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“Great location and drink specials!”
Review of The Beach Bar

The Beach Bar
Ranked #16 of 59 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$16
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Stayed at Gallows point and we loved coming to the beach bar for the happy hours! The drink prices couldn't be beat, the staff were friendly, and the view was amazing!!!

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Thank Jking01
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Reviewed 11 December 2013 via mobile

We spent ten nights in St. John this November. Although we did try other bar/restaurants, we found the Beach Bar to have everything we wanted in one place: delicious food, great drinks, super nice staff, (seriously, by our 2nd night, everyone remembered our names!) and perfect location directly ON the beach. You're literally sitting at a table 15 feet from the water and 15 feet to the bar (full food and drink service is available whether you're sitting 'inside' or down on the beach). Our favorite nights of the trip were definitely the ones we spent at the Beach Bar, BBC's in hand, listening to live music, chilling with our friends on the beach..... We can't wait to go back next year!!

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Thank StacyBeth
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

This is a great place to go for happy hour and watch the sun set. It is ON the beach within walking distance from the ferry dock. The happy hour special is $4 pain killers.

They offer tables on the beach. They are the white plastic variety and if they are all occupied just look around for the stack of tables/chairs and help yourself to another.

There is no wait staff on the beach so you need to order food and drinks from the bar. There are also a few other bars next door that offer happy hour drink specials. You are welcome to go to those bars and bring your drinks back to the beach bar tables on the beach. So you can bar hop for happy hour without changing locations.

We started at the Beach Bar for happy hour and intended to hop around but since we had great seats ON the beach we hung out to watch the sun set and then ate dinner. Although you order from the bar, they do deliver the food to your table.

I had a tuna steak sandwich and my hubby had a burger. They menu was a nice size and variety for a great casual meal.

Beach Bar is definitely worth a stop. It has been around a long time and perfectly represents the casual St. John culture.

Beach Bar does not offer Wi-Fi for customers but they do accept credit cards.

I hope you find this review helpful!

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Reviewed 8 December 2013

Seemed like the place to be in Cruz bay. Always had a good crowd and a band playing. I unfortunately drank too many pain killers my first night there!

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Thank robdawg925
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

We stopped by here several times during the day for drinks, and once at night, after a sunset cruise. I can only recall what my husband and I had, but everyone enjoyed their food.

My husband had their fish and chips, and I had the special that night, which was some sort of chicken wrap, served with fries.

No live music the night we were there, but the music played on the speakers was wonderful. It was nice sitting on the sand and looking at the boats lit up in the bay, some decorated for Christmas. While we were out there, some guy stopped and drew our pictures with what looked like a 1/4" piece of charcoal. The drawing was so far off from how we all looked, that it was hilarious. We got a huge kick out of it. We each gave him $10, even though our gut instinct was to tell him we weren't interested at first. It ended up being one of our favorite memories, and it was fun interacting with the people who are lucky enough to call this island their home.

Keep in mind, while sitting on the sand, there is no wait service. We had to walk back into the bar area to order. Our food was brought to us, but we had to go back in for each reorder or drinks. No biggie though.

We'll be back!

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Thank OctoberLuver
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