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“French turnover, baby!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sun Dog Cafe

Sun Dog Cafe
Ranked #8 of 59 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: Grill, American, Caribbean
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Sun Dog Cafe is a great casual dining option, and home to the Gecko Gazebo, our open air bar overlooking the gracious center courtyard of Mongoose Junction. A New York Times Travel and Leisure Pick for St. John, we serve lunch daily, dinner on weekdays, and brunch on Sunday. Don't Miss the Sunday Night Jam, from 6 to pm, a great musical event with local and visiting talent. Welcome!
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“French turnover, baby!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

Man, try that thing, it was stupendous! Flaky, tasty, just like the french intended! Mine was barbeque, but I take it they make different ones each day, while they last! Says on the menu" world famous fish taco". Should say " world famous french turnover"!

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“Great food, service, and nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

First off, Tina,our hostess and server was very sweet and accommodating our entire visit, as we were there 15 minutes before they opened, and she was busy setting up, yet she answered all our questions happily, and made us feel very welcome. My wife and I shared the grilled Grouper with smashed potatoes and broccoli , and the puff pastry bacon cheeseburger, with Caesar salad. Everything was delicious...their sauces for both of the dishes were VERY TASTY and I'm not a sauce person at all. The salad was great too. We couldn't stop eating. Both dishes were excellent!! It's two days later and we can't stop talking about the Grouper....gotta go back for more! Maybe tonight.

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1 Thank Marty S
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Oklahoma City, OK
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“Sun Dog has a great menu!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

The Sun Dog offers great, fresh food. Their menu is comprised of an eclectic mix of salads, sandwiches, appetizers and specialties. We ate here several times during our trip and were happy with each choice we made from the menu. The seating is outside so I recommend bug spray.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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“Sun Dog / Gecko Gazebo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Great place for food and drink. Just got back from St John and met the owner along with bartender Brian. Great atmosphere for hanging out and food was also a nice surprise. Would recommend to anyone.

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1 Thank Tom M
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Rockville, Maryland
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“A MUST on Saint John”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

We visit Saint John every year and always make several stops at the Sun Dog. The staff is very friendly and the food is good. Kind of an odd place to have a bar/restaurant, (open, in the middle of a shopping center), but it WORKS! Stop in and hang with the locals...very friendly people!

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