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Papa Zouk

Hilda Davis Dr., St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-464-6044
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“bouillabaisse” (29 reviews)
“snapper” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (52 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood
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Hilda Davis Dr., St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 2 days ago

FAB FRESH FOOD.. a very casual atmosphere.. bench dining... not FINE DINING but better with fresh seafood... bu beware of the TI PUNCH!! (rum drink).. divine but lethal ...... Always a fun crowd gathering there....

Thank gilkesm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the atmosphere to the authentic and carefully crafted Caribbean cuisine to the endless Rum Bar - Papa Zouk is a feast for the senses and an absolutely essential experience if you come to Antigua. If you know what is good in the world you...More

Thank BryanFromHobie
Bert K, Owner at Papa Zouk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you sooo much for your kind words ! Hope we will be able to welcome you again 😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend randomly recommended Papa Zouk to us and we are so very glad he did. It calls itself a rum shop that serves seafood, and that is pretty much the case. We loved it so much we went twice, which is relevant as our...More

1  Thank Susie I
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A must visit in Antigua. The food was lovely. Seafood was cooked just right: not bland, not overly spicy, and not overcooked. The decor makes you feel almost as if you are in a fishing village, Caribbean artsy. It was a treat meeting the manager...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Best fried snapper and bouillabaisse ever. Service was also excellent. A wonderful time was had by everyone.

Thank Gerard L
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Papa Zouks twice during our holiday in Antigua. The welcome we received from Burt was excellent. The fish soup starter is the best we’ve ever tasted. The red snapper and the lobster main courses were both superb. Rum cake was to die for....More

Thank John A
Bert K, Owner at Papa Zouk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Thank you so much 😊 Looking forward to seeing again

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

The menu is explained to you by the owner. There were no prices given. I had the lobster, shrimp and Mahi which was very good and flavorful. I also had shrimp fritters and a nice salad. The ti punch was very good and a unique...More

1  Thank annsailor
Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a dining experience. The TI Rum Punch will knock you out of your seat so have one BEFORE the meal!! The food was amazing. Lobster Carnival, Whole Red Snapper and without a doubt the BEST soup (Bouillabaisse) I have EVER had. Very reasonably...More

Thank Rich K
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Look up hole-in-the wall and you will find Papa Zouk. Don’t bother bringing your reading glass because the menu is the owner telling you what is good. Best piece of pan fried Red Snapper I have ever had in the world!! The food will not...More

Thank kywildcat74
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Authentic local restaurant/rum house Great food, ambience and service. Very attentive owners who will explain what’s on offer. Watch out for the chili vinegar it’s pretty hot. The fried snapper was incredible and it’s not to be missed.

Thank Brian C
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19 February 2018|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
I believe they did offer some non-fish dish there but not positive about that. My wife and I love fresh fish dinners when on the islands and you can't get better than that from Papa Zouks. I would think they do, to be... More
9 April 2017|
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Response from PeterJ H | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get vegetarian food as I ate there with a vegetarian friend. One word of warning, they only accept cash for payment.
9 April 2017|
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Response from Bert K | Property representative |
Yes we have an all vegetarian dish available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilda Davis Dr., St. John's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint John Parish  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 268-464-6044
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