St John's restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in St John's

Papa Zouk

This high-energy joint is a local institution, famous for its Antiguan-style bouillabaisse and fresh fish – mahi-mahi to butterfish – served grilled or fried. With zouk on the sound system, crazy murals, Christmas l…
International in St John's

C&C Wine Bar

'Eat, drink, socialise' is the tantalizing motto of this locally adored courtyard cafe where South African wines complement tasty pastas, burgers, paninis and mains such as fragrant shrimp coconut curry. Tables spil…
Caribbean in St John's


No matter where the hands of the clock are, you can have a fine meal upstairs at this breezy 1820s Creole cottage with gingerbread trim. Skip the international choices and go for local flavors such as spicy chicken …
Pizza in St John's

Big Banana

Some patrons have been coming to this buzzy former rum warehouse (locally known simply as 'Pizzas') for more than 30 years, so irresistible are its pizzas that come in four sizes, on regular or thin crusts and with …
Seafood in St John's


In the reconstructed officers' quarters of Fort James, one of Antigua's main citadels, bluff-top Russell’s offers drinks and sea-to-table fish with awesome eyefuls of the ocean and passing boats from its wide verand…
Caribbean in St John's

Roti King

This little sibling-owned cottage does brisk business all day long with its mouthwatering roti – chicken, shrimp, pork, beef, veggies or conch swimming in a mildly spicy curry sauce and wrapped into a soft flatbread…
Supermarket in St John's


This upscale market has a big selection of fresh local foods, imported international foods (especially from the UK and the US), as well as a pharmacy, a hot-food counter and ATMs.
International in St John's

Kitchen Corner

Capably helmed by Lisa, a charismatic Antiguan, this modern cafe with a big terrace is great to sit away from the bustle. The menu includes a good number of local flavors, such as cassava fries, cockles in Creole sa…
Jamaican in St John's

Patty Hut

This local institution in a shingled cottage dressed in cheerful blue and green doles out delicious Jamaican beef, chicken and vegetable patties to adoring local crowds. Get 'em while they're hot!
Supermarket in St John's

First Choice Foods

Medium-priced supermarket with many local products; en route to Dickenson Bay.