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Trenchtown Rock Jamaican Bar & Restaurant

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Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-1996
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty decent restaurant in the middle of downtown. It was a smaller place but the level service was good. Please don't be in a hurry because they are not super fast but after all we're on island time. We order the oxtails long with cabbage the rice and the beans and another group of people at my party tried it... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Food was very good. Tried the local fare and it was great and the service was very good. Will return

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Traverse City, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stopped here on a jewelry store employee recommendation--WOWZA - so glad we did. Our entrees for lunch were amazing--the jerk excellent! The service was typical island time speed--so don't be in a huge hurry--I promise it will be worth the wait!

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Thank diamondbabydoll
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Just a block up from the main shopping street. Close to the Alex and Ani store. Great drinks and housemade rum punch by Lynette. Great conch, chicken (not too spicy jerk, curried or brown stewed which falls off the bone) and served w/sides(Mac n Cheese very good). Great prices and atmosphere with great service. We visited it twice while here.... More 

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Thank JEANINE L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stopped here with a small tour group and it was absolutely outstanding. We had the jerk chicken and a ginger root drink. I will dream of eating this daily until I can come back. We are scheduled next February with a group of 15 and we will ALL be making the trip back to this restaurant to lunch. The... More 

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Thank bdvorachek
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Glad we found this great little restaurant. Kind of off the beaten track. The food was delish, but the best part was the staff, especially Lynette! What a sweetheart! We appreciate you so much and also the introduction to Jose!

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Thank Judi M
Saint Charles, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The wife and I found Trenchtown rock after a morning of drinking in St. Thomas. Needing some food, we ducked in here off of the Back Street (Wimmelskafts Gade) and were met with friendly faces and great hospitality! We ordered the conch fritters for an appetizer and braised oxtails with plantains and mac and cheese for our meal. Everything was... More 

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Thank Vince S
Grapevine, Texas
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had the Oxtail platter and the Curry Chicken. Both were outstanding. We loved eating local food in a local environment. The plantains, rice and peas as well as the cabbage sides were great. We were taken here by a private guide but were the only tourists in the restaurant. We truly got the feel of eating at a local... More 

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Thank shellking2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The curry chicken and jerk pork were both amazing. Great sides. Loved the caramelization on the plantains Sweet and delicious. Cheesy good Mac & cheese and the stewed cabbage was cooked perfectly. And our server Lynette was so knowledgeable and gracious. A must visit place for wonderful local food.

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Thank Bridget B
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visit Trenchtown every time we go to St Thomas and the food never disappoints. We were however disappointed this time with the fact that they were out of plantains as well as conch fritters - 2 of the items we look forward to the most. :(

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Backstreet | Down Town, St Thomas, 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-1996
Description
Trenchtownrock Jamaican Bar and RestaurantHere is a place were locals and visitors alike can get a little taste of Jamaica in St Thomas. With dishes like Ackee & Salt Fish , Curry Chicken, Curry Goat , Jerk Chicken ,Jerk Pork and their amazing combination platters , like Jamaica Nice and thee Kingston Hot are delicious and fulling. With drink specials like the " Dutty Watta" , ice, gold and green Stop Light Shots, and Trenchtown Sunset, makes a must visit. Located downtown on backstreetHours : Mon-Thurs 11am-6pmFri-Sat 11am-8pmPhone 1 340 774 1996

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