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Fish Trap

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Bay and Strand Sts., Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-693-9994
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16:00 - 21:30
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Mars Hill, North Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food and great service. It isn't overly priced for the amount of food you get. I would recommend The Fish Trap and I would eat there again.

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Thank TINA C
Chesterfield, Missouri
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Woo hoo for Wahoo! Seems like it is always available here which is great because I love it. The food here is dependably good. Always an interesting variety. Good Key Lime Pie, too.

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Thank Aimee E
Plano, Texas
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138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Fish Trap this past week, and had such an awesome dinner! We were there for a private dinner, but nonetheless the food was fantastic. Freshest fish, great drinks, and the service was phenomenal. This was our first trip to the island, and when we return, we will make sure to dine here again!

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Thank shfine
Tuftonboro, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the fish sandwich and tried many different dishes here. The only problem we had was a waitress we had one night. She completely ignored us and never checked back for water or to see how we liked our meals (even though she stopped by the table next to us many times).

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Thank sarahmack2
Fort Morgan, Alabama
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the special. It was a coconut curry fish bowl. Fantastic. My friends enjoyed their meals as well. The server was very attentive and extremely friendly

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Thank gogokayakguy
Detroit, Michigan
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprised by the elegant preparation of a seafood platter that included scallops, shrimp, and filet. Second meal was the salmon. Everything was high quality, well prepared and well seasoned. Very delicious dinner.

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Thank Theresa R
New York City, New York
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any catch of the day is a good fish. Reosanably priced, served in a relaxed casual atmosphere. Like home cooked food. Almost. Nice short stroll up from the center of Cruz Bay

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Thank Luv2itout
Connecticut
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was ok , food that we ordered was nothing great . We had been by this place year after year , always skipped it but decided to try it this time around. I can't see this place lasting too much longer. Plastic chairs and tables , waitstaff was ok but food is so salty and they fill your portion... More 

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Thank Bonaire5
Eugene, Oregon
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the fish tacos and they were absolutely delicious - the fish was perfectly prepared, the sauces tasty and the presentation fabulous. When I first saw how huge the order was I wasn't sure I could eat it all. but I did and I am happy that i did because I didn't want to leave a bite behind and... More 

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Thank retiredfeb2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for appetizers and cocktails. Crab cakes were amazing. The cakes, sauce and coldslaw were obviously made in the resaurant and seafood chowder had unique seasoning and wonderful flavors. Also, nice, easy listening, live music. I would recommend and we we will return next year.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 21:30
Saturday
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay and Strand Sts., Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-9994