The Ultimate Virgin Islands Food Guide

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By trying the food of the Virgin Islands, you taste the region’s history. Enslaved Africans cooked fungi, made rations of saltfish palatable, and turned dasheen, or taro leaves, into filling soups.

Indian workers brought roti, a flat bread filled with curries, and the Danish red grout pudding is still beloved in the USVI.

In the Virgin Islands, locals have long lived by fishing. Try freshly caught spiny lobster, conch, wahoo, mahi mahi, and red snapper.

Here are 17 Virgin Island foods to enjoy.