French Cuisine on St. John

If you can't get enough French food, don't miss a chance to spoil yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few locations in the Virgin Islands serving this style of food.

Restaurants Map

With so much to try, from the fine dining locale of Waterfront Bistro to the restaurants where drinks are every bit as important as the food itself, it really is possible to find the dish you absolutely love.

Below, preview the limited selection of French restaurants you'll encounter as you explore. Click each option to read more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

The Terrace Restaurant

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 779-8550

Situated in downtown Cruz Bay, The Terrace Restaurant is on Bay Street. Fresh seafood and French fare make for a bold combo at this notable fine foods restaurant.

High quality ingredients meet French preparation and combine to create the mouthwatering good menu at the Terrace. Start your meal with an impressive bouillabaisse, onion tartlette, or escargot before moving on to a salad with toppings you might never have imagined being paired together like the Duck and Arugala salad which is prepared with duck confit, toasted pistachios, foie gras, brioche croutons, and a pickled cherry vinaigrette.

You'll have a hard time choosing when it comes to dinner, with offerings including roasted rack of lamb, butter poached lobster, and filet mignon.

Waterfront Bistro

Downtown Cruz Bay, St. John | (340) 777-7755

Waterfront Bistro

Located near the center of downtown Cruz Bay, Waterfront Bistro is a part of Wharfside Landing. Fresh fish from the Virgin Islands' coasts and French fare are made for each other at this highly praised formal dining option.

Right on the waterfront, the setting at Waterfront Bistro is almost magical.


Frenchtown, St. Thomas | (340) 774-5348

Epernay is at 24-A Honduras. It's 0.9 miles west of Charlotte Amalie. Although some delight in the general selection of food with French flair, the kitchen at Epernay serves up an awful lot of appetizers and seafood.

Global cuisine with special attention to French delicacies, this bistro also has a bar from which you can order cocktails, and a full espresso bar for some of the best coffee around.

Similar Food

Sam & Jack's Deli

Also worth considering if you really love French food, you might like distinctly different, but still related places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Schnitzel Haus (340) 776-7198 German 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Sam & Jack's Deli (340) 714-3354 Italian 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Domino's Nisky Center (340) 776-3030 Italian 1.6 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Sangria's Beachside Bistro (340) 714-7874 Mediterranean 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas
Room with a View (340) 774-2377 Greek 0.2 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Amalia Cafe (340) 714-7373 Spanish 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Café Amici (340) 779-9000 Italian 0.2 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pie Whole (340) 642-5074 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
ZoZo's Ristorante (340) 693-9200 Italian 1.0 mi. Northeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Pizza Hut Veteran's Drive (340) 774-2291 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Some of the most unique places to dine in the Virgin Islands are those you happen upon while walking the streets near your hotel. Then again, it doesn't hurt to learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To find out much more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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