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Gladys' Cafe

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5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-6604
07:00 - 17:00
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Morris, Illinois
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230 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Glady's Cafe makes their own hot sauce which you can purchase. The Avacado stuffed with lobster salad and the homemade dressing was delicious. Do not leave here without having the Key Lime Pie which is one of the best I ever had.

Thank leeMorrisIllinois
York, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had excellent mahi-mahi for lunch, grilled perfectly and a very generous portion. Also loved the plantains and fungi. Service slow but friendly. Don't expect to get in and out quickly.

Thank john s
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Locals love it here, so for tourists and ship visits, this is the place to have lunch while in town. You'll know Gladys because she'll be singing. Great food with very good island pricing.

Thank 34sunlover
Moncton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the atmosphere here! Food was good even though service was quite slow. But I suppose that is to be expected when you are on vacation! It is a little difficult to find but definitely worth it.

Thank Sahara18
Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

been going here for years, one of my favorites for lunch. Delicious conch and fungi - local non alcohol drinks like passion fruit and Mabi

Thank VIWine
Austin, TX
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107 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You'd never expect to find a restaurant like this in a back alley, also known as the Royal Dane Mall. Centuries-old stone walls surround you in this small restaurant that is a town tradition. Three taxi drivers recommended Glady's, so we decided it must be good. We were not disappointed. Traditional sandwiches and burgers, plus some new Caribbean additions highlight... More 

Thank Carlton E
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great ambience and friendly service. . Only ever had breakfast but have never been disappointed. Fresh omelettes. Generous servings. Good coffee. Don't eat here if you are in a hurry but excellent place for leisurely breakfast to ease into island time.

Thank SunnyNavan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great local restaurant. Food is amazing, the staff is exceptional. Great for breakfast and lunch. Sizable portions with great local flavor. A must do while in downtown.

Thank RsnoopyB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you get tired of all the watch stores and jewelry hawkers in the retail streets of Charlotte Amalie, duck into Gladys' for a tasty lunch in a peaceful setting. We loved the "stuffed avocado" salad that was on special the day we visited. We liked the mango hot sauce so much, we bought a bottle and used it every... More 

Thank Andrew B
Galesburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious breakfast -- so good we came back for lunch a few days later. Daily drink specials--we enjoyed the Bloody Mary's with horseradish. Full breakfast was terrific and filling before our sailing adventure. For lunch we had the Mahi Mahi sandwich. Wonderful. A charming location, beautiful, classic Caribbean architecture. Worth the walk.

Thank kheartline

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Cafe, Jamaican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-6604
Try authentic Creole Caribbean and Continental dishes at breakfast and lunch in a colonial warehouse in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Sample all three varieties of Gladys' world famous homemade Hot Sauce - it makes great gifts for your spicy-food-loving friends.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?