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Uncle Joe's Barbecue

Cruz Bay, St. John
+1 340-693-8806
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Caribbean, Barbecue
Cruz Bay, St. John
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times and have been coming to St. John since 1994. Food is terrific! Ribs and chicken are outstanding. Don't let less than sterling appearance scare you away. We made that mistake for awhile. Great people working there. Great food. Can't miss...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 1 week ago

good food, not crazy expensive. ate here for lunch with teenagers. everyone was happy. fun to sit outside in the middle of everything. shady. lots of action to watch on the street, great central location.

Thank andyrcohen
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love barbecue and was looking forward to our meal at Uncle Joe's. All in all, not a great experience. There was a distinct and unavoidable stench in the restaurant -- not sure if it was coming from the surrounding area or what, but it...More

Thank NCbonvivant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of eight had carry out on our first night as it was after six when we finally hit the island. We got a little of everything, chicken, ribs, pulled pork and salmon! All were very good. We called ahead and everything was ready...More

Thank MommaDe070714
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time enjoying Uncle Joe's BBQ! Waitress loves serving you!! Great ribs & chicken! Cole slaw & pasta salad delicious too! Once you get off the ferry you'll smell the most delicious aromas...take a left and follow the street to Uncle Joe's!...More

Thank Jodi A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick and delicious and actually made to order while we were there. Brought food back to our villa and it traveled well.

Thank MrsMtoZ
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I've been going to St. John for over 10 years and always enjoy eating at Uncle Joe's. Chicken and Ribs a great and very filling meals. Very good value. The same ladies have been working there since i started eating at Uncle Joe's.

Thank Annoush
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We go to St. John and least once a year. We always make sure we either have dinner at or take out from Uncle Joe's. Not only is it great food but what a fun place to people watch!!

Thank Jeanne H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Have been stopping at Uncle Joes for over 10 years. The best/simplest purest form of good island ribs and chicken. Extremely reasonable and located so you can watch the street life.

Thank John R U
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We have meant to go to Uncle Joe's for several years but have not found ourselves nearby. This trip. we were at U. S .Customs which is nearby, so we decided to have lunch. As many places in St. John, Uncles Joe's is rustic. The...More

Thank Bobw1950
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5 July 2016|
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Response from Kgreene2013 | Reviewed this property |
They do not take credit cards. There is an ATM a short walk from there. We have not been there in the summer, so I am not sure if they are open in August. We typically get 1 dinner for each adult. Their dinners include 2... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-8806
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