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“Lovely lunch in relaxed atmosphere”
Review of Cafe Christine

Cafe Christine
Ranked #15 of 117 Restaurants in Christiansted
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Quiet courtyard setting, menu changes daily. Small batch cooking. All desserts made from scratch. vegan and gluten free options.
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were already on the island when someone told us about Cafe Christine, so we made a point to check it out. After wandering the streets of Christiansted, you come upon a lush courtyard with an art gallery and another restaurant or two. The exterior of Christine is unassuming and a bit hidden if you don't know where to look, but it IS there! You can either sit outside on the front porch, or enter a charming little double room with about 15 tables, a handwritten menu board, crafty decor, and a display of freshly made desserts, and sit inside to enjoy a reprieve from the afternoon heat. The menu is grounded in healthful ingredients treated with delicate and gourmet preparation. We each got the tuna tar tar salad, which was perfectly dressed and balanced with several tortilla chips, and our heads turned to follow the lentil and chicken salad plates we saw carried out to other tables. Later on a pasta production walked past that I actually considered ordering to take home... but we finished off with a piece of coconut pie. I should also mention the giant ice-cube mold with a lime frozen into it was a nice touch for the water served. And the current owner is the head and sole chef, making everything in small batches every day! In summary: simple, real food with nice garnishing touches and an overall atmosphere that suggests community and genuine love of cooking and eating!

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Thank josephineelewis
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I have had the pleasure of patronizing Cafe Christine for over 12 years. Although the original "Christine" has moved on, the current owner and staff have preserved the wonderful food and flavor of the cafe. The restaurant is located in an intimate courtyard space in the heart of Christiansted. I cannot begin to choose a favorite dish (as there are so many) but a few highlights are the Mediterranean Platter (a veggie delight), the chicken salad on greens, the Croque Monsieur and the mouth-watering freshly baked pies. The restaurant is currently "cash only" but it is well worth the minor adjustment :-). Annabelle's warm welcome and skilled, attentive service will always make you feel special and right at home. Enjoy!

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Thank Crucian-Rican
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Food and service is excellent.If it is really busy it can take some time for food to come out but that is because it is prepared fresh. The vegetarian platter is awesome!! but so is everything else.

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Thank Marie L
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Darling island cafe tucked away off the street scene offering Fine French Flavors. Duck Terrine, Quiche, Croque Monsieur and gorgeous salads with smoked salmon and montrachet. Their homemade desserts are a Must- The Mousse like Guava Pie was astounding.

Thank KiKiManhattan
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Love that the location was central to tourist attractions in Christiansted, but is off the beaten path! You can sit and relax on their porch or indoor with AC. It's quiet and clean. Staff is friendly. And the food is fresh, tasty, and not what you will find in other Christiansted restaurants. The price is middle range. I had a green salad with chicken, $12. And my friend had their shrimp, dates, goat cheese salad, $14 ish. Both were fresh. And we were very pleased. I loved how they serve their water with ice molded to look like a rose (too pretty).

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Thank FelixOrchid
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