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Hemingways Caribbean Cafe

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Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-2763
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09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
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266 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A nice find that was recommended by our cruise ship director. After walking about I wanted a drink and decided to stop in. There was a long waiting list to get a balcony table, which looked wonderful. Since I was by myself I sat at the bar. I had the house specialty drink that was refreshing. Friendly bartender and staff.

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Thank Roy F
Gloucestershire
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152 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great coffee and service. Nice lunch menu, and has other great meals available. Make sure you ask for your change, it won't be given if you don't.

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Windsor, Canada
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269 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It is located on the second floor of the building, not really handicapped accessible since you have to climb a flight of stairs. But when you do get to the top, grab a table on the balcony, order one of their fresh seafood. Even the lobster looks delicious. We had a drink and a sandwich for lunch. Get break for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having been recommended hemingways from various websites, we approached the restaurant with some expectations! :) when looking for it, everyone seemed to know it and say that the food was great, which can only be a good sign! The table we got overlooked the street and had an open window - lovely. It's a very cosy setting, very relaxed and... More 

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Clarksville, Maryland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This restaurant was just what the doctor ordered after a morning of snorkeling. We had a lovely outside balcony seat, wonderful service and yummy food and drink. Make sure you have the local beer Wadadli and request a seat on the outside balcony.

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Saskatoon, SK Canada
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242 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Day stop on a cruise brought us to St. Johns Antigua. After walking around the town we needed a refreshment and found Hemmingways. Located on the second floor of an old house the ambiance was fairly inviting. The service was good with numerous staff. The tables were decent as we enjoyed our refreshments. Many food orders passed by and look... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped by for lunch and saw a vacant table by the window. Make sure you grab one of them when you visit... It's a perfect spot for watching the world go by while having a great meal!!

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Thank docgorio
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

although Hemingways is in the centre of St.John's by climbing the stairs to their restaurant with its first floor verandah you can get away from the crowds and noise but watch the bustle from above whilst having your refreshment/meal. There is a very good cafe menu with charming service.

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Thank Gillie H
Waleska, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice quaint little upstairs restaurant. Me and my 17 year old daughter enjoyed a dinner here our first night in St John. Decent food and friendly staff, would visit again

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Nice characterful setting overlooking the busy street, great for people-watching and getting a flavour of the local specialities. We both had the curried conch and it was delicious and great value. A good strong rum punch too. The service was good, if a little indifferent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 268-462-2763

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