Located in a colorful courtyard in the heart of Cruz Bay , Rhumb Lines (Mead’s Plaza, 340/776-0303, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. and 5:30–10 p.m. Wed.–Mon., $17–28) serves Pacific Rim cuisine with a Caribbean touch. Entrées include dishes like pad Thai, fresh grilled seafood, and mojo pork, or try a few of the “pupu portions” of tempura shrimp, spring rolls, dumplings, and samosas. Service is cheerful, and the decor is an east-meets-west tropical, with lots of bamboo, plants, and vibrant colors.
Tucked away on a side street in Cruz Bay, Lime Inn (Lemon Tree Mall, 340/779-4199, 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 5:30–10 p.m. nightly, $8–12 lunch, $18–24 dinner) is a favorite among locals and longtime visitors. The courtyard dining room is decorated with plants and a waterfall. At lunch, choose from gourmet salads, pasta, and seafood specials. The dinner menu features fresh seafood, steaks, pasta specials, and more. Wednesday night brings an all-you-can-eat shrimp fest.