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Hemingways Caribbean Cafe

Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-2763
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (132 reviews)
“conch fritters” (42 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great Caribbean cocktails, friendly welcome, reasonable menu of local dishes and standards, up-stairs in a traditional 100 year-old house, right downtown. The food is not gourmet standard, but a pretty good offering against the local market, and reasonable value for money. If you get your...More

Thank VincentBSwift
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice little cafe serving local food. It’s on the first floor, try and get a balcony table for a spot of people watching. Good fresh fish, lobster, chicken wings, conch fritters etc etc. Friendly service and open for breakfast too. My 3rd visit.

Thank AGDowson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad quality of food, poor service, and extremely over priced, I just don't understand how so many people write good reviews or recommend this restaurant?? We had lunch after spending time in St. Johns exploring. We just wanted sandwiches as it was a stop before...More

Thank amandak2782
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this gem of a restaurant on my trip to Antigua recently, the staff were very welcoming, explained everything on the menu and the food came out pretty quick.. oh it was delicious & satisfying.. gorgeous goodness, had a strawberry smoothie to follow also...More

Thank loulabuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had been recommended this place by friends who had stayed on the island.We were on a cruise so after doing a tour we made a B-line for Hemingways which was easy to find as its in the heart of St Johns just outside the cruise...More

1  Thank flossyPembrokeshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service as always... Food wasn't as good as I expected but I will be returning... The view is great and the ambiance is fair. Thanks for a good afternoon guys...

Thank Imani F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had fish burgers that had wonderful crispy coating and a nice little side salad. Place is very busy at lunch and especially when lots of cruise boats are in just a short distance from mooring.

Thank KenGraham41
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the heart of St John’s as what a find! Food was delicious with Catherine and Jamie being so welcoming and excellent service. Thank you! Highly recommend it.

1  Thank Snush1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a wonderful, relaxed, fun atmosphere, complete with original art, dangling metallic fish, and a glorious veranda with sun and breeze we sat in complete awe! After an agonizing decision, we ordered the best conch fritters, crab, fish "burger" ever! OMG, it was amazing. I've...More

Thank Roselynde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very characterful place to have lunch from a balcony overlooking the street, watching the world go by. A very friendly welcome from the proprietor and efficient service. Food was well prepared and presented and flavoursome. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Scooprutland
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Robin W
18 December 2016|
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Response from janetthomas | Reviewed this property |
Far from it! There's a set of very steep, long wooden steps which lead to the restaurant off the road. Very tricky.
Robin W
25 November 2016|
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Response from KimmyL_13 | Reviewed this property |
Good Evening, If you're coming off the cruise ships, just keep walking straight as you're entering Heritage Quay, which is the Duty-Free outdoor mall, and keep walking till you're leaving the Duty-Free mall. It's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 268-462-2763
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