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The Lime Inn

20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
+1 340-776-6425
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (185 reviews)
“stuffed filet” (15 reviews)
“crab legs” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Lime Inn
1. Fresh Seafood
"The menu is fresh and full of some great specials."
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2. Happy hour 11:30am-5:30pm
"It was happy hour and my husband & I were needing it!"
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3. Best Key Lime Pie
"best frozen key lime pie I have ever had! Yum"
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Reviewed yesterday

We were thrilled to see that the Lime Inn was up and running on our trip to St John in June. They still have the lobster board and that was our choice for dinner. Great food and service and a tradition for our family to...More

Thank Michael T
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks Michael, we’re so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We’re in be process of building a new lobster board so you will have something new to check out when you come back!!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This restaurant is so good, we went there for dinner 3 nights out of 8 on the island!! The ceviche tacos, lobster with parmesan risotto, clam chowder were delicious! The owners are so friendly and make time to talk to everyone while delivering a delicious...More

Thank mcpandrews
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thanks so much for spending time with us! We enjoyed having you, and so happy that you felt satisfied with all the food and service.

Reviewed 3 days ago

stopped in for lunch and was treated to good service and fresh food. dinner is always great and glad they started lunch service.

Thank bkmurrie
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you enjoyed your quality service and food during lunch with us. Next time you must indulge in our all day happy hour. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lime Inn was hands down my favorite meal I had on the island! We felt very relaxed at the bar with spicy cocktails and rose. Our bartender was very nice and attentive - she even went to the back to get more rose for...More

Thank BartmannTravelGuide
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you for the stunning review. Your details about specific dishes, specials, and service were "poppin'" as well. I appreciate a vibrant review like this, especially when the guest gives a new name I approve of! Look forward to having you back so we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The chef at Lime In even came out to meet us. The flavors he uses are very fresh and unique. I highly recommend trying them for dinner.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was highly recommended by friends, so we had to try it. We were very pleased with the service and environment, fun and relaxing. I was very happy to see they offered a tasting menu at a reasonable price, the only restaurant we found...More

Thank Maniac42
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're thrilled you loved the food and ambiance so much! The tasting menu, for $70, is a great way to sample a wide range of delicious items and not breaking the bank. Thanks for the review and hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for something besides the vegan burger and they had the Best vegan stir fry. Even had some leftovers to take and enjoy the next day for lunch. The drinks were good too. Earlier in the day I stopped into the hair salon that...More

Thank Dolores C
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. We're so happy you enjoyed one of our vegan options and your tasty handmade cocktails as well!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meals are kinda small for the price but quality is excellent. Desserts good too. Pricing is about on par with other higher end restaurants. The Specials are where the Lime excels

Thank dturner_uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here four times in past two weeks lunch and dinner Drinks are very well mixed. The food is all delicious fresh and service superb. Rich the owner is all over the restaurant making sure it all goes well. Bar high top or...More

Thank Pmm1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I've always loved their well prepared lobster...now I just tried their ribs...slide off the bone tender with a nice portion size. They do and excellent risotto....especially with lobster!

Thank IslandMike07
chelseaantoinette, Owner at The Lime Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love that you love the ribs! And you can add that into the mix (with some lobster and risotto of course). Cheers, and thanks for the review! Look forward to seeing you soon Mike.

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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
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Response from chelseaantoinette | Property representative |
Yes! please call 340 776 6425
18 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from chelseaantoinette | Property representative |
Hi! Definitely call ahead and check! We should have it all this week and most days of the year. Thanks in advance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Cruz Bay Qtr, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-776-6425
  • E-mail
The Lime Inn restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay and has been a favorite between locals and visitors alike since 1984. Our goal is for you to sit back and relax as you enjoy our delicious cocktails, hand-picked wines, and cold beers while sampling from our diverse and consistently delicious menu. Chef Amaro and his team create fresh, thought-out, vibrant dishes in an island casual environment. Between beautiful and lively outside bar, the brightly colored Caribbean dining room, and the garden that surrounds you, a lively ambiance accompanies the delicious plates. We look forward to you spending time with us, sipping, eating, and enjoying our place.
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