Top things to do in Frederiksted

Caribbean in Frederiksted

Rose's Dream Cuisine

Rose and her family deliver quintessential island hospitality. Yes, your order may take a while, but relax with a cold Carib beer at one of the unfussy, white-clothed tables. When your curried goat with red beans, c…
Pier in Frederiksted

Frederiksted Pier & Waterfront

The palm-lined seafront has benches where you can sit and watch the cruise-ship scene. During quiet times (ie when cruise ships aren’t here), snorkelers and divers gravitate to the pier’s pilings, which attract an e…
Sandwiches in Frederiksted


Chow hulking sandwiches on homemade bread or sip a fine cup of coffee at beachfront tables under sea-grape trees. At night the action moves upstairs for burgers, callaloo soup, grilled lobster (especially on Fridays…
Burgers in Frederiksted

Freedom City Beach Bar

This superfriendly enterprise whips up lovely burgers, tacos and black-bean and fish burritos right by the sea. The surf shop next door rents paddleboards and beach gear. Stay for sunset – the colors dazzle. Live ba…
Caribbean in Frederiksted

Blue Moon

Frederiksted's fine-dining hot spot dishes up Caribbean and Cajun cuisine in an atmospheric colonial warehouse. Fork into mango-butter-sauced jumbo shrimp or andouille sausage mixed with spicy pasta alfredo at candl…
Cafe in Frederiksted

Polly’s at the Pier

Polly’s serves coffee, tea, sandwiches, omelets, waffles and cocktails a stone's throw from the pier. Savor it in the cafe's open, airy, island-bohemian ambience. It's reliably open when many other places in town ar…
Fort in Frederiksted

Fort Frederik

The deep-red color of this fort at the foot of the pier is what most visitors remember about the little citadel. It’s also where the island’s slaves were emancipated in 1848. Exhibits inside explain the event.
Pub in Frederiksted

Lost Dog Pub

Friendly expats hang out at the Dog to sip cold beer, chow pizza and rock out to the jukebox. Think of something clever to write on the wall before the night is done.
Music in Frederiksted

Sunset Jazz Festival

Throngs of locals and visitors come to the waterfront with blankets and picnics in tow. The free concerts last about three hours.