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“Great beer, Good company” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Tap Room

The Tap Room
Ranked #1 of 3 Nightlife in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Tap Room, our island brewpub, is the home of St. John Brewers and our Virgin Island beers. Serving the largest selection of draft beer in the entire Caribbean. Come relax in our A/C bar or two outdoor patios while enjoying our award winning locally brewed beers and homemade soda. Our new food menu has something for everyone. Try one of our fresh salads, savory barbeque pulled pork sandwich or warm Bavarian pretzels. There are plenty of great menu options served with a cold draft beer, homemade soda, or local fruit infused cocktails.
Washington, DC
1 review
“Great beer, Good company”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2009

I first discovered The Tap Room a couple of years ago, and make a point of stopping there a few times whenever I'm back on St. John. After a hike or a day of swimming, diving, or laying out on the beaches, the cold, fruit-infused lager, home-made root beer and rum concoctions cooked up by the owners are spot-on. Located in Mongoose Junction, within easy walking distance of all of the shops and restaurants of Cruz Bay, The Tap Room is must-taste for beer aficionados and over-heated tourists alike. Look for Meaghan behind the bar.

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Richmond VA
1 review
“Don't miss a visit The Tap Room”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2009

The Tap Room may be one of St. John's best kept secrets, though not for long and certainly not to locals. Great beer, and oh so pleasant place to pass a little time in a friendly and fun environment. Great staff and lots of special events to keep you coming back .

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San Francisco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“There for the weary traveler in need of a little "R&R"...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2009

We first got wind of this brewery during our stay at Maho Bay Camps on the far side of the island. After partaking in Happy Hour there, and trying both the Tropical Pale Ale and Island Summer Ale, we were convinced that we needed to find the source. Under the guise of "shopping" we went to Mongoose Junction and stopped in for a beer. Then after dinner, we stopped back in for another. And then another. Oh, had a R&R, too (housemade Root Beer and rum=yum). They had some beer trivia cards at the bar so while we enjoyed our beverages we tried to answer some of the cards. The owners are frequently there and very friendly to locals and out-of-towners alike.

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Camano Island, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“great spot for a beer to make shopping fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2008

We came here several times over the last week of our vacation. Mongoose Junction has a great selection of shopping and dining options. Stop in here first for some great local microbrews and please have a B&B. I think that's what they called it...it's their own brew Root Beer and Rum. sounds weird, but the coconut rum was awesome in here. Each brew they pour is great. I will come back here every time I'm on the island for a drink, Cheers!

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Cool place to drink local beer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2008

If you are looking for an air conditioned beer bar, you found the right place. Great local Virgin Island Brewing Co. beer, great service, 2 flat screen TV's to keep up with sports. $1 off during happy hour and you can even bring your own snacks! Great place for the men to pass the time while the women are shopping at Mongoose Junction!

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