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Waterfront Bistro

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Wharfside Village | First floor in Wharfside Village, Cruz Bay 00831, St. John
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 15:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Fargo, North Dakota
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241 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

On the waterfront Cruz Bay. Not the closest to the ferry dock, but nearby and therefore a little less harried. Food is pretty well done, tasty. I tried the Mahi sandwich, Fish taco, Buffalo burger, Black and blue burger. Burgers large and tasty, tend to be a little on the rare side so if you don't like that might want... More 

Thank rburdmd
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ask for a railside table. The sunsets are lovely. The food is nicely presented. Our waitress was attentive and friendly. A lovely night out.

Thank TLaynePT
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guys this is a great spot to sit it out while the ladies shop. Then have lunch all together. You are right at the shore so the views are terrific. The food is relish and good variety.

Thank Vacationer511
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112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 341 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in search of a lunch spot and a friend on the island suggested Waterfront Bistro. The location is perfect - right on the beach - where you can people watch as the ferry comes and goes. Service was OK - not great - but the place was pretty busy. I ordered the chicken burger special of the day... More 

Thank SweetPea
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in St John's last week when we came across this restaurant by accident. As a result we had some of the best food on our trip. I was not overly hungry so I ordered the Crab Cake from the appetizer menu. It was the best I have ever had. They seem to specialize in sauces. Mine was a... More 

Thank marreed2016
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first meal in St. John. The staff were so friendly. The food was delicious, fresh. The shrimp cocktail with fresh tomatoes and horse radish root was spicy and fresh. No gluten free bread options though. :(

Thank Shannon N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food and a killer view make for an awesome lunch. We didn't make it back to try dinner but will next trip. The tuna tacos are really extraordinary. Super friendly service as well.

Thank Stephen G
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice atmosphere, great staff and really tasty food. The view is so beautiful with the harbor traffic. Also try the mojitos.

Thank MRV_VT
Madison, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here numerous times, but this is the last. Limited menu and then one of few entrees unavailable and same for a dessert

2 Thank Mitchell K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very diverse menu. For vegetarians, the hummus platter (entree) priced at $24 was a bit over reach. Fantastic apple tart dessert with homemade ice cream.

Thank Michael E

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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?