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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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Ranked #3 of 42 Restaurants in Cruz Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Wine Bar, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Beaufort, South Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I gave The Terrace a very bad review when it opened and I had no intentions of dining there ever again, but great recent Trip Advisor reviews, and a really good review from a local bartender, MJ at Moto Bar who really seemed to know what she was talking about, made me give it another try. BOY was I glad... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Terrace Restaurant is a gastronomic oasis in a desert of main stream beach front bistros. I will keep this review short and succinct. We ate there three nights in a row. My very first bite of hamachi tartar with basil oil and the perfect sprinkling of sesame seeds almost knocked me to the floor.....then we ate there the next... More

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Keene, New York
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175 reviews 175 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This fine dining restaurant has a very interesting and varied menu. The wine list is short but with good choices. The service is very personable. A wild mushroom and leek streusel was a great starter. The tuna Nicole's was amazing with all kinds of flavors. Mahi Mahi and the lobster also excellent. Never got to try the desserts here. The... More

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

To begin it is only fair that I say I have been traveling to St. John for 10 years. What I have learned is you follow the chef and not necessarily the restaurant. Erica was at Waterfront Bistro. Since she left it has not been nearly as good. I digress. I went to The Terrace looking for an amazing meal... More

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New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Imaginative menu. A bit pricey but with it. Overlooks Cruz Bay. Tuna Nicole's was delicious. The salads were great and the entrees were outstanding

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Queens, New York
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112 reviews 112 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Traveling solo sat at bar and opted for several appetizers rather than entree. Nice happy hour appys of baked oysters Rockefeller and baked clams which can be ordered singularly in a mix and match offering. Just divine! Beautiful view of harbor with cool breeze on veranda. Also had local greens salad and scallops with apple crepes for dessert. Overall fine... More

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New Orleans
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had dinner and appetizers at The Terrace Restaurant last week. Clams, Oysters Rockefeller and Scallops were all perfect. I had a Rum Punch like no other. It was light and fresh, not heavy and sweet. The bartender Kelly was attentive and knowledgeable about the food and drink. Service and food were excellent and the view was just wonderful. One of... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had dinner at The Terrace to celebrate my husband's 47th and my son's 25th birthdays. The view, the food, the drinks and the service were all outstanding. Best of all, I had e mailed the chef and requested a birthday cake to be presented at the end of dinner and she made the most wonderful birthday cake for us!... More

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Senoia, Georgia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our group of six had an excellent dinner here. We all enjoyed our food very much. The service was excellent and the chef demonstrated a diverse palate. We sampled a wide variety of entrees and appetizers. We were pleased to be offered a discounted/discontinued wine list. According to the menu we saved $10 on a $55 bottle of wine. Prices... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Everything we had was fantastic and service was impeccable! Rack of lamb was perfectly cooked with a delectable sauce. Beet salad was tasty! Poached lobster was melt in your mouth. Scallops were cooked perfectly. Just sad we didn't stay for dessert!

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Address: 3 FA Cruz Bay Quarter, Cruz Bay 00830, St. John
Phone Number: +1 340-779-8550
Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Wine Bar, Oyster Bar

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