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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-9289
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (23 reviews)
“tacos” (49 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (20 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here on each visit when going St. John, hung out before flight while in St. Thomas, and always enjoy their personal service, great frozen Bushwakers, Painkillers, flatbread Buffalo chicken. Keep it going, a St. Thomas icon goto!

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and stumbled into Big Kahuna (figuratively) and many hours later, we stumbled out of Big Kahuna (literally). This bar is down in the stretch of Charlotte Amalie that gets quite busy when the cruise ships post up. We were staying on the island...More

Thank madsennd
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Out of all the bars that I went to this was the one I looked forward to the most. However, my experience here was beyond terrible and I warn everyone who asks now. The service was TERRIBLE!!!! We got there around 10:30 am and decided...More

Thank Branton W
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Great rum drink selection. Prime location. Great food. Wonderful staff. We ate here several times, we'll be back!!!

1  Thank Wesley R
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

While on St Thomas for a couple of months working, this was our to go to place for a quick cocktail after work. Donna is the most amazing bartender. Great personality!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The fish tacos were good. A nice view of the water and street. Walking distance to stores and other restaurants.

Thank Shane W
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks we think they're awesome too! See ya next time

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Don't go expecting a fast lunch - you're on island time! The server is hustling, but she is the only one waiting on tables. The frozen drinks are tasty, whether loaded or virgin. You can get an extra shot of rum for $1. The jerk...More

Thank blessedinlife
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for your review...Much Appreciated

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wasn't very pleased. Came in to get a drink, bar is very small and had no leftover seating, which okay that's understandable. We sat down at a table and since the bartender didn't acknowledge us maybe she would have walked over. She did not. We...More

Thank madig1997
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi..Thanks for your input..Please let me know what time of day and what day you were here..THANKS..we address all issues like this to make out business better!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to stop by , while in downtown. Staff is very attentive and wifi is really good . Good selection of beers

Thank Santos M
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for your review! See ya next time

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while waiting for our ferry service from St Thomas to St Croix. The server behind the bar, Ariel, was so friendly and welcoming, and she had great conversational skills with a s as total strangers! Great place to chill and enjoy some beverages!!...More

Thank stxbob
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Questions & Answers
15 March 2016|
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Response from JL_Gibbs | Property representative |
Every day at 4pm!
24 February 2016|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
Correct. St. Thomas is the one I know.
Karin L
10 November 2015|
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Response from JL_Gibbs | Property representative |
We are right on the waterfront in town..taxi's are EASY right in front of our door..You could even walk to the cruise ships in Havensight..right along the water
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Thomas  >  Charlotte Amalie
  • Phone Number: +1 340-775-9289
  • E-mail
Hands down the COOLEST and most FUN bar/restaurant in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands! Right on the waterfront..Awesome harbor views, great people watching, live reggae and amazing and delicious food..Tacos, wraps, burgers, fresh mahi-mahi sliders..LOVE JUICE OMG..Ya gotta try it when you're visiting St Thomas!
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