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Sun Dog Cafe

) #11 of 39 Restaurants in Cruz Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American, Caribbean
N Shore Road | Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-693-8340
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (166 reviews)
“burrito” (58 reviews)
“white pizza” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Grill, American, Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
N Shore Road | Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best food! Had turkey burger and beans/rice. Very filling!! Husband had chicken wrap. It was huge and also very filling. Great service.

Thank Sheryl D
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is definitely one of our favorite places to eat on the island of St. John! It baffles me that such fresh, delicious, and well prepared food comes out of a tiny truck! Don't let that deter you!! There are nightly specials which are out...More

1  Thank Debbie D
Michael B, Owner at Sun Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Thanks for the visit and the AMAZING review. The New York Times made us a Travel & Leisure pick for St. John. In the review, the writer said "A remarkable menu for a kitchen the size of volkswagon beetle". I think it was Hemingway who...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brandon , great bartender. I would highly recommend the Chocolate Banana Bushwacker . A great place to sit mand relax after a day of shopping.

Thank Billy O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty good food and average service. We all got the jerk chicken tacos. Tacos were really good but service lacking. Fair prices. I would recommend eating here.

Thank SCtravelers2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing time at Sun Dog Cafe! Food was amazing and the live music on Sundays is perfect! Perfect place for a fun night with friends and family

Thank Kayla L
Michael B, Owner at Sun Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kayla! The Sunday Night Jam is now hosted by Mark Wallace and Dakota Eileen, who has appeared on "The Voice", and when you hear her, you can see why. Plus the other talented locals who participate and support. Glad you enjoyed! Michael SDC Proprietor

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice spot in middle of mongoose junction ,had lunch there ,nice and very good food! We love there menu and the deviled eggs are fantastic !!

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in Mongoose Junction. Gecko Bar has great bartender, Amanda! Drinks are very good and she was fun to talk with as we ate. Came back here after 3 years to have the Chicken Roti with coconut rice and it did not disappoint. Shared...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere at Mongoose Junction. We love it here. The fish tacos are great and the BBCs are yummy!

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this little outside bar while shopping in Mongoose Junction. The bartender was very friendly and the drinks were good (although not as strong or cheap as some places in town).

Thank Buckeyesnorkeler2
Michael B, Owner at Sun Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the visit and the input. Our minimum pour is 2.5 ounces, which makes for a strong tasting drink. I will be sure all of our bartenders are on point with portions. Hope to see you again soon. Michael SDC Proprietor

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The people were very friendly. Elizabeth had actually invited us when she was at another restaurant that was closing for the weekend. The owner was helping bus the tables and stopped to say hi. There were about 6 tables set on the patio in a...More

Thank 2-an-island-lady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 19
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N Shore Road | Mongoose Junction, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-8340
  • E-mail
Sun Dog Cafe is a great casual dining option, and home to the Gecko Gazebo, our open air bar overlooking the gracious center courtyard of Mongoose Junction. A New York Times Travel and Leisure Pick for St. John, we serve lunch daily, dinner on weekdays, and brunch on Sunday. Don't Miss the Sunday Night Jam, from 6 to pm, a great musical event with local and visiting talent. Welcome!
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