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Driftwood David's

Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
+1 340-777-4015
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (157 reviews)
“burger” (36 reviews)
“key lime pie” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Service was great by Cassie. Happy hour beers were $2, Corona and Heineken even. Ribs fell right of the bone. Highly recommend stopping.

Thank heidioooo
Reviewed 20 March 2017

After hearing personal reviews of the ribs and reading all of the on line reviews, we finally went. The initial reaction was one of skepticism, but we pushed on, found a place at the bar and was met by Kasi. She is one of the...More

Thank nowitsmillertime
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The sushi is quite good. The drinks were really excellent. The service was wonderful. The views are just what you'd hope for on an island. The funny signs outside are hilarious. But the key lime pie is unparalleled. Go there for the drinks, the sushi...More

Thank gbiegun
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were looking for a carryout but not pizza and Driftwood David's became our favorite place. The rib dinner was so good we find ourselves coming back every time we're in St. John. Eating in the restaurant is a nice experience as well, but sometimes...More

Thank chikstr1
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This place has expanded and upgraded nicely. The food is great. Best ribs - not just in the island but anywhere! If ribs are being served there is no reason to open the menu! Something for all in the family.

Thank mainiacsurfer
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The staff were the best part of driftwood david's. The view from the outer part of the restaurant, where we sat, was nice with a nice breeze as well. They were out of fries and almost out of burgers. The hamburgers we ordered were fine...More

Thank S A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Sit by the sushi bar and talk to Bryan. His sushi is simply delicious, fresh and done with love and dedication.

Thank denisgianna
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Nice local joint with live music, decent view of the harbor and cheap beers ($3) and pub food. They have a Fritos pie which sounds good if you are not worried about having a cholesterol check anytime soon - according to the menu is it...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We went into Drirtwood David's the other day. Yum. The daily Sushi special was very attractive priced and was fresh and great. Love the addition. Located Just between the ferry dock and the national park right at the Lumberyard plaza. Put it on your list.

1  Thank Kris D
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Tiny place and fresh fish! Sushi was great!!! Husband ate he fish and chips and rated them a 7. I liked the atmosphere!

Thank Britni S
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Questions & Answers
30 January 2016|
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Response from PelicanwatersBeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As previously replied, they are imported Danish baby back ribs. Delicious.
Donna G
25 December 2015|
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Response from rickneva | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call, Dave often answers the phone himself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4015
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Local neighborhood sports bar and restaurant that offers fresh burgers, ribs, fish wings and fries. Daily specials ..Live music and dance nights..Call for more info
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