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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

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5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-9289
10:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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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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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I dropped into the Big Kahuna Rum Shack for an afternoon beverage following our shopping adventure in town. We both had a frozen Bushwacker, Saint Thomas' take on a Monkey Lala that we had often in Roatan, Honduras. Local laws allow public consumption of alcohol as well as local transportation of open alcohol. This is to say... More 

1 Thank SNoon4056
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in St. Thomas just do yourself a favor and go get a shot or two or ten of LOVE JUICE. I'm not going to try to describe it just that it's so tasty you will keep going back for more!

1 Thank Pam B
Worthing, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service, great variety of cocktails, pay the $1 for the extra shot (test tube) of rum in your cocktails, you can keep the tube as a memento.

1 Thank HollieOnTour
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big Kahuna is a lively fun bar right along the Main Street. Happy Hour is 4:30-8:30. Drinks are good depending on who makes them. It's loud, fun and the locals are a hoot. Food is pretty good. I only had a burger but they have a variety on their menu.

1 Thank imanoutdoorgrl
Chicago, Illinois
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154 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to people watch near great shopping. Always sit outside. Good bar food, good specialty drinks. Waitress was hilarious and upbeat. Good music playing. Feels like the Caribbean...

1 Thank Deb R
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Outdoor eating overlooking the water. Live band! Good food and 1/2 price beer during happy hour! A fun spot to be!

1 Thank RISailor00
Ottawa, Canada
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328 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

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.

1 Thank Richy_Bobby
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

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

1 Thank Mrandmrsholidays
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 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 

2 Thank tdehaan
Rochester, Michigan
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262 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 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 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?