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Pesce Italian Restaurant — A Fine Dining Favorite

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Whether you’re in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands as a visitor, a local — or always in spirit — Coconut Post keeps you posted on fun-filled news ’n views. Published monthly by Flamboyan On The Bay Resort & Villas, we’re focused on sharing our people, places, and fun things happening in paradise.

November, 2023

In Italian, the word “pesce” means “fish.” However it sounds when spoken, that lilting language fails to translate all the exquisite taste sensations awaiting you at Pesce Fine Dining Italian Restaurant.

“Fresh seafood, homemade pasta, local ingredients” is the promotional phrase Pesce chooses to showcase on its website’s home page. That, too, is only part of the overall Pesce picture.

Essentially, the intriguing enterprise invites patrons to step beyond the East End of St. Thomas and into the Italian countryside. How fascinating!

At Pesce, rustic meets sophisticated while embracing fresh ingredients, local seafood and more. Happily, the friendly, dedicated staff is highly knowledgeable when it comes to the relationship between food and wine – served with warmth and hospitality.

Above: The Flamboyan Resort team recently gathered at Pesce for a birthday celebration. Left to right: Teddi Davis, Tracy Wayman, Mercedes Shelby (the birthday girl), Lori Baskin and Carla De Montilla.

Top of Page: At Pesce, the grilled octopus appetizer is served with herbed goat cheese spread, smoked potatoes, blistered tomatoes, shaved almonds, roasted garlic and pickled red onions.

Above: The bar at Pesce offers an inviting spot to enjoy a quiet cocktail, meet up with friends, or make new ones.

Above: An attractive eatery with several seating options, Pesce offers a distinctly Tuscan ambience.

Above: The entrance to Pesce in American Yacht Harbor also promotes its two friendly next-door neighbors: “Agave” tequila bar & Mexican kitchen and “Raw” sushi & saki bar.

Be sure to check out the Wine Spectators Award-Winning List that offers many options to pair the perfect wine with many delicacies.

The menu at Pesce reflects an array of Italian culinary choices. In addition to classic Bruschetta, another antipasti favorite is Pesce’s Crispy Manacotti featuring a breaded pasta sheet stuffed with herbed ricotta, garlic, parmesan and house marinara. Entries range from iconic Spaghetti and Meatballs to Veal Milanese, Shrimp Scampi and Salmon alla Toscana.

Dinner is served seven nights a week from 5 to 10 p.m.  Happy hour takes places from every day 5 to 7 p.m. featuring special prices on house red and white wine and domestic beer as well as Stoli and Bacardi cocktails.

Pesce, a proud member of the St. Thomas Restaurant Group,  is located in Red Hook at American Yacht Harbor.

For more information, visit pescevi.com, follow on Facebook or call 340-714-7874.

For directions find Pesce on Google Maps.

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