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Beach Bum Bar and Grill

| Half Moon Bay, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-464-1974
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good11%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“shrimp wrap” (2 reviews)
“fries” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
| Half Moon Bay, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We come her a lot. We don't come for fast food, we come for great food in an amazing setting amongst people that appreciate the beauty of the nature surrounding this incredible area. The welcome from Avery and cooking skills of Tippy are becoming legendary...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kentkate24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this would be a great place to visit for lunch, having heard such great reviews and always seeing it packed out. What a mistake. One member of our group waited an hour for their food (they were only having a small snack), the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is amazing, situated on my very favourite beach in Antigua. Such a chill-out, eating here, enjoying a beer, soaking in the views and just relaxing in such a fabulous location. Beach Bums is just what you want in a beach side restaurant -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelbugWindsor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really love coming to see Avery and Tippi who own this idyllic little beach side cafe. It is perfect. Great fresh food and laid back atmosphere. Perfect for lunch and dinner. Hope you get a chance to go there. Everything is cooked to order...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Irsihpete
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Came here after going to the beach which was amazing. All the food was so fresh and tasted great. Got the spicy wings along with the fresh catch of the day with extra plantains. The fish was probably one of the best i've had. Just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank vjays
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Great for the family. Also best hosts ever. Right next to the sea, which has beautiful water, no jellyfish, great waves.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Fraser D
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We visited here during the day and one evening. The beach cafe during the day provided us with a good choice, tasty food and an informal setting overlooking the sea. We returned one evening and it had a more intimate feel to it, with live...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank HulaMN
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Located on the waters edge at HALF MOON BAY BEACH, this is charming "beach bar" - open air with pic nic wooden tables and benches owners Tippy and Avary are very welcoming. Delicious local lobster (in season) and local fish with salads and sides and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gilkesm
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Beach Bum bar and grill ( Tipi's) is just BT the beach at Half Moon Bay beach A wonderful setting and a favourite beach for children old and young because of the surf. Beach Bum offers great selection of food we had lobster which was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Upon being dropped off at this casual, breezy, open-aired lunch spot,where we pre-ordered lobster lunches (as recommended since 9/10 of us wanted lobster lunch), we were very pleased with cold beer and easy going atmosphere. The lobster lunch was "to die for fabulously prepared lobster...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank upgo
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Dianna A
16 January 2018|
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Response from Mssib82 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there is a menu, but you won’t be disappointed. It’s a lunch place and very small. Right on one of the most beautiful beaches in Antigua
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Half Moon Bay, St. John's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 268-464-1974
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Beach Bum Bar and Grill is the ultimate Caribbean Beach Shack offering great food, drinks and service. Located on one of the Islands top beaches 'Half Moon Bay' this open air Beach Shack has a steady cooling breeze.
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