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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
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Ozark, Missouri
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place but very pricey. They add on your bill 18% for tip no other place does that Not a lot of food for the price

Thank hea9165
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, but it is across the board standard practice in the VI to add 18% gratuity to all food bills. More 

Gulfport, MS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go to Big Kahuna Rum Shack for happy hour from 4-7pm. The restaurant is directly on the beach with a beautiful view. You can sit inside at the bar or outside at tables under umbrellas. The staff was very friendly and our waitress was very attentive. I did not care too much for the loud music, but... More 

Thank DebraSanford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We had great lunch and drinks while we waited out a shower and recovered from shopping! Bar tender was very attentive and friendly!

Thank Rhonda M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This was a nice stop on our drive around the island. The restaurant has great outdoor seating and is right on the beach. The conch fritter and Bushwhacker were great.

Thank Kim B

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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
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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