French Cuisine on St. John

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some French food, you might have an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a few restaurants in the Virgin Islands where you can sample this kind of food.

With so much to try, from the fine dining setting of The Terrace Restaurant to the cafes where cocktails are as much a part of dinner as the fare, you might come across a dish worth sending a postcard about.

Restaurants Map

Below, get a taste for the limited selection of French eateries you'll run across during your stay. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to discover the details about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

The Terrace Restaurant

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

The Terrace Restaurant is situated in downtown Cruz Bay, in the heart of Cruz Bay. Seafood and French flair are an outstanding combo at this highly praised 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.


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

Epernay is at 24-A Honduras. If you're wondering, Charlotte Amalie is about a mile (approximately a kilometer and a half) to the east. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its French food and appetizers, but they're also masters of 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

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you will find similarly satisfying flavors at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Sam & Jack's Deli (340) 714-3354 Italian 0.3 mi. Southeast of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Virgilio's Restaurant (340) 776-4920 Italian 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Quiet Mon Pub (340) 779-4799 Irish Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Pie Whole (340) 642-5074 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pizza Hut Wheatley Center (340) 774-7975 Italian 0.9 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Tavern On The Waterfront (340) 776-4328 European 0.3 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Alexander's Bella Blu (340) 774-4349 Mediterranean 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Grande Cru (340) 774-7263 Mediterranean 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Da Livio Ristorante (340) 779-8900 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Ronnie's Pizza & Mo (340) 693-7700 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John

Guests often find that the best places to try any cuisine in the Virgin Islands are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while journeying to and from your hotel. However, you'll save yourself some stress if you make a list of specific places to try. To learn even more about the types of food available to you, check out this page.


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