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The Terrace Restaurant

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3 FA Cruz Bay Quarter, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-779-8550
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Hudson, Ohio
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The Terrace has a little bit of a view of Caneel bay. But, the food makes up for that! I loved the lamb and totally would recommend this to anyone you loves meat! This restaurant has tons of it! I recommend this to anyone!

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Leland, Michigan
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My wife, son I and got there around 5 and sat at the bar. Ordered oysters, mussels and a cheese plate along with a bottle of wine that was on happy hour special. Food was great and so was service. Stayed at bar and ordered foie gras and another app that were both wonderful. View was great too. Would definitely... More 

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Clifton Park, NY
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Very romantic restaurant in the heart of St. John. My husband and I went twice on our recent visit to the island. Without reservations this time of year it is hard to get a seat on the porch...so once we ate in the back dining room , full dinner and once we ate at the bar, just appetizers. Both visits... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Again, limited menu. Therefore I had 2 small plates. Only restaurant I found with scallops and mussels. Both were outstanding in flavor and presentation. Best meal of the week.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We tried this restaurant for the first time on this last trip, and we will be going back for sure! The salad was perfect (Josephine's Greens) and the entrees were beautiful and delicious. Sit outside for an ocean view! Our waitress was knowledgable and helpful. Very nice dining experience.

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Thank Aimee E
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was a great find that I discovered on Trip Advisor. Other places were recommended by our hotel, but when I checked them out, many did not get good reviews. However we had the best experience at The Terrace. From Hillary the bar tender to our server, Christina to, Nathan who was there with our fresh water at every turn.... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Really nice atmosphere, open air, very good food and wine. Nice wait staff. Along with Zozos, my favorite meal on the island.

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Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment we arrived, we felt comfortable and welcomed. We did not have reservations. On vacation, we just do not like to commit. We had a wonderful evening watching the sun set and then strolled into town. The Terrace always looks romantic so we took a chance. The hostess offered us a wonderful high top at the bar overlooking... More 

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St. Thomas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is my second visit to the Terrace. The first was for a wine dinner which they did a wonderful job on. The second was just last week. We showed up for a delicious oyster happy hour then on to dinner. The drinks are superior to what you will find in most other restaurants. The wine list was excellent as... More 

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Excellent food! Great staff, beautiful view! Consistently great dinner, service and atmosphere. Definately a must!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Cuisine
French, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 FA Cruz Bay Quarter, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 340-779-8550
Description
French inspired fine dining and fine wines. Located on the waterfront in Cruz Bay, between Grande Bay Resort and Wharfside Village. Bar opens nightly at 4:30 for our fresh oyster happy hour, restaurant opens at 5:30. Open 7 days. Reservations recommended

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?