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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
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Terrance not only provides an amazing venue with tables overlooking the bay, but exceptional service and cuisine. Austin guided our dining experience which included French onion soup, local yellow fine tuna and rack of lamb, all we're delightful. This is a white table cloth restaurant so dress and prepare to pay accordingly. This is a St. John experience you... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only went for dessert and it was totally worth it. The ambiance is fancier than most on St. John, but I was still in my swim shirt and a pair of shorts from the day's events and no one seemed to mind. We split four desserts-- the pot de creme, peanutbutter chocolate cake, beignets, and flourless chocolate cake with... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently dined here for supper. The service was excellent from start to finish and my water glass was kept full the entire time. We shared an app and a salad, both good, but not outstanding. My husband ordered the tuna and asked it be cooked through. Told them when they thought it was done, to cook... More 

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Reserved 2 ocean view tables for a group celebrating 2 birthdays, but it was dark when we arrived, so they moved our party of 8 to one large inside table. Everything was wonderfully prepared, and a number of different dishes and appetizers were ordered. The second best French onion soup I have ever had (quite authentic) and a decent steak... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Terrace just recently opened with a new menu and I believe new chef. When I was here in September it had not yet opened, but now it has an amazing menu with outstanding view. It was so much better than our experience at Extra Virgin (currently rated #1 in Fine Dining on St. John - just wait!) the night... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I joined three business associates for dinner here and had a great meal. Service was just the right balance of attentiveness and awareness. Food was deliciously prepared and well portioned. The setting... wow! Evening with the moonlight and a light breeze. Incredible!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Terrace was a very convenient to our condo, plus being one of the few restaurants open in the fall season. Glad it was! The Oyster Rockefeller was awesome! MJ and Robin were very hospitable on arrival that we visited during our vacation stay. MJ is great bartender. The service staff was fabulous as was the food! Great, Great place... More 

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Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My title says it all, I just can't say enough about this restaurant. By far the best dining experience on our trip to St. John. The atmosphere and location are great, right across the street from the beach. The service is top notch and the food is absolutely fantastic. The images speak for themselves. Everything from the drinks to the... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, selection, atmosphere, and service! Favorite restaurant so far. Orzo was even better than lobster (lobster tails were great with wonderful sauce). Sat by railing next to Cruz Bay.

Thank Laura D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went for a late dinner. The food was amazing. My better half ordered the lamb chops and it was spectacular. We had a chocolate tort for dessert that was positively sinful. It came with a red wine ice cream that was unlike anything I've ever tried before. It is a must visit in Cruz Bay.

Thank Arica B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $50
Caribbean, French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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?