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Waterfront Bistro

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Wharfside Village | First floor in Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
15:00 - 21:30
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Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By far the best dinner restaurant on St. John. The menu is great - sophisticated and creative selections. The wine list is great. The service is great. The setting is even better. A must if you are on island.

Thank JB M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped at the Waterfront Bistro quite by accident one evening and really enjoyed our experience. We didn't have a reservation, however the staff found a table to seat us right away. We ordered several drinks, appetizers and main courses. My husband said the steak was the best he has had on the island. I tried the hummus entree which... More 

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Portland, Texas
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the rehearsal dinner for our son's destination wedding at this wonderful restaurant. For our party of 16, the restaurant served us superbly. The meals were great and the service provided by the restaurant staff was excellent. This was the perfect venue for this important event.

Thank Ross T
Westport, Massachusetts, United States
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the hamburger I had but the French fries were so salty - we could not eat them - by far the saltiest fries I ever ate. Had waitress tell cook that they were over salted and he just laughed - great place I have been to at least 4 times But since cook laughed at us telling... More 

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Purvis, Mississippi
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here as part of a company awards trip on 11/15/16. Our group size was about 50 people. The food was exceptional and the service was excellent. EVERYTHING that we had to eat was delicious. The crab cakes were outstanding! We chose the Tuna and filet for our entree's. It was cooked to perfection and the best meal that... More 

Thank Anthony J
Brevard, NC
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner at this restaurant twice during our stay. Both nights we were seated by the rail and had a great view of the harbor. The food both nights was exceptional. Try the Ceviche - it is yummy. We had local fish both nights which was cooked to perfection.

Thank clb455
Cruz Bay, St. John
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting tastes and excellent views. My husband and I shared 3 small plates. I was completely satisfied. He could have used 1 more small plate.

Thank dinghycaptain2015
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464 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Waterfront Bistro on the recommendation of our resort. Even though we arrived early for our reservation, we were seated immediately on the rail. It was an awesome table and we could watch the sunset on the water. My tuna was excellent...done exactly as I requested. The wine recommendations were spot on for the dinner. Service was... More 

Thank ADolores
Ashland, Ohio
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this place for dinner one night due to the incredible view of Cruz Bay. We walked in, did not have a reservation. Split a bottle of wine and the macadamia encrusted tuna. Food was great, as well as the service.

Thank Jill V
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We happened upon this place while we were looking for a good lunch spot and I'm so happy we did. The food was very good but the service was even better. We sat at the bar and the staff was extremely nice and very helpful, they even gave us tips on best things to do. We will definitely go back

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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
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharfside Village | First floor in Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John  >  Cruz Bay
  • Phone Number: 13407777755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?