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Turtle Bay Estate House

Caneel Bay Resort, Caneel Bay, St. John
+1 340-776-6111
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Beautiful setting, understaffed, long waits, disappointing

The Turtle Bay Estate House is only open on Sunday evenings, so the wait is enticing. However... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Beautiful setting

Had dinner there while staying at Caneel Bay. It is only open on Sundays. The menu is different... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Los Gatos, California
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Located at the northern tip of the Caneel Bay resort property, this romantic two-tier dining room offers gourmet cuisine in an elegant setting.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good13%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jul 2017
“Beautiful setting, understaffed, long waits, disappointing”
7 Jul 2017
“Beautiful setting”
Caneel Bay Resort, Caneel Bay, St. John
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The Turtle Bay Estate House is only open on Sunday evenings, so the wait is enticing. However, upon our arrival we were disappointed: the dress code no longer is enforced as we saw tshirts at dinner; we were initially seated at a table next to...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Had dinner there while staying at Caneel Bay. It is only open on Sundays. The menu is different and a bit more limited than ZoZo's. The food has a Caribbean twist. The Lyonaise Salad with carrots was excellent. I was skeptical at first on the...More

Thank das702017
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of dinning here during our stay and was not quite sure what to expect by reading the reviews. Hadn't been here in twenty years but remembered the beautiful building and gardens. Well, the place is still over the top classy and the...More

Thank Wunderlust2
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Caneel Bay Resort and we still enjoy the 4pm tea. It's outdoors and uphill but the trolley can drop you there if you prefer not to walk. The snacks are refreshing drinks, strong coffee, assorted cookies and scones with generous spoonfuls...More

Thank Queensmommy37
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The place was decent but the food was too salty. Significantly salty, which surprises me because I like salt a lot in my food. Pricey, which automatically raises the bar. Food wasn't that good for the price. For the price it's relatively bad actually. I...More

Thank Mohamed H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Best Maine scallops ever! Although the menu featured foods from the US, preparation was impeccable. We were happy to see this venue used more frequently this trip, it had often seemed like an "overflow " dining space in the past ten years.

Thank 3mac3
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying at Caneel Bay and had dinner at Turtle Bay on our last night. We had also dined here last year but the food this time seemed much better than we remembered. My partner had the duck and it was a beautiful good...More

Thank Dvaf16
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This beautiful restaurant at Caneel Bay, one of the world's best beach resorts, was fine until the food came. Some dishes, including scallops and tenderloin were good but nothing special. Others, including the lobster ravioli, were mediocre and two appetizers, the fish fritters and the...More

Thank VirginiaRobert
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner last night at the Turtle Bay State House and the food was simply outstanding. The ambiance was great and the staff and service was very attentive and pleasant. We also get a complementary taste of an appetizer from the...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Since its low season in Saint John now, this place is only opened once a week, a Sunday. It was the day we landed and even from the short time we were there we heard a lot of great things about this place so we...More

Thank Explorer_Gal2014
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