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Big Kahuna Rum Shack

5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
+1 340-775-9289
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flatbread” (31 reviews)
“tacos” (51 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (20 reviews)
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5130 Dronningens Gade, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6908, St. Thomas
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1 - 10 of 792 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The fish tacos were good. A nice view of the water and street. Walking distance to stores and other restaurants.

Thank Shane W
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks we think they're awesome too! See ya next time

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Don't go expecting a fast lunch - you're on island time! The server is hustling, but she is the only one waiting on tables. The frozen drinks are tasty, whether loaded or virgin. You can get an extra shot of rum for $1. The jerk...More

Thank blessedinlife
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thanks for your review...Much Appreciated

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wasn't very pleased. Came in to get a drink, bar is very small and had no leftover seating, which okay that's understandable. We sat down at a table and since the bartender didn't acknowledge us maybe she would have walked over. She did not. We...More

Thank madig1997
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi..Thanks for your input..Please let me know what time of day and what day you were here..THANKS..we address all issues like this to make out business better!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to stop by , while in downtown. Staff is very attentive and wifi is really good . Good selection of beers

Thank Santos M
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thanks for your review! See ya next time

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while waiting for our ferry service from St Thomas to St Croix. The server behind the bar, Ariel, was so friendly and welcoming, and she had great conversational skills with a s as total strangers! Great place to chill and enjoy some beverages!!...More

Thank stxbob
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Sat here and had some drinks with the locals. Ariel the barkeep was awesome and the place is friendly and lively. Definitely stop in for a beer.

Thank arehay
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Ariel is the greatest bartender in the history of St Thomas! Not an exaggeration! Great bar, Great people!!

Thank crwilliams14
JL_Gibbs, Public Relations Manager at Big Kahuna Rum Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thanks..we think she's the best too! Ariel ROCKS!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Every time we are in St Thomas, we stop at the Big Kahuna. Drinks are still great. This was the first time we ate here. The food was average at best. The poor waitress was the only one there and she said she had taken...More

1  Thank Clark J
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We first discovered Big Kahuna in July 2013 when we spent a week on St Thomas. We went twice and enjoyed the food and drinks. Our next visit was on a cruise stop in January 2016- saw same staff and enjoyed drinks in the pouring...More

Thank andymattmom
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Always on the agenda when downtown shopping. It helps us push through all of the shopping! The frozen drinks are always refreshing and helps 'ease the pain' when browsing through all the shops.

Thank clearyra
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15 March 2016|
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Response from JL_Gibbs | Property representative |
Every day at 4pm!
23 February 2016|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
Correct. St. Thomas is the one I know.
Karin L
10 November 2015|
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Response from JL_Gibbs | Property representative |
We are right on the waterfront in town..taxi's are EASY right in front of our door..You could even walk to the cruise ships in Havensight..right along the water

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 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: +1 340-775-9289
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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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