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Top Choice Caribbean in Christiansted


At breezy, 10-table Harvey’s, a classic tropical cafe, you half expect Humphrey Bogart from Casablanca to walk in and order a drink at the bar. Conch in butter sauce, delicate grouper, sweet potato–based Cruzan stuf…
Top Choice International in North Shore

Rowdy Joe’s North Shore Eatery

Sit on the porch, and order off the blackboard menu. The chef strives for ‘good mood food’ using ingredients from St Croix’s farms and fishermen. Dishes might include the Cubano pork sandwich, fish tacos or house-ma…
Top Choice Distillery in Around Frederiksted

Cruzan Rum Distillery

To find out how the islands’ popular elixir gets made, stop by Cruzan Rum Distillery for a tour. The journey through gingerbread-smelling (from molasses and yeast), oak-barrel-stacked warehouses takes 20 minutes, af…
Top Choice Burgers in Frederiksted

Freedom City Beach Bar

Two sisters run this superfriendly enterprise. The bar whips up lovely burgers, tacos and cilantro-lime rice bowls tossed with sweet corn and black beans. The surf shop next door sells shaved ice treats and rents be…
in Christiansted

Art Thursday

Cultural Fair in Christiansted

St Croix Agricultural Festival

The three-day event features island crafters, food stalls with superb examples of West Indian and Puerto Rican cooking, bands and livestock contests.
Triathlon in Christiansted

St Croix Half-Ironman Triathlon

Participants strive for Ironman qualification.
Cultural Fair in Christiansted

Cruzan Christmas Fiesta

It’s a month of pageants, parades and calypso competitions, putting a West Indies spin on the Christmas holidays.
International in Christiansted


Cozy, low-lit Savant serves upscale fusion cookery in a colonial townhouse. The ever-changing menu combines spicy Caribbean, Mexican and Thai recipes; sweat over them indoors in the air- conditioning or outdoors in …
Caribbean in Christiansted

Singh’s Fast Food

When the roti craving strikes – and it will – Singh’s will satiate with its multiple meat and tofu varieties. The steamy, four-table joint also serves shrimp, conch, goat, turkey and tofu stews – all while island mu…