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The Lime Inn

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20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6425
11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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St. John
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Attentive service and scrumptious food, particularly fish. It's where the locals go because prices are contained, so that's where you should go too.

Thank denisgianna
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made reservations assuming the unique setting would lend itself to a good meal in quiet setting with the sunset. Well, the sunset was great. But the setting was crowded, loud and the service was slow. The food was just average. Sorry not to recommend.

Thank Michael B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lime Inn is a great stop for Happy Hour or dinner. Interesting selections and consistently great food. We usually stop once or twice when we're on St. John

Thank Kenattarwood
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were treated to an amazing meal at Lime Inn. The service was impeccable. The flavors of each dish were truly divine. We had the mussels for our appetizer and the broth was so good we later dipped our filet mignon in the sauce for extra pleasure. This restaurant is a must if you find yourself on... More 

Thank iTravelview
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lime Inn has the best scallops that I have ever tasted. The problem with this is that I never order anything else. The owner is hands on and sees to it that all is as it should be. The food is always presented well and delectable. The bar is fun to enjoy during happy hour.

Thank TLaynePT
Bardstown, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here goes over and beyond to provide great service. The food was delicious. Enjoyed everything about it.

Thank Shannon S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oldest restaurant on the island and tucked right into town. We enjoyed a very wonderful meal and I definitely will return. Has a local feel. Highly recommend. Also drink at bar prior to dinner was really well done.

Thank BiancaBunn
Seattle, Washington
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had key lime pie in Key West. I've had key lime pie in in Belize. And I've had key lime pie here in Seattle. I've never had key lime pie like they make at the Lime Inn! We would eat at other restaurants just to try them, then come here for dessert! That being said, we loved the food... More 

Thank brand763
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Lime Inn in the past and had a good experience each time. This past trip to St. John represented something completely different. Two of us ordered a nightly special (steak tips/mashed potatoes) and ordered them medium-well. Now, I understand that these are small pieces of meat and cook quickly, but they came out completely charred... More 

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Madison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and service. We have been going since rick ran the establishment now the kids. As good as ever.

Thank Mitchell K

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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
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr,, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6425
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Still owned and operated by owners Rich and Chris Meyer, your St. John experience is not complete without a visit to our open-air restaurant and a taste of our extensive menu. We are known for our wonderful staff and delicious and consistent meals. Join us for fresh grilled Caribbean Lobster or our whole jerk seasoned and pan seared snapper! You can also eat light with our selection of salads or our famous clam chowder. But don't forget, you can't finish up lunch or dinner without famous Key Lime pie. We are open for Lunch Monday thru Friday from 11:30 to 3, happy hour from Monday thru Saturday at our courtyard bar from 3-6 (1/2 priced drinks), and dinner Monday thru Friday from 5:30 to 10.

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