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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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Caribbean, Barbecue
cruz bay near the market place, Cruz Bay, St. John
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We had the chicken and the rib plates with 2 sides each. The portion size is huge. The BBQ sauce was unique and delicious. The meats were slow cooked and falling off the bone. There was a great char on the meats, too! We should...More

Thank Cary S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The best barbeque place on the island. There are lots of choices to eat in or take out. Call ahead, they will have your dinner ready.

Thank mels850
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Authentic, home cooked Caribbean food. We get this as take out and eat a meal in one night on each of our stays in St John.

Thank lisasamuel
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Very unlikely looking barbecue joint. Right on the road. You could easily pass it by. great ribs and the sides are good too.

Thank MadFarmerThomas
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very friendly, ribs were good. My husband and I shared one order, so we felt it was a generous portion. Fall off the bone style with a slightly smoky sauce. We'd go again.

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great BBQ. No atmosphere. Call for takeout, eat at your place and smile. Ribs and chicken the best but the menu has expanded to fish too.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a very small local place just outside downtown Cruz bay that is more like a food shack with about seating for 10-15 people. It has a very limited menu and is known for its barbeque around town. We ordered 1/2 barbeque chicken with...More

Thank plcape
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our favorite, casual place for local food. The ladies are so kind and great cooks! I love the Mahi Mahi or the Ribs. Plaintains and rice/peas are my go to sides. You can eat in your bathing suit/coverup and sip on a cold beverage while...More

Thank Cindywwinn
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome local eatery on St. John..! Come here to get away from the downtown scene. Casual vibe, fresh grilled food made to order with friendly service. ..We stopped in after passing by several times going to-and-fro downtown Cruz Bay and wondered where and what that...More

1  Thank azure_blue_sea&sky
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
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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
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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