French Cuisine on St. John

If you find yourself in the mood for French food, don't miss a chance to treat yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a couple of locations in the Virgin Islands serving this type of food.

Restaurants Map

With so much to try, from the fine dining destination known as Waterfront Bistro to the restaurants whose decades-old preparations are worth returning for, you might come across a dish with just the right elements.

Before your trip begins, you can scan and read details about the small collection of French eateries you'll encounter as you explore. On each restaurant's name, click to read more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The Terrace Restaurant

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

Situated in downtown Cruz Bay, The Terrace Restaurant is a good choice for travelers thinking about visiting this neighborhood. Fresh catches from and French fare make for a bold combo at this much-loved fine foods restaurant. The Terrace is set on the Waterfront of Cruz Bay an allows guests to fine both indoors and out on the open air terrace. The atmosphere is elegant and though fine clothing is not required, it is recommended.

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 Village. Fresh fish and French flair are an outstanding combo at this friendly, fine dining establishment. Right on the waterfront, the setting at Waterfront Bistro is almost magical.


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

Epernay is located in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; about a mile (approximately a kilometer and a half) to the west of Charlotte Amalie. Not only is this restaurant famed for French creations and one favorite, appetizers, but we shouldn't forget they're also fawned-over for another favorite, 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

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For something different in the same ballpark, perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Amalia Cafe (340) 714-7373 Spanish 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pizza Hut Veteran's Drive (340) 774-2291 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Senor Pizza (340) 775-3030 Italian 1.7 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
P&P By the Sea (340) 693-8587 Creole 0.4 mi. South West of Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Vista Mare -- Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Pie Whole (340) 642-5074 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Coconuts Charlotte Amalie -- Italian 0.4 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Tavern On The Waterfront (340) 776-4328 European 0.3 mi. Northwest of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pizzeria on St. John (340) 693-7700 Italian St. John St. John
Café Amici (340) 714-7704 Italian 0.2 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best foods in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you casually come across while journeying to and from your hotel. But, jotting down at least a couple viable options on a checklist, means you'll have multiple alternatives, even in a pinch. To find out more information about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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