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“Hidden Gem” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Spyglass - CLOSED

Spyglass
Price range: $15 - $49
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Caribbean, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Spyglass Restaurant Dining with a View. Lunch 11am-3pm Sunset Happy Hour 3pm-6pm Dinner 5pm-til. Enjoy a creative menu and phenomenal view from Spyglass restaurant. Come in for a casual lunch and watch the boats sail by. Want to see the best sunsets on St. John? Happy hour at Spyglass is the place to be. At dinner, enjoy the tranquility of the waves crashing below and the twinkling lights of St. Thomas in the distance. Spyglass Dining with a VIEW! Enjoy.
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

I think one of the best location's on St. John. A hidden gem up a few flight's of stair's on over the top of a very popular restaurant. All open air and over looking Cruz Bay. Ship's, Ferrie's, Fisherman sell it all. Hit happy hour the first night in town. As other's mentioned very good taco, and nacho's, etc. We did not make it back for diner, but I would recommend as a must stop for at least a drink and the view.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Eric L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
92 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Happy Hour”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed happy hour at Spyglass twice during our week's stay in Cruz Bay. Great Wings & Cheap beer! I'd pass on the fish tacos-weird flavor, ,aye it was the salsa?!

Visited December 2013
Helpful?
Thank Marla M
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Ramsey, Minnesota
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Happy hour with great value”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

A busy place with great food, great view and personable staff. Stopped during happy hour, grabbed a bite to eat with drinks. Ended up coming back another night.

Visited December 2013
Helpful?
Thank JanRP2014
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Fairhope, Alabama
Level Contributor
111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great tacos during happy hour”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2013

the 2 for $5 tacos are a great deal and were pretty tasty. The view was fantastic! The happy hour drink prices were decent though the drinks were only average. The bartender and waiter were cordial though not genuinely friendly as the others we met on our trip. I didn't get the "i love my job" vibe that so many others seem to have. They were rather slow as well. One evening i had the sliders and wouldn't recomend them. It took almost 30 minutes to get them and i kinda suspect the waiter forgot to put the order in until i asked about them as it was in no way busy. Will go again for a quick stop of tacos and view during happy hour.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank STJ_Waterbaby
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Astoria, Oregon
Level Contributor
158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Beautiful sunset view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2013

It's a beautiful spot to have dinner and watch the sunset. They have a terrific happy hour too. We came right at the end of it and had dinner. My husband was on a nacho kick this vacation and these were his favorite on the whole trip. He had it with the pulled pork and they look delicious! Drinks are great and our waitress was attentive.

Visited December 2013
Helpful?
Thank Julie S
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