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Chinchillas Mexican Restaurant & Bar

Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-762-2474
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (17 reviews)
“ceviche” (8 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar
$$ - $$$
Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Spent a very enjoyable evening at Chinchillas. Had a good look around the Strip before deciding but Chinchillas seemed the nicest. Good cold beers, lovely place to watch the sun setting. We had a Mexican meal. The beef Fajitas were good but I was rather...More

Thank MandywLondon
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Had the nachos at the bar. Would have been much better if the service wasn't worse than normal for the islands. Would go back.

Thank James B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Good cold drinks And all thinkable mixes are available Food was ok no wow factor but still is a place to definitely visit Always has live music and sports on the beach

Thank Juicyfruit J
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Classical beach bar, just with younger crowd, mostly students. But really cool, just make sure to come there around midnight, when it gets full.

Thank Michal N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal here just before Irma came through. The food was faultless as was the service. The waitress had a great personality We will be going back

Thank Burgerthebear
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Chinchillas is a great place to kick back and watch the sunset. The food is great, the customer service is wonderful and the beers are cold. Definitely a must visit!!

Thank EnergyEvans
Reviewed 11 July 2017

By night this place if for the young and wreckless, but it is lively and there is room to dance. To try the great food I would go on the weekend during the day, very relaxing and good menu

1  Thank Chloe E
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great food, great staff and ideal location to watch the sun set. Busy Friday nights with DJ and the student crowd made this a lively place to go.

Thank sander4485
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This is an unassuming place on the Frigate Bay strip that you can go right by without noticing. We had a great Mexican meal with nachos, fajitas, quesadillas and more. If you are putting in an order for margaritas ask for the *big* glass. Great...More

Thank Marcel M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great location right on the beach at the begining of "the strip." Food was decent considering you are having mexican food in St. Kitts. Probably a better place for beer and apps then having a full meal as their menu is limited.

Thank PhatCat2015
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Questions & Answers
14 December 2017|
Response from James B | Reviewed this property |
It was hit or miss while I was there.
Mindy B
18 February 2017|
Response from Ambar S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve amazing french fries
Tim B
5 January 2017|
Response from DSGtrvl | Reviewed this property |
It is relatively close. Cab fare is probably in the $15 to $20 range one way for up to 4 people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  St. Kitts  >  Basseterre
  • Phone Number: +1 869-762-2474
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