French Cuisine in the USVI

Almost everywhere in the Virgin Islands, you'll encounter a delicious array of fine restaurants, quick eateries, and more. If you have a taste for French food in particular, then you won't want to miss the places that dub it their specialty. Preview the variety of French foods available in the Virgin Islands with the places profiled below.

With many options, from the fine dining backdrop at The Terrace Restaurant to the lovely dinner service at Epernay, there's a menu suited for each person in your party and style of vacation.

Below, you can scan and read details about the group of popular establishments where French food is dished out. Click on one of the options to read the full article about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Waterfront Bistro

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

Waterfront Bistro

Waterfront Bistro, which is part of Wharfside Village, can be found in downtown Cruz Bay, near the middle of Cruz Bay. Fresh fish from the Virgin Islands' coasts and French fare come together for some great dishes at this inviting formal dining option. 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.

The Terrace Restaurant

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

The Terrace Restaurant is located in downtown Cruz Bay, near the middle of Cruz Bay. Fabulously fresh fish and French cuisine make for a bold combo at this notable formal dining option. 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.


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

Epernay is situated in Frenchtown, a neighborhood on St. Thomas; 0.9 miles to the west of Charlotte Amalie. Not only is this restaurant famed for French food and of course 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.


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

Kendrick's can be found in downtown Christiansted, in the heart of Christiansted. When the boisterous crew is thinking about darn good French food that isn't fussy in the slightest, this informal restaurant hits the spot.

St. Tropez

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

St. Tropez is located near the heart of Frederiksted. When it comes to specialty French cuisine, the kitchen at St. Tropez is known for its crepes and salads.

Similar Food

La Tapa

If you're willing to step just outside the box, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Vista Mare -- Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Salud Bistro (340) 718-7900 Spanish 1.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central downtown Christiansted St. Croix
La Tapa (340) 693-7755 Mediterranean Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Pizzeria on St. John (340) 693-7700 Italian St. John St. John
Pesce (340) 714-7874 Italian 1.6 mi. East of Central Maroon Town St. Thomas
Blue Moon Cafe (340) 772-2222 Cajun 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Frederiksted St. Croix
Cultured Pelican (340) 773-3333 Italian 1.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Cotton Valley St. Croix
Domino's Nisky Center (340) 776-3030 Italian 1.6 mi. West of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Da Livio Ristorante (340) 779-8900 Italian Downtown Cruz Bay St. John
Room with a View (340) 774-2377 Greek 0.2 mi. East of Central Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Some of the most memorable foods in the Virgin Islands are those that you casually come across while walking the streets near your hotel. But of course, you'll save yourself some stress if you plan on visiting specific venues. To find out much more regarding the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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