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Gladys' Cafe

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5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-6604
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07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had to make a tough decision during a downpour whether or not to slosh through the river in the alley and brave the waterfall from the roof to get into the tucked-away entrance to Glady's from the waterfront side of the street. Was it going to be worth it to come in drenched? Yes! It was! Our tall waiter... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great find nestled in an alley off Main Street in the busiest shopping area largely populated by cruise ship tourists. After finding this restaurant on TripAdvisor, we made the trek over to give it a try during lunch. Finding it was a bit challenging but after asking a sales person begging us to stop in, we ducked right... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there for a quick lunch. We wanted something with a West Indian flavor. I had the grilled Mahi Mahi sandwich and my wife had the conch soup. Both dishes were fantastic and hit the spot. I love the ambience of that part of Charlotte Amalie as well as the restaurant itself. We were served by an older gentleman.... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This places is one of the must visited by locals and tourist, the food is as authentic Caribbean as it gets, it is fresh and the flavors are very accentuated, the staff is very friendly and the ambience is great, a one stop you must make while in St. Thomas, the wait is not too bad and the prices are... More 

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to Gladys' Cafe - ordered their highly recommended lobster salad in fresh avocado - it was terribly overpriced and awful - full of raw onion - could not even taste any lobster. The conch chowder was served with stale crackers and the waiter could not care less. We will never go back there again.

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Thank Mary M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Building was Built in the 1800's. Service was awesome. My wife had the jerked mahi sandwich and it was the best I have had. I had the curry chicken and was the best I have had. This place was small and in the heart of St Thomas. I would highly recommend you eat lunch here. Prices were great.

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Thank Rob T
St Thomas via Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very quickly! This is a must do! The food is great! The service is friendly and you get to see a little bit of what local people enjoy while visiting! It's clean and the staff is friendly. Try their hot sauce in a Bloody Mary for some mouth watering deliciousness. Mines watering right now just typing out this sentence... Very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best little place to have lunch while shopping. The chicken salad stuffed avocado was really good! The staff was very friendly!

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for lunch late at about 2 pm. It is a long fairly narrow venue and traffic tends to get backed up. Service was friendly but food was slow to arrive, maybe due to being on on island time. I had lobster salad which was good with plenty of lobster plus some cole slaw. Gladys' hot sauces were as... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the location of Gladiz's Cafe , few steps from the ferry boardwalk you can enjoy the taste of Traditional dishes from the Caribbean. Very friendly and welcoming people also ready to serve you Me encanto la localización del Café de Gladiz , a pocos pasos del malecón del ferry , podrás disfrutar de los sabores de platos tradicionales... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, European, Jamaican
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Royal Dane Mall | Suite #9, 00802-6410, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-6604
Description
Try authentic Creole Caribbean and Continental dishes at breakfast and lunch in a colonial warehouse in downtown Charlotte Amalie. Sample all three varieties of Gladys' world famous homemade Hot Sauce - it makes great gifts for your spicy-food-loving friends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?