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The Lime Inn

20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6425
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (183 reviews)
“stuffed filet” (14 reviews)
“crab legs” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:30 pm Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Puerto Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good food and drinks. Love the Caribbean lobster. Large portions in a very clean and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Greg J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably never returning to The Lime Inn. Food wasn’t very good. Nor the new menu. Took half an hour to be served a steak and cheese sub on a very quiet night there ten days ago. And a couple obnoxious and loud drunks at the...More

Thank DonaldFagen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. Lobster risotto was delish as was the lobster. Wonderful place to eat. STJ is back!

1  Thank emoryeagle73
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy you loved the lobster risotto and the whole lobster dishes. We are so happy St. John is back!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for dinner the other night. Pre-hurricane I would order their all you can eat peel and eat shrimp. They recently updated their menu and it didn’t include their shrimp special. My wife had their swordfish and I ordered the...More

Thank Kgreene2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lime Inn is a St. John Institution. Rich Meyer and his wife are the cornerstones of this place, not to overlook the fantastic chefs and staff. Expect classic St. John food ( fresh fish, etc) and a consistent, dependable menu. If you live there,...More

1  Thank Elise R
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy you enjoy the vibe of our place and the wonderful feeling of having friends, neighbors, and tourists alike enjoying a consistent meal together. This is what we try to do everyday! Thanks for your kind words and look forward to having you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were trying to find a parking space in Cruz Bay and drove past The Lime Inn, which does have parking! From the inn's host to our waitress, we felt welcomed and appreciated as guests. The menu offers varied selections. My husband ordered the ribs...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned again this year and can highly recommend. New Chief, great owners,and went out of their way to save the dessert we missed the night before

Thank jrtomlin
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for making it back for our key lime and another meal! Glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for the first time last week while in St. John, and I can't wait to go back. Two of us has the ribs, my daughter had mahi risotto, and I had the special organic greens salad. All were superb, and we managed...More

1  Thank Cbsteele
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy you can't wait to come see us again and you enjoyed your 'superb' meals and 'outstanding' service. We are so thrilled you had a great time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I own Island Cork, the wine bar around the corner from Lime Inn and headed over for a late bite. Just a fried chicken sandwich but it was Fanfreakintastick! I've had Chef Amara's entrés before and they are tops so it was a treat to...More

1  Thank Paul T
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Paul, it's always a pleasure to have you for a late bite. See you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great surprise. We hadn’t eaten there before and are happy that we stopped by tonight. The vegetable stir-fry (think fried rice) with shrimp was excellent. The lobster risotto was very good. The portions are huge.

Thank RBinOxford
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So thrilled that you were so happy you stopped by! Glad you enjoyed the stir fry and your risotto. Look forward to seeing you back soon!

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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from chelseaantoinette | Property representative |
Yes! please call 340 776 6425
19 March 2017|
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Response from chelseaantoinette | Property representative |
Hi! Definitely call ahead and check! We should have it all this week and most days of the year. Thanks in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6425
  • E-mail
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Our goal is for you to sit back and relax as you enjoy our delicious cocktails, hand-picked wines, and cold beers while sampling from our diverse and consistently delicious menu. Choose from small or large plates, but always leave full and content that you enjoyed life with us!
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