We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Hemingways Caribbean Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-462-2763
09:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

469 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 450: English reviews
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in Antigua and I consider Hemmingways one of my kitchens away from home. I visit the restaurant mainly as a treat to myself and I've never been disappointed whether by the food or the service. I especially love sitting on the verandah overlooking St. Mary's Street taking in the sights and sound of the city while enjoying a... More 

Thank Kizzy S
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently met friends here whilst both our ships were in port, our friends had been before and recommended it. I can see why, the staff were really friendly,nothing was too much trouble and advised us on a really nice cocktail. Although we didn't eat, the food looked lovely,especially the lobster. Many thanks We'll be back🍻

Thank Ainsel
South Plainfield, New Jersey
Level Contributor
207 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place to stop when you are in the area, located on the second floor, not handicapped accessible. Nice lunch and breakfast menu, service was very good, food delicious with decent portions. Prices are good, and would recommend you to stop in.

Thank Darla777
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice local food choice. Good menu with some great local options and some typical American menu choices.

Thank David L
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We asked a couple of taxi drivers and another local to recommend a restaurant where we would get authentic Caribbean food and they all mentioned this place. Full of hope and expectation we climbed the narrow stairs to see if we could indeed find a plate of tasty local cuisine. Not really was the answer. No goat curry, no rice... More 

Thank 89paul89
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Level Contributor
266 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice find that was recommended by our cruise ship director. After walking about I wanted a drink and decided to stop in. There was a long waiting list to get a balcony table, which looked wonderful. Since I was by myself I sat at the bar. I had the house specialty drink that was refreshing. Friendly bartender and staff.

Thank Roy F
Level Contributor
152 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee and service. Nice lunch menu, and has other great meals available. Make sure you ask for your change, it won't be given if you don't.

Thank Joanne W
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
269 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is located on the second floor of the building, not really handicapped accessible since you have to climb a flight of stairs. But when you do get to the top, grab a table on the balcony, order one of their fresh seafood. Even the lobster looks delicious. We had a drink and a sandwich for lunch. Get break for... More 

Thank Ken F
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been recommended hemingways from various websites, we approached the restaurant with some expectations! :) when looking for it, everyone seemed to know it and say that the food was great, which can only be a good sign! The table we got overlooked the street and had an open window - lovely. It's a very cosy setting, very relaxed and... More 

Thank saoirsef
Clarksville, Maryland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was just what the doctor ordered after a morning of snorkeling. We had a lovely outside balcony seat, wonderful service and yummy food and drink. Make sure you have the local beer Wadadli and request a seat on the outside balcony.

Thank Jenifer G

Travellers who viewed Hemingways Caribbean Cafe also viewed

St. John's, Saint John Parish
St. John's, Saint John Parish
St. John's, Saint John Parish
Saint Mary's, Antigua
St. John's, Saint John Parish
English Harbour, Saint Paul Parish

Been to Hemingways Caribbean Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower St. Mary's Street, St. John's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 268-462-2763

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Hemingways Caribbean Cafe and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Orchard Lake
1 month ago
Orchard Lake
1 month ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Hemingways Caribbean Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?