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St. Thomas Restaurants: Charlotte Amalie Dining

Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas is a popular cruise ship destination, shopping attraction, and diining area.
Photo Credit: Daquella Manera

 Charlotte Amalie is St. Thomas's biggest city, so it makes sense that some of the best St. Thomas restaurants are located there. Many of them have amazing views of the harbor and serve fresh, local seafood with Caribbean flavors. After checking out the Ritz Carlton St. Thomas's dining options, head into town and try some of these!

To view a restaurant, click on a link below or scroll down to see the complete list of restaurants.

Gladys's Cafe
Amalia Cafe
Jen's Island Cafe
Kokopelli Cafe
Bumpa's Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop
Coconuts Bar & Grill
Cuzzin's
Beach Bar & Grill at the Island Beachcomber
Fajita Mexican Restaurant & Bar
Atlantic Seafood & Internet Cafe
Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar
Walker's By the Sea
R&J's Island Latte
Bad Ass Coffee
 

Gladys's Cafe

Gladys Cafe in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Gladys's Café is located in the Royal Dane Mall in a 1700s stone pump house. The Royal Dane Mall is made of small alleys in the Charlotte Amalie district of St. Thomas. Gladys's is a casual, rustic eatery that serves Caribbean style breakfast and lunch. You will find plenty of fresh seafood, and don't forget to try their specialties - the hot chicken salad and the sour sop juice, which is a combination kind of like soup and lemonade!

Amalia Cafe

Amalia Cafe is a restaurant in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

Amalia Café is a Spanish tapas restaurant in Charlotte Amalie. This scenic cafe is a great setting for taking pictures! Recommended dishes are the paella, grouper ceviche, veggie burger with marinated portabellas and summer squash. They also make excellent sangria.

Jen's Island Cafe

Jen's Island Café serves fresh salads and burgers and West Indian cuisine. There are plenty of vegetarian options, like turkey burgers, veggie chili over rice, and seafood dishes like shrimp creole, saltfish, pot fish and ole' wife. Meat lovers can dine on a pulled pork sandwich or overstuffed beef burrito with rice and cheese. Jen's also serves breakfast foods - french toast, omelets, and breakfast sandwiches.

Kokopelli Café

Kokopelli Cafe in Charlotte Amalie makes great pizzas.

Kokopelli Café has been remodeled this past year and is under new ownership. They continue to make pizzas - in the past, Kokopelli's has been awarded "Best Virgin Island Pizza" for a few consecutive years by a VI Daily News readers' poll, as well as "Best Lunch 2008" and "Best VI Desserts" by St. Thomas Blog. Besides gourmet pizza and desserts, Kokopelli's serves pastas, strombolli, gyros, calzones, lasagna, salads, and sandwiches. They also have an espresso bar for the coffee lovers out there.

Bumpa's Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop

Bumpa's Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop is a popular restaurant in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

Bumpa's Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop is located on the Waterfront and is great for a quick bite. Food is served deli style. They have huge sandwiches, baked goods, ice cream cones, daily homemade soup and bread, and handsqueezed lemonade. The atmosphere is casual, fun and festive, and there is a spectacular view of the harbor! The owners are a husband and wife duo who moved from Massachussetts in 1988 to open Bumpa's.

Coconuts Bar & Grill

Coconuts Bar & Grill in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

 Coconuts Bar & Grill is across the street from Cuzzin's in downtown Charlotte Amalie. It has a New England bar vibe and is decorated with Boston sports memorabilia. This small, cozy bar has a great atmosphere for kicking back and relaxing with friends and family. Don't forget to try the coconut shrimp!

Cuzzin's

Cuzzin's  Caribbean Restaurant & Bar in downtown Charlotte Amalie.

Cuzzin's is a very popular hangout in downtown Charlotte Amalie. The building the resturant occupies was once a livery stable and cook shop. Now, they serve Caribbean cuisine like conch, shrimp and  lobster. Try the "Cuzzin Nemo," shrimp, lobster, scallops and conch over pasta. Cuzzin's has local beverages as well: sea moss, maubi, and ginger beer.

Beach Bar & Grill at the Island Beachcomber

The Beach Bar & Grill at the Island Beachcomber serves  breakfast, lunch and dinner on Lindbergh Beach in Charlotte Amalie.

The Beach Bar & Grill at the Island Beachcomber in Lindbergh Beach in Charlotte Amalie is under new management. Now there is an emphasis on simple, fresh, grilled dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast you will find french toast with Hawaiian bread and fruit. The lunch menu consists of classic island fare: burgers, grilled chicken, and BBQ pulled pork sandwiches. The dinner menu is similar, consisting of fresh fish, steak and hamburgers. On Fridays they have a special Mexican menu and serve  tacos, nachos, burritos, and enchiladas. Sunday is beach BBQ day with an outdoor buffet. The bar is close to the water, so beachgoers can cool off with an island cocktail.

Fajita Mexican Restaurant & Bar

Fajita Mexican Restaurant  & Bar at the Best Western Carib Beach Resort.
Photo Credit: Carib Beach Resort

The Fajita Mexican Restaurant & Bar is one of the few Mexican restaurants on the island. This open air restuarant serves soft tacos, chicken taco salad, steak fajita, marinated shrimp and fish Vera Cruz. Watch the pelicans and relax while drinking margaritas!

Atlantic Seafood & Internet Cafe

Atlantic Seafood & Internet Cafe is a gourmet seafood  restaurant in Charlotte Amalie by the Cyril E. King Airport.

Atlantic Seafood is conveniently located right at the Cyril E. King airport in Charlotte Amalie. Stop by after landing for a gourmet seafood meal! They serve Caribbean fusion and provide internet access, as well as cater to private jets and parties. Recommended lunch dishes are the fried pot fish with Creole sauce, conch with butter, veggie wraps, salmon jerk wrap, seafood paella, and pan seared tuna salad. For dinner try the baked Caribbean lobster stuffed with crabmeat, the grilled salmon with mango sauce, and their famous stewed oxtail. If you have room for dessert, try Tio Pepe's Churros with ice cream and cherries, the cheesecake or flan.

Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar

Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar was the first Japanese restaurant in St. Thomas.

Beni Iguana's Sushi Bar was the first Japanese restaurant in St. Thomas. They serve traditional and signature rolls with house "iguana sauce," which is a creamy sesame dressing. The atmosphere is fun, festive and casual.

Walker's By the Sea

Walker's By the Sea

Walker's By the Sea - View our review in our St.Thomas Fine Dining Guide

R&J's Island Latte

R&J's Island Latte is a coffee shop in Charlotte Amalie, St.  Thomas.

R&J's Island Latte in Charlotte Amalie is a great place to stop for good coffee, smoothies, fresh baked goods, clean bathrooms, and air conditioning! They serve espresso as well as blended coffee drinks and serve breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Bad Ass Coffee

Bad Ass Coffee in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Bad Ass Coffee is a Hawaiian themed coffee house that serves coffee with attitude! They serve Kona coffee, grown in Hawaii, and signature frozen and unfrozen lattes. They have delicious flavors like Banana Monkey Mocha, white chocolate and raspberry flavored Haole's Revenge, and Snickerlicious (a blend of dark chocolate, caramel and hazelnut). Bad Ass Coffee also has smoothies, Italian sodas, cremosas, Virgil's root beer, and Lorina French lemonade. They are so dedicated to having fresh bagels that they fly them in every day from New York! You can also get breakfast sandwiches and snacks like fresh muffins, cookies, cake, cheesecake, brownies, and cinnamon rolls.

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