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St John...Fresh fish? #257119
06/02/2021 04:26 PM
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Looking for fresh fish options for home grilling when we arrive. Is the Fish Trap market closed? I found Calabash Market in a search, how are they? any info on fish markets appreciated!

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Re: St John...Fresh fish? [Re: BEERMAN] #257177
06/03/2021 10:48 AM
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Homemade Meals to Go in the Isola building in Coral Bay has great fish. Dave takes whole fish, breaks them down, and vacuum bags the portions. He also does prepared food and meals.

Calabash Market has been good for fresh fish and they have been trying to maintain good fresh meats as well.

Cheers, RickG


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Re: St John...Fresh fish? [Re: BEERMAN] #257180
06/03/2021 11:06 AM
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Thanks Rick! Another question...when all 4 of us like to "unwind" here it's Uber of course, without that service there, how are the evening taxi services? back in the day we always found taxi's scarce in the evening. Our villa is in Rendezvous Bay area. Thanks

Re: St John...Fresh fish? [Re: BEERMAN] #257262
06/04/2021 04:07 PM
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Taxis are usually near the ferry dock. Here are the taxi phone numbers I have:

Kedija Prentice - 340-513-8562
Owen’s Taxi and Tours - 340-626-627
Mr. Wonderful - 340-643-3275
Starfish Taxi - 340-998-6139
Paradise Taxi - 340-714-7913
St. John Taxi - 340-693-7530
Westin Taxi - 340-776-6414

Cheers, RickG


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Re: St John...Fresh fish? [Re: BEERMAN] #257263
06/04/2021 04:34 PM
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thanks Rick! I'll ask about hours of operation at the taxi stand when we arrive. We'll probably just do 1 or 2 nights by taxi. Are you moving your boat soon? if you guys are around August might grab a beer??

Re: St John...Fresh fish? [Re: BEERMAN] #257428
06/07/2021 08:38 AM
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Regrets, we head south next week. We'll be back for Halloween. Another time!

Cheers, RickG


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