality Caribbean cuisine. This restaurant is a VERY long ride from the Cruz Bay area, and the cab was as expensive as the meal ($75 without tip for 2 people). It's a nice ride for site seeing, but so far that the cab had to take off for an hour and wait for us as we ate at Miss Lucy's in order to take us back. If I was in the area and looking for lunch rather than a nice dinner I'd be more apt to return - but not under other circumstances. Dinner is outside near the water, which is nice, but also somewhat buggy and frequented by feral cats (and in earshot of goats).

Thank NYKnicksNY
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