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“Good diner like food, great location”
Review of JJ's Texas Coast Cafe - CLOSED

JJ's Texas Coast Cafe
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch
Reviewed July 5, 2013

The food was what you might expect out of a diner. Still, the location was great and I enjoyed the food and our server.

Thank Warren A
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

the location is great.right in the park where you can people watch, prices reasonable and friendly staf

Thank Raye M
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

My family found this little jewel while exploring the shops on St Johns. The open air seating in the shade was a welcome relief to this Northwest Kid. The food was good and compared to other restaurants, I felt it was fairly priced. Service was top notch and faster than other posters have suggested. The chickens and occasional iguanas roamed close, but they are more cute than annoying. Overall, this place is a winner. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Ron P
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Eating at JJ's on the first night we arrive in St. John has always been a tradition in my family, and we will often visit twice during our one week stay. The food is great. A Texas Trashbasket appetizer consisting of fries, fried veggies, fried calamari, and several dipping sauces is a great treat and enough for a group of four to share. Pretty much anything on the menus is a safe bet, but a few favorites include the chicken chimichanga, the bacon cheeseburger (can anyone say "Cheeseburger in Paradise?"), and the chili. The chimi is served with rice, veggies, and refried beans, with typical toppings on the chimi. The burger is charbroiled Angus and very tasty, served with fries. The chili is my personal favorite. The bowl is enough for a meal, and the cup is a good alternative if your splitting someone else's plate as well. They make Texas chili, which means it has no beans and has a pretty good amount of heat. It's best enjoyed with just cheese on top, the sour cream drowns out the flavor. It comes with some nachos for scooping the chili if that's your style. The only problem is that the service is quite slow, probably one of the slower places on the island. I've never seen it crowded but I'm only down in November, which is right before peak season. Much to the chagrin of the regulars (but perhaps to the delight of some,) the park area next to JJ's was recently paved, and there were no chickens either of the two nights when we were there. Plan ahead for the wait and you won't regret choosing JJ's.

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Thank Harrison B
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

The food was Tex-Mex if there is such a thing with an island flair
Burgers and such The chickens running around your table were a pain why don't they round them up for god sake it is 2013 not 1899 I see it as a health issue but I did not see any A,B,C,D,F rating cards posted anywhere guess they are behind the times on the islands
Good food cheap price worth the trip bring some rock for the chickens

Thank Jerry D
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