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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

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5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-9289
10:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good rum in the middle of Charlotte Amalie! Good drinks, shopping just steps away, the bay in front of you...

1 Thank KTMCPtravel
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat out a rain storm here, and enjoyed some nachos and a burger. Servers were very nice, and food was nice enough bar food. Would stop again, but not make this a destination.

Thank mindehankins
Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch after a recommendation from a local trader - not disappointed!. Sensibly priced drinks, great staff who were attentive and very chatty. No com[laints here.

Thank Chris H
Deland, Florida, Usa
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very nice spot for me to kill some time while my wife shopped. I didn't eat here but I think they have a small menu. This is a great location to have a cold one and watch the people go by

Thank JohnRussellCox
Long Island, New York
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good spot to relax, eat & drink along the waterfront. Service prompt and food delivered in a timely manner. Nothing special about the food but tasty and enough to satisfy mid day hunger after walking & shopping. Bathrooms nearby, down alleyway.

Thank onvacationagain88
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review..we appreciate it and always strive to make our customers happy and come back again!! More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stopped in here during our shopping trip in downtown Charlotte Amalie! Awesome atmosphere and the love juice was great! The berry infusion definitely made the drink! Great island bar in an awesome location!

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

Thanks Tessa....We're very proud of our LOVE JUICE its a big hit here in the VI..Thanks so much for stopping in and posting this review... More 

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137 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

So just got back from this place and I'll say the place was pretty good. Service was a C at best but prices for happy hour, music, location and nachos were pretty good. We had a group of 5 very simple 4 separate checks. Nope they only do one check. Once they cash the check nothing can be added if... More 

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

Hey Daniel, Our sincere apology for this...our waitress should have known better..Please accept our apologies and let us know when you come back and we will take 50% off of your bill. Again thanks for letting us know..as that's how we get better.. More 

Colonial Heights, Virginia
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went here twice during our three day stay on ST Thomas. First time for food and a couple drinks. We sat outside overlooking the water, and they have fans to keep you cool. The jerk chicken flatbread is a must. The second time we came after dinner just for drinks, but i had to get the flatbread again! Our... More 

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Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We popped in real quick for lunch as we needed to kill an hour before heading to the airport. I had a really good Club Sandwich, and my friend had a chicken salad. We both had bottled water and Corona beers, which were served very cold. We sat outside because there was a trash smell inside the place. The server... More 

Thank Krag S
North Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Pub, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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: +1 340-775-9289
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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