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“Best bar on St. John”
Review of Barefoot Cowboy

Barefoot Cowboy
Ranked #25 of 59 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $26
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Barefoot Cowboy in Cruz Bay on the beautiful island of St. John in the USVI serves fresh cooked Texas BBQ. Smoked brisket is our specialty. We also offer ribs, chicken and pulled pork. Our sauces are made in house and all our sides are made from scratch. We are open from everyday from noon until we sell out !
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3 restaurant reviews
“Best bar on St. John”
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Stumbled upon this gem on Christmas Day after smelling the amazing brisket from down the street. The owner, Wayne, is classic and creates a great atmosphere - he'll make you feel like you've known him for years.

Wayne has a great spot to relax and enjoy some great views, food, beer, and company - you should check it out.

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Thank Mainehoosier
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Vernon, New Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Awesome brisket!!”
Reviewed December 5, 2011

My wife and I were on St.John's for two weeks and got a chance to try most of the bars . By far the one we had the most fun at was the Barefoot Cowboy, Wayne 's a great guy and makes sure everyone is enjoying themselves. Who knew that I had to go all the way to the Virgin Islands to get the best brisket sandwich I've ever had. The food here was Awesome. Thanks Wayne.
Tom and Judy from New Jersey.

  • Visited September 2011
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“Great way to end a day!”
Reviewed December 4, 2011

We were on St Thomas for a wedding over Veterans Day weekend and decided to take a trip over to St John. We spent the day @ Trunk Bay which was beautiful. Most of our party took the early ferry back but a few of us decided to stay and do some shopping. We stumbled upon this bar and it was honestly one of our favorite things we did all weekend. We had so much fun chatting it up with the locals, drinking Wayne's special tequila and singing karaoke. I have told almost everyone I know that goes to the Caribbean about this place! We will definitely go back!

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Thank Blairkb
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Houston, Texas
1 review
“Texas Friendly Place”
Reviewed September 19, 2011

Wife and I enjoyed the friendly service, country music and cold beer. Very casual way to relax after a day of sight seeing on Saint John island. Bar tender seemed to know everyone who walked through the door. Surroundings are care free and casual. Would like to go back again.

  • Visited July 2011
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Thank Paul_from_Texas
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Destin, Florida
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“will have to give it another try next year for a better review”
Reviewed August 28, 2011

Easy to spot from the ground, tough to find -
great virew of cruz bay and STT from the deck -
Didnt have the food as owner said no food was being served that night (we were there for happy hour )
had a good happy hour deal, small little bar area , had WII games, pool table and some other games as well ...
suprised as it was busy but at 7.30pm owner yells were closing (bar was still busy about 40 people )
so untill next year this is the best i can give

Visited August 2011
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