It quickly became a hit thanks to his personal attention, huge sandwiches, salads, nice wine selection, and Internet access. The Virgin Islands Daily News readers' voted the Grotto "The Best Deli in the VIs."
It's time to move on.
The 2,000-square foot business formally went on the market in the last week, listed by American Paradise Real Estate with an asking price of $475,000. There was a report it was for sale as long ago as last October.
The business's description the America Paradise site: "Catering to tourist & residents alike, Deli Grotto offers baked goods, smoothies, cold beer, extensive breakfast & lunch menu w/sandwiches, salads, pastries & ice cream available to eat in the a/c, on the outside terrace or take out."