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The Beach Bar

Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-4220
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tuna bites” (49 reviews)
“crab dip” (39 reviews)
“nachos” (68 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Beach Bar has not yet reopened from the hurricanes. Really missed it this year. Can’t wait til next year.

Thank jwr58
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is the best place to unwind after a day on the island. Great painkillers, and the nachos are to-die-for. Kids can play in the sand and trees while adults watch the sunset. Amazing patio. Don't miss this authentic St. John spot.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome spot on the beach! Good food and drinks with friendly service! Make sure to stay for sunset and some great live music!

Thank eemiles1
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome bar to go to for great food awesome adult beverages and hanging on the beach we visit every time we go to the island two thumbs up to the entire staff

Thank Fritz S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Incredible view. Hip little casual lunch spot in the heart of Cruz Bay. Food was yummy. Drinks were great. Service was great. But that view from the beach picnic tables is just breathtaking.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to grab and drink and chill!!! We grabbed a few drinks, pulled up some chairs and enjoyed the view :)

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My wife and I ate here several times during our visit to the Virgin Islands in March of '17. The food was good and not expensive, but the real draw is the location. They also have games of skill at the bar and several picnic...More

Thank Zetterberg40
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Stayed above beach bar in wharfiside for a month and ate here frequently. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE this place. Great service and great food, like ALL THEIR FOOD!!!!! Shrimp tacos are bomb. People are super cool. View is awesome. Live music. Fav spot in...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food is just OK, but the location is amazing. Happy hour and live music on many nights makes this the goto spot in Cruz Bay.

Thank AliceRumphius
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Every one visiting St John for the first time owe it to themselves to visit the famous BEACH BAR. One of the first places you will want to stop and have a drink. Everyone needs to relax and the sooner the better. This is the...More

Thank cpeset2781
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Questions & Answers
Lillian T
6 June 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey Lillian, It is VI Law that you cannot smoke within 20' of the service area in any restaurant or bar. Folks who want to smoke just move downwind 20' from the tables. Thanks and we hope to see y'all when you get on... More
16 May 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey there, Most likely we can. What specific date and time are you looking at for your party? Reed
20 March 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
We have a couple of salads that can be vegan. And some of our sides would be, as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4220
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