CRUZ BAY -- New restaurants and eating spots, as well as some
seasoned favorites, add spice to St. John.
A sampling follows:La Tapa recently reopened in Cruz Bay after a three-month
renovation. Improvements to the Spanish-themed restaurant include a
new kitchen, a bar and expanded seating. A new feature is tapas
hours, weekdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Twice a month, a sushi chef combines Japanese and Spanish
dishes. Dinner hours are 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. nightly.
La TapaVisitors in search of gourmet picnic food to take to the beach
or on hikes should visit Tropicale in Mongoose Junction.
Phone: (340) 693-7755
The gourmet deli offers breakfast, lunch and dinner specials
including pizzas; breads; fish; meats and cheeses; sandwiches, and
beer, wine and spirits to go.
Tropicale is open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through
Saturdays and from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sundays.
TropicaleMorgan's Mango in Mongoose Junction, a longtime favorite,
continues to expand its dinner menus. Blackened fish sandwiches,
conch fritters, seafood, steak and pasta win accolades from
Phone: (340) 693-7474
The restaurant serves dinner nightly from 5 p.m.
Phone: (340) 693-8141