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SUN RA

Dockyard Drive | Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth 268, Antigua
+1 268-720-3826
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Dockyard Drive | Falmouth Harbor, Falmouth 268, Antigua
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The recommendation fro Sun Ra came from a local and I was not disappointed. I ate here with a friend from London twice and each time was delightful. The greeting from Ceasar was gracious and enthusiastic; the food and service matched the greeting. The drinks...More

Thank frqentravlr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant last night and thoroughly enjoyed the food and the ambiance. I had the pasta and my wife had coconut shrimp appetizer and fries as her meal. This is a must visit. Highly recommended.

Thank BeignetBoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sun Ra a few years ago - the location is great but with regards to the food we were disappointed. Then last year we heard that the owners (Italian) son had come to Antigua and was running front of house and that...More

Thank KevinDAshby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Antigua for the first time in March 2018. We stayed in the English Harbour area. We chose Sun Ra for our first night based on the excellent reviews. The reviews don’t lie! Sun Ra is excellent in all respects...More

1  Thank Vickie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this restaurant by chance when we were walking around the streets. Even coming in quite late we were warmly greeted and sitted just on the water edge looking over the sailing yachts. Well presented plates with delicious & fresh taste and high quality...More

Thank ReikiSBH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here last night and had a lovely table by the water. The service was very pleasant, lots of smiley happy faces. Food was superb - we had Coconut Shrimp to start and then Tuna and Mahi mahi for mains. All beautifully done. Very...More

Thank Nozza68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

16 of us were staying at the st James club the food was terrible there so we found out about this place. Fantastic atmosphere service and food. The people who served us we polite and efficient. The owner shook our hands and the waitress hug...More

Thank frankiepicc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not only were the people attentive, nice and welcoming the good was unbelievable!! I got the salad and the mahi-mahi over mash potatoes and it was cooked perfectly. Our waitress was so nice along with the owner, we felt so comfortable when we left that...More

Thank danielle P
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

There are some very good restaurants in Falmouth and English harbour which we have enjoyed trying with friendly and courteous service. This was not one of them.

Thank L0u900
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Sun Ra, a local favorite named after the famous jazz musician, will delight even the snobbiest Italian-food aficionados. Located near the middle of English Harbour, It is on Dockyard Drive.Really good food and a treat to get exactly what it said on the menu. Service...More

Thank AlexRutenberg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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