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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

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$$ - $$$
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5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-9289
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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320 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location seems to attract a mix of locals and tourists. the service was mediocre and the bill was a little much for two beers. I guess you pay a premium while on vacation.

Thank Richy_Bobby
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beware of the Bushwaker they are strong. Had a nice chicken flatbread. Very friendly nice staff. Nice view of harbour.

Thank Mrandmrsholidays
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick something to eat. We split the club sandwich and each had fresh lemonade. Food and drink was good. Service very poor. Sat at patio. After several minutes had to go ask for menus. After several minutes had to go inside to bar to order. She said she is only one here. We had to go... More 

1 Thank tdehaan
Rochester, Michigan
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249 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St. Thomas was one of our cruise ship ports. After walking by many jewelry stores, we needed a spot where we could get a cold drink, a bit to eat & do some people watching. At the Big Kahuna, we got all three AND WiFi. We enjoyed watching all the people walk by who had also arrived via ship. It... More 

Thank 00vette48306
The Villages, Florida
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch before returning to cruise ship. Painkiller rum drink was good, but Jerk Chicken Flatbread and Caribbean Cordon Bleu were really good. On a busy street, good for people watching. Service from Isis was Great!

1 Thank rc1078
Brooklyn, New York
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped into Big Kahuna for drinks a few times last week, and we were not disappointed. Great place to pop in for a drink while in Charlotte Amalie, whether you're shopping, on your way to lunch, whatever. Can't speak to the food, but I will say it *looked* good.

1 Thank thatgaynerd
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Really good rum in the middle of Charlotte Amalie! Good drinks, shopping just steps away, the bay in front of you...

Thank KTMCPtravel
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We sat out a rain storm here, and enjoyed some nachos and a burger. Servers were very nice, and food was nice enough bar food. Would stop again, but not make this a destination.

Thank mindehankins
Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Visited for lunch after a recommendation from a local trader - not disappointed!. Sensibly priced drinks, great staff who were attentive and very chatty. No com[laints here.

Thank Chris H
Deland, Florida, Usa
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was a very nice spot for me to kill some time while my wife shopped. I didn't eat here but I think they have a small menu. This is a great location to have a cold one and watch the people go by

Thank JohnRussellCox

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Caribbean, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
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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