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Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Caribbean, , Jamaican
Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-1996
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (22 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (36 reviews)
“plantains” (26 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to agree with other reviews that the place has good food it's a little oversized hole in the wall that looks nice from the outside, but once you go in and greeted, you might agree with what I share. I visited the place...More

Thank Alicia T
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Trenchtown Rock on Back Street, one block north of Main Street, has closed and has reopened as Crabbe's Island Grille. They have a varied menu, serving a variety of bar and grille type items, in addition to a full bar. We ordered the fish and...More

Thank StThomasGuy
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty decent restaurant in the middle of downtown. It was a smaller place but the level service was good. Please don't be in a hurry because they are not super fast but after all we're on island time. We order the oxtails long with cabbage...More

Thank FDSJR1975
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Food was very good. Tried the local fare and it was great and the service was very good. Will return

Thank konatime
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stopped here on a jewelry store employee recommendation--WOWZA - so glad we did. Our entrees for lunch were amazing--the jerk excellent! The service was typical island time speed--so don't be in a huge hurry--I promise it will be worth the wait!

Thank diamondbabydoll
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Just a block up from the main shopping street. Close to the Alex and Ani store. Great drinks and housemade rum punch by Lynette. Great conch, chicken (not too spicy jerk, curried or brown stewed which falls off the bone) and served w/sides(Mac n Cheese...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stopped here with a small tour group and it was absolutely outstanding. We had the jerk chicken and a ginger root drink. I will dream of eating this daily until I can come back. We are scheduled next February with a group of 15...More

Thank bdvorachek
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Glad we found this great little restaurant. Kind of off the beaten track. The food was delish, but the best part was the staff, especially Lynette! What a sweetheart! We appreciate you so much and also the introduction to Jose!

Thank Judi M
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The wife and I found Trenchtown rock after a morning of drinking in St. Thomas. Needing some food, we ducked in here off of the Back Street (Wimmelskafts Gade) and were met with friendly faces and great hospitality! We ordered the conch fritters for an...More

Thank Vince S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the Oxtail platter and the Curry Chicken. Both were outstanding. We loved eating local food in a local environment. The plantains, rice and peas as well as the cabbage sides were great. We were taken here by a private guide but were the...More

Thank shellking2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-1996
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Trenchtownrock Jamaican Bar and RestaurantHere is a place were locals and visitors alike can get a little taste of Jamaica in St Thomas. With dishes like Ackee & Salt Fish , Curry Chicken, Curry Goat , Jerk Chicken ,Jerk Pork and their amazing combination platters , like Jamaica Nice and thee Kingston Hot are delicious and fulling. With drink specials like the " Dutty Watta" , ice, gold and green Stop Light Shots, and Trenchtown Sunset, makes a must visit. Located downtown on backstreetHours : Mon-Thurs 11am-6pmFri-Sat 11am-8pmPhone 1 340 774 1996
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