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Aqua Bistro

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Salt Pond Road | Coral Bay, Coral Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-776-5336
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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went there with family and friends to see friend Stephen perform, and because some of our group were craving their Ponzu Tuna. Love the atmosphere and we had a lovely time and the food was excellent. I was looking for something a little lighter so I had Crab and Tomato Bisque and a salad. Very tasty. Also shared some peel... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been coming to St. John for years and frequently go to Aqua bistro for lunch after a morning of snorkeling. We usually have a late lunch, between 2 and 3 pm. The first visit had a bartender who was announcing that she had had a hard day and she was ready to get off early if her relief... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in Coral Bay and had dinner here one night during a 10 day trip. Sat at the bar and had a few drinks with dinner. Portions were great and service was good. I had the conch fritters which were tasty and the fresh mussels. I was a little disappointed in the mussels as they were a little bland. Cooked... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family (and extended family) 8 dined here on Thanksgiving. Not only was the traditional Thanksgiving fare delicious but so was the rest of the regular menu. Greet fried group sandwich, peel and eat shrimp, burgers, etc. Really good cocktails that are so full you can barely lift your glass. No reason to drive to Cruz Bay for dinner when... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at Aqua Bistro twice this trip. The hamburger, chicken piccata, and grouper fingers were all good. Friday night is Ponzu Tuna night and my husband loves it. Every time we are on St John, I know where we are going on Friday night.

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Thank abudd77
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful live music accompanied excellent cocktails on our 2nd visit to this gem. The staff was friendly and helpful and the food was scrumptious! Two of our group ordered and Loved the blackened swordfish, while our friends thoroughly enjoyed their ahi tuna appetizer. The clam chowder was large and awesome, so know that it can be pretty filling. We ordered... More 

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Texas
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved drinking at this unique bar which is right across the street from Coral bay. The crowd is relaxed and there is live music on some nights. The food is yummy too!The ahi tuna was incredibly fresh and flavorful. Beautiful presentation. The clam chowder was decadent as clam chowder should be. We thoroughly enjoyed the blackened swordfish but I... More 

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Thank tdubbers
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night is ponzu tuna night. Best meal we had on the island. Huge stack of tuna on top of noodles and ponzu sauce.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorites for dinner while staying near coral bay. Next to food market and snorkel rental.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch while exploring the island. Great Painkillers and wonderful sandwiches. We had the Conch Sandwich and the Buffalo Mahi Sandwich. You won't be disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salt Pond Road | Coral Bay, Coral Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Coral Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-5336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?