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Big Banana

Pavillion Dr | VC Bird International Airport, Osbourn, Antigua
+1 268-480-6979
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“ginger beer” (2 reviews)
“few hours” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Pavillion Dr | VC Bird International Airport, Osbourn, Antigua
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

Every time I am leaving Antigua, or in transit for a few hours, I have to have a slice of Big Banana's pepperoni pizza. It doesn't matter the time of day or if I have eaten just before I'm going to make sure to have...More

Thank Brian T
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thank you so much, it is always a pleasure serving you. looking forward to your next visit

Reviewed March 24, 2017

Spent a morning in here this week, whilst in transit from Montserrat to Manchester. The food was tasty, fresh, and well presented. They were quite happy for us to have coffee and banana bread first, then sit reading and using the free WiFi for an...More

Thank J S
Alfredo D, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

thank you for sharing your experience and comments, I will Ask to find out which server she was.

Reviewed August 11, 2016

Although we were a bit disappointed that they were fresh out of stock of what we ordered, the pleasantness of the waitress made up for it. It was really service with a smile. The local gInger beer is great, but my husband thought that the...More

Thank alexandrina55
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2016

Thank you so much for your comments, i would love to have know which waitress as to thank her for doing a good Job.... ill look into the Tamarind Juice

Reviewed August 10, 2016

I went into this place on the recommendation of my sister and parents who had eaten there previously. My sister and other members of our party had got to the restaurant 10 minutes before I got there and had ordered a bottle of wine which...More

1  Thank tonypauletteh
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Dear Tony As a company that prides itself on good customer service and tasty food we are extremely disappointed to hear that you experienced the complete opposite, please accept our sincere apology. Such a poor level of service is unacceptable regardless of whether or not...More

Reviewed June 2, 2016

My wife and I ordered 2 slices of pizza, a chicken sandwich and 2 diet cokes. I thought I misheard her at first when she said $44. I handed her $30 thinking she had said $24. Again she stated $44 American dollars. She said would...More

1  Thank cliff2026
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2016

Thank you for visiting Antigua, I would like to make note that Big Banana is the Location by Gate 4 not the other place you first ordered from. I do apologies for any unpleasantries you experienced and hope you give Antigua another visit. We should...More

Reviewed March 17, 2016

Everything is good at BIG Banana especially after a long morning shift. and the staff is really friendly and nice

Thank zanny268
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2016

thank you, it always a pleasure serving

Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Big Banana on two or three occasions when visiting Antigua. It's always busy but we have usually managed to get a table. The food is always good but be warned the portions are large. Service can be a little slow...More

Thank javic6gc
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2016

thank y for your wonderful comments, look forward to serving yo again...

Reviewed February 4, 2016

Although the new Air Terminal is completed in Antigua, the Big Banana is still in temporary quarters in the departure lounge. Their pizza was average and although the slice is big so is the price. Ten dollars Canadian ($18.00 EC) for the pizza and $7.25...More

Thank Chevelle300
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2016

thank you for your comments,

Reviewed February 1, 2016

Big Banana is usually the go to spot to grab a bite to eat while you are waiting on your flight. However, now that everything has moved on up to the big posh new airport the prices have been increased. The food is still great...More

Thank Trulygolden
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2016

Thank you for your patronage... look forward to taking care of you on your next visit...

Reviewed January 31, 2016

Have had to frequent this airport on a few occasions, and I'm amazed at the lack of places to eat. Fortunately, the Big Banana was open, and I'm glad to say the food was of generous portion and tasty. The staff were very pleasant, and...More

Thank Steve W
BigBananaMgt, Manager at Big Banana, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2016

Thank you for visiting the Big banana, we do apologies for our temporary state and will have the full facilities open by summer. Thank you again.

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zanny268
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Response from RandR1948 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...can't give you an answer...I ate downtown during a stay in October.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pavillion Dr | VC Bird International Airport, Osbourn, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Osbourn
  • Phone Number: +1 268-480-6979
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Description
At the airport, old and new terminal.
17° 61° Restaurant (old terminal), has been catering to a regular flow of holiday makers, business people and locals. Air-conditioned and free WIFI. Table service and a super selection of favorite local and international dishes -including pizzas, salads, burgers, subs, chicken, pasta and daily specials. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with an excellent offering of your favorite beverages for whatever time of day you stop by!

At the new terminal, turn right after immigration and experience the big banana friendly service. Our Airside restaurant boost a deli counter with many grab and go options, a sushi bar and an a-la-carte menu featuring delicious local specialties as well as international favorites, pizzas, salads, coffees, pastries, gelato and more, ideal to eat-in or take on the flight. Open from 5am for full breakfast to the last flight of the day.
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