Creole Cuisine in Antigua

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Creole cuisine, don't miss an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. You may be a bit limited in your options, but there are a few places in Antigua serving this kind of food.


From the pleasant, very casual locale and ambiance of Lobster Shack to the cafes where wine and cocktails are equally important to the dishes they serve, you may very well stumble upon something with just the right elements.

Use the list below to read up on the few choices for Creole eateries you'll encounter as you're out on the town. You can click each restaurant's name to read more about its ambiance, locale, dress code, and more.

Lobster Shack

Runaway Bay

Located 2.0 miles north-northwest of downtown St. John's, Lobster Shack is on the premises of Runaway Beach. It is 0.9 miles south west of Dickenson Bay. Sure to please everyone, Lobster Shack isn't just Creole food and hot dogs, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for sandwiches. <p>As you might expect, lobster is the main event at the Lobster Shack. All lobster on the menu is obtained locally, and at times you can even watch as the fresh catch is brought in for the day. Poultry, meat, and even vegetarian dishes are also on the menu, and a specialized kids menu means that even the little ones can enjoy it here.</p>


Jolly Harbour | (268) 562-4446

Castaways is found near the center of Jolly Harbour. Fresh fish from Antigua's coasts and Creole cuisine get along famously at this restaurant.

Similar Food

The Bay Restaurant

You may crave something slightly different, in which case you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at restaurants below:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Papa Zouk (268) 464-0795 Caribbean 0.4 mi. North of Downtown St. John's
Catherine's Café (268) 460-5050 French 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour
KFC High Street (268) 481-1541 American Downtown St. John's
The Bay Restaurant (268) 562-8000 Caribbean 1.9 mi. North of Central Freetown
Andes on Deep Bay Waterfront Restaurant (268) 462-3733 American 2.6 mi. West of Central St. John's
Terrace (268) 460-1014 Caribbean 0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour
Nicole's (866) 237-1785 Caribbean 1.3 mi. East of Central Willikies
Millers by the Sea (268) 462-9414 Caribbean 1.5 mi. Northwest of Downtown St. John's
Le Bistro (268) 462-3881 Caribbean 1.5 mi. East of Central Cedar Grove
Hemingway's Caribbean Cafe (268) 462-2763 Caribbean Downtown St. John's

Sometimes, the most satisfying culinary offerings in Antigua are those that you find suddenly during your daytime travels. However, including the names of a couple of intriguing establishments in your daily itinerary, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To learn more details about the culinary options awaiting you, check out this page.


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