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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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Hot Springs, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

A beautiful, relaxing evening at The Blue Orchid! Restaurant. It is located in a restored Great House overlooking Magen's Bay! Go early and walk around the gardens first then enjoy a delicious meal in the restaurant. No view at night because the restaurant is on the north side of the island overlooking Magen's Bay. Excellent food and a great wine... More 

1 Thank JudyMagnus
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Went early for drinks and appetizers and it was so good we decided to stay for dinner. That ended up being one of the best decisions we've ever made. Everyone's meal was amazing! If you're visiting St. Thomas don't miss this great restaurant. You won't be disappointed. It's a small dining room with excellent views, but the high quality food... More 

1 Thank HotelDeal
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Start with a walk thru the gardens and up to the observation deck. Breathtaking to look in every direction. The food was excellent and the service as well.

Thank Connie S
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

We caught a hazy sunset upstairs on the balcony. It was windy, but a great view of Magens Bay! Great cocktails! We didn't have dinner here, so can't comment on the food.

Thank SwissMissSD
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

One of our favorites. Food excellent, views outstanding. Gardens worth a walk through. Go before sunset to catch views.

1 Thank Billmckissick
Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

My husband and I were able to visit this restaurant last week. We had one of the best meals of our vacation here. I had a Caribbean Martini as a cocktail and my husband had a Belgian beer. I had a caesar salad and tuna tartare to start. My husband had a soup that was on special and shared the... More 

2 Thank krl781
Bowie, Maryland, United States
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

As others have commented, the food at the Blue Orchid is really terrific. We arrived before the kitchen opened (5:00), so spent a few minutes walking around the gardens. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained. Although there is no outdoor seating for dining, there are decks where you can look out - and if you get there early as... More 

Thank Karen A
St. Thomas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Was even better than advertised!! I had the seafood ravioli, which was incredible. My girlfriend had the ribeye, which also was delicious. What makes this restaurant special is that there is not another place like it on island. The ambiance is really great - it is inside dining and although we ate there too late to appreciate it, I heard... More 

1 Thank Mike M
Naples, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Last night we were blessed with having dinner at this wonderful restaurant to celebrate my birthday. (We have been here before and it was my choice for my special day). Before we could stop gasping at the views Erin appeared to get us cocktails. We ordered special martini's, a pate plate and a cheese plate to "snack on" while having... More 

1 Thank macostello64
North Babylon, New York
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249 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

Another restaurant recommended by our timeshare concierge, Joe. This was my favorite meal and dining experience on the island. It is set overlooking beautiful Magen's Bay. It is also the sight of St. Peter's Botanical Garden, a lovely spot to enjoy the flora of St. Thomas. There is an observation deck to enjoy the views and take photos of one... More 

2 Thank Nancy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?