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The Lime Inn

20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6425
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Lime Inn
1. Fresh Seafood
"The menu is fresh and full of some great specials."
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2. Happy hour 11:30am-5:30pm
"It was happy hour and my husband & I were needing it!"
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3. Best Key Lime Pie
"best frozen key lime pie I have ever had! Yum"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in St. John as they were still struggling with power issues following the IRMARIA hurricanes event. Power was out for our first night of our 8 night stay. Making our way to Cruz Bay, we chose the Lime Inn for our first dinner...More

Thank Michael L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This restaurant is so good, we went there for dinner 3 nights out of 8 on the island!! The ceviche tacos, lobster with parmesan risotto, clam chowder were delicious! The owners are so friendly and make time to talk to everyone while delivering a delicious...More

Thank mcpandrews
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks so much for spending time with us! We enjoyed having you, and so happy that you felt satisfied with all the food and service.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch at the Lime Inn. Food was tasty and fresh and our server was super accommodating. Would visit again for sure!

Thank Lori A
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

So glad you had a lovely time with us for your lunch! Look forward to see you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining choices on St.John are still limited, but the Lime Inn would be a good pick even when things return to normal. The special that night was pork bellies and shrimp in a peanut sauce, not something I've ever tried but went for it...More

Thank Mark N
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so happy you enjoyed the special of the evening, the tasty drinks, and the excellent service. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best restraint in St.John! Great food, professional staff, charming atmosphere. Loved everything from my all time favorite the clam chowder to something new like the frozen key lime pie which Richard recommended a shot of chilled toque with. It was a special night thanks...More

Thank Tyler F
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review. We are so happy you had a "wonderful experience" with your meal, the staff, and the ambiance. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled here because it was the first place we saw, starving off the boat. Kids had ribs and said they were good. Ceviche was good. It was altogether a “fine” experience. There wasn’t much light and the overhead fans were on full blast to...More

Thank amurrin
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your meal with us. We are all outdoors and this does come with certain exposure. Please, next time, ask us to to turn down the fans, want you to be comfortable!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, I have to cut the place some slack because we went 6 weeks after the hurricane. Not many places were even open and the island was in rough shape. The place was packed and the bar was full. Our waitress was very friendly but...More

Thank benton2569
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We’re so happy you thought your server was lovely as well as the atmosphere of our place. After what we had just been through it feels a bit blurry, but we worked so hard everyday just to get open and to survive. We’re grateful you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family comes to The Lime Inn every year that we go on vacation. The lobster is to die for and make sure to save room for the key lime pie!

Thank jess1227dec
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so thrilled you came back to see us! We are thrilled to have a constant supply of lobster, and always proud to serve our mom's recipe key lime pie. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Cruz Bay 10 days in February and ate at the Lime Inn twice. The first time we just stopped in and had sandwiches. The second time it was busier on the island, so I made reservations. When we arrived, it was very...More

Thank K P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went twice in our short stay on St. John. The chicken sandwich is so good, the best I have ever had. Finish with a slice of homemade frozen key lime pie and it’s the perfect meal. Our server Lou was fantastic as well. I...More

Thank Blain80
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you loved your time with us! We are so happy you so thoroughly enjoyed the chicken sandwich and the key lime pie, and of course, the lovely Ms. Lou!

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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from chelseaantoinette | Property representative |
Yes! please call 340 776 6425
18 March 2017|
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Response from chelseaantoinette | Property representative |
Hi! Definitely call ahead and check! We should have it all this week and most days of the year. Thanks in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6425
  • E-mail
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Our goal is for you to sit back and relax as you enjoy our delicious cocktails, hand-picked wines, and cold beers while sampling from our diverse and consistently delicious menu. Chef Amaro and his team create fresh, thought-out, vibrant dishes in an island casual environment. Between beautiful and lively outside bar, the brightly colored Caribbean dining room, and the garden that surrounds you, a lively ambiance accompanies the delicious plates. We look forward to you spending time with us, sipping, eating, and enjoying our place.
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