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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

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5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
340 775 9289
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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North Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed drinking bushwhackers at the Big Kahuna Rum Shack every evening during our 5 day stay on St. Thomas. Service was great and loved sitting outside overlooking the water. Great bushwhackers and the tuna appetizer was delicious! Will be back!!!!

Thank tropicalli52
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar with cold beer and good food. Love the quesadillas. Friendly staff specially Isis the best bartender!!!! Went on 9/4/16 & 9/9/16 for lunch and had a great time with my husband.

Thank Minerva T
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for your review...and yes we all love Isis..she rocks! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food, staff, atmosphere location and everything was great. can't recommend it enough. if you're in town, check it out!

Thank m h
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for your review it is much appreciated! See you next time...Big Kahuna says "Cowabunga!" More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like Big Kahuna's. Staff is friendly and helpful. Just sorry they don't have Taco Tuesday. They do make some really good drinks esp on St Patrick's Day.

Thank Cheryl W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was not looking for a food place, but stumbled upon this place, first on my last day in USVI figured I was rummed out so almost missed this place smelled good so ate here and was blown away, not typical bar food!

Thank Dustin A
Manasquan, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fun night out can be had here. Played dice and met great locals. It's not gourmet but it's good food and it's still a fun place. Friendly staff and conveniently located near ferry dock.

Thank Tracy N
Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This seems like a local hangout. Food and service was average at best. None in our group said they would return.

Thank luckyduck2016
Ocala, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

theres nothing special about this bar the servers always seem rude and take forever to ask if you would like a drink or menu. its a local afterwork hang out and closes like 8 pm what kind of bar closes at 8???

Thank Kimberly A
Carthage, Illinois
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a few drinks and a light lunch. I had the Summer Ale which I didn't care for. The food was good. Service was good. We met and talked to a few of the locals. Everybody was friendly and offered tips on what to do while visiting.

Thank Ryan D
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We went here multiple times our honeymoon. We are incredibly impressed needs time with their drinks, food, and staff. If only we had more time on the island, We would be back! Their happy hour is also great!!!!!

Thank Kinsey H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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: 340 775 9289
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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