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Chinchillas Mexican Restaurant & Bar

) #13 of 36 Restaurants in Basseterre $$ - $$$ Mexican,
Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
+1 869-762-2474
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (17 reviews)
“chimichanga” (11 reviews)
“ceviche” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Bar
$$ - $$$
Frigate Bay, Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Chloe E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 24 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
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you're going here to have traditional american mexican be warned that the queso is blue cheese melted down. But, if you want the best spicy wings on the island then definitely come here. The tamarin wings were wonderful!!!! And get house tequila I got...More

Thank Shelley F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Did not eat at all, but really enjoyed a friday-night-off-school happening for med and vet students. A really nice place with music to dance and enjoy. Good prices. Local and international beers. Very good Margaritas.

Thank Vmattei
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for a change from the normal Caribbean food. It was overpriced, poor quality, small portions and generally disappointing. The guacamole clearly comes from a pot, not fresh avocados. The veggie burrito bowl is 70% rice and a tiny amount of fresh ingredients....More

Thank Ncc93
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Beautiful covered bar/restaurant right on the beach. We started with nachos, which were okay. For entrees we ordered the fish tacos and shrimp & fish fajitas. The fajitas were flavored perfectly and were delicious. While the fish tacos were good, the fish was battered which...More

1  Thank CCG1982
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Although our meals were good, the service will not bring me back. We were used to the slow island service, so that wasn't the issue. When we arrived and took a seat, it took over 5 minutes for our server to bring us menus or...More

1  Thank atlmom2017
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Questions & Answers
Mindy B
19 February 2017|
Response from Ambar S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve amazing french fries
Tim B
6 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
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, 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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