French Cuisine in the USVI

During your visit to the Virgin Islands, you'll encounter a diverse set of places to dine. When your preference is French food, you should pay attention to those restaurants where it's always on the menu. Prepare your taste buds for the French food at your disposal in the Virgin Islands at these featured establishments.

From the pleasant, fine dining backdrop at Waterfront Bistro to the much anticipated dinner service at St. Tropez, there's something special waiting for each guest and style of vacation.

Take time to pursue the places that quench cravings for French food. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to get further details about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The Terrace Restaurant

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

The Terrace Restaurant is located within downtown Cruz Bay, toward the center of Cruz Bay. Lovely, mild seafood and French flavors are an outstanding combo at this friendly, fine dining establishment.

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

Waterfront Bistro, a part of Wharfside Landing, is located in downtown Cruz Bay, in the heart of Cruz Bay. Beautiful seafood and French flavors make for an exciting meal at this inviting fine foods restaurant.

The menu at Waterfront Bistro is split up into First, Second, and Third Courses. First Courses include soups and meat and cheese plates; while Second Course options are a few different salads. For your main choice, you'll select amongst a few seafood dishes, or you can order steak, duck, or tofu. All of the menu items are French with a Caribbean flare.


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

Epernay can be found in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; about a mile (approximately a kilometer and a half) to the west of Charlotte Amalie. It's worth noting that within the genre of French culinary creations, this visitor favorite is known for its 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.


Downtown Christiansted, St. Croix | (340) 773-9199

Kendrick's is located within downtown Christiansted, near the heart of Christiansted. Affectionately identified as a casual place to dine, it's like a mecca for hungry, intrigued travelers touring the town.

St. Tropez

Frederiksted, St. Croix | (340) 772-3000

St. Tropez is located near the middle of Frederiksted. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer French creations and one favorite, crepes, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for putting out great salads.

Similar Food

The Quiet Mon Pub

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Sangria's Beachside Bistro (340) 714-7874 Mediterranean 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Red Hook St. Thomas
Paradise St. Croix (340) 692-2233 Creole 0.2 mi. South of Central Frederiksted St. Croix
The Quiet Mon Pub (340) 779-4799 Irish Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Smuggler's Cove (340) 719-1333 Italian 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Grande Cru (340) 774-7263 Mediterranean 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pizza Hut Wheatley Center (340) 774-7975 Italian 0.9 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Un Amore (340) 692-9922 Italian 1.5 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Da Livio Ristorante (340) 779-8900 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Pizzeria Amore (340) 774-2822 Italian Downtown Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Cultured Pelican (340) 773-3333 Italian 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Cotton Valley St. Croix

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best food and drink options in the Virgin Islands are those that you catch sight of - or scent of - while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. Although, you'll save yourself some stress if you plan on visiting specific venues. To learn even more about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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