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SUN RA

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Dockyard Drive | Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth 268, Antigua
+1 268-720-3826
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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birmingham england
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were warmly welcomed by the owners and shown to a delightful table at the water's edge. The menu, which was all written on a large board was brought over and each item carefully explained. It was a very varied & comprehensive menu and the wine list complemented it well, at a reasonable cost.The service was excellent, especially from the... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner last night and received a warm welcome from the owners To begin with we had a drink in a delightful little seating area where we looked at the menu The owners were very proud of the local produce in there menu all served with either an Italian or Caribbean twist All courses were tremendous and easily the... More 

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Ascot
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant in every way! Stunning views, lovely staff, great and caring owners and food to die for!! If you only eat out once in Antigua make sure it is here! Wow-- and thanks for a great evening.

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Thank Heather Q
Mount Kisco, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Sun Ra on our trip to Antiqua last week, it was a table of six we each ordered a delicious meal. I would highly recommend everyone enjoyed their meal and they even made me a vegan meal which is usually difficult. The location is beautiful on the water overlooking the dock and the staff is great!

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Thank Stellb2017
Jaipur, India
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, inspirational menu reflected in the delicious meals presented so beautifully and efficiently. Make sure you listen to the waiters description of each dish on the menu it is said so eloquently. The restaurant overlooks stunning Falmouth Harbour and I would recommend it highly.

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Thank suzec700
Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious food! A beautiful view. Really friendly and helpful owner and staff. A superb restaurant / bar for dinner for couples and groups of friends. Highly recommended.

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Thank lesley974
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went to Sun Ra on a beautiful evening during the 2016 Christmas holidays. Being Italian, I try to avoid Italian restaurants abroad, but in Antigua this seems impossible, given the very high number of Italian or Italian-inspired places. Overall we found Sun Ra to probably be the best of all the Restaurants we visited in Antigua, where both food... More 

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Thank Max S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Not only was the food interesting and well prepared, but the friendly, hardworking and down-to-earth staff made the experience so much more enjoyable. They don't mind to joke around, talk, and really become friends with whoever walks through the door. Great location, with a view on the marina. Be sure to reserve, it gets packed!

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant we've been to on the island. The service is hard to fault. Food is original and very taste, all explained and very fresh. Wines good too. It's set right on the front of the harbour, lovely view of the boats. The price is spot on. You pay for what you get so I don't think it's expensive.... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Have wanted to try Sun-ra Restaurant for a while and thankfully this evening my daughter & I went. Absolutely amazing from beginning to end. The venue is atmospheric, clean, fantastic views over the mega yachts in Falmouth Harbour, great service & attention to detail. Superb menu choice read & explained to us in detail, with knowledge, care & enthusiasm. Every... More 

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$70
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dockyard Drive | Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth 268, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Paul Parish  >  Falmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 268-720-3826
Description
Sun Ra is one of those places in life where once you go, you wonder why you didn’t try it before. From the road side the exterior is an unassuming Caribbean wooden house set in a pretty garden lit up by dancing lights in the trees. You head through the wooden gate, and as you round the corner onto the gallery your senses are sent into overload: from the aromas of fresh cooked food from the kitchen; the warm and calming effect created by the lighting; the stunning views of the harbour on which the restaurant is located, to the warm welcome of owners Betty and Mirko, and then of course there is the sound of jazz and new world music that forms the cool, chilled out backdrop to your evening.

Named after the talented jazz pianist who was so crazy he truly believed he was from another planet, Sun Ra Restaurant, is far from crazy but it is a vibrant place to hang out with a definite European atmosphere. Sun Ra was in fact a great friend of portrait photographer Mirko Boscolo half of the husband and wife couple who own Sun Ra, and the jazz lover in the family, and whose photographs of Sun Ra were the inspiration for the simple, contemporary style of the restaurant. A perfect melding of jazz, art and culture and superb lunch and dining.

This restaurant really is simple, in its menu, food, wines and attitude. The Mediterranean influence on the menu is clear, what is not at first obvious, is that every single thing listed is made from scratch fresh including the bread, daily. As Betty describes that evenings options to you, it does become clear that the menu changes daily to accommodate local fresh ingredients, such as Lobster sald, Hot Fish Trio, Sea Food Linguine.

The lunch and dining experience is casual and laid back but the service is fast and first class. A mixture of wines from both old and new worlds which complement the foods perfectly are sold by the glass or bottle along with fresh juices and harmoniously mixed drinks. And of course excellent Italian coffee!

A dinghy dock leads right next to the restaurant patio making it perfect for persons staying on board at the Antigua Yacht Club Marina, Falmouth Harbour Marina and the Catamaran Marina.

Betty and Mirko welcome everybody with a huge smile, you have the feeling you are being welcomed into their own home. This restaurant is one of those perfect little finds you will keep coming back to.

Open for

Dinner: Monday to Saturday from 06:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Lunch: Wednesday, Thesday and Friday from 12:00 pm to 02:30 pm

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