French Cuisine in the USVI

If you're a big fan of French cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to indulge yourself. You may be a bit limited in your options, but you can still find a couple of locations in the Virgin Islands offering meals in this style.

With so much to try, from the fine dining backdrop at Epernay to the dives whose specialties are worth daydreaming about, you are sure to find something you absolutely love.

Below, read up on the few choices for French eateries you could be curious about during your vacation. On each restaurant's name, click to view more information about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

The Terrace Restaurant

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

The Terrace Restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay, near the heart of Cruz Bay. Lovely, mild seafood and French flavors are an outstanding combo at this inviting formal dining option.

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 located in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; 0.9 miles to the west of Charlotte Amalie. Sure to please everyone, Epernay isn't just French food and 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.

St. Tropez

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

Located near the middle of Frederiksted, St. Tropez is at 227 King st. Speaking of delicious, specialty French-inspired cuisine, this potential favorite serves up an awful lot of crepes and salads.

Similar Food

The Quiet Mon Pub

Also worth considering if you really love French food, 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
Pizza Hut Wheatley Center (340) 774-7975 Italian 0.9 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Pie Whole (340) 642-5074 Italian 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
The Quiet Mon Pub (340) 779-4799 Irish Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Room with a View (340) 774-2377 Greek 0.2 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
40 Strand Eatery (340) 201-8633 Danish Downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Un Amore (340) 692-9922 Italian 1.5 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Schnitzel Haus (340) 776-7198 European 0.9 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Domino's Golden Rock (340) 718-6040 Italian 1.0 mi. West of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
Cultured Pelican (340) 773-3333 Italian 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Cotton Valley St. Croix

Some of the most unique kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in the Virgin Islands are the ones that you find unexpectedly while walking around during the day. However, noting the names of some dining options in your daily itinerary, means you won't have to settle for something less. To read even more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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