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The Banana Deck

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3FB | Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-693-5055
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here twice for dinner it was very conveniently located next to where we stayed. They are known for the hand cut rib eyes. We tried the ribeye quesadilla for an app it was really good. My husband got the seafood alfredo both nights and it was amazing! I got the ribeye really good I meant to ask for... More 

Thank Tessa Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A quick and delicious dinner was had by both - we split both the specials of the evening; bacon-wrapped grilled scallops and then a ribeye steak with a hint of blue cheese topping. Really enjoyable, and the 14 oz. steak was quite big enough, and perfectly medium-rare as we'd requested. You'd never mistake this for fine dining, but it was... More 

1 Thank Elaine S
Stowe, Vermont
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent New Years Eve dinner at the Banana Deck. It was perfect for our group. The menu was reasonably priced and had great options for all 16 of us! They have super tasty specials and the service was very good for such a busy evening. We have had many dinners here in past years and have never been disappointed.

Thank GreenSki99
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in st thomas and decided to go to st john for birthday dinner. We didnt have a reservation just walked in the restaurant. Owner and host very kind told us to wait for a table and we kinda waited for a while but we were tired of walkin in cruz bay so decided to buy a beer at... More 

Thank Carlos L
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76 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in one night without a reservation as a party of 5. We were staying a couple of doors down at Grande Bay and were exhausted after a long day on a boat charter. We decided to stick close to home so people could leave and head back if they wanted to. The restaurant was maybe 25% full and... More 

Thank hangdog
Long Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located a few stoney steps up from the beach, with a large deck and great view. Our party of 3 enjoyed a Sunday evening meal, and recommend the Steak Quesadilas and their salads.

Thank LADB
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I know that it's pretty tough to get a steak on St John but you're giving up a lot for that urge! Food was subpar over and undercooked. Drinks not mixed well. Prices way way too high for what you get. On the positive side of things great views and setting, ok service, and lots of cool lizards running around.

Thank Michael C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun restaurant up on a deck that feels like a tree house. The restaurant looks very casual but the food was excellent, almost fine dining. We loved the banana boat and the service was professional and friendly

Thank Wendolyn2013
Hoover, Alabama
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice romantic atmosphere , fairly dependable food and good desserts . Friendly staff . This is one of our regular spots when we are in St. John . Not Cheap , but not break the bank expensive either.

Thank tonybaker1977
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used to really enjoy going here, but last time we went to get a quick bite to go we both got sick. We ordered the burger and the crab and shrimp spring rolls and split them both.

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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
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3FB | Cruz Bay, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-693-5055
Aloha and welcome to The Banana Deck, home of the Big Deck Burger! Located in downtown Cruz Bay on St. John, we offer a full menu of casual Caribbean cuisine and American classics! We're all about providing good food and good service in a great atmosphere to bring our customers the best experience!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?