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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%
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“flatbread” (32 reviews)
“tacos” (50 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (20 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 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
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Every time we are downtown we make a point of stopping in for a nice cold beer. Customer service is great, friendly people and just a cozy place to kick back and relax while the ladies shop for jewelry.

Thank Renee E
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thanks for your review..much appreciated..we try to make our place, fun and service oriented..COWABUNGA..Big Kahuna

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Didn't venture into the bar but sat outside where there is plenty of seating and tables. A great spot to try a cold local beer and people watch - traffic can be noisy - but between the passing trucks and cars you get a good...More

Thank Scene-set
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were shopping & it started raining, so we stopped in Big Kahuna Rum Shack. The Bushwacker was awesome. The music was fun & made you want to move. The service was excellent. I'd recommend stopping by for a great Caribbean experience.

Thank cquigley11
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

You know the type of haunt where there's always a cool mix of people; the barkeeps are a big part, my fav is Tanji.Hip locals, all ages and a natural magnet for tourist who are looking for a good vibe. Check out the 'Love Juice'...More

1  Thank RogerOuilceaux
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly and fuunnn times. GREAT Drinks and hospitality with local authorities. Family fun ☉🍹🍍. Excellent stories on how people stayed on the island and when they stayed. Why wouldn't you stay.

2  Thank kcdaddioWI
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
When is Happy Hour on Wednesdays?
15 March 2016|
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Response from JL_Gibbs | Property representative |
Every day at 4pm!
The location of this restaurant is incorrect. It is NOT located in the British Virgin Islands. Please correct your listing. Thank you.
24 February 2016|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
Correct. St. Thomas is the one I know.
Karin L
How far was it from the cruise port? And was it easy to find a taxi to bring you back to port? Thanks
11 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
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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