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The Beach Bar

Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-777-4220
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna bites” (48 reviews)
“crab dip” (39 reviews)
“nachos” (70 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
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Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was just as good as the atmosphere and view. Service was great and cocktails were cold. Looking forward to going back again.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My times spent at the Beach Bar were on three separate trips to St John, but all pre-hurricane (last one Fall 2014). Based on the webcam, though, I'd wager little has changed. This is just a fun place to drink and hang out - great...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Grabbed some quick breakfast while waiting on the ferry. I had a waffle and it was delicious. The family near us had full breakfast and it looked very good. No one complained and with pre-teen kids you usually get some. The service was very good...More

Thank TulsaSavy
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Businesses are slowly coming back on line--we were happy to have found several that seem to have just opened the week we were there (Mar 18-25). It's a lovely view, good (relatively inexpensive) drinks, reasonably good food. Go! Bring friends!

Thank CarTRVLR
Reed C, Owner at The Beach Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Good Morning! The Beach Bar is not currently open for regular business. We are able to have a few select special events while we are working to rebuild. Thanks, Reed & Sherry

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Still not open as of March 18 but when it is it is the place we stop at every day for a drink, lunch and/or music. I hope some of our old favorites are on the menu again when they re-open.

Thank GregSuze
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The Beach Bar has not yet reopened from the hurricanes. Really missed it this year. Can’t wait til next year.

Thank jwr58
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is the best place to unwind after a day on the island. Great painkillers, and the nachos are to-die-for. Kids can play in the sand and trees while adults watch the sunset. Amazing patio. Don't miss this authentic St. John spot.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome spot on the beach! Good food and drinks with friendly service! Make sure to stay for sunset and some great live music!

Thank eemiles1
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This is an awesome bar to go to for great food awesome adult beverages and hanging on the beach we visit every time we go to the island two thumbs up to the entire staff

Thank Fritz S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Incredible view. Hip little casual lunch spot in the heart of Cruz Bay. Food was yummy. Drinks were great. Service was great. But that view from the beach picnic tables is just breathtaking.

Thank Mike P
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Lillian T
6 June 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey Lillian, It is VI Law that you cannot smoke within 20' of the service area in any restaurant or bar. Folks who want to smoke just move downwind 20' from the tables. Thanks and we hope to see y'all when you get on... More
15 May 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
Hey there, Most likely we can. What specific date and time are you looking at for your party? Reed
20 March 2017|
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Response from Reed C | Property representative |
We have a couple of salads that can be vegan. And some of our sides would be, as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 16
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4220
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