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The Lime Inn

20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6425
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (175 reviews)
“stuffed filet” (12 reviews)
“crab legs” (14 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled to St. John for the day and were told this had to be a stop if we wanted to grab lunch close to Cruz Bay. We came in right when they opened at 11:30 and were greeted by a very friendly bartender. (I...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend in the states told us to stop by and say, "Hi!" To the owners for her. They weren't there but we stayed and had an excellent dinner!

Thank lisacard2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked our anniversary dinner via e-mail while home in the US. Chelsea, the owner, responded quickly and assured us that we had a reservation. When we arrived, we were once again greeted by our favorite bartender, Adam. He set the tone for a fantastic...More

Thank Lynne S
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for choosing to share your special day with us. We had a great time because you did. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I was out on a geocaching adventure in saint john and found this gem. Amazing drinks food and staff. What's not to love about that.

Thank Brad S
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Love that you stumbled upon us and loved your experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is the food great but the service is over the top. The manager stopped by the table to make sure that everything was going good. Overall a great place to eat.

Thank mearnest2354 .
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much! Glad that you had a great time with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lime Inn has very good Caribbean lobster. The service was good, the prices are decent and the atmosphere is laid back. The key lime pie is very good!

Thank bellamartin274
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat at the Lime Inn every year and this year was the best year yet! Apparently there is a new chef and the food was top notch. A++ for food, service, and atmosphere. We can't wait to go back next year. Highly recommend!

Thank DPH228
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review, and we love that you love what we're doing. Look forward to next year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here our last night on St. John and it was fantastic! We had the lobster and Filets...amazing!

Thank E231OLcarolr
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad that you enjoyed yourself with us and your delicious food! We are now using grass fed New Zealand beef!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our taxi driver's recommendation and he didn't let us down. Nice atmosphere and excellent meal.

Thank Sheryl A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually always eat here when I visit St. John. Now the 2nd generation of the family is running this lovely restaurant. The food is still fabulous and the bar area is great oo.

Thank sv b
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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
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
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by the Meyer family (now daughter, Chelsea, and son in law, Richard) your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air, friendly, restaurant. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for our all day Happy Hour 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM, where our signature cocktails are $4 and Presidente Beers are $2. Fresh Grilled Caribbean Lobster is served daily along with our famous cracked conch, rum ribs, and house made pasta, just to name a few. You can also eat light with an awesome appetizer selection, fresh salads, and famous soups. No one can leave, either, without a taste of our famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Saturday from 11:30 to 5, happy hour Monday thru Saturday 11:30 am-5:30 and Dinner Monday thru Saturday from 5:30 to 9:30. We look forward to seeing you!
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