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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” (32 reviews)
“tacos” (54 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Caribbean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat here and had some drinks with the locals. Ariel the barkeep was awesome and the place is friendly and lively. Definitely stop in for a beer.

Thank arehay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ariel is the greatest bartender in the history of St Thomas! Not an exaggeration! Great bar, Great people!!

Thank crwilliams14
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks..we think she's the best too! Ariel ROCKS!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we are in St Thomas, we stop at the Big Kahuna. Drinks are still great. This was the first time we ate here. The food was average at best. The poor waitress was the only one there and she said she had taken...More

1  Thank Clark J
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We first discovered Big Kahuna in July 2013 when we spent a week on St Thomas. We went twice and enjoyed the food and drinks. Our next visit was on a cruise stop in January 2016- saw same staff and enjoyed drinks in the pouring...More

Thank andymattmom
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Always on the agenda when downtown shopping. It helps us push through all of the shopping! The frozen drinks are always refreshing and helps 'ease the pain' when browsing through all the shops.

Thank clearyra
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It had been a while since we'd visited Big Kahuna, on the Charlotte Amalie waterfront, and since we had a coupon, we thought it was time to give it another try. We shouldn't have. The service is still terrible, and the good is inedible. The...More

Thank StThomasGuy
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Had drinks here one afternoon in and out seating good selection of drinks and beer. They do have food but we did not eat. Good spot to people watch especially if a ship is in town.

Thank Eatingallover
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Questions & Answers
14 March 2016|
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Response from JL_Gibbs | Property representative |
Every day at 4pm!
23 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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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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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