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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

5130 Dronningens Gade | Royal Dane Mall / Waterfront, Charlotte Amalie 53546, St. Thomas
340-775-9289
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Mexican, Pizza, Bar
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

During a week long vacation to St. Thomas & St. John - this was our only bad experience. We were one of the first customers for lunch. It took 40 (yes FORTY) minutes to get our food. We told the waitress when we were first seated that we were headed to the airport. We inquired about our food after 30... More

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Hoover, Alabama
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We stumbled across this place and had low expectations because of its appearance and because its tourist trap location. But the food was outstanding. Very good fish tacos made with local fish. Good drinks. Friendly service (nice conversation with a waitress from Lubbock)

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A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This place is a great little spot downtown St. Thomas . Cheap drinks that are delicious!! Went almost everyday we were there. The staff is great but Isis is amazing!! Ask for her when you go :)

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

These guys have one of the best happy hours I've seen. $2 beers, $2.50 wells, and 1/2 off specialty drinks! And the service is stellar! Tons of interesting locals to watch and a great view to top it off. Wish I could say I loved the fish tacos, but for me, they were just okay. The actual fish was delicious... More

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ST Thomas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lots of locals like to hang out here because the service is great and prices very reasonable. Visitors like it alot too!

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Athol, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My husband and I stopped there for some nachos and drinks. Most of the typical drinks come premixed in a machine. Order something that is hand made and you'll be happier. The waitress forgot to give us our wireless code as she was the only one working. The outside chairs are uncomfortable, but we were tired and thirsty. Def. worth... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My fiancé and I LOVED Big Kahuna!!! We stumbled upon it one day after a long day of sightseeing and beach going and just wanted a cold beer and a light pre-dinner snack. We went in and met Gus, the bartender, who was by far the nicest, best bartender I have ever had. We ordered the fish tacos... best fish... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stopped by for a quick beverage, and ended up getting a GREAT lunch in the process! My wife and I started to have a beverage only, but the table beside ours was having lunch. It looked soooo good, that we decided to eat lunch as we'll! It was the best decision we had made all day. The drinks were lucious... More

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Milwaukee, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Fun atmosphere, friendly and attentive servers, and free soda for anyone with others who are having alcohol (even if they're not necessarily designated drivers--we were walking and I still got free soda. I gave a 4 star rating and not a 5 because we didn't try any of the food and only had one drink. The bartender also gave me... More

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Burke, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is a typical island bar. The drinks are good and Happy Hour is a bonus. We had Fish Taco's and they are among the best we have had.

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