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Address: North Shore Road, 00830, St. John
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Mongoose Junction is St John's premier shopping and dining destination,...

Mongoose Junction is St John's premier shopping and dining destination, with a collection of fashionable shops and restaurants in a unique architectural and tropical setting unmatched in the entire Caribbean. Visitors consider us one of St. John's favorite attractions after our National Park and beaches. Just a few minutes stroll from the St John Ferry Dock, you will find Mongoose Junction to be as varied and unique as St John itself, with shopping, restaurants, bars, clothing and other professional services for every style, age and taste.

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SHOPPING!

Lots to do- shop, relax have a good meal and even better cocktails. Love Caravan Gallery for jewelry- the owner Robyn and her staff are friendly and helpful, St John Brew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Scarborough, Maine
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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do- shop, relax have a good meal and even better cocktails. Love Caravan Gallery for jewelry- the owner Robyn and her staff are friendly and helpful, St John Brew shop(although my favorite beer is bottled here in Portland Maine!!), back porch lemonade etc- hard to find parking unless you go early

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have been coming to Mongoose Junction for many years and look forward to it each time, not for the shopping (my wife makes up for me on that end) but for the spectacular architecture.... I was a residential building contractor for 35 tears.... I have been taking pictures of the amazing details of this place for 5 years, and... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Mongoose junction is a 10 minute walk along the main road from the ferry terminal. The stores are mostly air conditioned, and do not have tourist junk. There are a variety of clothing stores varying from casual to dress clothes, mostly with clothes for the Islands. The eclectic shopper may even find Christmas cards with Santa on the beach. For... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

There are many things to do at the Mongoose Junction. Shop, eat, drink adult beverages and just see all the beautiful shops.

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went on a Friday night and the place was alive with live music, artists and crowds of people shopping, eating and having fun. Mongoose Junction appears to be the upscale shopping and dining area of Cruz Bay. Parking was easy, the stores were varied and lots of dining options. I would think you could also hit it during the... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Don't miss visiting Mongoose Junction when you visit St. John. There are some very nice shops and restaurants in this open-air shopping area. It's located just an easy walk down form the Ferry Dock. There are also a couple of restaurants and an ice cream shop that you pass on the same side of the street on the way there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Mongoose Junction is an upscale open-air shopping and dining complex, a short walk from the ferry terminal. I'm not a big shopper, but we had a look around -- nice shops. We stopped for happy hour in the Mexican restaurant, and moved on to drinks at the Ocean Grill. Enjoyable end to a day on the beach.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Check out Big Planet for a great selection of t-shirts. The St. John National Park Shop has nice t-shirts and gifts - and also supports the National Park. Great place to spend a couple of hours and before heading back to the beach!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do some shopping while on St. John and this is actually the only place to go. There are a number of shops and a couple of restaurants. I purchased some jewelry for myself and some t shirts for grandchildren. Really not much else there....

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very overrated shopping area close to port. Very inferior to St Thomas. Poor choice of goods. Disorganised area mads worse by rain. Won't be back

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Michael B, Public Relations Manager at Mongoose Junction, responded to this review

Hi Chris So sorry you didn't enjoy as much as we both would have liked. Mongoose Junction is an open air venue, with lush terraces and walkways that meander and adjoin our 30 shops and restaurants, built with native stone and gorgeous mahogany, so when it rains heavily as it sometimes does this time of year, some of the charm... More 

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