The Terrace is a French-influenced, chef-driven restaurant that is redefining fine dining in the Virgin Islands with an elevated yet accessible menu featuring fresh local and flown in seafood, meats, premium ingredients and an eclectic wine list. Offering refined, contemporary and classic cuisine by Chef Erica Miner, The Terrace boasts breathtaking sunset waterfront views from its rustic, stone building in the heart of Cruz Bay, St. John.
Expect a carefully curated menu featuring fresh local fish, Caribbean lobster, naturally raised beef, lamb and poultry, local greens and herbs. All desserts and ices creams are made in house, as well as all of the stocks, soups and breads. Chef Erica’s food has a simple elegance to it, with a keen focus on technique and flavor in an artful manner that demonstrates her appreciation for the ingredients. The extensive wine list, featuring over 130 bottles at varied price points, has earned The Terrace Wine Spectator Awards for 2015 and 2016 and complement the menu and dining experience. A large selection of boutique wines and trusted brands from California and France highlight the list, as well as carefully selected wines from South America, Australia, New Zealand, Spain and Italy.
Erica and her husband Robin, with a combined 40 years of experience, run this family-owned restaurant and take pride in their friendly and knowledgeable staff, inspired food, wine selection and carefully sourced ingredients. The duo has built great relationships with local farmers, fishermen and purveyors to be able to offer unparalleled quality and a spectacular dining experience.
Join The Terrace for a sunset happy hour, memorable dinner, or host a private event on the terrace or in the air-conditioned, West Indian-style dining room. Regular dinner menu, prix-fixe menus, passed hors d’oeuvres or buffet menu options are available.