Culinary Tour of St. Thomas



Description:

With over 100 restaurants, cafes, delis and pubs to choose from, St. Thomas doesn't lack for variety when it comes to dining. To get a sampling of what's available, try this four-day gastro tour of the island, which runs the gamut from traditional Caribbean to Latin fusion to fresh sushi to beer and burgers. Prices range from next-to-nothing to re-mortgage-your-house, while the atmosphere varies from casual to posh.

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Day 1 - Charlotte Amalie, Frenchtown


Spend Day One of your culinary tour of St. Thomas in Charlotte Amalie. Chow down on a Caribbean-style breakfast at The Petite Pump Room, which is located above the ferry terminal, overlooking the harbor. For lunch head over to Frenchtown to savor the European specialties at Bella Blu, while sitting elbow to elbow with the who's-who of Charlotte Amalie. For dinner, sample the superb tapas at the Amalia Cafe downtown.


1

Petite Pump Room

Location:

Veteran's Highway
In the Edward Wilmoth Blyden Building, Veterans Dr
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340/776-2976


2

Alexander's Bella Blu

Location:

24A Honduras
(across from Frenchtown Ballfield)
00802 Frenchtown, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: +1 340 774 4349
fax: +1 340 777 1847


3

Amalia Café

Location:

24 Palm Passage
Palm Passage Mall
00802 Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340-714-7373


Day 2 - Havensight, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas


On day two, first head to the Havensight dock area, and stop by the Delly Deck for a hearty breakfast of pancakes and waffles with the locals. When lunchtime rolls around, the Fat Turtle is just a stone's throw away, and offers delicious Caribbean barbecue specialties. For dinner, drive over to the Marriott at Frenchman's Reef, and indulge in the Latin-fusion tastes of Havana Blue.


3

Delly Deck

Location:

Havensight Mall
Building III
00802 Havensight, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: +1 340 776 9943


4

Fat Turtle

Location:

Yacht Haven Grande
Yacht Haven Grande
00802 Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 1 340 775 8328


5

Havana Blue

Location:

5 Estate Bakkeroe
In Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340/776-8500


Day 3 - St. Thomas, Red Hook, Smith Bay


On day three, head to the east end and have an incomparable brunch at the posh Bleuwater restaurant inside the Ritz Carlton hotel. For lunch, savor the authentic Italian food and fine wines at Pesce (East End Cafe) in Red Hook. For dinner let your hair down at the north side's Fungi's On the Beach, where you can dig into Caribbean cuisine while listening to the sweet sounds of reggae music.


1

Bleuwater

Location:

6900 Great Bay
In the Ritz-Carlton
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340/775-3333


4

Pesce - East End Café

Location:

American Yacht Harbor
Next to The Cellar in the building beside American Yacht Harbor
00802 Red Hook, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340-715-1442


5

Fungi's on the Beach

Location:

Route 38
Located in Point Pleasant Resort
00802 Smith Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 1340 775 4142


Day 4 - Charlotte Amalie, Mafolie


On your final day head back to Charlotte Amalie and start at Bumpa's, a local favorite, for a good, filling, inexpensive breakfast. At lunch pop into Gladys's downtown, where you'll find friendly faces and a variety of American and Caribbean dishes. For dinner head up the hill to Mafolie, where you'll get to try fine European fare while taking in the spectacular view.


1

Bumpa's

Location:

38-A Waterfront Hwy
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340/776-5674


3

Gladys'

Location:

Royal Dane Mall
Royal Dane Mall
00801 Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: 340/774-6604


5

Mafolie Restaurant

Location:

7091 Estate Mafolie
Mafolie Hotel
00802 Mafolie, U.S. Virgin Islands

Contact:

tel: +1 340 774 2790
fax: +1 340 774 4091


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