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Blue Orchid

3A-18 Estate St | Peter St, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-4999
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
3A-18 Estate St | Peter St, 00802, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We're in St. Thomas twice a year for the past 5 or 6 years and somehow have missed this gem of a restaurant until this visit. I had the Caribbean Lobster Tail stuffed with crab, Shrimp & scallops. Nothing short of mouth-watering good. Wife and...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although its a little hard to get there the first time, the drive is well worth it. We arrive early, about 5 pm, so we can wander through the gardens and then have a drink on the outside deck overlooking Magens Bay- spectacular view. Dining...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has amazing views of Magens Bay which can not be rivaled. I highly suggest going earlier, before sunset, as there is a beautiful observation deck where you can capture some fantastic photos. The food was outstanding. We did the spicey mussels for an...More

Thank Sasha D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner at Blue Orchid. The food choices were varied and everything was not only delicious, but presented attractively. We tried numerous appetizers and the tuna trio and eggplant bruschetta were among the best. The fresh seafood choices and Fillet mignon were...More

Thank Lorna770
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been over three years since my last review of The Blue Orchid, at St Peters Great House, directly across the street from the zip line tours. Some things have changed - the menu, some of the wait staff. And some things remain the same...More

Thank StThomasGuy
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My husband and I came here for our anniversary and we couldn't have been more pleased. We arrived early to take a leisurely walk around the botanical gardens and the most fantastic views - you are 1200 ft above Megan's bay, and can see many...More

Thank PatHeinrich
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We returned to Blue Orchid for a second dinner because I had written a terrible review then found out the chef had cut his hand that night. Our second dinner was excellent. Every entree. Not one complaint. We are sooooo glad we went back because...More

Thank HoneyChapman
Reviewed 11 April 2017

part of a cruise ship tour, I thoroughly enjoyed this location and love to return for supper as their rum unch was spot on. The upper veranda has a stellar view of Magans Bay as well as a fine collection of Caribbean tropical plants and...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had dinner here for the first time. Went because of its location above Magens Bay. Realized that we had toured the Greathouse during a previous trip. Really nice seafood dishes.

Thank Ray and Jan H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

BEST restaurant, we always go for special occasions. We often order 5 or 6 appetizers as our meal. Great views from the rooftop deck. Quaint atmosphere, always a good experience. Try the tuna trio!

Thank Kris T
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Do you have gluten free items for brunch Do you need reservations for brunch on Sat Is the cost of botAnical garden and great house included Thank you Cheryl
2 December 2016|
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Are you open on Christmas December 25th 2016? If so can I make a reservation?
27 November 2016|
Response from localsailor |
Being a simple part time employee I have no idea - I guess YES but suggest you call Steve the GM at 340-473-9155 for the word from the top!
Are they open Mondays?
4 April 2016|
Response from localsailor |
Blue Orchid is open all 7 nights for dinner and Sat/Sun for Brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A-18 Estate St | Peter St, 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-4999
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Globally inspired, fresh, creative fine dining in a gorgeous setting.