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Amalia Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Amalia Cafe is a delightful open air Spanish themed restaurant in historic downtown Palm Passage, Charlotte Amalie. The menu is heavy on tapas, with favorite Spanish entrees like Paella or Zarzuela. Enjoy a taste of Spain in the Caribbean.
US$ 10-US$ 30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This charming restaurant occupies a covered "veranda" in an alley in the old town section of Charlotte Amalie. You can only get a glimpse of the sea, but you do have the sense of sitting outside in a harbor environment, and away from the traffic....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great lunch at Amalia Cafe. Loved the ambiance, the location too. We ordered the paella and zarzuela (seafood casserole) and they were both great. Friendly timely service. We will return on our next trip!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T2101DSchristinec
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with three girlfriends. Service was excellent and we appreciated our server's honest recommendations. We ordered chicken piccata, paella, fresh mahi and Zarzuela de Mariscos (which was the winning dish). For dessert we had creme brulee and key lime pie. The key lime...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rach0601
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for an early dinner while visiting the island for a week. Starting out, the service was great! We loved the location and decor as well, just outside the shopping area in a little courtyard. The food was local and delicious. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank superman0526
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good taste, served relatively quickly, I ordered a Zarzuela, good but if you don’t like a spicy food don’t order it. The only thing I did not like was that when requesting the bill the value of the service was included compulsory which, besides being...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rcbp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ABSOLUTELY THEE BEST FOOD WE HAD DURING OUR TWO WEEK HOLIDAY! We were told we needed to go and have dinner here. So happy we took the advice. If you are even close to Charlotte Amalie it's a must!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is gourmet in style. Island influenced, but traditional. Great venue and service. Dinner was especially good outside at night.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Oldmanzin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed some fresh seafood prepared skillfully and creatively. Appetizer was black bean soup, also excellent. Restaurant got pretty crowded toward the end of our dinner and there didn't seem to be enough staff to handle the crunch, but we didn't mind. The setting is nice,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lowcountry-Kid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit after arriving on the MSC Seaside for a day in Charlotte Amalie.The Amalia Cafe is a boutique hideaway and the menu offers exciting seafood choices.Our choice was a seafood cocktail that they are very proud of.It consisted of shrimp,shellfish,scallops,mussels and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank WilliamT54
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended! Friendly staff and delicious food! Everything from pizza to pasta to sandwiches. Do not miss eating here :)

Date of visit: November 2018
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Althea F
5 September 2018|
Response from mw741002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They accepted my American Express card.
22 July 2015|
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Response from Pitamon | Property representative |
Yes, paella valenciana, salmon ammiel, steak, etc.
10 July 2015|
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Response from Leigh J | Reviewed this property |
Palm Passage is a walkway as opposed to a street. There's a big "Palm Passage" sign at the waterfront end. A map would be helpful here.
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