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In The Backyard Bar & Restaurant

Sir Vivian Richards street, St. Johns, Antigua
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“jerk chicken” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“great food” (3 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Pub
Sir Vivian Richards street, St. Johns, Antigua
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to this restaurant for a Rum and food tasting. The owners were a very pleasant husband and wife team who welcomed our party of 14 guests from a cruise ship. The background to rum making was explained as was the history of sugar beet....More

Thank olly t
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is the best place to eat, drink and meet a ton of nice people in Antigua. The food is prepared by a Jamaican wife of an Antiguan and is absolutely scrumptious, well priced and the husband gives an excellent service. The jerk chicken was...More

2  Thank mrtropical
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This was an excursion booked through our Cruise Ship. While it wasn't as expected, it turned out fine. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. We did 2 or 3 shots of rum and the food was really tasty. The restaurant staff was friendly. Would...More

1  Thank Woodman1966
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Always a good place to eat, never been disappointed by the food. The owner John is very accommodating.

1  Thank Alijah J
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We booked in for a rum tasting tour and sample food. It was brilliant. Really informative. I wasnt so sure when i arrived as it literally is a back yard. But wow, what an experience. Highly recommend tour, popping in for a drink or lunch

1  Thank NItraveller15
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited friends who live a few doors from the Backyard and they took us across the street for dinner here, so it is 100% a restaurant recommended by locals. It is a really lovely place, great food - we had steak, jerk chicken, mojitos...More

1  Thank trudy L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This place looks a bit sketchy from the outside, but once you walk through the fence you will be pleasantly surprised. I love the atmosphere!! You are in town, but feels like you are in a tropical garden. Very intimate & cozy. Only open on...More

2  Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Dropped in to Antigua for a business meeting and afterwards i was taken there by my friend Teddy. Roti was very good, fried wings were also good, great atmosphere, great people, super friendly, John and his team will take good care of you. Sure to...More

2  Thank Moe L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were part of a large group some of whom had been before. Greeted warmly and served drinks almost before we sat down! The food was good "pub grub" with a Caribbean flavor. Generous portions but popular items can run out. Everyone loved the great...More

1  Thank Henryrt
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Little place in the heart of a neighborhood where you can stop for a cold one on a hot Antigua day and pair it up with some Caribbean dishes that tantalizes the pallet. John and his wife does an excellent job in making you feel...More

3  Thank collick66
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Caribbean, Bar, Pub
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Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Vivian Richards street, St. Johns, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua
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