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The Terrace Restaurant

3 FA Cruz Bay Quarter, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
+1 340-779-8550
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 24 min
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French, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3 FA Cruz Bay Quarter, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So thankful that we made the perfect choice for our wedding reception dinner in April- The Terrace Restaurant is the BEST!!! Love the owner who was so accommodating and the servers are the best! We booked the inner room that was private yet still allowed...More

Thank MaryAnn S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Terrace never disappoints! Great location and balcony tables all have amazing views. Food is the best! Great wine selection and Jody, our server, has always been there when we go and makes for such a special night. Every time we're in St. John it's...More

Thank Giselemac
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time trying The Terrace for dinner and the food was delicious. The prawn salad with arugula was a great start followed by the Mahi Mahi with wild rice salad that was so good we are going back for dinner here in...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We vacation on St. John for 2 weeks a year, we try most of the eating establishments and this year The Terrace was highly recommended. It did not disappoint! It was Friday, sun was setting, we sat at the bar for drinks and were escorted...More

Thank IslandDogg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had reservations for 7 and arrived at the bar just in time for the end of happy hour at 6:30. We got a dozen oysters and a glass of wine at the bar before heading into the restaurant for dinner. We then started with...More

Thank Allen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After not making it to The Terrace last year, this was highly recommended to me by one of my "on island" contacts. The location is nice with a solid view, but would've been better if not for the Beach Bar, which really took away from...More

Thank jmh09
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Terrace has gone through many names, menus (and owners) over the years, but this latest permutation seems to be lasting and it's not hard to understand why. With a wine list mentioned favorably by Wine Spectator, a waitstaff who understands both the wines and...More

Thank Biljrat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here with my husband and 2 friends this week and it was amazing. The staff were very knowledgable and courteous making this the best fine dining experience on the island.

Thank Vicky584
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a great dinner with friends. The duck salad and tuna nicoise was excellent. My husband had the truffled lobster macaroni and cheese.....amazing!! Our friends had the tuna and mahi-mahi.....excellent!! We shared a couple of desserts....again amazing!! Will definitely come here again. My husband and...More

Thank 1002Jennifer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after eating at several restaurants on St. John, I was somewhat ambivalent about this being any different than the others. It was fabulous.... from the location to the service to the food. All the meals that our table had were first class, great flavours cooked...More

Thank LilysMum0723
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What kind of happy hour gives only $2 off for 6 oysters? It's still well over $2 per oyster. That's crazy talk!
5 January 2017|
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Response from snorkeler-6 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't eat oysters, but I'm guessing that's not a good deal!! We found better dining at that price point elsewhere on island. Service was excellent though.
What dates will you be closed this fall. We came around Sept 1 last year and you were closed. When do you reopen this year in Sept. When do you close?
12 April 2016|
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Response from Gene P | Reviewed this property |
+1 340-779-8550
What does it take to get a good table? Over two months ago i wrote numerous times to management that it was a special eve for us and wanted quite romantic table to celebrate our 30th.Management put us at top of stairs..all traffic of staff and customera passed us ...oh and the view..looking at bunch of loud falling down drunks, police squad cars and horrible loud music from across the street with a gleam of electrical lines..sadly our special eve was not the romantic destination We had envisioned..disappointed..expensive too...
19 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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