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Blue Orchid

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3A-18 Estate St | Peter St, 00802, St. Thomas
+1 340-774-4999
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McKinney, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm pretty sure the view from the Observation Deck at the Blue Orchid is one of the best on the island. Luckily for us, we chose this place to eat our Thanksgiving dinner. The buffet served a good variety (turkey, prime rib and ham), plus all the fixings. They even had a "choose your own ingredients" pasta bar. The only... More 

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Virgin Islands National Park, St. John
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16 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried the Pizza when they first started serving it and was horrible, uneatable .fast forward 6 months we thought maybe they got the idea of making Pizza and no it was just as bad. One of those only ate because we were hungry and we had brought it home. Never again.

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Houston, Texas
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival I felt like I'd walked into a quiet sanctuary. Luscious greens, babbling koi pond, exotic aviary, and a walking path filled with beautifully painted landscape to the eyes. Entering through the door of Blue Orchid, you're welcomed by cordial wait staff that are attentive to your needs. A warm hello then quickly settled at a table elegantly laid... More 

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Park Ridge, Illinois
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location set amount the botanical wonders of the Great House. Wonderful entries, romantic setting and great service.

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baghot
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set high up with incredible views at sunset over the turqoise sea, worth making the effort to spend a few pre dinner moments admiring the scenery from the balcony. Maggie gave us a good welcome and ensured good service throughout. The rack of lamb was to die for as was the crabcake. Not cheap but worth the effort.

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Ohio
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was excellent last year when we visited twice! Unfortunately, this year, we went on a Sunday night. To start, the bartender (who wasn't a real one--nor did he play one on TV!) was unsure how to fix a cosmo, didn't know how to operate the cash register and over-charged for drinks. Moving into the the dining room, we... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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35 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Average at best...service very slow...even by Caribbean standards. Too many options to choose from...skip this place.

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North Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Interesting location above Megan's Bay - will take a while by taxi to get up the mountain. The setting is beautiful. The food was good too. We had the fish special and a steak - both were very good.

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Charlotte Amalie
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Blue Orchid has a cozy atmosphere atop the island with views looking west. Arrive early and stroll the grounds, teeming with Caribbean foliage. Our foursome had lamb, sea bass and and grouper, which was a special. Entrees were wonderful. One of the apps was a bit disappointing. Picking a moderately priced wine from the list was no problem, and the... More 

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Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This is a superb restaurant. I've never had a bad meal. Great pizza, appetizers, or dining. There is a great view and the staff rocks!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A-18 Estate St | Peter St, 00802, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas
  • Phone Number: +1 340-774-4999

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Annapolis, Maryland
St. Thomas
8 months ago

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