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Driftwood David's

Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
+1 340-777-4015
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (154 reviews)
“burger” (53 reviews)
“key lime pie” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Yummy! It's a small, unassuming place located in the Lumberyard (not a hardware store, but the name of a shopping/dining complex). Just 2 tables facing the water of Cruz Bay and one hard working man making delicious food. It was so good that we not...More

1  Thank 2-an-island-lady
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Went for lunch and the place was empty. Had Fish & chips that were average at best. Service was friendly and fast, but food was disappointing.

Thank TravelBob78
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I ate here 2 years ago and everything was fantastic. It didn't disappoint! The owner, Dave is a great guy! He runs a different special every night.

Thank NCWrestler
Reviewed 10 April 2017

this is a great find in the lumberyard. david is a great guy and makes and great, FRESH burger!. the fish n chips was freshly breaded and the prices were great. definitely find time to stop by and see him!

Thank Madrugb
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our family visited Driftwood David's on our first trip to St. John in 2015. It was a great meal and wasn't overly expensive. I had the Mahi Mahi sandwich and the rest had burgers. Everyone was impressed and we came back when we visited in...More

Thank TINA C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Service was great by Cassie. Happy hour beers were $2, Corona and Heineken even. Ribs fell right of the bone. Highly recommend stopping.

Thank heidioooo
Reviewed 20 March 2017

After hearing personal reviews of the ribs and reading all of the on line reviews, we finally went. The initial reaction was one of skepticism, but we pushed on, found a place at the bar and was met by Kasi. She is one of the...More

Thank nowitsmillertime
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The sushi is quite good. The drinks were really excellent. The service was wonderful. The views are just what you'd hope for on an island. The funny signs outside are hilarious. But the key lime pie is unparalleled. Go there for the drinks, the sushi...More

Thank gbiegun
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were looking for a carryout but not pizza and Driftwood David's became our favorite place. The rib dinner was so good we find ourselves coming back every time we're in St. John. Eating in the restaurant is a nice experience as well, but sometimes...More

Thank chikstr1
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This place has expanded and upgraded nicely. The food is great. Best ribs - not just in the island but anywhere! If ribs are being served there is no reason to open the menu! Something for all in the family.

Thank mainiacsurfer
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are they baby back ribs?
30 January 2016|
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Response from PelicanwatersBeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As previously replied, they are imported Danish baby back ribs. Delicious.
Donna G
Do you have availability tomorrow evening early around 5 pm for a party of 4?
25 December 2015|
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Response from rickneva | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call, Dave often answers the phone himself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lumber Yard complex, Cruz Bay 00381, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-777-4015
  • E-mail
Local neighborhood sports bar and restaurant that offers fresh burgers, ribs, fish wings and fries. Daily specials ..Live music and dance nights..Call for more info
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