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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%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (188 reviews)
“stuffed filet” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30 Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
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 5 days ago via mobile

Just had an amazing meal at The Lime Inn. The stewed chicken pate was the best I’ve ever tasted. The swordfish and the seafood pasta entree were both fantastic! Highly recommend eating at least one meal at The Lime Inn while in St John! Great...More

Thank rob w
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 5 days ago via mobile

Flavors of the dishes were very tasty. Fresh lemonade and tea are outstanding, however, pretty skippy on the refills. It was really hot and we were thirsty. I would recommend the entrees. The parmasean, truffle fries sound great but not really that special. Looked like...More

Thank Lon J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Lime Inn! The food and service are out of this world - Chelsea and Richard are amazing and always working with their wonderful chef to add new creations to the menu/specials! This place is a must for any trip down - both...More

Thank JacksWithTheSnacks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here our last night on St John. I had the ribs; he had the seafood pasta special. I had a ton of food with mashed potatoes and caesar salad. The seafood special was on the smaller side. Good service, interesting atmosphere.

Thank seecrane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a mix-up on our reservation and we had to wait about 30 minutes for our table - no worry because the manager treated us to drinks. Meal was EXCELLENT. With vegan options right on the menu for appetizer, dinner and dessert, I was...More

Thank Joanne_S1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chelsea and Rich have picked up the reins from her dad Rich and are doing him proud in keeping the Lime Inn super fresh, innovative and great! Also, one of the best bars around, especially mid-afternoon for that post-hike drink, or later, after you've had...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Line Inn never disappoints. We were here with our family of seven for great food and great service.

Thank FloridaMapu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impressive menu. Great location. Walking distance in Cruz Bay. Parking is challenging, but everywhere is on the island. If you're trying to figure out which restaurants to hit on your vacation, The Lime Inn is a must. Never a bad idea to call for reservations,...More

Thank kyames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife Michelle and I while visiting Lime Inn has such a wonderful experience while dining there, the food (Lobster, shrimp stir fry, Truffle fries) was incredible! Our servers really made you feel at home and treated you like royalty, we actually felt guilty because...More

Thank Mike M
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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, Outdoor Seating, 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
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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