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Waterfront Bistro

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Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay, St. John
340/ 777-7755
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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The best tuna!

All I can say is get the tuna- simply the best! Most generous drinks! Great Staff! Can't wait to go back! Don't be in a hurry - be on island time - so worth the wait!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Wilton, Connecticut
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Wilton, Connecticut
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

All I can say is get the tuna- simply the best! Most generous drinks! Great Staff! Can't wait to go back! Don't be in a hurry - be on island time - so worth the wait!

Thank SaltyDog54
Hadley, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waterfront Bistro is the place we always head to for dinner when in St. John. The food is always superb and they have something for everyone. This year we were traveling with 6 adults and 4 children from 7 to 16 months old and everyone had a good meal and many options to choose from. It is a bit pricey... More 

Thank jhanks2016
Wilmington, Delaware
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for drinks and the view! Loved the house specialty Cosmo. Our bartender was lovely and the view cannot be beat. We did not try the food

Thank Westbrae832
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271 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For our swan song dinner in St. Thomas we decided to take the ferry from Red Hook to Cruz Bay in St. John and dine at Waterfront Bistro. The 15-minute ride is $7 per person each way. The restaurant is located a short 5-minute walk from the dock and offers a nice view of the water from most of the... More 

Thank jfood
Killingworth, Connecticut
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The reviews don't lie. Waterfront Bistro serves up some of the best food we've had on St. John. Although located amid the beach bars overlooking the harbor at Wharfside Village, this upscale restaurant in a casual setting serves top-quality food. Four of us stopped in during the week for dinner without a reservation and got seated right away in a... More 

Thank Jan C
Dublin, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, server very attentive, the atmosphere very comfortable! Best mango cheesecake!!!! All our dishes in our party loved by all! You never disappoint!!!

Thank Stacy727
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best meals of the trip! Every dish wash beautifully presented, and deliciously prepared. We're really enjoyed to soup of the day, a mushroom bisque. The seared tuna was unbelievable-the favorite of the table. The service was exceptional through the entire evening, even with a party of 12, the never missed a beat. The view from... More 

Thank Sarah D
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to St. Johns for 15 years and have eaten dinner at Waterfront Bistro a number of times. The food is consistently good, and the service attentive.The Ahi tuna and fried brussel sprouts are outstanding.

Thank Susan P
Schererville, IN
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been visiting St John for 9 years now and this was my favorite restaurant this year. Beautiful setting on the water as well. We highly recommend!!

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch the day we arrived in St John they have numerous types of really good burgers sandwiches and salads

Thank Amelia123027

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: 340/ 777-7755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?