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Candi's Barbecue

cruz bay near the market place, Cruz Bay, St. John
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cole slaw” (18 reviews)
“plantains” (23 reviews)
“ribs” (73 reviews)
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Caribbean, Barbecue
cruz bay near the market place, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the chicken/rib combo with fries and peas and rice. Food was excellent as always at a great price. No one seems to notice that the comeback sauce is just Open Pit. I grew up on Open Pit so that is...More

Thank ruthelvis
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Candi's delight have become my favorite place to eat, her sauce is unique, I should say "she has the best BBQ sauce in the island". You will find yourself licking each and every last one of your fingers. I will recommend this place for food...More

Thank sheylabasilio2015
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Candi's is our first stop, every visit to STJ. We call from the car barge, and either eat in or takeout her delicious ribs, plantains and cole slaw. Service is fast and friendly, there is easy parking on site, prices are more than reasonable, and...More

Thank mindehankins
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Local barbeque that has the taste and serving amount that makes this a great deal! The plantains and rice and peas complement the bbq chicken and ribs just right. The servings are very large.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Candi's doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is delicious. We ordered the chicken and the ribs to take away and has plenty left over. It looks like a locals only place but don't be scared to eat in; they're very friendly....More

1  Thank Nigrita6
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had the chicken and ribs combo for $15. It fed us both. It was a fantastic meal. The sauce is a little sweet with a little tang to it. The dirty rice really complimented the sauce and the cole slaw was some of the...More

Thank edwardo9876
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I stop at Candy's first whenever I am on St John. Bbq ribs chicken with her come back sauce. Great sides, especially Cole slaw!

Thank Rebel976
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We ate at Candi's twice on our trip. Both times, I got the chicken/ribs combo, and both times it was quite good. I believe it was $15, including a couple of sides. This is a great place to go when you need to pick up...More

1  Thank Bobby D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Large servings of wonderful bbq and sides for an extremely good price for the island. The sauce is tasty and plentiful. We had take-out, and it took about 10 minutes to be ready.(and we had enough for leftovers the next day) Highly recommened.

Thank hhrvt
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

If you like chicken and ribs smothered in a sweet and tangy sauce, this is the place for you. Called in an order and picked it up 10 minutes later after a long day on the beach. Great chicken and rib combo platter with plantains...More

Thank Brian F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cruz bay near the market place, Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
It is really a small shack type place but has the most amazing bbq i have had in the carribean. please contact me with any Q's.
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