St. John is full of beautiful views and exciting attractions, including the resort-style villas available at CimmaronStJohn, but it is also home to some truly delicious and picturesque restaurants that are awaiting your palate. There are some great restaurants in Coral Bay that feature a great blend of spectacular scenery, live music, and yummy tropical drinks. If you’re looking for the best casual beach dining, we’ve got you covered. Here are just 5 of the best restaurants in Coral Bay.
One of the quieter restaurants in Coral Bay, Aqua Bistro has a casual but elegant atmosphere with an umbrella-spattered courtyard and tiki-style outdoor bar. For lunch or an appetizer, try calamari in a chipotle dipping sauce or grouper fingers lightly battered and served with fries and tartar sauce. Conch fritters are another sure favorite! Or, enjoy a sandwich, like jerk chicken, cracked conch, or grilled Mahi. Dinner plates include chicken parmesan, macadamia down island grouper, and house cut steak.
When selecting from restaurants in Coral Bay, a great option is Shipwreck Landing. Soak in the view, people, and atmosphere here and indulge in an enjoyable meal with family and friends. A favorite stop for good music and happy hour, Shipwreck Landing offers a great lunch menu with sandwiches like the barbeque chicken or Maryland style crab cake. Then, indulge in a delectable entree such as the curry-nut crusted grouper, Jerkiyaki grilled Mahi Mahi, or classic fish and chips. In between lunch and dinner, try the breaded shrimp, conch fritters, or soup du jour. Then for dinner, try shrimp scampi, grilled ribeye steak, or the pasta of the day. Pair with a golden margarita, passionfruit daiquiri, or pina colada!
Miss Lucy’s has a true old Caribbean taste with a fresh and flavorful menu. The unforgettable views, however, are the true gem at Miss Lucy’s. Start off with some yummy rum punch and then try the steamed mussels with extra bread to soak up all the mouthwatering broth. Listen to some casual jazz music during Sunday brunch while you watch the surrounding nature, such as lizards and chickens on the island. The Lime in Da Coconut is another favorite drink that you don’t want to miss!
Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis
Comfort food is available at one of the favorite restaurants in Coral Bay, Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis. Large portions and pour your own drinks will make you feel right at home, and the constantly changing menu has a little bit of something for everyone. There’s also some great local live music to get you in a beach mood!
Sweet Plantains Restaurants and Bar
Sweet Plantains Restaurant and Bar has great pub grub, happy hour, and live music- the three necessities when choosing from restaurants in Coral Bay, obviously! The Skipper’s pub menu includes delicious appetizers, wraps, and sandwiches, as well as vegetarian options and Caribbean alternatives. The Sweet Plantains menu comes into play in the evening as well as the pub menu, and this one includes curried goat, grouper, and a vegetarian Bob Marley stew as just a few of the options. There is also some prime Italian cuisines available with a Caribbean twist.
Stay at CimmaronStJohn After Trying These Restaurants in Coral Bay
After enjoying one of these restaurants in Coral Bay, come back to CimmaronStJohn for some rest and relaxation fueled by the healing salt air. Leave all your worries behind when you arrive on St. John and let the sunshine seep into your pores and let all your troubles melt away!
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