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Can anyone suggest the better places to eat and drink with reasonable prices. For instance, I have heard and read that The Lime Inn on Wednesday for all you can eat shrimp and Thursdays Morgan's Mango's for 2 for 1 Margaritas. I will be on STJ for eight days in September and do not want to spend the majority of my funds on food and drinks. Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

Posted : August 20, 2006 7:48 pm
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There are plenty of places. Joes BBQ is wonderful and one meal is enough for 2 people. Cafe Roma has huge entrees as well, get 2 salads and share an entree.
Happy Hour at Woody's is a great deal too. $1 beers abd well drinks.

Posted : August 20, 2006 7:59 pm
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We only ate at a few places but I highly recommend either The FishTrap or The Lime Inn. The food was very good, and unless you drink several drinks, it will only cost about $50-$60/ couple, less tip. Cafe Roma was okay, at about the same cost. I do not recommend Chilly Billy's for breakfast, but I seem to be about the only one with that opinion. We considered going to Woody's, but it was always so crowded when we drove by. If you really want to save money, I noticed that the lunch prices were much cheaper, as it is with a lot of places in the states. Good luck and have fun!


Posted : August 20, 2006 10:47 pm
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JJ's Texas Cafe is right across the park as you come from the ferry. Basic, inexpensive, good location to watch the scene. We always like to get some local food when we're on STJ. For dinner in Cruz Bay we like Sogo's and Sosa's. Both are relatively inexpensive. For lunch there's good pate at Hercules' across from the Lumberyard. There are also a few cart/stand/truck operations around the post officeand pavilion in the park ("progress", however seems intent on shutting them down). If they're open, it's good inexpensive local food.

There's good inexpensive options in Coral Bay, also.

Posted : August 20, 2006 11:03 pm
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Polli's has GREAT food and reasonable prices.

Posted : August 21, 2006 2:26 pm
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Woody's has shark bites appetizers, which are a jerk-like seasoning on bites sized shark .They were absolutely delish, and 2 orders of these were enough for the both of us for dinner.

Posted : August 21, 2006 10:23 pm
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RhumbLines in Cruz Bay is far and away my favorite.

Yummm! just thinking about it!!


Posted : August 22, 2006 11:32 am
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JJ's Texas Cafe had awesome pancakes last week!

Posted : August 22, 2006 12:47 pm
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It seems like Pastory Gardens always gets over looked. We had a very reasonabley priced dinner there, good food and drinks, and a great view.

Posted : August 22, 2006 12:59 pm
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We ordered ourselves a pizza and ate it right in front of the place down on the waterfront on Cruz Bay... you can't miss it, it's between Beach Bar and Panni Beach and you can get it by the slice or order exactly what you want. I think our large pizza was about 19.95. Kinda crabby owner with a serious attitude problem but the pizza was great and we took it right out in front and sat at a little table and looked out on the boats in Cruz Bay. Cheap eats for Cruz Bay, that's for sure. And we enjoyed the BBQ place also but you really had to know where you were going to find it since there isn't a sign, but anyone can point the way, haha. It wasn't Texas BBQ mind you, it was a softer island version but it was plentiful and cheaper than our other favorites. Oh and just so you'll know... we loved Morgan's Mango and the 2 or 1 drinks but it is definitely not a cheaper place to eat... just so you'll know. I think our bill there for two of us was around 90.00, but we had appetizers and drinks too.

Oh and we LOVED Chilly Billys for breakfast.... sorry, Sharon, haha... I had to say it!!!

Posted : August 23, 2006 10:44 am
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One more thing and then I'll hush... The hamburger at Woody's is very yummy, we wished we had found that out earlier in the week. Woody's is definitely just bar quality food, the onion rings for instance were literally sitting in about about an 1/8 of a cup of oil in the basket they brought us... yuck... so next time I'd have a burger and skip the fried side dishes, the burger was huge anyway! That is the extent of my cheap food knowledge... everything else we ate was expensive. We loved it, but it was expensive. Hope this helps.

Posted : August 23, 2006 10:49 am
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Uncle Joes BarBQ, Cafe Roma, Polli's in Cruz Bay and Island Blues and Skinny's in Coral Bay are all reasonable prices and good food.

Posted : August 23, 2006 4:34 pm
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I caught that, KathleenB! Why did I have to catch Chilly Billy's on a bad day? Everyone is making me hungry with all this talk of food!


Posted : August 25, 2006 7:27 pm

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